Hello bloggie friends! I'm back from a bit of a hiatus from posting due to our annual Granny Camp! Always a lively event. Half the time we spent on outings, and the other half summering around the house.
We are enjoying the last of the spring roses still blooming in the yard in a staggered fashion. Nothing like a little kid action on the lawn to slow you down and get you into the lazy pace of the hot weather! We are due to be in the hundred degree temps by the end of the week!
Our activities have been more about museums, mountain streams and water sports than about tea and cookies this time as the girls get older.
But there are also plenty of meals al fresco under the trees.
I am still finding bunches of Queen Anne's Lace at a small price at the grocery to cheer our days, and there is nothing like a floaty bit of lace on the table to cool things off.
The mister hooked up to the water hose has been a big hit. Setting it up next to a chair can keep you cool on the lawn forever!
And there has been a lot of lawn sitting.
In between my magazine pages I took a few new flower portraits. The pink and yellow tea roses are the ones lasting longer this season.
A little French mustard pot keeps a small bunch together as a nod to the latest new magazine I found.
This is an entertaining one-off issue by Cottage Journal that I found on my trip through Costco.
A few pages on linens in the back. . . .
. . . with a great quote.
A few pages from our blogger friend Courtney's home. . . .
. . . with her iconic images.
Just the thing to linger over on a summer afternoon. . . .
Thanks so much for your visits and comments on my recent posts. I have lots of catching up to do. I still love seeing what you are up to when I get a little blogging time. But I hope you are enjoying a little summertime change of pace too!
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