Friday’s Accomplishments!

Another week, another project….. or two…. 

Being home after 32 years working outside the home brings on many new challenges, like shopping and cooking!  I have done a lot of coupon shopping in the past few months and did not have it organized.  So I kept buying some of the same items.  I knew I needed to inventory it and get it organized. 

Then the other night DH requested that the TV room become his man cave.  What???  Well I guess I did have my own room and have for several years.  Yes he needs his own space (luckily I can still use the treadmill and watch TV).  So he requested I start getting rid of anything that is mine out of the room.  I have to admit he did spend time last Sunday hanging up these pegboards for me, enabling me to get started on my disaster of a sewing/craft/office room:

So DH hung these:

Which helped me to accomplish this:

My other accomplishment today was to take this:

and this:

add in this:

and this:

and you get this:

Okay not that exciting, but at least I know where everything is and I have an inventory list.   I have 4 sets of queen sized sheets, put into matching pillowcase!  Oh and I definitely need new towels!  I bought the white ones when Mervyn’s closed, 2 years ago?  I like white towels and will keep buying more of them, getting rid of the old colored ones as I go.  While not as pretty as a lot of contributors, it is keeping me going on this very needed challenge.

I made breakfast and lunch every day this week for DH (except Monday when I woke with a migraine) and sewed the quilt top for my almost 2-year-old neighbor.  I have decided to add another border of 2-1/2 inch squares of white alternating with 2-1/2 inch squares from this fabric line Moda Bliss by Bonnie and Camille.

I did much better this week with pain, pacing myself, until Wednesday’s shopping excursion to town.  I am going to have to stop trying to cram in all my errands in one day, it is just too much.  But live and learn!  I am looking forward to seeing what everyone accomplished this week and tackling this:

This is the new man cave, taken from the doorway.  Specifically I need to work on this:

Okay I am lying.  I am not looking forward to it.  But it needs to be done.  Hopefully by next week it will be all done!

About Allysgrandma
Passionate homemaker after 40 years of working and raising daughters! Finally time for my first love (other than DH who I met when I was 12)....sewing and quilting.

2 Responses to Friday’s Accomplishments!

  1. Alexandra says:

    You accomplished a lot this week. Great Job! Can’t wait until next week to see how the man-cave turns out.

  2. AlexisAnne says:

    Wow, what a project! Great job on that closet!

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