Saturday, 25 August 2018

Bless This Happy Home

Tell everybody I'm on my way..

I am so excited as I am typing this blog post, my visitors are on the ferry.  Not long to wait now.  I have spent the day baking, making the beds up and getting everything ready warm and welcoming for them.  There is a quiche, potato salad, fillet of pork with apricot and ginger stuffing covered in bacon,  roast chicken, fruit cake, ginger cake and mixed seed bread all ready.  Mickey has had a wash and brush up and is casually waiting in his new bed.


Flowers always make a home feel welcoming so we do have a few.




My little stool has had a makeover.  I use it in the kitchen as I am only 4' 11" so the wall cupboards are always a challenge.  Yellow chalk paint was used and then I used some of my favourite stamps to complete the look.  A lovely makeover.



Yesterday was a day for deliveries.  The flooring was delivered, it will be such a thrill to get rid of the old blue lino that is down right now.  All the material needed for one of the outbuildings was also delivered and finally the winter logs.  We are blessed living in such a lovely community village, friends and neighbours came around today to help store it away.

Another little project was  finished for the outer vestibule, using some of the cladding left over.







There was a delay on the road today as some of the sheep went for a wander.


Wishing you all a wonderful weekend. 

See you soon.

32 comments:

  1. I love seeing the sheep in your photos! (The rest are lovely as well.)

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  2. How lovely. Your visitors will love it all. Your makeovers are superb.

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  3. What nice deliveries and renewing the house's look can be for you and Gerard! Enjoy you visitors this weekend. Phil just left to help Justin move more items from their old apt. I'm making applesauce today. Blessings my friend!

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  4. Enjoy your company. Isn't it nice to have helpful neighbors.

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  5. I love the cute bouquets . Flowers always brighten things up. Also like your Bless This Happy Home sign. And your bench. You are so capable and talented.

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  6. Hope you all have a lovely time together.
    The food you prepared sounds delicious.

    Love all your welcoming touches.
    Your painted stool makeover is one
    of the nicest I have seen x

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  7. Wishing you a wonderful time with your visitors xx

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  8. Oh have a wonderful time with your dear visitors. It was fun to read about your welcoming home. I love your new kitchen stool...I need one myself.

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  9. So exciting that your visitors are here. I'm sure you'll have a wonderful time with thwm.

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  10. It sounds like a great time is ahead for your visitors. Your stool really turned out nice. I use one in my kitchen as well. Mine is not as lovely, though. Enjoy yourself with your visitors. ♥

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  11. Oh I could feel your excitement as I read this post! I wish you'd told us WHO was coming!! LOL! They will be well fed that's for sure. Now I'm craving potato salad and roast pork!! Have fun and I look forward to seeing photos from the fun times. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  12. Wonderful finishing touches, you have been busy! Have a lovely time with your visitors - they are going to be dining like kings, with that splendid feast.

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  13. My goodness you have been busy! I can almost smell the wonderful aromas in your house. I love your little footstool and the sign you made. The flowers are so lovely. But most of all, I can feel the happiness in your words as you wait for your loved ones to arrive. I’m hoping you have an absolutely wonderful visit...I know you will.
    Blessings, Betsy

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  14. Sounds like you are all set. Have a great time.

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  15. Have a fantastic time with your family.
    Lovely that everything is coming together for you around the home.

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  16. Everything is prepared to have a wonderful time with your family !
    Have fun !
    Hug
    Anna

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  17. Your visitors should have arrived by now, I hope you have a wonderful time with them. Your home sounds so welcoming, lots of good food, beautiful flowers and I do love what you've done with that stool.

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  18. How super to have kind neighbours. You home looks lovely and welcoming. Have a great time with your visitors:)

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  19. Everything looks prepared and welcoming so I hope you have a lovely time together.

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  20. Oh gosh it sounds wonderful, can I come and stay?! ;) I am sure your visitors will have a wonderful stay and will be very well fed as well.

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  21. Your visitors are bound to feel very welcome. I hope they have a lovely stay. X

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  22. There's almost a holiday spirit filling your lovely cottage home. I can imagine the happy times you are having now. Sheep...your island is all about the sheep, so one should expect to see them in your photos. I am supposing the border collie is helping to herd them back to their pasture.

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  23. oh mama, this is such a joyful post, I can feel your excitement. Your hard work has paid off, everything looks lovely and Mickey looks very smart :-) Your visitors are very lucky, I hope you are all having a great time. PS when can I come to stay please? x

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  24. I read this post to Madison, and she agreed.
    We both want to visit you!!!!
    Have a wonderful visit, my friend!

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  25. I hope you have the best time ever with your family!!!

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  26. Enjoy your special visit. You will make everyone feel so welcome and at home.

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  27. Held up due to what's known as traffic congestion in your neck of the woods heh?

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  28. How is the visiting going? I bet you had loads to show them and talk about.

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  29. Your company is so lucky to have you to spoil them! Enjoy your time with them! I love your little stool... I never thought of using stamps like that.

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  30. You are such a great host! Everything is ready to welcome and receive your visitor. I am sure they will be very blessed and comfortable as your guest. Even the animals love to pay a visit as in the last picture. Have a wonderful time with your guests!

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  31. Everything looks beautiful, not least Mickey, lucky lad with a new bed!

    Enjoy this time with your guests.

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  32. Lovely to see how you crafted a wonderful welcome home for your family, Lorraine! xx

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