Meet Kerri

Hi! Thank you for stopping by to visit! My name is Kerri and I started blogging in 2009 when my second daughter was born. Since then I have returned to teaching full time in the classroom but I still have a passion for blogging.
I love coffee, all things rustic, vintage, clean eating and simple living.


Monday, November 22, 2010

Thrift Share Monday

I hope everyone had a restful weekend before Thanksgiving and Black Friday!

Did anyone go thrifting? I scored a few things for yself and for my Etsy store.

I went to a local thrift shop this weekend and found 10 vintage holiday napkins for only $2.98 They are perfect for my Christmas Eve dinner table! I even found a craft online to make napkin rings from jingle bells! And three really pretty vintage Readers Digest books and a vintage cross stitch NOEL for my Etsy shop.

And a local Antique shop had a holiday open house where I bought a vintage rolling pin with red handles. The owner had it tied with a really cute Christmas plaid ribbon, so it will look perfect on my kitchen counter for the holidays! I also found a red vintage metal tin with white Santas on it. I plan to put an evergreen plant in it.

I was only able to take a few photos before my battery died on my camera, so I pulled a few photos from other sites too.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Painting, Purging and Preparing for the Holidays

The weather has suddenly turned cold and I have started my nesting by purging things to make room for all of the new things for the upcoming holidays. Does anyone really need 20 sets of sheets? But I am a little sentimental when it comes to getting rid of the girls' toys. I have been searching for some storage system before Santa brings more.

Any suggestions? These are some that I am using for inspiration.

I have to give hubby credit for painting the bathroom. When we moved into our home five years ago this was the only room that didn't need painting and I was able to live with the white until we changed it to a soft yellow.

And I am really excited searching the internet and blogland for holiday decorating inspiration. I have found some great ideas at Southern Living, Country Living and Retrorenovation.