You know what they say about the best laid plans…
Yesterday I spent much of the day holding this precious sick baby girl
and loving every single second of it.
God is so very good that even in the midst of sickness, the direct result of sin, we receive a precious blessing of being able to snuggle with a baby who generally thinks she is too big to snuggle anymore.
So today, rather than a fresh new post about spring cleaning, (I did toss some toys yesterday), I’m re-posting an old post about how I freshened up our home with a $1 yard sale purchase of a set of shot glasses.
Reposted from April 2009.
Recently I found an assortment of shot glasses at a yard sale and I knew they would be just the thing for the proliferation of springtime bouquets that the children gather from our yard. Dandelions and dainty violets look charming in these glasses that are the perfect size for tiny stems.
Yesterday our children found a patch of Star of Bethlehem that has provided us with some especially lovely arrangements.
They are also the ideal size for propagating plants from cuttings on a sunny window sill,
for holding makeup essentials so they fit neatly into our medicine cabinet,
or small rubber bands and barrettes for little girl’s hair.
Glassware is inexpensive at yard sales. I got this matching set of 20 shot glasses plus some non-matching pieces for $1. I know there are a lot of other ways that we can recycle glassware. I’d love to hear your ideas.
Read more Works for Me posts or ideas to save money or how I re-purposed some old drawers and decorated our boys room on the cheap.
Be sure to visit the other 4 Moms to read about their spring cleaning projects (really):
- Headmistress at The Common Room who is live blogging a day of spring cleaning
- KimC at Life in a Shoe
- Connie at Smockity Frocks
The 4 Moms upcoming topics:
- Bread baking
- The large family attends church- Getting out the door (hopefully on time).
- Q & A
For more Moms of Many posts visit the 4 Moms page.