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Monday, March 10, 2014

French Country Bench

Hello Again From The French Hen's Nest,   

  Aren't you ready for spring?  It was a spring like day here today, and my spirits have been lifted.  We've had so much snow, and there is still snow on the ground, but the sun was glorious today. Hope that you had some sunshine today as well.

   I want to share my latest find with you.  I was in TJ Maxx last week, and they had some French Country benches, with woven seats.  They were only $129.99, and so pretty.  I thought about them for a few days, and decided that one would look nice at the end of one of the beds (when I move, still at my daughter's).  When I went back to get it, they had only a few left, and they were marked down to $104.00.  Needless to say, it came home with me that day.   I think it's quite a find.

Antique Driftwood

    I've taken a couple of photos, and you will notice a very pretty basket full of pine cones.  The basket was another find.  Right after Christmas, my neighbor put it out front with the trash, and it is such a nice thick basket, so happy I saved it.  I filled it with pine cones that my sister Linda, the other hen, and I picked up in Pinehurst, North Carolina, a few years ago.   You may know it for it's great golfing, but we appreciate the pine trees.  I don't know if you can see them well, but the smallest is about nine to ten inches high.  Love these big pine cones, and oh, what fun we had picking up bags of them to give to our family and friends.

  I just wanted to share my new bench with you.  It looks lovely in my daughter's home, but it will look a lot better in my own.  Wishing you a wonderful week, and hopefully much more sunshine.

Till Nest Time,


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  1. Beautiful bench. And what a savings!

  2. Glad you went back and got one (loving the sale price)! I think that would of been a "on no~~~wish I had" if you hadn't. It will look perfect wherever you decide to use it...it's just that kind of item.

    1. Thank you so much for the visit and comments, think that I will enjoy the bench. Have a great weekend.

  3. Thank you so much, think I'm going to enjoy it. Appreciate your visit.

  4. I really like your bench and I love TJ Maxx stores, wish there was one in my town , there is one 35 miles from me

  5. Good Morning, that's not too far, it's certainly worth the drive. I can always find something there, and right now I'm trying not to buy anything until I move. See how that's working......
    Thank you so much for stopping by, and have a great weekend.

  6. Just the kind of things I love. What a nice find. I would have to forgo the price though but if I saw one at a garage sale you bet I would get it. Even if no home for it, I would find a spot

  7. Great find, such a pretty bench! Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday...

  8. Wow, it was a deal before the mark down, how lucky were you? I love TJ Max, great finds there and your bench certainly was! Great basket and the throw make such a charming vignette. I think I will plan a stop at the Max soon............

  9. Congrats, Jeannie and Linda! I'll be featuring your post this week at Simple & Sweet Fridays. Thanks so much for sharing!

    1. Hi Jody, Thank you so much for featuring us. I just read this, this morning, and was very excited to see that we had been featured. Have a great week.

  10. Lovely bench and basket! Great price and great find :)

    1. Good morning, and thank you so much for taking the time to leave a lovely comment. Have a wonderful week.


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