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Hello Beautiful!

Just a quick update -I was at the farm this week...

This little cutie was leaping and running around. The dogs were inside so didn't bark and scare them off.


The old countertops...

are now gone!

And the granite is installed!

Hello Beautiful!

Here's just a little sneak peek.

Just this simple change has transformed the kitchen. I smile when I walk in. I want to hug them. (ahem) Ok, I just petted them a lot. :o)

We are far from done with the kitchen BUT my beautiful, new countertops are in and I'm in love.

Hope your week is going well. 'Til next time,


  1. I'd hug them too! And then I go out and hug the deer. :)

  2. Oh, this is so exciting, Cecilia!
    Yay for beautiful new counter tops! I'm so glad you got them installed...I can just imagine how delighted you are!
    Happy Friday!

  3. Very pretty!! So I have to ask did you remove your cupboard doors too or is that temporary?? I ask because that's one of the first things I removed from our kitchen and hauled them off.. I love Open Cabinets.

    Carole @ Garden Up Green

    1. Hi Carole,
      I just took them off to paint them - I did remove some of the upper ones and will leave those open but the bottom ones will retain their doors. I like to hide some of the stuff plus the insides are not pretty. The new paint helps but there's no disguising a sloppy build. So to answer your question, it's temporary. :-)

  4. Woo Hoo! Cecilia, they are gorgeous! I love the color too ;)

  5. They look beautiful Cecilia! Progress is being made quickly, and pretty soon it will all be done and that smile will be even bigger ;)

  6. Love those counter tops. The little deer are so sweet. There is a large nature park near me and occasionally we have deer come right up into our neighborhood.

    1. Thanks Sharon! Love them too! And that deer was adorable!

  7. I've been seeing lots of deer recently around my woods too. The babies are so cute! I just saw a mom and twins on the way home from my workout yesterday. I love your new countertops! Can't wait to see the kitchen!! Have a greazt weekend.

    Hugs, Vicky

  8. What a sweet deer!! Great countertops!! Can't wait ti see the rest!

  9. We have twin baby deer coming in the yard to eat and they are so cute. Their Mom is pretty tame, but are very cautious. Glad you are getting new counter tops. Looking very good. Anxious to see the finish and I know you are too. Will you tile the back splash?

  10. That is fantastic. What a wonderful place.

  11. Cute!...We have been seeing lots of baby deer around here too....I love your is no wonder that you gave them a hug!....Looking forward to your kitchen progress!

    1. Baby deer are so cute! It was a treat to watch this one play...aren't they gorgeous? It will be a couple of weeks before I get to work on the kitchen some more. Trying to stay busy so I don't go crazy thinking about it! :-)

  12. Love your new countertops and love hearing the joy in your heart over having them in place too:)
    We have seen a few does on our property too and of course an endless supply of cottontails!


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