William and Henrietta Boyd, picture taken before 1910
The very first Boyd's to live in our home, my husband's great great grandparents..now I know where my youngest son gets his looks from!
August 13, 2011
So I finally got my treasures home from the auction! Hubby has been working late all week and he had the truck, lol and on top of that the weather has been rainy until today so after work tonight we sped over to the auction building and loaded up the 2 items. I really don't know what this is but it does resemble a dough bin. It's too deep inside to have been a cradle and it is solid and doesn't rock. I think I will display some of my quilts on it for now :) Hubby asked where I was putting it...since I just got through getting rid alot of junk in the loft area upstairs, thanks to the help of my 16 yr old daughter, I now have space up there for it. I can just see her eyes rolling when she spies something cluttering up her "cleaned area" :D
I think I have decided to paint the wash stand black, hubby actually agreed with me this time, hehe, so since it's supposed to be a somewhat rainy weekend, I think I will make that one of my main projects. If anyone has any ideas of what I think is a dough bin really is, feel free to let me know!
Have a wonderful weekend every one!
I am a stay at home mom of 5 children and I am married to my wonderful husband James for almost 9 years. We live on a 75 acre farm in the rolling hills of Kendal, Ontario which has been in my husband's family since the mid 1880's. Our house is over 150 yrs old and I love it! We have 3 dogs, 3 cats, 1 horse,1 hamster, and numerous chickens and ducks. Life is never dull around here to say the least. I love antiques and the simpler way of life and I have a interest in Prim Decor which is slowly but surely taking over my home. I also dabble in candle making. soap making and prim crafts but I have alot to learn.
My motto is ;
I BELIEVE, MIRACLES DO HAPPEN!, since our 9 yr old son was born with a rare genetic disorder called Hurlers Syndrome/ MPS1 in which he received a bone marrow transplant at the age of 11 months old to slow down the progression of his disease... during this time he was so ill that he was not expected to recover and come home with us... BUT HE DID!! And against all odds, he is still with us today :) So Believe That Miracles Can Happen!!