Sunday, October 5, 2008

What We Did This Week-end

We had a garage sale on Saturday and although we didn't make as much as we'd have liked to, we did accomplish one monumental thing. I can now park my car in my garage. I haven't been able to do this for over a year.

We moved in to this house about one year ago. I sold our other house and down-sized to this house. Being the pack-rat that I am and with all the wood for the main living area it has been impossible to walk through there at times much less park in it.

About 3 weeks we (A helper and me) put a Cute Rubbermaid shed in the back of my yard. Between the sale, a carload to Goodwill and the shed I can put my car in the garage. Just in time for the winter months. Here in south Texas it does frost, and some times it requires scraping the windshield! I thought I left all that when I left my beloved Kansas.

On our way to do some errands we went by an Estate sale. We didn't plan on going but they had everything 50% off. I just couldn't resist. I got 4 of these cute little plates for $7.00. I also got something that just called to me. Luckily it was 50% off so I could afford it. It was a vintage1940's nurses' uniform. Blue gingham dress and a white pinafore and the cap, too. I am sure that it could tell many a story. Tales of loving and caring, hard work , laughter and tears. Nursing has been a large part of my life for over 30 years. I place it in a place of honor,in my entry way. Welcome All, love and caring live in this home!


My Pink & Cream Cottage said...

How does it feel to be able to fainally get your car into the garage. Oue poor car has been out in the weather for the past 2 years or so & cannot believe the rust. Hope you had fun with your garage sale.

Lyn xoxoxo

Pink Slippers said...

Pretty plate...and good for you.

Charmingdesigns said...

Love 50 percent off!! Nice plates. laurie

Myrna said...

Hi!I just found you by way of Facinating Finds--isn't HER house gorgeous!?
But I must say, I love YOUR house and what your doing to it! It's so warm and homey and beautiful! You are doing a great job and I look forward to seeing what else you do!
You inspire me!
Pop over and visit me sometime!

Anonymous said...

That nursing outfit bring back memories of when I worked in a hospital back in the late 60s/early 70s. The student nurses at that time wore a blue dress with white apron. Sadly the nursing school is long gone....

Roseny Crisp said...

Adorei o seu blog e sua casa.

The Old Painted Cottage said...

Just wanted to drop by and thank you for weighing in on my recent post. Everyone's thoughts and opinions are very valuable to me.


Kim's Cottage said...

I love that little nursing outfit. Too cute for words! And how appropriate for your home.

My blog list says you have a new post "The Fine Print" but I can't find it on your blog. Did it get deleted? Is everything ok?