Thursday, August 18, 2011

Thursday's Confessions

Welcome to everyone who has popped over from Heather's blog and my Home Made Lovely home tour today!.
This is  Thursday's Confessions. A weekly feature where I confess, before you my sisters and brothers, the silly, the ridiculous and even at times the shameful. Why? Because confession is good for the soul. 
Even in Blogland.

Confession: I am a granny at heart. I like to wear long white cotton nightgowns, I have a hair dryer chair (and yes it works and yes I  have used it, and yes it is wonderful.)

 I also like to stay in on Saturday nights and mend stained clothes, putting patches on them, made out of vintage embroidery pieces. I watch way too many BBC Mystery and Classic Novel-Turned-Miniseries' on Netflix and I love the smell of Pond's Cold Cream and Chantilly powder.

And last, but not least, I love helpful household tips- like this one that my grand Maw taught me.
It's a shower cap turned bowl cover. Isn't this the best idea?
They are inexpensive, they are washable, they are reusable, and best of all, they are pretty!

They are a great way to cover those bowls of chips/potato salad/fruit medley.
They are great in the fridge. They are great at a picnic. They are great at a church potluck.
And they are true granny chic. The Olsen's just wish they were this cool.


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  1. Aren't you just the smartest little thing!? Adorable, now go take your teeth out and take a nap.

  2. I love this idea. I used to buy those "shower cap" bowl covers that I think, Glad used to sell, but I like this much better, the flowers are much better to look at.

  3. Love this idea! They are so pretty. Where did you find these pretty floral ones?

  4. That is such a great idea!! I love it!

  5. i love your blog!!! i think i am an old lady at heart too. seriously whenever my friends (and mom) see me they ask, what type of old lady clothes/shoes are you wearing today lol! Can't wait to read through your blog, I am your newest follower :)

  6. I got these at the Dollar Tree!

  7. I too use the little shower caps on my bowls. The Dollar Store here carries them. My kids laugh at me, but I do love them so! And cotton nighties and BBC series and mending and patching on a Friday night (with a glass of wine -- something my Granny never did!).

  8. Great idea! I'm following now and will join in next week. Well, IF I don't forget! LOL

  9. This is the most fantastic idea I have heard in some time. Wonderful.

  10. I want a hair dryer chair! I could see myself relaxing under the heat with a glass of wine in hand. So divine.

  11. OH MY WORD!! That is so cute!! I've seen{in the Farm Chicks book, maybe} where they took a fabric version of this idea and I loved it!! But, golly, if I can get them from the Dollar Tree, I'm there-fabulous!!
    Oh, I got an email from you, of the spam variety I think, as I've gotten a lot lately{from other friends.} I didn't want to respond or email you for fear my computer may crash. I don't even know if that's possible but one can't be too careful...
    Hope you have a lovely Thursday!!

  12. I would never have guessed shower caps! My sister takes old plastic table cloths and makes caps for her wood round stools outside, around the fire pit. A great way to use old, battered tablecloths, but this would work, too!

  13. How totally cute! i was just wishing the other day for a way to cover my dishes quickly but with out dealing with sticky Saran wrap. I, too, would rather stay in on a Saturday and am very granny-like. They are the simple pleasures that make life fun!


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