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September 14, 2010

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Sandi ~ A Cottage Muse

Having such sweet company like Maggie must make doing laundry more fun!!

Robin

Beautiful photos, Kim. Marley is so sweet.

cityfarmer

popped up at 4 am this morning ... laundry done ... check

kathi

Maggie looks SO much like my little Nugget! They really should have a play date someday!

You make laundry day look like fun!

Alice

If only my laundry day could be so enjoyable. Have a good one Kim.

(((hugs)))

Alice from Arkansas

Judy

Good thing Miss Maggie keeps you company while you do the laundry. I so love that aqua chest...do you have other pieces that color?

marianne

Kim what beautiful pictures and Maggie is just so adorable waiting patiently while you do laundry. My Mindy comes out with me to hang the wash on the line. Our furbabies are so precious.
Lovely linens. I LOVE LOVE LOVE linens.
(((Hugs)))
have a great day

hilary

I would RUN (not walk!) to do laundry in such a lovely place.:)

Barbara F


I think Maggie can make any chore fun - all you have to do is look at that adorable face!

Rebecca Ball

I'm so glad I found your inspiring blog, you put the fun back into "playing house." :) Laundry day was yesterday for me. Gotta love the smell of freshly laundered clothes! Today is the day to change the beds.

>hilary: I agree! :)

lorraine lewis

the sweetest posts ever with your cute pups.

Mrs.B@salaknlemonlade.blogspot.com

Miss Maggie is just precious!

Cindy Nixdorff

You have a great eye for photography. If only everyone could see the world as you do.....beautiful,peaceful pics!! And awesome quips to follow ;)5478
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she is a true lady for sure

Melesa Garrison

You make doing laundry look like a pleasant experience ;)
Maggie is a sweet pea waiting so patiently. Where is Marley? Still pouting at the top of the stairs? Pride can be a terrible thing! I too love the aqua chest...Beautiful color!

Can't wait to check in tomorrow ;D

Desi

Your cute little laundry porch is sooooo charming...I love the aqua chest of drawers...such a yummy color! Your little helper is just precious too!
~Des

Carol @ Old Glory Cottage

You've got to be the only person that can turn laundry day into a lovely thing! It's so nice that Maggie keeps you company too!

Katsui Jewelry

That is an absolutely adorable post. I love Maggie (having two sweet little ones myself!) Your pictures take the mundane and make it sublime!

Suz

Ann

I have a laundry buddy too. Recently had to get new washer and dryer so went high tech and got a front loading pair in cherry red. They make a little musical beeping noise when I start the load up. Husky, our male collie, comes running when he hears it. He could be sound asleep under his Dad's desk, but he comes running to help me with the laundry. I enjoy his company.

racheld

How beautiful the suds must be, and the scent of the clean linens! You'd laugh if you could see MY laundry companion---he's a short, muscular little fellow, a Summer-shorn Peke, whose long golden tresses will be back for the cold times.

Right now, he's close-clipped, like a sturdy little bulldog, and he LOVES having me in and out of the laundry room, because there's a magical drawer in there where the TREATS live!

Kimberly Padilla

Kim, I am agreeing with all those comments which state that having Maggie around makes any chore more fun. She's so sweet! Wishing you a blessed day!

The Lady of the House

Last week I cleaned and organized my laundry room a little bit (more is needed) YOU were my inspiration!

Be happy in your work, right?

Always, The Lady of the House

kathy

Kim, i need some advice , i love linnens i have a ton it seems, how do i display them you are a pro

maria

maggie is just so loyal - i could almost smell the fresh linen from here - my wash is done, put away and folded, i surprised myself. it must have been that word motivation.

have yourself's a great and productive day in the Lord -

have a good one - love ya, maria - cottage feel-
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Terri D

awww..... such a sweet "washday" partner!!! that quilt on the wicker chair is gorgeous!!!!! Your camera certainly shows off the beautiful colors!!!!! Terri

Cheryl

How Precious :) I'm doing my laundry today and my little "Sugar Baby" girl is my little helper! She sneaks up under the dryer door and waits for the dryer sheet to fall so she can grab it and run! She runs to the couch, wags her tail and waits for Mama to come and get it (or try to anyway :) Yup, she's my little helper!

La

Maggie is such a good helper.

I hope you are having a wonderful September day! La

Janet  C

I wish my laundry could be done on the porch, and not down stairs in the basement.

That quilt is so pretty, and so is the color of that turquoise dresser. Total eye candy!

Thanks for your wonderful posts.

living fairy

Hi I like your photos very mutch,
They gave me a sunny feeling in rainy Holland,

greetings Marit

Cindy

Maggie, tell your mommy I want her quilt and chest! She will probably say everyone wants it. You are so patient with your mom. Your just adorable too. In fact, I would take you, the quilt, and the chest! You two have a wonderful day. Cindy in Okla

Lynn Paterson

Love the photos of the quilts and Ms Maggie.......dogs are so much company! Our Lexi passed away in May, so the cats has stepped up to try and fill the void.

Elizabeth Marchus

Hi Kim,
When you are Maggie are done with your wash..can you come over and help me with mine...LOL
Have a sweet day :)
Big hugs~Elizabeth

Barbara Anne

Laundry day here, too. May I borrow Miss Maggie, please? The cats just look annoyed and stalk off in a huff...!

Hugs!

Kelly

Oh, photos of my laundry room (cringing...) those would be piles and piles of unmatched boys socks... never ending here! But thanks for showing us that laundry can be beautiful, just like you and Mags. :)

Rhonda

Laundry is my favorite chore. :)

Terri Morse

Hi Kim! I'm safe from laundry until Friday. Maggie sure is cute, but can she fluff and fold? Oh well, I guess with looks like that, who cares? My sweet Molly dog kept me company today while I worked on a post. Hope your day was wonderful. Hugs, Terri

kim sills

Maggie is so cute and patient. I will tell you a funny story. I had my laundry on the sofa ( I usually fold clothes in the laundry room, but Young and the Restless was on) and heard a little scratch on the door. I opened the door and it was bobo, he wanted to come in because it was hot. Well when I opened the door he ran in and I was trying to get him out because he is an outside doggie and he grabbed a sock on the way out. I chased him all around the yard and he played and jumped with that sock. It is a favorite sock and then I seen how much fun he was having so I waited till he got through and put it down then got it. It was just him having fun with a sock I couldnt take it away. By the way I washed that sock.

Sue

Hi Kim, What a wonderful room to do your laundry in. The quilt is so pretty, made me smile just looking at all the colors. Have a wonderful day. Sue

Kathy Martin

Awwweee...what a little sweetie! How lovely something as simple as freshly laundered linens! ;)

Pets cottage

You should really feel great to have such good company with you. Very little sweet heart.https://www.yousendit.com/transfer.php?action=batch_download&send_id=817789614&email=7cff47bb7cdcb76fbfa15e66c81a1961 I love miss Maggie. Had a good time and waiting for nest post. Thanks!!

April

please. please tell me the color of paint on the dresser. i love it and want a color like that for a chair i recovered. thank you!!

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