Monday, October 25, 2010




I have a kitchen again.  Quite a shiny, sparkly kitchen.

Coming up on the list of To Do’s is sprucing up the cabinets.

After putting in the winter lawn.

And the petunias.

100_3807 The kids are making fun of my retro stove and my 22-year-old microwave, which when purchasing I almost lost my firstborn, who was blown across the parking lot in a stroller during a downpour of a storm.  You can read about his near death experience here.  See that adorable little red toaster?

100_3808 It’s one of my favorite new things.  Brawny Man was at Home Depot picking up more construction supplies when he picked out this little gem for my new countertop, all on his own.  Can I get a collective



Silke Powers said...

Oh, beautiful, shiny, new and ready for many a cooking adventure!! Makes me want to go clean my kitchen so that it sparkles like yours... That toaster is wonderful!! Brawny Man did great!! Love, Silke

MJ Ornaments said...

Yea! And just in time for the holidays. Beautiful. Take care, Martha

Cher' Shots said...

Very pretty. I like the red, especially that special gift toaster! :) My kitchen has the combo of beige and black appliances. But they all function so they all stay until upgrades are necessary.

linda cardina said...

HI DEB!! hope u are well. i really love your kitchen!! i love the way u decorate! red is one of my favorite colors to decorate seexxxxyyyy! lol.


Just A Girl said...

Major big HUGe GianORmouS AWWWEEEEE!!!!! You go Brawny Man!!! Darling DEb, everything looks Beautiful and delicious!!!!!
YIPPPPEEEEE's all around!!!

Unknown said...

oh so beautiful Deborah!!!! what a fun place and I love all of your touches!!!!

I have that mini cupcake stand in glass too!!! my favorite!!!

You always make me smile!!!


Anne Huskey-Lockard said...

That's it.
Either I amstealing your kitchen or I'm moving in.
You decide which would be less painful....... ;D


illustration poetry said...

i dont know i just want to hug you...thank you for being so lovely.

Unknown said...

Are you sure I can't trade YardBoy for BrawnyMan?Just for a little while?
Good job,BrawnyMan!Kudos!

yoborobo said...

I am cracking up at Anne's comment. You know what could be worse? Me AND Anne moving in to enjoy your sparkly new (and fabulous) kitchen. At this point, in my house, I will settle for clean. ;) Xox!!

Carousel Dreams said...

Deborah, your kitchen is gorgeous! And I love the retro stove! Went back and read your post about your baby boy - hee hee, bet you get reminded of that one at every opportunity?

Anonymous said...

Isn't it just lovely having fresh and new!! Makes everything seem happier doesn't it! Looks as sparkly as your beautiful happy soul <3

Kaerie Faerie said...

wow, looks great, love the dark shiny counters, all you need is a Kitchen Witch!

Ces Adorio said...


You need a painting of Fiesta dishes in your beautiful kitchen!!!

I am soooooooooooo jealous!!!

Yes, you need a painting in there!

Start looking for wall space!


Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

AWWWWW. Nothing like a sparkly new kitchen and a toaster that matches the chile peppers to make a girl happy!

Love it!

Silver said...

Very cooool. And matched in fire engine sexy red. That's hot!

Silver said...

That just gives me a good idea for my next post. My kitchen! That's where everyone seem to end up ..makes sense to give it some highlight once a while! Thanks Deb!

Ann said...

That's such a cosy kitchen and I love how the reds are popping out in there... And yeah, nice are lucky:)

audrey said...

WOWZA!! B E A U T I F U L !!
I am loving that RED!!
Congratulations on a beautiful finished space, Deb. It looks great! And what a guy you've got!! That toaster is a work of art!!
xxxxxoooooo audrey

Anonymous said...

Yes it is so cosy and I love the red...AWE ...I'm happy for you.

Bella Sinclair said...

YAYYYY! Finished! And it looks so FABULOUS! I love your red accents with the dark countertop. I love your potrack. And retro appliances are in style, aren't they? You have such excellent taste!

And ooooh! I think I see your beautiful reflection in the microwave!

Unknown said...

oh, yes big awe from me. I have someone coming tomorrow to measure for granite. It's so exciting, but I completely agree. My kids are already saying that other things don't match or need changing. One thing at a time. geez.
It looks fabulous , Deb. and I too love the red . You have a good eye.

Marie S said...

This is awesome!!
I love your toaster.
Love and hugs dear one!