Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Tuesday Tweaking!

What a great day! The hubby had the day off so we decided to go out for breakfast this morning! This is rare for us! We aren't exactly what you would call "morning people!" We usually wake up, mumble a few words to each other, (I just usually grunt - it takes a lot less effort!) and go on about our day. Usually around lunch time we phone each other to see how the day is coming along. Not today! We woke up and decided to head into town for a bite to eat. After breakfast, we stopped at a small grocery store in town that we had heard ran pretty decent deals. We've never been to that particular grocery store so we just stopped in and shopped around. There were a few things that I found cheaper, so I picked them up, but not much of a savings overall.
Once we got home, I guess we had been bitten by the home improvement bug. We were going to work out in the yard but it was a little too chilly and my hubby is still recovering from Bronchitis so we didn't want to take any chances! He looked around the house and said "Honey, get my drill!" Boy, what great words! You know what that means ladies - a few things are getting scratched off the honey-do list! YEAH!
He hung my new towel holder in the bathroom, put in a new door stop behind the bathroom door, fixed a cabinet door in the kitchen that was loose, worked on a drawer that was sticking, changed out the ceiling fan in the living room, changed out the light switches to white ones (some of the rooms still had the ivory ones), and worked on the back door that seemed to have a little drag to it. WOW! That was a lot of one afternoon!
Of course, since he was busy, I started working on my own to-do list. I pulled everything out under the kitchen sink and organized it, organized the computer desk area, cleaned curtains, and then it started . . . I began tweaking. I started moving this thing to that wall and that thing to the other shelf. Before I knew it, I started bringing out Spring items from the attic!
So here are a few pics of my Tuesday Tweaks!
This is the top of my entertainment center. The old yellow jug was my grandmothers. It sat in the hallway for as long as I can remember!
This is my new little hand towel for my updated bathroom! I love it! I found it at K-Mart over the weekend. It matches my bathroom colors perfectly!
I just love these bright yellow flowers in my grandmother's old pitcher!
Now I can sit back and enjoy my Spring-filled home! Even though it is still cold outside, the heater runs constantly, and I am always wrapped in a blanket . . . at least it LOOKS like Spring!
I may start my own tradition . . . Tuesday Tweaking! I am constantly changing things around but maybe I can keep it to once a week! The husband would be so happy if I would just leave things alone - but, that is probably not going to happen! *wink wink**
Prim Hugs ~ Nicole

10 friends had to say:

Country*Road*Primitives said...

Sounds like you got alot done Nicole and your pics are wonderful :) xox

Janene said...

Nicole~Why is it when a man asks for power tools or any tools that we get so excited!
Why do men put off little things until the list is so long you can use it as a measuring tape?
Ahhhh, I love it when the honey-do list shrinks!
I love your grandmas stoneware!
What a great idea with the window!

Raggedy Angel said...

Oh you will have to have breakfast with the hubby more offten....you really got him fired up! Beth

Lisa said...

WOW - you get me excited for spring. I love that yellow crock BTW. That is beautiful!!

primitive basketcase said...

Love everything you tweaked! All those touches of spring are wonderful. I get excited, too, when my list shrinks. Have a wonderful week.
Pam

The Whites said...

Everything looks great! Sounds like you had a very productive day - love days like that!

Mandy

carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

Wow, how wonderful for your hubby to get so many things done! And your tweaking looks great. What special family treasures you have!

Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

Hey Nicole...I need to get hubby and his screwdriver to hang some curtains and rods for me...love to tweak..did that the other day when I took down the valentine stuff..I love to tweak and you should defintely start it...have a great week...:)

Kim~HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs said...

I love your tweaking! The pitcher with the flowers is especially pretty.

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