Oh I had plans! Big plans. I was going to participate in the One Room Challenge again. You might recall I did it back in the spring. You can see how that went here when I made over the living room. Complete with new floors! Now that was a challenge. This time I had my sights set on the kitchen. And while I haven’t totally abandoned that project, I just know that six weeks is unreasonable time frame with our schedule this fall!
I also really hoped to participate in the 31 Days series over at The Nester! I did this in 2012 with my 31 Days of Baking series and it was a lot of fun! But, in an effort to slow down and live a bit more purposefully I decided to pass this year since October 1st just kind of crept on me. I mean seriously, where did September go?! But I do have plans for jumping in again next year and not leave it to the last minute! This year I will follow along some of the participants!
So what I am doing instead? I spent the last week doing a bit of everything!
I went on a “walk about town” and photographed some amazing front doors! I will be putting together a post and sharing my favorites! Here is a sneak peak of one of my favorites! My mind is just full of ideas for styling this front porch if only it was mine!
We took Tripper to his 3rd of week of obedience class! He is just a bit clingy!
I did make some plans for the kitchen! Starting with getting the dishes done! On a more grand scale though I hope to change the floors, switch out some of the upper cabinets for open shelving, replace the doors under the sink with some curtains, and of course paint! You can follow my kitchen pinterest board to get an idea of my style.
I attended my mom’s church Mother/Daughter Tea! Always a fun event with amazing sandwiches, delicious desserts, scones and clotted cream made with love by the Linen Sisters! They are a group of hardworking ladies at the Church who meet monthly to sew all the alter linens for the church.
And before I dive into this book…….
……..I made these Turtle cookies! And of course the recipe is below!
So, while I can’t commit to 31 days of blog posts in a row, or finish a kitchen reno in 6 weeks I am getting lots done on my own schedule, because what I know for sure is that the term schedule is used pretty loosely around the red cottage!