Finally! I actually had a bit of a stint of productivity yesterday evening. And it felt quite nice. I raked some leaves before they got completely out of hand. I finally hand washed my swimsuits and laid them out to dry. Thanks to the dandy people who came up with Dryel, I was able to "dry clean" a bunch of my sweaters. If you haven't already, you should really try that stuff. It's amazing. I done some ironing and promptly decided that some of those clothes are really not worth the time it takes to iron them. I also worked on getting my art/craft/project room in decent order.
I was thinking, while hanging paper lanterns in my project room, about how I used to despise the color pink. As a young girl I hated pink. I guess I thought I was too tough for it. But now I adore pink. I think it is one of the prettiest, happiest, bright, mood lifting colors there is. It goes well with about anything. It can be soft and understated or bold and vivacious. Pink really is such a great color. How on earth could I have shunned it for so long? I mean, just look at that room above. Doesn't it just make you smile? God was surely in a good mood when He came up with peonies, don't you think?
What color makes you smile? Like really, truly, happy making color.
* photo from House Beautiful.