• Put Me to Work

    September 2, 2011

    Last night, Mal and I made a list of what we want to accomplish around the house before he goes back to school on Tuesday, so we’re going to be busy in the next few days.

    First project: spray painting the wicker bench on our sun porch. We dug it out of my in-law’s barn, so it’s in pretty rough shape. We figured a coat of spray paint would liven it right up— and it did!

    IMG_0136 (640x480)

    Spray paint is the coolest.

    IMG_0127 (640x480)

    Before: dingy and dusty.

    IMG_0129 (640x480)

    IMG_0135 (640x480)

    Enter: two cans of white spray paint.

    IMG_0134 (480x640)


    After: clean, crisp, and good as new!

    IMG_0142 (640x480)


    Today’s lunch was a mix-and-match of random foods that were on their last leg and about to go bad, so I ate them up.


    On the menu: open-face egg white sandwich with buffalo sauce, sliced tomato with sea salt and ground pepper, cherries, and a plum. I concluded lunch with a peanut butter cookie Larabar.

    2011-09-02 002


    Look who came back to enjoy a tomato on the back porch! The little bugger stole it off of our tomato plant.

    IMG_0034 (640x480)

    Look at that mocking stare!

    IMG_0033 (480x640)

    What a jerk.

    Power washing the porch and painting the bathroom are potential projects for the afternoon. Oh, boy!

    Pin It

    { 65 comments… read them below or add one }

    TanyaS September 2, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    Has everyone seen the Rudi’s giveaway at http://glutenfreemuse.com/2011/08/31/im-baaaaaaack/#comment-3065


    Katherine September 3, 2011 at 12:58 am

    bahahahaha love your squirelly friends ! they bring me chuckles.


    Sana September 3, 2011 at 1:34 am

    Animals have the best food face everr!


    Jess@Pink Chilli September 3, 2011 at 4:36 am

    Lol! I almost spat out my coffee when you called the squirrel a Jerk! Hilarious!


    Aine @ Something to Chew Over September 3, 2011 at 6:24 am

    I think that squirrel is an official pet now! :)

    The chair looks great – so pretty!


    Allison September 3, 2011 at 2:56 pm

    LOL, that squirrel is getting the best of ya 😛 Maybe you should send Murhpy out to get him? Or maybe not, in case they become friends and Mr. Squirrel wants to join you inside for some tomatoes!


    Tina September 3, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    @Allison: Haha! I’m not sure if Murphy would know what to do!


    Sara September 3, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    How do you make your eggs like that?! It’s perfect!


    Leave a Comment

    { 1 trackback }

    Previous post:

    Next post: