Thursday, 9 August 2018

Day 11: Cook, Clean, Clear and Create


Tonight's cook was a home made healthy pizza. I'd been looking forward to it all day.  It really was delicious!

My create project was to finish a purple square I started last night.  That makes 6 in total.  I really enjoy making these! I'll do 3 more and then get started on the quilting bit.


My clean and clear for today was to clear out a bit of the garage so I could put my road bike and turbo trainer back in there.  I ended up doing more than I thought but my garage is tidy again and I can access my bikes.  I took a full car load of 'stuff' to the recycling centre.  I always feel good when I do that!

I added the finishing touches to my family room/den.  I bought a plain red lampshade (£12 in B&Q) for the floor lamp and paid a whopping £3.50 for red curtains on Ebay 😂  I've also ordered a rug to disguise the horrible carpet until I can afford a new carpet.


I crawled into the eave space where I've got loads of things stored and looked through the assorted pictures from my old house. I forgot there were so many!!  I found a couple that I thought would look good.


Sadly there's not much I can do about the hideous fireplace!!


The TV isn't connected to an aerial but I can watch DVDs on it.  The cupboard contains my school stuff.  My new rule is if I can't store it in the cupboard it's not staying here.

I have several more boxes ready to take to school so my study is a little messy until that happens.  And as for my dining room again...


*sighs*

5 comments:

  1. It’s inevitable that a mess is made before order is restored. Your pizza looks delicious. I like Thursdays because when I come home from Pilates DH has our meal ready. Away for a magnesium bath because the Pilates was challenging tonight. ( I hate that feckin roller-ouchy stuff).

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    1. I have to confess I didn't really like my Pilates lesson. I already do a lot of core work and she said a few things about muscles and ligaments that were factually incorrect

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    2. Not hood, Ali. Our teacher is a qualified osteopath and Dr of Naturopathy so really knows her stuff. She retrained as a Pilates teacher when she developed RSI in her hands and decided to use the premises she rents to promote her new skills.



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  2. That pizza makes me feel hungry just looking at it. Delicious!
    xx

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    1. I've since made another one as it was that good!!

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