Saturday, July 18, 2009


My god....has it really been 2 months since my last post???? Hmmm...well let me see. Since then we've had field day, field trips, school parties, little league....times three. 4 Th of July BBQ, husband's birthday party, my 12Th wedding anniversary, in-laws came to visit and my oldest son turned 10, which by the way, is just killing me. In the meantime, I've really missed blogging and all my blogging buddies!Every time someone walks in my backyard they have the same reaction to my hydrangeas. For some reason this summer they are out of control. Maybe it was from all the rain we had this spring but they are just extra huge. But I just love it because I constantly have flowers in the house this time of year. I always put them in this iron urn in my living room and let them dry out. They stay perfect until the fall when I will replace them with gourds.On the coffee table in the living room The kitchen sink. At least I have something pretty to look at while washing dishes.And my newest and most favorite purchase. I have a thing for black wicker and when I saw this in Heather's shop, I fell in love. It's so perfect sitting on my kitchen table! I am also thinking about how pretty it will be with a candle in it! Here is some exciting news...I won my first giveaway. It's from Suzanne and this was one I really wanted to win!!!!!

Not only did she send the sweet wicker purse, but tons of fun along with it...vintage wallpaper, ledger, ric rac, an old hankie...lots of fun stuff to play with!

Hope you are all enjoying your summer so far. I am lovin' it! Not having to rush in the morning or deal with homework after school. Staying up late with the kiddos! Right now I have to go...lots of Target bags sitting on my floor waiting to be unpacked.

Happy Summer everyone!


~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

Your hydrangeas are beautiful!! I've never had any luck with them, but haven't given up yet!!
I won one of Suzanne's purses too, and shared about it today on my blog too!

Lori said...

congrats on your win...i tried to win one of those sweet purses too...but my luck failed me...your flowers look beautiful!!!

Monica said...

wow you have a green thumb! Those babies are beautiful :)
Love the sweet purse from Suzanne, very fun! Glad to see a post from you tonight :)

Ashley @ AshleysBusy said...

I'm in love with all those hydrangeas! They are so beautiful and you are lucky to have enough to place all around your house :)

Attic Charm said...

The hydrangeas are so beautiful! I planted one this past spring for the first time, hope it does as well as yours. Nice to have you back posting :)


cindy said...

Love the hydrangea's, they are just gorgeous...but seriously, I want to see more of your kitchen! LOL. LOVE your faucet (I need a new one so badly) and your cabinet top...and your hutch has all your ironstone in it huh? Looks gorgeous. And great win btw. And yes, we've missed ya, but glad you are having a great summer.

cammy @ freckledfarm said...

Aren't you a lucky girl to win one of Suzanne's wicker purses!! I love your hydrangeas. I've been eyeing that black wicker vase also.

Karyn - (French Charming) said...

My absolute favorite flower is hydrangeas and yours are FABULOUS! I know it's very wrong but I'm totally jealous over that purse! It's divine...lucky you!

Glad you're back!


Danielle Muller said...

glad to finally see a post from you Miss! i also have a fondness for hydrangeas...bordering on obsession even. yours look fabulous!


Heather at Happy Chippy Junk said...

You need to allow us to click on your pictures so we can make them see all the details.

Sarah said...

welcome back
your hydrangeas are beautiful and what a PRIZE to win!
Vintage Lily

sadie said...

I found your site only recently, and enjoyed what I saw. I am so glad you have posted again.

I love your hydrangeas. We have two, one in both our front and back gardens. The one in the back garden is gorgeous, white with a pale edge. So delicate and pretty, but not many flowers. The brighter pink in the front garden has done a bit better, but the blooms are nowhere near as fantastic as yours. You can see my weedy version in a vase here I would say it's our climate (I'm in England), but I know that's not the case as some people have wonderful specimens. OH well, maybe in a few years time they will be as glorious as yours!

Lovely to meet you. Enjoy your summer


June said...

I love your hydrangeas. So beautiful!

seo Philippines said...

I love your hydrangeas. We don't have one of that at home but i wish we have. Take care of them properly. God bless.

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