Yesterday was an amazing day and it was just what the kids and I needed after a long week of swim lessons, and Chris working long hours to get a store ready for reopening. We went over to Jessica’s house in the morning and had fun chatting and playing, and sharing Dunkin Donuts. 🙂 And of course visiting and caressing her beautiful woodland dresser....
After spending the morning there, I took the kids up to Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo for some much needed fun with Mommy time! We walked all over, and visited with all of the animals including lemurs, snakes, alligators, parrots, fallow deer, owls, wallabies, leopard, tiger, bear, lion, arctic wolf (my favorite!) and many more. The kids fed llamas, goats, sheep, and deer. They even got to take a ride on the camel!
We had an amazing day, and it was just what we needed. And the reserve was beautiful… small, but lovely. It is not a typical zoo and is much more natural in its surroundings, with tons of greenery. If you are local or ever just in the area, I highly recommend it for a fun afternoon!
Today I am heading to work at Ginger and Spice Marketplace (formerly Wild Rose) in Walkersville, MD from 10-5. If you are local and looking for something to do, come on out and say hi! And if you come, there is a great frozen yogurt place near by…. I like mine with raspberries and granola, thank you very much.
Today you can also find me over at The DIY Club sharing a new addition to our most used door…. a little reminder to myself in a house with dogs and kids!
Let’s check out those POWW faves…. this week was exceptional. I feel like I say that week after week, but when you see these you will understand.
I do not even need to say anything about this dresser from The Golden Sycamore. Because the picture says it all. But I will anyhow…. I can’t get it out of my head. Love it!
Another boldly graphic and awesome dresser came from Chrissie’s Collections. Check out this stripedy striped awesomeness!
Living a Redeemed Life shared this adorable bookcase….. would you believe it used to be a dresser? Yep. It really was.
A Life Designed created this fabulous bar cart out of industrial pipes and wood! I love it!!!!! And look at all that wine… a girl after my own heart!
Lesli from My Old Country House shared these fabulous twin beds she found for a steal! Love the modern fabric on them… oh and yeah, the whole room is pretty awesome!
There were two creative clock projects….
Love this one from Under a Pile of Scrap:
And love what Dee from My Painted Stuff really put this table shape to use with her design!
And finally, LOVE this numbered dresser from Stacey from Embracing Change– the colors and handles are perfectly beachy!