Look who came to visit me....daughter & her son, Brad...Brad had to show Nonni his new red summer shoes.... Of course daughter had to wear flashy sandles too... Sitting in the back porch enduring the summer heat... Chippo & Brad frolicking in the backyard... I LOVE when family comes over for a visit....chat with ya later ♥
"My" dining room is perfectly cleaned & set for a family dinner...the maids did a wonderful job...The kitchen is where my friends love to sit and sip coffee with me... A quick peek at my Butler's Pantry...looks like the butler better get in here and DUST!!!! Decisions, decisions....hmmm...should I cook today on my Old stove, or my modern stove....hmmm The "maid" tidying up my kitchen...(really, she's the tour guide!)... The upkeep is something else in this HUGE mansion! Chat with ya later ♥
This will be my home when I'm rich & famous...I will hire top notch gardeners to keep the grounds pristeen.... To the left is my carriage house...thinking about moving the folks in there... This is called 'the ladies room'....perfect for my weekly girl's night... Just one of the many chandeliers that I'll demand the maids keep clean... Tomorrow you'll get to see my kitchen.....uh huh.....
My sweet Double Knock Out Radtko rose bush...No fragrance, but sure is beautiful! I love to look at this while on the back porch... See my chair? That's where I perch... Gorgeous, huh! There're TONS of full blooms & buds! Happy Spring!!! Just in time for Easter too....it's all good! Chat with you later ♥
This is week #2 of staying under $100 of groceries....this week we shopped at Aldi's and I am SO happy about all the food we purchased...The total before tax was $66....after tax, $72.22.....excellent!!! We bought everything we needed to come up with wonderful ideas for a week of delicious menus and eating...... A 1 1/2 lb. loaf of wheat bread was $.59....bought two. Hamburgers buns were $.59....hamburgers for lunch tomorrow...yum Whole chicken were ONLY $.85/lb....excellent buy of the week!!!! We bought 6!!!!!!!!! I have tons of delish recipes using chicken!!!!! Oh dear me!!!!!!!!!! I am SO excited about meeting our grocery budget!!!! It's a challenge and we are doing it! yay!!!!! Chat with you later ♥