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Nursery Finds...and Riley Finds

I purchased a few more things for the nursery last week and a couple of the items were happy accidents courtesy of TJMaxx/HomeGoods--even better!

Last Friday I decided to go ahead and purchase the Pier 1 curtains featured on the nursery board.  They are sold only online so I knew I'd have to get them sent to me in order to see if they'd really work with my other fabrics.   Feeling accomplished that I'd checked another thing off of my nursery to do list, I decided to get out of the house for a little while and headed to my go to place, TJ Maxx.  We have a rather large TJ Maxx/HomeGoods combination store here in Pensacola so I never know what I'll find when I step inside.

This time, one of those finds was curtains.  Yes, curtains for the nursery.  Curtains to potentially replace the ones I had just ordered maybe an hour before.  The TJ ones, however, were a quarter of the cost so I had to snatch them up.  I love the medallion print... and the fact that they aren't grommet top panels.  It's a weird thing of mine, I can't stand grommet top curtains.  I'll still see what the Pier 1 panels have to offer when they arrive, but right now these are the front-runners, especially for the price-$25 for TWO panels.

I also bought this woven basket.  I've been looking for a similar one to use for laundry or toy storage in the nursery and the cheapest I'd seen online was $80.  No thank you.  This bad boy was only $19.99, and I absolutely love the periwinkle/gray colored stripes.  Another score!

Keeping on the nursery purchase track, I also picked up a few more frames for the gallery wall I want to do.  Some of the frames have been collected over the years from various places but about half are from Target.  I bought three more to finish the look, well at least the look that I like right now :)  I can't wait to get my prints and photos in them and hang them up on the wall!

On another note, I had to drop my little Riley Bug off at the vet this morning to get her teeth cleaned :(  I just took her for her annual shots last Wednesday, so I think she was little worried why she was riding in the car alone with me for the second time in a week. This is the pitiful face that stared at me the whole way to the vet.

She is usually such a morning person, greeting me with her breakfast dance the minute I step out of bed.  But she couldn't have any breakfast today. :(  Maybe she knew it was coming.  After all, she did decide it would be a good idea to catch and kill a lizard and then bring it into the house last night!  Jon is always proud and says it's just her "animal instinct."  I, on the other hand, am left deeply disturbed and apologizing to the slowly dying victims.  On second thought, maybe it is a good thing she's getting her teeth cleaned today.  :)
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