First though, last Saturday found us at the Portland Nursery. I love going to the nursery! The plants, the atmosphere, the promise of things to come! Ordinarily, the parking lot is not the best part of the visit. This visit though, found this adorable truck parked next to our car! How cute is that!?
As usual, our trip involved the purchase of A LOT of plants! Enough to plant 5 hanging baskets and 3 large sized pots as well as some vegetables for the hexagon planters.
These baskets were welcomed to the garden by the perennial flowers already there, such as the weigela.
I'm going to paint these bright cherry red! Once finished, they should look like this!
I plan on selling them at my sale this July.
As you can tell, I still am loving my new camera
however I discovered something that before I had it I never knew I needed; a photo backup plan. I download all my photos to my laptop and pick a select few to move to Google Photos or Google Drive depending on whether they will be loaded to my blog or my website. Those select few photos are backed up on Google so no worries there. It's the rest of the photos sitting on my laptop which are at risk if my laptop were to ever go belly up. Which, ironically, just happened with my Mom's laptop and my old (2005?) netbook (*best $150 ever spent on a computer!*).
SABRENT 2.5-Inch SATA Aluminum Hard Drive to USB 2.0 Enclosure (EC-US25) for $6.99 each. Now I can just plug the hard drives I removed from the broken computers into the cases and connect them via USB to my laptop and voila, I now have an external hard drive I can move my photos to!
I hope you have a great weekend. This weekend it's supposed to rain so I won't feel so bad working in the basement painting furniture for the sale. Also the Gathering of the Guilds Show is this weekend, another great thing to do on a rainy weekend!
There's still time to order from Lora's Beauty for Mother's Day! The 15% off sale continues all May! Place your order soon for the special Mother in your life and a free vintage Mother's Day card will be included!
(How can you pass that up? Every sentence in that paragraph ended in an exclamation mark!)