Monday Tidbits & A Winner!

posted on: Monday, March 26, 2012

Goodmorning!
The usual Monday  morning routine is in full swing over here.
Laundry's going, baby's down for his nap, the big two are building a town
and I'm finishing up my coffee!
This morning I'm feeling so thankful for my little family.
Thankful for a hard working husband who wants me to stay home with my sweet babes.
Life doesn't get any better :)
This verse has been blessing me this morning...

Proverbs 14:4
"Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty,
but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest."

So thankful to be in a messy manger in the midst of my little oxen :)
It's such a sweet time of filling their little love tanks and teaching and nurturing them.
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You know spring has sprung by the tastiness of your fruit.
Everything is starting to taste a little bit sweeter!
We're headed to the nursery this week to pick out a few tomato and herb plants.
This year I'm going to garden out of pots.
We live in such a shaded area that I'm going to need to move my plants to where the sun is.


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Last week the kids and I hit up my favorite thrift store.
It's always super hit or miss with this particular store.
This past trip was a definite "hit" kind of week!

I found this sweet sewing basket ...

a new picnic quilt....


and three yards of this vintage print (which is in perfect condition!)....


all for $10!
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How was your weekend?
Uneventful?
Eventful?
Full of spring time activities?
Did you grill out?

We seriously can't STOP grilling :)
I've been on the hunt for some fun recipes for the grill.
What are some of your favorites?
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The winner of the Lisa Leonard Giveaway is...
E-mail me and I'll get you hooked up!
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Have a great Monday my friends!

*linking up with Bits of Splendor this morning!*

16 comments:

  1. Love all your thrifted finds!

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  2. That fruit salad looks soooooo good!!

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  3. the things you found are great!! and for $10? that is awesome!

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  4. That quilt! LOVE IT! I need to go thrifting soon! Hopefully Aprils budget allows for that!

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  5. that quilt is a steal!! i love it.

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  6. Those thrift finds are amazing! Grateful everyday to be home with my babies too ;)

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  7. Love thrift stores. just finding the time to visit them,without all 3 kids is an issue. Love the fruit!

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  8. Oh my goodness! What bargains you have from your ethical thriftiness! I long for the day I can reduce my work hours, praying it comes soon before my not so little man is a true grown boy!Rx

    http://sandersonsmithstory.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. umm i love that new quilt!! beautiful!!! i want to go shop there w you!!

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  10. Oh my goodness that fruit salad looks delicious! I was just craving some today! I have a recipe we tried last week for grilled Asian sesame chicken. It is super simple and tasty. Let me know if you want the recipe and I will email it to you. :)

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  11. Love all those finds! Especially the sewing basket, so cute! For grilling, I love to grill pizzas. Makes them extra smokey and yummy ;) And happy belated birthday to your sweet Cade!!!

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  12. What a great weekend!! Love it all. :) Mine was good. always goes by too quickly. :)

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  13. Love the finds! I need a good picnic quilt. If your grocery store has anything called a country griller, you must embark. Cheese and peppers inside chicken wrapped with Bacon. Grilled pineapple is a must as well. We live off the grill come April. Too hot to cook inside.

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  14. Love your comparison to the messy manger with your little oxen! My days are filled with the same :) Such cute vintage finds too!

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  15. That is the best thrifting trip ever!!! I love the quilt :)

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  16. Thanks for blogging some recipes. My husband and I are starting a fruit and veggie cleans this week aznd I never think to make a fruit salad. I'm going to replicate the fruit salad you made for one of the days. The bean and rice salad looks great too I think we'll try it after the cleans when my in-laws come for a few days.
    -Rachelle

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