Sunday, August 30, 2009

My wonderful visit from Roberta of Enchanted Treasures!

A Few weeks ago...I had a Visit from Roberta of Enchanted Treasures!...Her Shop was located in Fairhaven MA...I never did get a chance to visit in person but everyone that I know that did get the opportunity to stop in and visit, says it was one of THE MOST dreamy places on the planet! I've clipped and saved in My inspiration folders, the articles That were done on Roberta and her Sweet Seaside Cottage in Romantic Homes!!...Gorgeous and Inspiring!....Her Lovely Home is one of the Cottages Featured in The New Book Waterside Cottages by Barbara Jacksier! (Available thru Roberta's website www.enchantedtreasures.com)... NEVER,EVER did I think as I was saving those beautiful articles about her... that I would get to meet her in person!...We had the best visit!...What a warm and lovely woman she is!...One of those Special People that you meet...and feel as though you've known them forever!....I stole...er...I mean...borrowed some of her pics from the website and her blog to share with you!...First...Lovely pics from her website!



Yummy Eye Candy, Huh??...but wait...there's more...these pics she shared on her blog of her bedroom and gorgeous deck are in the book....

her deck...WHAT a view!...can't you just smell the salt air??



Waterside Cottages!...You gotta get a copy!...Just Yummy!!!....


Just Beautiful!...Go on over and visit and say HI!!!!!...You will be SO Happy that you did! www.tresortrouve.blogspot.com/

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Oh My Gosh!!!...Have you seen the Old Painted Cottage Makeover?? & My Giveaway Update!



Hi Guys!...Nothing new to report at the moment for me...still working on finding cool stuff for my giveaway!...I'm ALMOST there...will keep you posted!...BUT...I was having my tea this morning and popped in at the Old Painted Cottage blog to visit Jennifer (Listen to me!...I sound as though she and I are best buds!...HA!...she doesn't even know I exist!...blogland is a very strange place sometimes, dontcha think???)..ANYWAY...before I get TOTALLY off track...Jennifer has posted before and afters of Her new (as of last year) cottage!...She calls it Cottage8....The results are simply STUNNING!!...you gotta take a minute and go for a visit!...Her Cottage of the Month has always been a favorite of mine...but this is someting EXTRA special!!!...Go on over and take a peek!...BUT... I warn you...it will simply take your breath away!.... http://theoldpaintedcottage.blogspot.com/ (nope!...as you can see...still can't link!...GRRRR!!!)

Monday, August 24, 2009

LOOK!!!...I LOVE mail!!!

Well...I LOVE mail when it brings me fun and beautiful things like THIS package I received from Sweet Elyse!!....

Her Pretty Notecard...

a sweet note...

Just LOOK at these pretty packages all wrapped up and tied with curly ribbon...I LOVE curly ribbon!...


and just look at what was inside...

LOVE these clips!...So handy and SO pretty!!....

and a girl can never have too many pink roses!...'specially when they SPARKLE!!!!

The cutest business cards!...

What a lucky girl I am!!...Thank you My Sweet Friend!!...I LOVE everything!!!...You are sooooo talented!

Visit Elyse over at her beautiful blog http://tinkeredtreasures.blogspot.com/ or her Etsy shop for more yummy treasures!!!!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Sam and the Band....

An update for all of you Sweet Bloggers that were wishing Sam and his Band Company Ink. Good luck...They did win 1st place!..Yippee!...Lot's of talent at that talent show!...Amazing stuff!...so Thanks for all the Good wishes and happy thoughts!!!....Here's a pic of the happy boy...

and one of Sam and his Proud Sister Katie-Poo (my only girl baby!)...and NO!...those aren't real glasses!!...These two are a riot together!...Both will be at the same High school this year!!..Kate in 9th grade and Sammy a Senior!...Look out D/Y!!

Friday, August 14, 2009

Yummy Bedroom....Sigh....

So Busy!...Running off to a talent show that my son is in tonight...and I am still gathering goodies for my very first ever giveaway!...Thought I would leave you with some pics of my pretty room on this beautiful summer night...love nights like this when the air is so soft and sweet...

My sanctuary...at the end of a long busy day....sigh.....



Can a Girl EVER have too many pillows??...I think NOT!!!









Pretty Things...









Comfy spot to sit and read...



Big Hugs till next time...I have to tell you all about Roberta's Visit! She was the owner of the Magical Shop Enchanted Treasures in Fairhaven MA!!...And her Cottage is featured in the new book Waterside Cottages!...Yummy!...and if I could link!!!! which I still can't despite all the wonderful help (thank you Bunny!!!...your patience is well appreciated! and of course Elyse!)...I would link you to her blog!...Will work on that tonight after the Talent show!...Wish Sammy luck!!!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Thanks so much!!!

First thing I've GOTTA say is THANK YOU to sweetie pie Elyse for her wonderful blog post about coming to visit Vintage Lizzie!...It was SO much fun to actually meet her in person!...I SO enjoy reading her blog and love all of her pretties and to actually get the chance to meet in person is SO cool!...In fact in honor of her visit and all the sweet comments about her Goodie box...I'm going to be doing my very first give away!...but I'll post more on that later!!...

In Her post the other day...Elyse was talking about her trip to Cape Cod...where we really are known for our Hydrangeas...the different shades of blue are amazing...Here are some pics of my "Summer" living room!... in the winter it wears warm and happy pinks, greens and creams...but in the summertime...bring on those cool blues and minty greens!...Hope you have a wonderful day...warm and OH so sticky here!...Yuck!...




PS...I STILL can't link!...Even with ALL the wonderful help that I've had!...It really seems VERY straightforward...BUT...I still can't manage it!...Elyse's blog is http://tinkeredtreasures.blogspot.com !!!