Sweet (and some sour!)

Six Little Acres is undergoing such a transformation that it’s hard to keep up sometimes. But that’s pretty much expected when something is being completely rebuilt. 

Yeah, y’all. I said completely. 

In an earlier post I mentioned that we had termites. What I meant was, our doublewide retirement home, you know, the free house that came with the land? Yeah, that one. Anyway, this place was the Cozumel of the termite world. They came from far and wide, gathered, ate, ate, ate and ate some more. 

The only good news about our place being the vacation spot for all the termites is that they had a one way ticket to paradise. Someone (had to have been a hired professional) annihilayted the evil little things in mid celebration. But repair? Nope. Didn’t happen. For reasons unknown to us, dude never had the repair work done. 

So here we come, spent our funbucks on sprucing up the place and became committed to finish the job. What we thought was elbow grease, paint and a few bits of decor. What we got was a place about to fall completely down. 

Did y’all know that tears and a few choice words do not change a thing? It’s true. After I had a termite induced meltdown, I still had to face the reality. We were going to make this our home come rain or shine. 

That was the sour part. 

Ready for some sweet? I know you are! I sure am!

Well, daughter brought the Littles over several times in the last weeks so they could enjoy the figs, muscadines and scuppernongs. Though the majority of visits to “Poppa Bo and Momma Bo’s” house happened when we were here in Savannah, I did get to see it first hand a time or two. 

This. THIS! My grandLittles are loving the fruit at Six Little Acres!  

Daughter knows so much about edible as well as medicinal plants. She is the perfect tour guide for a certain toddler and pre-schooler, showing them how things grow, what they can and cannot eat, how seasons affect the plants and so much more. 
It’s a homeschooling dream, and daughter is seizing every delicious moment. 

Did I mention that all the goodies growing on Six Little Acres are not only thriving, but they are very mature plants? Well, that’s the truth, and we are blessed to have them on out property. 

We are over the moon excited for the “retired” days ahead when the Littles race from fig bush to grape vine, munching their way through the bounty of a west Georgia summer. 

It won’t be long before we are enjoying our grandLittles at Six Little Acres on a regular basis. In no time at all, those termites and all the problems we are dealing with now will be in the past. 

It may be a bit sour now, but sweeter days are coming. I can’t wait! 

Bath vanity: check!

So I found the perfect piece of furniture to serve as our master bath vanity. 

It’s really a dresser – which is way exciting to me because that means it’s been loved before and is getting another chance at being awesome! The only thing was what to do about the actual sinks.  

Yeah. That. 

Well, here’s how it looked in the adorable shop. The true color is in the close up pix. 

We measured here. We measured there. All measurements said the same thing: average sinks won’t fit. 
Ninja Man suggested those bowl-shaped sinks, which a gazillion people would agree would be stunning, but I’m not a fan. I always feel like I need to make a salad in those bowls.  I really wanted to try for more of the farmhouse look.  I was thrilled to find just what I wanted! 

Anyway, we brought the “vanity” from Savannah to Six Little Acres, took it off the truck and placed it in the shed since the house itself is still a construction zone. 

Here are the sinks (they are sitting on styrofoam to keep from scratching the finish.) 

Couldn’t believe that I found these. 

And that faucet! Yes, please! 

So here’s what’s left to do: put a few coats of “oh snap! I spilled water” stuff on it. Wait until the house is ready, and then LOVE on it while I decorate in the eclectic way I’m planning. 
And there’s the guest / crafting studio bath. Ohhhh. Just wait. Now THAT is my favorite one! 

Lots to share as it all comes together. Meanwhile, thanks for stopping by and God bless! 

Kathy Bo