I make the trek several times a year.
I usually shop close to home but there are bargains to be found at Costco and I am keen to save money...and with retirement on the radar and a pension income I am trying to embrace thrift!
One step at a time...
You can see that I am still wearing my old clothes despite the weight loss
Mother thought my face looked thinner?
I am wearing scruffy Vera Wang Boyfriend Jeans
I love the word scruffy...
I think if I had a rag a muffin dog his name would be Scruffy!
I am barefoot in the picture
fear not I did put on some walking shoes before I left the house.
I wore this pendant
the top and bottom diamonds are those from my 10th anniversary stud earrings
the rest of the diamonds are from an old ring.
I have very few necklaces other than pearls
of which I may be guilty of owning too many strands...
The summer gold has surfaced
these were a gift from Mr. HB years ago...
I still love wearing them.
I came home with oodles of fresh organic produce
treats for the staff at my school as I am on duty this week
some black capris in a smaller size to get me through June
and a light weight walking jacket.
I was hoping for some hanging baskets
but sadly they were picked over and what was left looked like the dog's breakfast!
I've been cleaning and culling...
I know it's not glamourous but a necessity.
The CBC has been keeping me company.
I do this every Spring when I do a deep cleaning of The Humble Bungalow
I dust shelves and books
open and empty out drawers
look at what we have
decide if we will need or use it
recycle or donate to the charity shop what is in excess.
Two bags gone so far.
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I realized that our every day drinking glasses were mismatched and scratched.
Rather ugly in fact, and old as the hills ~ but not in a vintage collectible kind of way...
I seized the opportunity to pop over to my favourite gift shop
You must go and see for yourself
this shop is fabulous!
Honestly I would never steer you in the wrong direction...
tell them The Hostess sent you.
I found a dozen lovely French glasses made by a company that has been in business for over 500 years!
They are durable and nice to hold
I like the wee bees that adorn these simple vessels.
La Rochere makes a variety of designs
all sturdy and attractive and very French!
This is on my bedside waiting...
The sun is shining here in our neighbourhood
I can already hear the hum of a lawnmower...
Hope that you enjoy your week.