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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Book Case Treasures

First off, we have a few things to get out of the way:

Yes there are a lot of bookcases in here.

We have WAY outgrown our home. We have one room to live in. It has four walls: three have doorways or walkways, one has windows and three have bookcases. Bookcases are our friends.

The bookcases are cheap, dont match, need to be smooshed together in places and there are people everywhere. Even when Im trying to take pictures.

I dust, I decorate, I clean these babies way too often and there are ALWAYS treasures waiting for me, like these today:

WHY? How does it happen? How do things get behind books? On top of books? Where do all the "extra" books come from that appear in stacks?

Does this happen to anyone else?

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Blessedw5mom said...

If you ever figure out how all those "treasures" get there let me know. I find lots of them too. We have 8 book shelves similar to yours (2 in the livingroom, 2 in our music room, and 4 in our loft area that is our school room). I love my books and they need a home too :-)

Emma Hughes said...

This always happens to us. It's a mystery isn't it!!

Happy Saturday Sharefest... Hope you and your gorgeous family have a great weekend!

Sara E said...

"Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest"

LOL... I know what you mean about the bookshelves... that's happened with the ones in our boys bedroom and playroom.... they're more like junkshelves

mub said...

It's me... I don't know why I can't just put things away, but I just stash them away on the bookshelf instead *L*

Kathy said...

Too Too funny! My kids will be soo relieved! I get a lot of "it wasn't me MOM!!" and sometimes answer, "you are telling me that someone broke into our house and hid YOUR pocket knife on the bookcase????" Now we know who it really was!! I should just make you a key:)

This Mama Rocks said...

lol that is funny. Happy Saturday Sharefest! I love your header picture. Beach photos are always so nice. I hope you have a great weekend!

Karen@StrictlySimpleStyle said...

Hi happy Saturday Sharefest.

My sister homeschooled her kids and has the same issue with overflowing amounts of "stuff". The good news is that her kids are such great students, as I'm sure yours are. There will be time later to have tidy shelves, right? You are creating great minds!

asnipofgoodness said...

Thank you for commenting on my blog. My Mom made those cupcakes for my youngest for Christmas, and she has played with them A LOT!!! Oh, and the older kids have found that they are great for throwing at each other too! I have spent some time now on yours (blog), and I really appreciate how REAL you are!
I know what you mean about the "stuff", for me it is under the sofa. I always find shoes, toys, books, games,garbage,you name it,it's under the sofa!

Chef Eureka said...

Very cool... My bookcase is still in the garage and hasn't been put back together after we moved. I'm starting to get feverish for it though. I do love my books!

Happy SITS Sharefest Saturday!!!!

Dreamgirl said...

Thanks for sharing your bookcases with us. I don't even think I would dear to show mine.. They are like magnets to clutter!
Wishing you a happy Saturday sharefest!

One Cluttered Brain said...

Yes, totally understand the stacking. Comes from people reading books and then not putting them away right. Hmmmm....
HAPPY SITS SHAREFEST! Congrats on making it in the top 10 commenters!I tried to stay up late so I could comment and evidently I missed it cause I am comment 200 or 201. Ahh well. Cute blog.
my blog is if ya wanna leave me a comment. I'm visiting blogs today from SITS....ALL over...not just who commented before me...Happy DAY!

Anonymous said...

Hi, Kathy. Happy SITS Saturday Sharefest. I have come to figure out your mystery. I'll let you know when I do. :0)


Kari said...

Yes, we find little "treasures" everywhere, too. Just this week, my husband was changing the light bulb in our foyer chandelier and he found a Nerf bullet. Then, he was cleaning out our gas fireplace so that we could start using it and he found a baseball behind the logs.

Thanks so much for stopping over at my blog on my SITS day!

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