Saturday, June 25, 2011

Just Call Me Grandma Cait

Happy Saturday, everyone!

I, for one, am ecstatic that it's finally the weekend. My skin hasn't seen the sun in, I don't know, two weeks (!!!), which is unheard of for me. I just want to get out in the sun!

You see... during the week, I'm pretty much a grandma. 

Just call me Grandma Cait
 Yeah. My bedtime is 10 o'clock, I wake up before the sun, and I come home from work too tired to do anything but pop a frozen meal in the microwave.

Reason #1 I've been a grandma:
In my spare time, I've been knitting painting a bookshelf that I found at a consignment shop.

Reason #83 I've been a grandma:
My form of entertainment has been browsing the aisles of The Bookshop in Chapel Hill, looking at all of the old books. Some of them are so beautiful! I found these two books from the 1960s and thought they would look pretty sitting on a bookshelf...

I love thinking about those in the past who have read these... what kind of stories do they have to tell? Where are they now?

Since yesterday was Friday, I finally got out of grandma-mode to enjoy a glass of wine, complete with star-shaped plastic ice cubes..

Along with a blue cup at He's Not..

And today will be spent recovering.... since Grandma gets tired easily.

Now it's time to go clean the dentures.


What are your plans for the weekend?

Love, Cait


  1. The bookshelf looks great! Love that your glass of wine was accompanied by star-shaped ice cubes. Have a great weekend!!

  2. hahahahahahahah this cracked me up! I can be such a grandma too!

  3. I gave you an award on my blog!!

  4. Haha, that photo was funny! Loving your bookshelf, too. Your blog is adorable; I'm following now!

  5. Hahah cute post! It's been forever since I've seen the sun too.. it's been raining here for over a week. Great job with the book shelf :)

    xo katie elizabeth

  6. the bookshelf looks great! I'm needing to do that myself! :)

  7. Very cute post! Your bookshelf looks good, and I love old books as well!


  8. He's Not Here! Gah, I have so many of those cups on my kitchen shelve and LOVE the bookshelf! Soo pretty!

  9. Bahahhaa, this post cracked me up! That first picture! I died! I'm a grandma too during the week--babysitting wears me out!

  10. Haha this made me laugh. I've been having many grandma moments lately too!

  11. This is too funny! It's so true that we can all get into Granny-mode every now and then, and I am absolutely no exception. Just reading this post makes me want to head to the library for some good ol' reading

  12. Hahahahha! It's ok we can be grandmas together! I am in bed by 10 o'clock most of the time, but recently I just lay there and can't fall asleep.

  13. That pictures is hilarious. Don't worry sometimes its fun to to a grandma. I love relaxing and taking it easy (and knitting a sweater). There is nothing wrong with that

  14. You can call me a Grandma, too. I go to bed usually by 9 or 10. And I knit!! I really am a greandma :)

  15. Wow! That bookshelf is awesome! I love it so much more in white. And you're not a grandma, just a pseudo-grown up. I go to bed early too, and I'm so sleepy today :(

    A long weekend of drinking non-stop takes it out of me.

  16. Too funny girl! The bookshelf is so cute, and the books will look nice on it! I love thinking about the stories that come with used books as well... :)

  17. LOL! I am loving the idea of trying to find those amazing old books! Nice refinishing on that bookshelf!