You may recall our place
looked like these images about a year ago
(and that I love bargains and spent next to nothing
After 5 years I’m ready for updates,
the most significant one being the
nearly complete in the basement.
(It’s cute! No pics today, but soon!).
With the renovation downstairs comes
fresh inspiration for upstairs…
you know how home improvement works, right?
one successfully enhanced room makes the one
next to it look downright forlorn so the improvement
Even the SCREW MENOPAUSE artwork on the desk is gone as the new motto
APPROACHING MENOPAUSE IS SEXY AGAIN has emerged & may be my book’s title.
My rooms are already different than these photos.
I’m craving more youthfulness.
No new stuff to write home about or even new
paint colors, but stuff is re-arranged.
Time to inject more evidence
of who we are as a family right now in time.
(This is the
fresh awareness that our
needs and attitudes are different
some 5 years later.)
That makes TWO.
Two excuses you can borrow
to justify redocorating:
1) home improvement is viral.
2) our needs change.
Our doors are NOT changing!
Looking forward to re-styling,
but it’ll take time and energy so
I’ll have to spend less time blogging surfing
obsessing swooning watching Bravo belly dancing
procrastinating and get
down to bizzzzzness.
Get the rear in gear.
Do my thang.
all photos mine
And I feel readyish.
Even a few months ago, the thought
of tackling the rooms was an exhausting exercise.
Now, a sense of
almost as if it is spring.
Thanks so much for joining this journey,
for adding to the beauty with your positive
energy and encouragement as the
seasons of life (and the blog!) change.
If you love shabby chic, you can still win one of
three copies of Rachel’s new book at
my giveaway here.
Peace to you right where you are.
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