We’ve had so many estate sales lately that I haven’t noticed the toll that it takes on my mind and body until this weekend. I know this spring is going to be totally nuts with organizing and estate projects so I decided to have a rest week this weekend and not schedule a sale or any organizing sessions on Saturday or Sunday.
Chris was in Washington D.C. last week and returned home late Friday night. (the real truth is that no estate sales and no husband is a relaxing combination.) I knew Chris would be tired from traveling so I asked our friend Larry to visit for the weekend for a little Saturday Staycation in Los Altos. He arrived after work on Friday and we had a really nice night out together at the Los Altos Grill. They have the best food and people watching!
Saturday morning we all slept in a little and then headed out on a walk to Starbucks with Harper. She was a happy girl!
After our walk we went into downtown Los Altos for breakfast at Chris’ favorite spot, Rick’s Cafe. They have great food and service. I had the florentine scramble with eggs, spinach, garlic, mushrooms, and parmesan cheese, home fries, and a bagel.
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Without an estate sale this week I’ve had some extra time to finish a few lingering projects around the house. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve still be really busy with my organizing clients. It’s just that each estate sale brings in hundreds of emails and dozens of calls that I usually have to tend to until the wee hours of the night.
On Wednesday I shared my updated “Thumb” sign and received great feedback, especially from those of you who are from my beloved “Thumb” of Michigan! Today’s reveal is another painted project, a cute hutch that almost became homeless after one of our January estate sales.
This piece was hiding in a shed at our San Carlos sale but I kept my eye on it. I priced it at $195 hoping to sell it for $140 but I didn’t…get…one…bite! I was shocked! I loved so many things about it when I first laid eyes on it! Can you blame me? The low profile, cute shelves, antique hinges, and cute doors deserved a second chance!
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You’ll have to wait for the reveal of my latest painted project until tomorrow because today I have something a little more exciting to share! My first Podcast with Smead Organomics is live and I can’t wait for you to watch! Smead is offering a wonderful Podcast series on their website called Keeping You Organized. They … Read More
I’ve lived in California for a little over 4 years and I am noticing that I’m slowly becoming a west coast girl. I mean, my fridge is full of kale, we own a hybrid, I recycle just about everything and my dog has a carseat. It’s getting to be a little much! When I saw … Read More
As we head into the month of March I have just one question … have you stuck to your New Years Resolutions? In January I launched the 8 Weeks to Home Organization Bliss! series to help keep you inspired with my best tips, tricks and sample before & after pictures. I have been so pleased … Read More
The blog has been overtaken with estate sale previews over the last 8 weeks and I don’t want you to get the wrong idea. We are still organizing over here! Today I wanted to share a project that we worked on last week with one of the teens from the National Charity League. Last November … Read More
2464 Elka Way Mountain View 94043 Friday February 28th 8am-4pm Saturday March 1st 9am-Noon Don’t let the expected rain stop you from shopping at this weekend’s Kuzak’s Closet estate sale in Mountain View. We are liquidating a large 3 bedroom home full of treasures from around the world. There are several china sets: Coalport, Limoges, … Read More