Tuesday, November 07, 2006
I'm a busy gal.





As the saying goes, "I have a lot on my plate this week."
I am excited that my sister, Joanna, will be here today. (The picture was taken two years ago, but it at least lets you know what she looks like. Please excuse Seth's expression. He is not the photogenic one:-) My boys have no clue about her arrival, but I have been cruelly keeping them in suspense over a HUGE surprise! Yesterday I started attacking the "list" I had formulated to do while she was here to watch the boys but soon realized it was too long. I have included some photos of the progress.
~I finished the kitchen trim and set up a little decor. I am not doing much and decided to use what I have. If I buy more, it is more to move.
~I prepped one of the hall walls and painted it. (I took all the the snapshots at night, so they are dark due to the lack of natural light. Sorry.)
I also included a picture of the window coverings I bought for the patio doors. They are not my favorite style, but anything was an improvement over those whopping blinds! They were on clearance, too, so I snatched them. I did like the retro look on the top of them. Troy jokingly told me it reminded him of a shower curtain.
And now you're wondering about school? Yes, I canceled on Monday. I started Seth earlier than planned so I could have a few free days if needed. He was pretty excited, and the boys spent part of the time playing battle. "Peter" (Seth) and "Edmond" (Ethan) were quite busy fighting for Narnia. (Yes, "Crashing Fat Bellies" has not been played in a few weeks. I think it is because I moved the couch, and they do not want to whack the coffee table. They would have to rename it "Hurting Little Backs.")
Well. . . I am off to start school, attack more of the "list" and go to Charlotte for my sister. Sigh. . .I will probably drive under the speed limit!

  posted at 8:13 AM  
  4 comments



4 Comments:
At 8:54 AM, Anonymous Carrie said...

You move like a house afire, girl! Have a fun visit! Maybe you'll have to move the coffee table and teach her how to play "Crashing Fat Bellies!"

 
At 9:38 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The house is looking great. You have a very good eye. Maybe the nice policemen will appreciate some decorating tips in exchange for just a warning...

 
At 1:14 PM, Anonymous Les said...

The boys will be so excited to see Joanna! I know Joanna is excited to see them! I like the "shower curtain" look for the patio doors. I have lived in my house for 1 year and don't have nearly as much done. Of course, I am not nearly as motivated as you either!

As far as Carrie's comment, Joanna doesn't need to be taught anymore games! She does fine on her own!

 
At 11:11 AM, Anonymous Janette said...

Your house is looking so nice! You've done such a good fast job!

 

Post a Comment

<< Home



queen of the castle

Name:
Martha C


To all my family and friends, this blog was commenced as a way to keep you informed during my frequent communication lapses. Enjoy reading of our life in this far, far away land called "the South."

My Complete Profile


folks of the castle
www.flickr.com
This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from tmcastle98. Make your own badge here.

websearch from a castle

featured favorite
  • Nebraska Lady & Crew

  • latest tales
    A 6 year old & a digital camera
    I am terrible!
    Sob, sniff. . .It finally happened!
    50th day of school~11/1/06
    Ethan. . .dear Ethan
    Paint color voting time
    Eating your words
    Finished laundry room
    School outing
    Bummer!

    earlier tales
    September 2006
    October 2006
    November 2006
    December 2006
    January 2007
    February 2007
    March 2007
    April 2007
    May 2007
    June 2007
    July 2007
    August 2007
    September 2007
    October 2007
    November 2007
    December 2007
    January 2008
    February 2008
    March 2008
    April 2008
    May 2008
    June 2008
    July 2008
    August 2008
    September 2008
    October 2008
    November 2008
    December 2008
    January 2009
    February 2009
    March 2009
    April 2009
    May 2009
    June 2009
    July 2009
    September 2009
    October 2009
    November 2009
    December 2009
    January 2010
    February 2010
    March 2010
    May 2010
    June 2010
    July 2010
    August 2010
    September 2010
    November 2010
    January 2011

    Blog Design by:


    Powered by:
    Blogger

    Profile Photo by:
    Herring Photography

    Castle Photo by:
    *eclaire

    Meter by:




    ________________
    Add this to your site