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Showing posts from August 19, 2011

Stuff That Makes You Happy

Have you ever watched Hoarders? Oh, my! Talk about motivation! Then, of course, there is always the wakeup call of a move. What to keep. What to throw away.

Over the years, you tend to accumulate items that can overwhelm you. You wind up with just too much STUFF! I've gotten to where I try to only keep what I love. The result is that I am pretty much surrounded by things that make me happy.

DISCLAIMER: This does not include the numerous toys, art projects, dirty dishes, or laundry that seem to just follow my children LOL. Oh, and it also does not include the litter box. ;)

So I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite things with you.

Today's favorite thing is:

There's nothing valuable about them but they are very special to me. They hang in my dining room.They hung in my mother-in-law's kitchen, on either side of the door leading to the dining room, for years and years, probably from around the time they built the house. There are pictures of my husband …