It was an unbelievably WONDERFUL weekend and I will cherish every memory made this weekend (and some great inside jokes- right, Autumn?) I also want to remember my Grandma Ella Lucille Miller today as yesterday would have been her 106th birthday. She lived to be almost 103 and was just a wonderful human being.
I miss her so much and I know my mom is still longing for her earthly presence but yesterday I “talked” to her in the car on the way home from Peoria and I cried a little, laughed a little and reminisced a lot.
“Great”, you were exactly what the name implies. Great. And we miss you so much. And I wish Ellie could have met you. I know you are our Guardian Angel.
So as the title implies, a little randomness for a beautiful fall day. I was complaining about my “shoe problem” that I had going on in my back hallway.
See Evidence # 1-
It was overcoming my back hall this summer and spreading toward the family room. I needed help fast and I did not want to spend any more money than I had to or make a trip farther than Dollar Tree. But as much as I love my Dollar Tree, I also know that they don’t carry many organizers larger than a small basket size.
So, I was at my local Super Kmart and I found some dish washing bins:
I got them for $1.99 each, three for $6.00. I have to say, that in the same aisle they had the exact bin but with holes in the side and with a different name on them labeling them as ORGANIZING BINS for $7.99 EACH.
OKAY people, when you are looking for organizing tools, do not, I repeat, DO NOT let the company tell you what the item is used for because every home is different. These bins were meant to wash dishes or to hold washed dishes or to take dishes from the table- whatever. They were not listed as shoe holders or bins to make Kari’s life less crazy.
So save some money by looking outside of the box. I saved almost $20.00 and you can too.
Onto other randomness, I made cookies last week.
I know this is nothing new in my home because I love cookies but I didn’t just make any cookie, I made my Richland County Fair winning Snickerdoodles!
I was in the mood for something comforting and made them.
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