Tuesday, May 31, 2011

New towels!

I know, I know, so very exciting. But you see, we haven't bought new towels in about, oh, 6 years? My husband had his, I had mine, we didn't register for them, and aside from some towels we have received as gifts, we've been using the same old, same old.

Then!

World Market had some on clearance - 50% off - that I thought would look smashing in my yellow bathroom, and I had one of their '$10 off/purchase of $30 or more' coupons, i.e. 33% off. I lie. I had TWO of their coupons, one from a flyer I get in the mail, and one because I signed up for their Explorer program. Go sign up, it's free.

Mine are the Jade Green Quito striped towels and I LOVE how they look with my warm yellow walls and our newly painted chocolate brown fixtures - my hubby did that for me and I love how it looks:
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I got to debut my new towels for a lovely family get together we had on Saturday. My beloved Auntie and Uncle from Peru are in town and I had the pleasure of having them over for the afternoon. We had tamales (sold by a sweet old man who comes by every two weeks), lasagna, and a sinful dessert concoction that was too rich for words.

Then the next day I had an allergy attack like I haven't had in months. Boo. I sneezed all day long and felt like crap warmed over. Thank goodness it lasted its usual one day and on Sunday I was feeling much better.

Hope you had a great long weekend!

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

I like them , look soo good

Grumpy Grateful Mom said...

I clicked on your sinful dessert. Whoa! Yum! I like those towels, that's something I would buy.

Le Chateau des fleurs said...

I know how you feel about towels...mine are so old! I think you should wear a white blazer on a date...no kid :)
Thanks for the super sweet comment!
Hugs

The English Organizer said...

I think because we use our towels every day, they can get really old and blah before we notice.... there's a reason why staged homes always feature beautiful towels. Love the colors you found!