Seems as though, sometime last February, I pushed the wrong button and immediately cut this blog off from the outside world!!!!! WHAT?
Yes, faithful followers, your "blog roll" or "follower's list" may show that I have NOT posted for seven months. Not true! I must have had some free time and started playing with my settings.....so it would not send out new blog updates when I posted. Duh!
Thanks to dear Marla at Always Nesting , who took the time to e-mail me yesterday and ask what was going on, I think it is fixed. Marla, also, went in and deleted the old blog connection on her computer, replaced it with the new, rebooted and all is.......WELL! Thoughtful people like Marla are why we blog, I can't thank her enough for all of her help.
So, if you had given up on me because you thought it had been months since I posted.....PLEASE, PLEASE try again.....I'M BACK!
A month or so ago, I changed the look of my blog page and the header. Today, I'm going to share a few more photos from the same little cabinet that holds the header vignette.
First, let me tell you that this cabinet sits on a shelf my husband made from old corbels and a shelf and is hung on the wall beside the bed. Notice the little cabinet that sits on that shelf, I bought it at a garage sale for a dollar, painted it white and lined it with dictionary pages.
I LOVE my cool antique bed frame. I purchased the head and foot from a friend for a
cheap reasonable price, had it sand blasted and painted. Then we had a welder add a piece to lengthen both side rails, so our queen size mattress would fit.
My blog header is the second shelf from the top.
Everything in this little cabinet holds special meaning to me. Call me sentimental!
The collage is one of mine, the very small perfume bottle was given to me when I was about 9 or 10 years old....it's little glass perfume dauber is still intact. The spray of pearls, I bought when we went to the big sale in Round Top, TX. I just like the color of the box!
This is a photo of my kids, and my parents, was taken back when mullets were more of a fashion statement than a joke! All three boys have the hair style of the day, for which they tease each other now!
The newspaper clipping is a favorite of mine, it reads "My age doesn't bother me but I am appalled at the age of my children".........who doesn't relate to that!
The middle pill box is new, the one on the left was a gift from a friend, who was an antique dealer in Bellingham, WA for many years. Sadly, she past away a couple years ago. She, also, gave me the little rouge "pot" on the right.
The two beaded bags are very special to me! Both of them were gifts, many years ago, from my friend in Bellingham. The one in the back, I believe, has it's origins with a Native American tribe. The little coin purse in front reminds me of something from WWII or the late 30s, early 40s.
P.S. If you read the "comments" you will find one from Staci, my granddaughter, who remarks about how much that little beaded red, white and blue bag that held the little round "rouge pot" when she was little. Now, she has shared that history with her little Emma, who is 4. That is how sweet memories linger!
A psychologist might have a field day with this post because these are some of my most meaningful and sentimental possessions. What do you think they say about me?
I know it says my heart goes pitty pat over blue-green and pinkish coral....(did you see that coming?) and I have a handsome husband, three equally handsome sons, a beautiful daughter, I miss my parents and my good friend from Bellingham?
I just know, it gives me great joy just to look at these treasures and remember friends, family and places I have been.