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five things that have made her week

1. this sterling turquoise earrings
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{a pick-me-up eBay purchase, $10}

2. this new chef’s pan
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{a 3qt Calphalon, a Marshall’s clearance score}

3. this thrifted pumps
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{a classic Ferragamo Vara pumps, $3.00 at the church thrift store}

4. these vintage baking utensils
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{a retro flour canister, an old enamel bowl, some worn aluminum measuring cups and spoons: she has been whipping some old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies and blondies}

5. this bouquet
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{April has always been the cruelest month for her because of allergies, walking around the house with a tissue box. He brought home a bouquet to cheer her up. Two weeks in a row … and counting ;)}

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five things that have made her week

1. this pack of lunch
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{caprese salad — something that is so easy to throw and toss in a bowl}

2. these vintage books
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{‘a lovely lady, garmented in light, from her own beauty.’~ The Witch of Atlas (1820), st.5}

3. this vintage knife
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{carving bakelite handle Regent Sheffield The Miracle Worker All Purpose Knife, $1.00 at Salvation Army}

4. this rose gauntlet
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{all geared up for pruning season ;)}

5. this garden hose
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{just because…}

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five things that have made her week

1. this vintage pendant
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{sterling turquoise, she can’t get enough of these old handmade jewelry}

2. this thrifted white linen
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{crisp Matouk queen flat sheet for $3.99 at Goodwill}

3. this package
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{her new favorite online store}

4. this meal
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{the before pic., apparently someone took a bite, then another bite, then another and not long after that they were all gone. It wasn’t the cat :0 }

5. these orange blooms
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{because he bought them}

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five things that have made her week

1. these vintage canisters
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{a Salvation Army find for $1.50/set. Needless to say she ‘Just singin’ in the rain; What a glorious feelin’}

2. these thrifted gold pens
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{Waterman fountain and ball pens for $2.99 Goodwill}

3. these greens
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{after the morning rain that are just beautiful to look at}

4. these meal
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{a rare delicacy in her household, a beef lo-mein}

5. these white blooms
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{white cherry blossom jazzing up the front yard}

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five things that have made her week

1. these cut branches
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{curly willow that is waiting to be planted}

2. this mismatch cutlery
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{location: Goodwill Outlet; time spent sifting:1 hr;  finding: vintage bakelite handle, silver-plated and sterling cutlery; money spent: $1.02 ;)}

3. this thrifted cheese board
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{Dansk board perfect for plating her husband favorite snacks}

4. this vintage cake tin
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{a Goodwill find for $3.99, errrr …housing her banana bread right now}

5. this spaghetti & chicken meatball
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{dinner by the deck and while enjoying the sunset}

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five things that have made her week

1. these treats
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{key lime cupcakes with cream cheese frosting that she baked for her coworkers}

2. these collection
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{of Made in Italy cookie cutters, she paid $0.99 for the whole bunch at Goodwill}

3. this Jack Purcell pair
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{in like new condition for $5.00 that she found at the animal shelter thrift store}

4. these dry mint leaves
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{because the possibilities are endless from teas, smoothies, desserts and even roasted chicken}

5. this bloom
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{it’s that time of the year again when this Ms Jane Magnolia unfurling her beauty}

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five things that have made her week

1. this purple petals
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{because it is a reward from husband for helping him in his statistics class}

2. this french press
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{thrifted for $5 at animal shelter thrift store}

3. this thrifted blouse
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{with weather in mid-70s, she’s sporting a boho chic style with this Juicy Couture blouse}

4. these coloring books
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{because it is from a sister who reads her blog}

5. these breakfast bars
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{her morning mad dash is less stressful when she eats these oat & dates bar}

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five things that have made her week

1. this sterling jewelry
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{it cost her 15 clams at the church thrift store}

2. this vintage linen napkins
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{$0.25 each at the Salvation Army}

3. this thrifted basket
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{that is perfect for stashing away stuffs}

4. this vintage griddle
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{one can’t leave this Griswold #9 behind at Goodwill, it needs a good home …and she has a good home}

5. these truffles
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{leftover of valentine’s treat}