13 June 2012
Thank goodness for IKEA!
I am an IKEA fan....fanatic actually...
as my sweetie and I packed the
FIT for our beach trip
I loaded linens
into my EXTRA LARGE
LLBean tote bag.
Queen sized sheets for one bed,
and King sized for the other,
on a whim,
I grabbed the un-used
Queen duvet and shams I found
in the "As-Is" department at IKEA.
I had not found a use for them at home,
but thought they might come in handy
at the beach.
As anyone who rents beach houses knows
you must think carefully when
You just never know what you will find.
When making our reservation online this year,
I noticed that the "Queen" in the 2nd bedroom
looked rather "Full" sized.
So, I called to confirm
and was assured that indeed it was a
so I included a little more linens than
I actually needed.
When I made the beds,
I didn't use the duvet......
but thank goodness I brought it!
The couches in our rental were
I am not squeamish normally,
we have three sons
I know dirt.....dirt can co-exist with me, no problem...
this was awful....
We didn't have the inclination to
The rest of the house was lovely.
The kitchen was well equipped...
Bathrooms were clean and freshly painted...
The decks sported chairs of different heights and widths..
The beds were comfortable...
we weren't in mood to trek down to the rental office
I wrapped the couch we wanted to use
in the duvet,
and draped the arm rests with the shams.
In the future,
this duvet set will be standard issue for our beach trips