Buying one or two sets of curtains at a time
isn't a good way to do something
But it is the way I ended up putting new curtains in the two upstairs bedrooms.
The guest room . . .
the window seat . . .
With just the blinds that I hate to clean
And now with curtains
and a new beige window seat cover
The same beige linen curtains that I put on the other window
(which actually, were bought for the dressing room in the Master Bedroom)
And in the dressing room of the Master Bedroom
With the window with just the blind
With a matching curtain
Which matches the rest of the curtains in the master bedroom
Plain, beige linen curtains
And at the Farmer's Market Saturday . . .
I found this lovely hand-died, hand made rug
I remember the little rugs that we always had next to the beds growing up
Your feet hit the warm rug before it hit the cold floor
(and you were supposed to put on slippers while your feet were on that warm rug so your bare feet
never trod on the cold floor!)
I love the colors --
Hazy purples like the light at the end of the day
Perfect, I think for that little sliver of space beside the bed.
It was a very busy weekend
culminating in a pot luck after church this morning
Yesterday, I made my contributions --
Hallie's Corn Salad
(Easy and tasty and can be made with either fresh, frozen or canned corn)
what church potluck doesn't have a jello salad?
A cranberry pineapple raspberry one
One that my Aunt Pearl often took to her church potlucks.
It went well with the ham that was served at the potluck.
HALLIE'S CORN SALAD
2 cups corn (canned, drained or frozen or fresh)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 small purple onion, chopped
1/3 c. mayonnaise
1 t. dill (dried dill weed or fresh dill)
Drain canned corn, thaw frozen corn, blanch and cut from cob fresh corn, add cherry tomatoes and onion, dress with mayonnaise, sprinkle with dill and mix.
AUNT PEARL'S POTLUCK JELLO SALAD
2 packages raspberry jello
1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
1 can whole berry cranberry sauce
2/3 c. chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
Put jello in bowl. Drain pineapple into measuring cup and add enough water to make 3 cups of liquid. Put juice/water mixture in saucepan and bring to a boil. Pour over jello and stir until dissolved. Add cranberry sauce and stir until well mixed. Refrigerate 1 1/2 hours. Then add pineapple and nuts. Stir to distribute and pour into serving dish. Refrigerate until set.
It's Monday and I'm joining Susan at Between Naps On the Porch for Met Monday.