Tuesday, March 8, 2011

{ not long now....! }

good morning, my sweet friends!

i want to thank you all
from the bottom of my heart
for your sweet comments
your encouragement
and your prayers
for my mom and my nephew

you will never know how much they meant to me

they are both doing a little better each day
which is a blessing in itself 



you know how i've been dreaming about this all year long?


well,
it won't be long now
before i'll be saying
au revoir to this....


kissing my furbabies goodbye
(sniff-sniff)


grabbing my overly stuffed bags


(let's see.....how much of my wardrobe can I cram in there....??


(snorkel gear!  don't forget the snorkel gear!)


kissing my furbabies just one more time
(alot more sniffing)
(thank you G, T and H for babysitting!)


climbing into the car with my beloved chauffeur


and after 24 hours on the road....

saying bonjour! to this


we're staying in our favorite little island bungalow just steps from the beach
(where we can see the ocean from our porch
and hear the rolling waves while laying in bed)


and after taking these off


and sinking these in the warm white sand


we'll be doing a whole lot of this...


and this


and wishing that you were there with us...


i promise to return with lots of photos and stories to share with you...
and will bring back some warm, sunny weather for you, too!




oh ~ and while I'm beachin' it  ~

if you love to decorate with white

(and i know there's a few of you out there that do)

be sure to check out laura's new blog
white state

she has started a second blog dedicated to decorating with
white,
rusty treasures,
and goodies with beautifully weathered patina

it's truly delightful and she is just adorable!


{ sandy hugs! }





linking to ~

good life wednesdays at a beach cottage
white wednesday  at faded charm
wow us wednesdays at savvy southern style
transformation thursday at shabby chic cottage
inspiration friday at at the picket fence
feathered nest friday at french country cottage
show and tell friday at romantic home
saturday night special at funky junk interiors




Friday, March 4, 2011

{ plunking primroses }


before my hubby left on a snowmobile trip a few weeks ago

being the sweet man that he is

he surprised me some springtime...

he knew how my soul was yearning for it


sweet little primroses


that i just plunked into a couple vintage clay pots


and set on the kitchen windowsill in the welcome late winter sunshine


i'm dreaming of tending these flowers soon...


of getting on my knees and sinking my hands deep in that chocolate cake dirt


and smelling the sweet heavenly fragrance of my favorite lavender, peonies, and catmint


then sitting here to enjoy them

with a glass of homemade fatcat*happydog wine



and thanking God for warmer weather



wake me up when spring gets here, will you...?


{ hugs }


linking to ~

metamorphosis monday
nifty thrifty tuesdays
white wednesday
wow us wednesdays
good life wednesday
show and tell friday
vintage inspiration friday
feathered nest friday
saturday night special