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Sunday, June 13, 2010

If it's Saturday it must be PINK

I just swept my east patio, finally dusted everything off, and replaced my settee's slipcover for the season.

My favorite flea market flower painting comes out too, along with some homey stuff to keep us company during our early morning coffee hour.

We only sit here very early in the day before we lose our shade and it heats up. But it's a great place to listen to and watch birds in the morning before OUR world wakes up.

It has become a ritual now, this fussing over our teensy summer hideaway cottage veranda, and getting all the comforts down.

Lots of fluffy pillows to laze around on. Pretty table covers.

Our home becomes many times its winter size when the doors can finally be flung open.

Seems like we only come in to sleep.

The lazy days of summer are starting to set in.

We will have a continuous series of visits that we have named "granny camp."

Time to load the freezer with ice cream and Popsicles.

But first granny needs lots of quiet and pretty books to peruse. Shhh!

Thanks so much for stopping by for a visit!
Ciao! for now!

Jacqueline

I'm happy to be joining How Sweet the Sound for Pink Saturday!

36 comments:

Bella said...

Hello Jacqueline,
What a lovely post.. I am ready for those lazy days:-) Loving that hanging plate too!
Last night I was reading Romantic Homes.. and your name popped out at me! I didn't know you had a store! The little green building behind my header picture is my dream little store one day:-)
Bella

Annesphamily said...

Hi! HPS! Glad I stopped by. I am featuring you on my blog this week with my friend Rhonda at Blue Creek Home. Come join me soon! Anne

Olivia~ said...

Oh my sweetie this is just darling, makes me want to put up my feet and have some ice cream.
Hugs,
Olivia

Shabbychicdiva said...

Happy Pink Saturday. What beautiful pinks!! I hope you have a wonderful weekend. Winona

Catharina Maria said...

This is sweet and so lovely !
Have a nice pink Saturday !
Love ♥RINI♥

Our Back Porch said...

What a most lovely and relaxing place to be this summer. Happy Pink Saturday!

Back Porch Blessings,
Rebecca

Tobi Britton*pinkpixieforest.blogspot.com said...

Hi Jaqueline,
Happy Pink Saturday! We rteally want to come over and visit- what a lovely place! And lovely Pinkness!
We hope you have a lovely weekend, come by and visit us we are having a giveaway!
Sparkly Hugs,
Tobi and the Pixies!

Brenda-shabbycatsandroses said...

What a perfectly pink place to sit and relax :) Happy Pink Saturday to you!

Warmest, Brenda

Becky said...

Jacqueline, your photos are lovely. I particularly like the vintage painting and the linens. Happy Pink Saturday!

Dru said...

Good Morning Jacqueline - I so enjoyed your pink post! I too love coffee first thing in the morning outside listening to the birds sing and fly by still building thier nests and taking a dip in the bird bath - I'm now inspired to go out today and get my porch in order for summer. Welcome and Happy Pink Saturday!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What a beautiful spot to sit and begin your day. I love listening to the birdies early in the morning too; so peaceful! Your post of pinks is lovely. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful Pink Saturday weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Naturegirl said...

Jacqueline
Simply lovely each and every image! Nothing better than being surrounded by pinks on this early Saturday morning!I too am sipping tea surrounded by pinks!

someplace in thyme said...

Oooh, I think I want to visit. What a perfect place to be. Happy Pink Saturday, Char

jsimplylive said...

A very soothing and relaxing post. Everything is so pretty. Happy Pink Saturday!

Ann said...

What a beautiful summer porch you have. All the linens are exqusite. The plate is very pretty too. What better way to relax. Welcome to Pink Saturday.

Riet said...

What a beautiful pink post. That is a wonderful pink place to rellax.
Happy pink Saturday
Riet, The Netherlands

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

I will be right over to sit and listen to the birds sing with you....what a heavenly and relaxing porch!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Jil

Jorgelina said...

What a lovely post.
Happy pink Saturday!

Debra@Common Ground said...

"Granny Camp" sounds like a wonderful time! Love all your flowery and striped pink pillows. Your outdoor spaces sound heavenly!
xo.
Debra

Susie Jefferson said...

What a fun post - I especially loved the embroidery. Welcome to PS - Pink Saturday is a lovely place to be!

Cinnamonstitch said...

Beautiful, The summer hasnt really had a chance yet here, it get hot, then cools back down. Very strange weather this year. NIce visiting with you , hope you come visit too

julie miller said...

I truly enjoyed your lovely pinks! I would love to sit and enjoy some coffee with you!! I need to find those books too~~ Thanks for sharing your "lazy spot" with us! Junkinjulie

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Hi Jacqueline Sweetie...
What a beautiful Pink Saturday post and I absolutely adore all of the pinks on your settee. How devine they are. Love the embroidered table covers, how gorgeous they are. Oh and I so loved the way you had your book open to the beautiful flowers with your magnifying glass close at hand. Perfect for us Granny(s) to read with. Love it. What an element of surprise. Oh thank you so much for sharing with me today. I have adored my visit with you.

I am Country Wings, your newest follower. I love your blog, and can't wait to see what you share next. Please stop by and say hi. I would be so honored if you signed up to follow my blog as well.

I have been under the weather, and still need to get back to blogging a Saturday post, but still have to get my Pink for the Saturday.

Hope your day was gorgeous. Country hugs sweetie...Sherry

Olga said...

What a lovely place to spend summer mornings!

Shugee @ Blue Heron Cottage said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday, Jacqueline. Your post is lovely and your pinks. Love the flea market art find. Also, your McCoy? pot, love it! The color is beautiful.

Sarah said...

Jacqueline, your beautiful pinks and comfy room look so inviting. I could definitely enjoy a cup of tea with some of those books.
Your granny camp sound like lots of fun!
If you have time, stop by my Pink Saturday post to see some upcoming blog parties.
Happy Pink Saturday! ~ Sarah

Jingle said...

a place full of peace, love, and fun!

Tricia said...

Beautiful post - you have some lovely pinks. I especially like the hanging plate. Welcome to Pink Sat.

Blessings,
Tricia

Maison Mutt said...

Bonjour Jacqueline, The pink embroidery reminded me of when my grandmere taught me how to embroider. Thank you for your beautiful post and bringing back a wonderful, forgotten memory. Woof! Niki

Fun With This and That said...

I like your vintage things and your taste.It is so soft and clean Hope your week is good Laura Q

Roselle said...

You have a lovely blog. Welcome to Pink Saturday!
Roselle

Elaine said...

The morning sitting area is so inviting and pretty.....just the place to relax before the day begins.

Welcome to pink Saturday

Elaine

Beverly said...

Welcome to your first Pink Saturday, Jacqueline. I am so glad you decided to join us.

Your post is exquisite. Thank you for sharing this lovely place you have created for quiet and beauty.

Granny camp sounds absolutely delightful.

Julie said...

Love your Pink Saturday post. So fun!

Mary said...

Beautiful, cozy, inviting spot. Happy belated Pink Saturday~

Esther said...

I'm still visiting all great Pinkies! So happy belated Pink Saturday to you! Love your post, thank you for sharing! Esther XX

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