Tag: #saturdayshopping

Collection of Time

For months I’ve been looking at sand timers. Pinterest knows, and my feed is filled with them. I discovered quickly that some of the pictures were just pictures of sand timers and not actually for sale.

Today, I walked into a store I’ve not visited before. It looked like a Home Depot for housewares. It was huge and rather overwhelming, but I knew what I was looking for. A curtain rod.

The trick was finding the drapery aisle, so I started walking and reading signs along the way. The direction of the aisle changed and I stood in front of a long row of shelves. My mission for the curtain rod was now on pause as I gazed at all the pretties.

Then, I saw it sitting right in front of me. It was the only one of it’s kind on the shelf. I picked it up to see how it felt in my hand.

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It felt lightweight, and delicate.

The sand looks like finely ground gold, and sparkles. That’s my kind of time.

I haven’t ‘collected’ anything specific in a very long time, but I could collect sand timers. What better to collect than a sparkly collection of time.

Carpe all the Diems

I walked into a well-known craft store yesterday to pick up some cross stitch supplies. The bin holding the color thread needed was empty.

So, I left the store carrying a box of new landscape lights. Does this happen to you too?

Standing in the checkout line, I scanned the display in front of me and contemplated an additional purchase. I’ve always loved these and I smiled as I reached down and grabbed one. My daughter will think it’s for her, but no my lovely…

It’s for me, but I share good. 🙂

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Bubble wand.

The cross-stitch I will make when I find the supplies says, “Carpe all the Diems.” It has a crown at the top to go along with our Queen B theme.

My hope for you my darling is that you follow suit and Carpe all the Diems.