SO- if you follow my little bloggy- you know that this past weekend we had some house guests!
Let me introduce you to our lovely little visitors..
The giggle sisters!
These two lovely ladies are mine and Snookums' moms!
For future reference: My mom is Momma Moo, and his mom, is Momma Boo. (Mother of Moo, and Mother of my Boo)
Anyway- Snookums and I are super blessed to have such awesome mommas, who get along FAMOUSLY! (Seriously, the other day we were just saying how awesome it is that all four of us, me, Snookums, Momma Boo, and Momma Moo, get along. It's great!)
The Moms decided to come down for a visit, since they had not seen our new house, new city, new post, etc.
And let me tell you- we have been SPOILED ROTTEN.
But, more to come on that in later posts ;)
Momma Boo arrived first, on Thursday, and I went to go pick her up from the airport! After we got back to our house, and she was given the "grand tour" we decided we would go explore our little town, and have some lunch somewhere cute! We ended up at this adorable little place called "Sweet Basil" because the inside and outside were just precious! It also helped that this AMAZING smell was coming out of the open doors! It smelled like fresh baked bread and homemade pesto. YUM.
We walked in and were seated at this cute little table and ordered our teas. You know it's an old-school, and awesome cafe when they bring you sugar water to flavor your teas!!
The menu there looked SO GOOD. We both decided to get "The Vegetarian".
IT WAS AMAZING. Really. I am thinking about it now, and wishing I could have it for lunch.
Side Note: Momma Boo is a vegetarian, and I just recently have stopped eating meat for the time being.
(I'm not sure if this will stick. I just had an "epiphany"the other day, and decided that meat grossed me out. So, for now, I am a "light vegetarian".)
The sandwich was open faced, with fresh baked crusty bread, with white cheddar, tomatoes, avocado, onion, and a fresh made pesto on top. They served it with these crispy little fries that were the perfect amount of salty... Seriously. I want it again right now.
After lunching at the adorable little cafe, we explored around outside, and took some pics :)
I saw an adorable DIY idea for a mirror with wine corks **which I have about a MILLION of** inside the waiting area of the cafe. Note to self. Do this. Because it's cute!
We also went around the little shops and literally DROOLED over some of their pieces. I got ALL KINDS of DIY ideas from looking... (I will probably do a post later this week or weekend to keep track of all my ideas so I don't forget them!)
After snooping around downtown, we decided to go out "scouting" for some good local thrift shops and Goodwills in the area! Let me tell you, I SCORED. Big time.
I got the most adorable little doggy bowls for Skeeter, that match my kitchen colors. (I actually looked at these exact bowls at HomeGoods once, but at 12.00 each, I just passed)
|Usually about $12. Got them for $3.00 each|
I also found the coolest 80's esque original oil painting for my "closet room" for only 10.00!!
(I'm doing my favorite color blue/turquoise in the area, as well as some red and pink. It's gonna be a FUN and GIRLY room!) Disclaimer: this oil painting is MUCH cuter in person, it is major adorable.
And then, I found the MAC DADDY of all scores, which I posted a picture of the other day.
I found the COOLEST old piece of furniture that I am going to refinish for our living room!!!
Here's a couple pics of the "before"..
What do you think I should do to it?? I've gone back and forth a lot about what kind of refinishing I want to do with it.
At first I was thinking a glossy white, then I decided on a satin white with wood showing through (think very vintage, shabby sheek).
Now, after seeing it in the room, I like the wood color. SOOO I want a little more wood to show through...
So should I do the top/sides/ and frames all in white and leave the square insides wood?
Or should I just do it all white and sandpaper it and let wood show through on the edges like I mentioned above??
AHHH I can't decide so that I can get started! HELP!
More to come about our fantabulous weekend with the Mommas!!