This is Ty, and he is my baby. The youngest of 8 children, 18 and has graduated and left the nest. He is a handsome, very polite, appreciative and loving young man. He has found work and roommates in another city. I miss him so much!
Since officially becoming an empty nester 3 weeks ago, I have been going through everything in my home, getting ready for a big garage sale with my friend who is moving to a much smaller place. I have a feeling of power as I go through drawers and shelves and storage, throwing away, sorting and organizing and knowing that what does not sell, will be donated to the thrift store, and will never again be returned to my shelves and drawers. I also love coming across things from my children that hasn't been seen for years. But I have to admit, that junking and thrifting and yard sale finds, will not cease at all, but I am very selective! I just love vintage!
Some of what will go into garage sale pile. I seem to have them all over the house!
I love this light fixture in my Dining room. I picked it out myself and even hung it myself, 5 years ago, when I remodeled my kitchen and dining room, so I am pretty attached to it.
These wooden letters are on the shelf above dishes year round. I love to express that word all the time, as home and family are sources of GREAT JOY to me always!
My sister worked for Mikasa for a few years and gave me this beautiful turkey platter from her store. I have it hanging in my Dining room year round too. I actually have used it for the Thanksgiving Turkey
I found this cute vintage style clock at a thrift shop, for $3.00.
my vintage sewing notion collection.
A picture of my youngest Ty when he was 11 is underneath the cute white shelf that holds those sewing notions.
On the wall in my sewing/wash room
I am done for now, it is back to the sorting and going through more drawers, boxes and cupboards.