Daily Archives: August 19, 2017

“Putterday” Saturday

Yep, that about sums up the day.  I puttered around the house doing this and that.  One little thing I did this morning was some straightening in my studio.  I found a few things that I no longer need, maybe you do?

The following three photos show those things.  They are free to a good home if you pay the cost of Priority shipping + PayPal fees (to US addresses only).  You can guesstimate the cost of shipping;  I added the weight of the item on the photo.  First come, first served for these.  Send me an email (if you have my address), or fill out the contact form on my website.  You’ll need a PayPal account, so I can send you an invoice for the shipping and PayPal fees.

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Clothes and shoes have been claimed.

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Ribbon still available.

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While I was inside destashing and straightening, my husband did some pruning of our shrubbery.  I thought the magnolia branches were so pretty, such a shame they should all end up in the fire pit.  I added them to my cranberry colored hurricanes on the buffet.  Not sure how long they’ll last in the house, but they look nice now.  Hopefully, I didn’t also bring in bugs.

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I also snapped up a few boxwood branches; I know these will last for weeks and weeks in water.    There’s nothing like real greenery brought inside the house, is there?

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My daughter and I planted these tiny succulents on my birthday last month.  (I haven’t killed them yet.)  I purchased a moisture meter so that I won’t overwater them.  This pot of succulents reminds me of her, and something we did together on my birthday. ❤

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I’ve been having wrist pain on and off this year, beginnings of carpal tunnel, I think.   Knitting and using the keyboard make it worse, as does sleeping.  Yes, I said knitting (perhaps my favorite thing to do)! 😦 I’m not sure what I’m going to do about that yet, but I purchased a slanted laptop stand to make using my laptop more ergonomic.  I’m also sleeping with a brace on my right hand.

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I’ll have Patience’s new ensemble to show you tomorrow.  The pattern for her cardigan will be ready a day or two later.

Bye for now, my friends.