Hello! I hope the weather has taken a turn for the better where you are because here it’s still quite chilly. The sun has been shining, but the temps don’t seem to want to move in the right direction! Sheesh! April 9 will see DS’s first outdoor soccer game of the season so I hope it warms up by then. That’s him and a teammate before one of their (indoor) soccer games a few weeks ago. :)
This past week has been more low key than what we’re used to and I’m loving it! I’ve been able to take a little extra time preparing meals which I feel I’ve really been lacking in this winter. I’ve still be enjoying oats for breakfast for the most part, but there has been some French toast and toast & eggs in the mix, as well: Lunches have been all over the place. There’ve been salads: sandwiches… and random items; I’m starting to get salad cravings more often now which is a good indicator to me that summer has got to be around the bend! This new mango chipotle dressing from Kraft has been going down real smooth, too! My hubby and I grabbed our first DQ Blizzards of the year yesterday as an after lunch treat. Yum! I went with my fave; a mini caramel pecan cluster: We’ve been working at some home improvements, too. Today our new dining room set arrived so I’ll start with those pictures. BEFORE: Pretty bare, eh??? AFTER:
I also bought (and my hubby installed) new curtains for the sliding glass doors in our dining room. The before shot I’m going to show you is actually my front window, but it looks very similar to the back one; very traditional: And here is the new, updated look.
I tired to get the whole window, but the sun was too bright behind it so I did each panel separate. I still have to take them down and iron them. Not something I’m looking forward to!! LOL We also bought (and hubby installed) shelving for our very disorganized kitchen pantry. BEFORE:
WHAT A MESS! There was a huge improvement in the space once the shelves were up and everything was put back it.
***sigh*** So, so much better! Now I can see (and find) what I’m looking for instead of rooting through piles of stuff. The last bit of “work” we did was to paint an old dresser that use to be in DS’s room when he was a baby. It’s now in our computer room and holds items such as blankets, extra pillows, clothes the kids have out grown, etc. I decided to paint it chocolate brown and add some simple silver hardware to finish it off. Not professional by any means, but it looks so much better and is no longer a big, white eye sore!
And that’s pretty much what I’ve been up to lately! :) Well, I think that’s all for now. I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!!!
Bye for now!!