but, let me start with what led up to
the actual birthday-day and vacation.
A day before we left, when I
was trying to get everything ready for the
trip, I heard ding-dong and these
were left for me.
My favorite roses.
And they smelled divine!
They kinda remind me of apricot and raspberry sorbet.
Then, about 15 minutes later another....ding dong.......
And, these beauties arrived from my mom.
I placed them on the kitchen counter to detract from
I am so good!
I was feeling pretty darn special at this point.
Then, I received a call from a local furniture store
telling me that my iron bed that I'd ordered a few weeks before
was in and could they deliver it today?
I was so excited!
I had an antique iron bed in my previous home, that when we moved, went to my niece.
It took me FOREVER to find an actual IRON bed. They
makes tons of them from steel, but I wanted one that
was iron, and made the old fashioned way. After weeks
and weeks of searching, I found a company, in the USA that
So, I contacted the local store to see if they could order it for me.
It took awhile to arrive as they make them when the order is placed.
You can choose whatever finish you want.
They did a gorgeous job.
I chose black because that's what I had painted the antique one.
Please remember, I sold all my bedding from every bedroom
when we sold our home, so the bedding is just temporary until
I can find the absolute perfect linens to go with the new bed.
That will be my next adventure.
Okay, I'm pooped for today but will post the vacation pics tomorrow.
I've GOT to get around to everybody out there and