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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Calendar Tuesday # 7

It's July 5th.
Time again for Calendar Tuesday, which only happens on the first Tuesday of each month.

Beginning with the Country Home Ideas calendar:

I like these old fashioned hall stands with room to hang your hats and a drawer to keep your keys in, or anything else you might need on your way out.

Moving on to the Violent Veg calendar:

ha ha! charged for excess cabbage :)

And now, the Suzy Toronto:

and here is what it says:




I Am Wearing My Big-Girl Panties... 
But They're Starting to Bunch, OK!

Yeah, I'm a big girl.

And when I need to I can rise to any occasion.
I put on my "I can do anything" face, 
jump in over my head and learn to swim on the way up.

But don't be fooled.
I struggle just as much as anyone.
Underneath my "can-do" facade, 
I'm shaking in my boots, and it's really hard to get my sparkling and effervescent personality to twinkle and shine!

So if I get a little testy with you, don't take it personally.
And please...don't tell me to put on my big-girl panties and deal with it.

I am wearing 'em, but they're starting to bunch, OK!




17 comments:

  1. Nice looking hallway catch-all.
    The veggie is cute.
    Yes, I know all about those big girl panties bunching up and cutting in. Neat words.

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    1. S.J.Qualls; my mum used to have a hall stand similar to that one, but the mirror was larger and there were more hooks for hats. She had another one by the back door which had a seat where the lid lifted for storage.

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  2. Suzy Toronto nailed it. Again.
    I would love one of those hall stands too.

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    1. Elephant's Child; when my big girl panties get bunched, I have a hot shower and take myself to bed with a good book, and there I stay until things calm down in my head.
      I'd have a hall stand if I ever had a hall. Most of my homes lately seem to open straight into the lounge room.

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  3. I missed out on a Country Style calendar, sadly - I really would have liked one. Gorgeous photo.

    Excess cabbage! :D

    Seems that's why I'm testy so often... my bunched panties ;)

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    1. Vicki; keep an eye on the Country Style magazine in your local supermarket or newsagent, the calendar one comes out around October I think.
      The excess cabbage makes me laugh every time I see it and it hangs on my kitchen wall, so I see it often.

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  4. My main calendar is of Butterflies that one of my old client got for me.
    Looking forward to "Wednesday" words.
    Coffee is on

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    1. peppylady (Dora); wednesday words will not be here tomorrow, they'll be at Elephant's Child's site, http://myjustsostory.blogspot.com.au

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  5. .. thanks for the smiles River....
    I love the cabbage... :)
    I've been known to throw my Big Girl Panties in the corner and just curl up and cry when they get bunched up.... works for me . xx
    I do like the hall stand... hugs... Barb xxxx

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    1. Barbara; I've done the curl up and cry thing, usually in the shower where the tears can't be seen, then I'll haul myself into bed and sleep it off. It's been a long while since I've needed that though, things are pretty smooth going around here.

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  6. Another good Violent Veg and I think a lot of people can relate to the Suzy Toronto.

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    1. Andrew; I asked at the newsagent yesterday when the 2017 calendars will be out, he said usually September or October, so I'll start looking in September for a new Violent Veg one, maybe a new Suzy Toronto, but the last one was too heavy and fell off the wall when the hanging holes tore.

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  7. They are lovely those old hall stands. Years ago, when I was married, we did have one, but like most things it has long gone. I'm not sure what happened to it, or who ended up with it...I just know I didn't! :)

    Well said, Suzy Toronto...wise girl! :)

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    1. Lee; my mum had a couple of hall stands, one near the front door with a big mirror for checking one's appearance before leaving the house, the other on the back porch with a seat that had a lift up lid. We didn't know the lid lifted for a long time, we were all very young; when we discovered that's where mum was hiding Christmas things, she changed hiding places and we filled that space with toys.

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  8. I know where she is coming from, I feel like that to sometimes.
    Merle........

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    1. Merle; I didn't often feel like that, but I've had my moments. Not lately, it's mostly smooth sailing here.

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  9. For some reason I don't recall those hall stands. Must be because I'm on holiday, but then that's most of the time.
    Calendars like those are such fun..

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