Monday, 19 December 2016

Me on Monday - still emptying boxes

It's been a week of rediscovery here at Macey Towers. Finding spaces for the stuff that lived happily for 20 years in the backs of cupboards.
Dishes and bowls that had been dragged screaming into the harsh light of day and now were being judged as to their suitability for The New Kitchen.

What was new this weekend? a new curtain track in the breakfast room to replace the one I managed to break when I opened the curtains after three weeks of not being able to get to them. As the curtains were thick with sawdust and absolutely minging they went down to the washing machine and spent the afternoon on the radiator drying. Mr M was very brave and stood on two chairs (one for each foot, not on top of each other) and fixed the new track to the wall and then put the curtains onto the track.
The Charity Shop boxes are by the front door, I have found a new place for the china cabinet to live and Miss Boo spent an energetic hour carrying books upstairs ready for grandma to put them onto the bookshelf that had to move for the china cabinet to................. you get the picture, I was playing put and take with furniture all week.
Today my lovely daughter and my favourite son-in-law spent half an hour moving the last of the boxes down to the cellar and stowing the cookery books into a space until after Christmas. Tonight we get the tree up and decorated and then tomorrow Eldest Son and his family will arrive and the festive season will begin

My thanks to Sian for inventing this meme and keeping me writing


Barbara Eads said...

It sounds like you are going to have a great holiday week with family. I can't wait to see the new kitchen! I know everyone is going to enjoy it!

Susanne said...

It sounds like it is all shifting around and coming together in just the St. Nick of time!! I hope the new kitchen adds a touch of extra warmness to your family gatherings this holiday - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

Missus Wookie said...

Sounds exhausting but so worthwhile - empathising about the boxes and sorting. That feels like all I've done this year.

alexa said...

I am late arriving, but hope that all that hard work by everyone paid off and ensured you had a lovely Christmas ...