Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Yesterday

Yesterday was the roller coaster day.

I made lunch for the high-school seniors (one of my favorite activities).

Then, I thought I was going to die--you know the feeling. Bathed in a cold sweat, praying you could just throw up, so you do, then you feel better? (This is definitely NOT one of my favorite activities.)

Then, a phone call from my hubby darling. "People" were coming to deliver my birthday present.
Nothing can get you out of a flu-like stupor faster than "Special Delivery."
I've looked and looked for a cabinet with glass that would fit this strange dimension in my kitchen.
And I finally found it! And Brad ordered it for my birthday. This birthday just keeps going and getting better!
Not only does its 48 1/2" fit perfectly inside this 50 1/4" space, but those gorgeous beveled glass doors? They LOCK, my friend, they LOCK. So it's perfectly safe to leave all my white servingware down within Hyrum's grasp.
I spent the rest of the afternoon rearranging and wiping out cupboards, organizing and decorating to my little heart's content. Ahhhhh. It's like a long bath. Soothing and relaxing. Organizing is definitely one of my favorite activities.

Special organizing hint: The vertical inserts used to hold lids? Also can be used to organize servingware and pie plates. Like this:Easier to get to. Easier to use.
And I'm NOT diabetic for the next ten weeks. What could be better?
Maybe a good night's sleep. But I'm not complaining!

Off to rearrange the last cupboard affected by the giant shuffle of 2009!

8 comments:

  1. Wow, it's the birthday that keeps on giving. That is really a nice piece o' furniture.

    =)

    PS. I hope you are feeling much better today!

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  2. I never realized you were an organization freak. Living with me must have driven you crazy! :P

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  3. I love love love your cabinet!

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  4. Yeah!! That is so beautiful.
    I hope you are feeling better, and hooray for no diabetes! :)

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  5. I love that cabinet, and the white dishes look fabulous in there. And it locks? How did you get so lucky? See, I told you a good 3rd thing would happen yesterday...this might have been different than what I predicted, but there's still time for that too!

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  6. That cabinet is gorgeous! What a perfect gift. I wish you could teach me how to organize. I am not good at it. I am glad that you are not diabetic! I love good news!

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  7. Ahhhh, now it makes more sense. You have been almost constantly on my mind for days!! Thank you for your comment...really, THANK YOU!
    And, LOVE to you too my sweet friend.

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  8. P.S. Thanks, Jen, for the completely thorough and very helpful comment (mini-post, heehee) about blog makeovers. Makes me really glad that I asked you!

    You are a good friend!!

    =)

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