|moss covered birdhouse|
Bought this moss covered bird house this past week for the little Wren that is always looking around for a place to nest in our yard. It may be a little too late for her (meaning she has probably already nested), but we got it anyway... another bird perhaps may come upon it. Finding a place to hang it where it will be relatively safe from feral cats wasn't easy, but hopefully it will be alright here.
Also bought these little chicken kitchen timers over at Cracker Barrel... one for me and one for a friend.
Thought they were a cute addition to my Aga chicken collection.
We ran to Cracker Barrel this morning for breakfast so DH could try their chicken eggs benedict - a new dish that his brother had tried and liked. It met with his approval (I had cheese grits and hot tea).
And our Home-owner's Association had their Saturday Garage/lawn/driveway sale yesterday. It went well. Reported about 20 houses participated... which isn't a large number, but OK. We've never done a garage sale before, so it was interesting. DH and I sat outside on the front lawn under a tree with 4 tables of "stuff" set up on the driveway. Got to meet a lot of our neighbors as they walked by and checked things out. We didn't have any furniture or big items, so most of our stuff was priced from $1 for tons of movie DVDs, books, etc. to $5 for banker's lamp, old land line phones (that still work), etc. Luckily it was a nice sunny cool day for the most part.
The highlight of the day was when our old next door neighbors (of 30 years) who had moved to Austin 3 years ago dropped by. They were driving by their old neighborhood and stopped to visit for a bit. So good to see them!
Today I'm making espresso shortbread cookies to send to my daughter for her birthday this week. They are her favorite!
|espresso shortbread cookies with dark chocolate centers|