Wednesday, September 14, 2016

New mini pendant and is that what I think it is??!!

Since I switched out the glass globes in our kitchen and powder room with the schoolhouse style, I wanted to find just the right mini pendant schoolhouse light for over the sink. But I wouldn't allow my frugal self to spend a lot on it. Besides, I need to cover all the vet bills.

I found one!

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Since fall is upon us and we'll be putting our wood stove to good use, I had to swap out my light and airy buffalo check curtains for my dark plaid ones. I must admit, I prefer the light and airy ones. Oh well...

Next, I'm hoping all my green thumb gardening blog friends can help me.

Many years ago I purchased some Sweet Annie seeds and planted them. Well, the next few years... nothing. Then I forgot about it.

The past few years I've noticed this growing all over our property. But I didn't think anything of it.

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Is that Sweet Annie?? It smells like it.

Here's what the leaves look like. They are near the base of the stems.

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Could it be?? Man, I'll be happier than a tick on a hound dog if it is!!

Finally, here's my Stella waiting for me to play with her and giving me the "stink eye."

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Here's Stella when I asked her if she wanted to go outside.

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Happy Wednesday, all.

Enjoy life.

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Phyllis Wood said...

Karin, I love the light. It is so pretty. I like the curtains. Today doesn't feel like Fall is coming-it's 85 degrees and humid. Ick.
I don't have a green thumb, so I'm no help. Sorry.
Stella looks wonderful. I hope you had fun playing outside.

Maureen said...

Hi Karin, I'm not sure about the Sweet Annie but the gal at White Sheep farm grows it and I bet she could tell ya if you show her your pic.Here's her blog:
HAHAHA I love the dramatic change in Stella's expression upon hearing those magic words.What a sweetheart!
Very very nice light fixture too:)

Carol Roll said...

giggle Peanut!

Stella is a beautiful gal!

Countryfolk Keepsakes said...

Phyllis we had a bit of a cool snap but it warmed up again. Ugh. Stella is doing well! Although I think she's too skinny. But I always think she's too skinny. I'm Polish. I love to feed everyone. If I think someone is too skinny I'm gonna try to fatten 'em up! :> )
Thanks for the info, Maureen!I really appreciate it! ♥
Jinxie, if only we lived closer! We'd have your Archie and my Stella as the BT power couple! ((hee hee))
Thanks again, ladies!
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Phyllis Wood said...

Hi Karin. Stella is the only Boston Terrier that I "know". My first dog was 120 pounds. My "little" guy weighed 65 pounds. She looks lean and athletic to me. Her expression is vibrant and lively. Stella makes me want to get a Boston Terrier.

Countryfolk Keepsakes said...

I've had a few different breed of dog throughout my life. But after having A Boston Terrier, I can't imagine my life without one!! There is something so very special about them. If you love the companionship, unconditional love and loyalty of a dog, a Boston Terrier is the only way to go! But then again, I may be a tad bias.
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