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Welcome to the new, and improved version of Heaven in Belgium. I am Jientje. "Jientje", like the boys name Gene, followed by "chu"? "Gene-chu", that's how you pronounce my name. Yes!!!!That's it!! So now you know huh? I am an addicted blogger. I was born and raised and am still living in Belgium. Yeah, the "this-is- Tuesday-so-this-must-be-Brussels" kind of Belgium .. There, you see? Maybe you couldn't find it on the map, but at least I'm trying to change that a little by sharing lots of pictures. I really love to cook and create new things, like this blog for instance. I am a mother, not a grandmother,I don't know if I'll ever be, but I'll let you know in due time! Oh and um ... I am a wife too! They say I'm a traveler, and a photographer. Well that's just what they say, I love to make pictures, but I am far from professional ... If my English is not perfect, that would be because it's my second language. I do hope you'll forgive me any possible misspellings or strange vocabulary ... Now, as a result of all of the above, I get way too little sleep and my days are always much too short!

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Midweek Blues, Bad Habit?

 

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I bought these cute little mini buckets for next to no money on a flea market many years ago, and they still make me smile. I use one to keep my toothpicks in, and the other two usually hold tiny bits and bobs like elastic bands or in this case a tiny block of alum and a mini nutmeg grater. Both of which I never use. I keep the alum to stop the bleeding when I cut my finger, but I always forget to use it! The little grater was packed with the nutmeg I bought and I cannot bring myself to throw it away!

I know, I know… I will throw it away after this post. I never really thought about it until now. ”Stuff” that lingers around can be such a bad habit!  

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Midweek Blues is hosted by Rebecca at the Dusty Cellar.

12 comments:

kaye said...

well it makes a lovely photograph, so it's probably worth keeping :)

moneythoughts said...

I like it. But, then again, I like ceramics and the color blue.

Rebecca said...

Just the kind of thing I would love to pick up at a flea market too. I love the way they make you smile years later. Money well spent I would say!

Doug said...

Welcome back to home sweet home. My RSS feed found you again.

Loree said...

Cute little buckets. I love them.

Linda Higgins said...

I love love love them!

Dianne said...

they're lovely
and the fact that they were a find makes them more wonderful
I have a few treasures like that

lisaschaos said...

They are cute little buckets. :) I keep a few things around just because they're cute, like Dennis, lol.

Jim said...

Jientje, I like your little pieces of pottery.
And since you got them MANY years ago, they could have become valuable. Checking on eBay might give you a starting place.
Happy MidWeek Blues. :)
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Kala said...

Wonderful composition and DoF.

Marcee said...

They are cute little ones and because of that, they can fit anywhere :)

Beautiful pictures. Happy Easter to you!

1ondoncalling said...

Cute and dinky!

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