Well, I haven't been on any blogs or really answered any emails in days. Life and work have been crazy, and what with getting Mom AND Sammy back and forth from doctors' appointments, keeping up with the house (sorta), 45 minute commutes and later nights at the office, I just have not had time!
Oh, yeah, and the dog is pretty demanding.
We have been getting things done, like slipcovering the IKEA chairs in fresh new cotton duck.
And I finally found the outdoor rug of my dreams for the dining room, courtesy of Home Depot and Martha Stewart. With my crew, the whole hose-it-clean concept is appealing.
We also did a massive repotting and planting last weekend. Mom is a Master Gardener, so I hauled her out on the patio, wheelchair and all, pulled her up to the coffee table and handed her my gardening bag.
Slave labor. If you live with me, get used to it.
The orchid you see here is blooming for the first time, so you and I will both be surprised together!
Sam made the most heavenly coq au vin. If you've ever attempted this recipe, you know it's not a quickly thrown together kind of thing.
Talk about overly dramatic.
suitable for male or female fashionistas.
Although not everyone appreciates the high style value of this particular piece.
Today, however, I'm going to try and be a better blogger and get back out there.
Before you guys decide to stop coming here.
You wouldn't do that, right?