This above picture I found in a book that Marty , I believe, told us about. The book is the Art of Accessorizing and I got it very cheaply from a second hand bookstore on Amazon. They are available for 5 bucks (hmmm, do you use the term bucks where you live?).
Anyways, this old round table speaks to me and the old chairs too! I love the little hutch with the rounded glass door and the old light fixture hanging above is a nice touch. The tea pot, the vase and the soft colors are so soothing and happy. I would love to transform one of my dining areas into this....once my son gets a job and has a place of his own and moves some of this furniture!!!
Break downs---do you have weeks where several things just stop working? My brake light started dinging loudly and flashing---I am talking about the thing on the dash area that lights up when something needs fixing. I was so thankful that it went off just as I was driving by the dealer! I drove in and showed him and he told me to come back in an hour. (It took 3 hours to get it fixed and it was just a wire that was shorting....possible due to a coin!!) .
Then this morning I was up early and decided to do an early morning wash! When it came time to do the drying......well the belt had broken! Thankfully I have a clothesline!! AND it was sunny.
Then of course I had to have multiples (and more than one trip) on the mamogram experience because the machine had compressed things together and it looked like a cancer spot. But thankfully all of that proved fine.
All of this after reading the reminder from a study in Esther that God controls even the little details. It is more fun when he does this: