Summer Weekend, Simple Pleasures

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Hey all, how was your weekend ?  We did a little bit of something and a whole lotta nothin’ around here.  Saturday began with a little retail therapy since I had a few hours to myself.  I leisurely browsed Restoration Hardware, Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, and West Elm.   Alone.  With a Frappuccino !  To me, that’s just better than a spa day. 

I couldn’t resist the 50% off outdoor pillows sale at RH, so I picked up some of these Valencia medallion pillows for the outdoor sofa in the courtyard, $16 dollars each.

Hello, my lovelies.  Welcome home.

rh pillows

Then I caught up on some reading . . .

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Summer ‘To Do’ List

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend marks the kickoff for summer activities  – like many of you there are busy days ahead, graduations, summer camps, and vacations to plan.  The days are quickly disappearing, and time seems to fly by faster and faster every single month!

I started to think about summertime, and all the opportunities for making memories.  I decided if I wrote it all down, if I created a ‘Summer To Do List’, there was a greater chance I could accomplish everything I’m scheming and dreaming of.  The children will be home with me this summer, which will certainly make for less time to myself, but I’m looking forward to time spent with family and friends in the great outdoors.   Here’s to dreaming of all the things I’d like to accomplish in the next few months !  

My Summer To Do List: 

I’m going to place some brightly colored chairs outside on the lawn and catch up on my magazines in the soft sunshine.  I’d like to watch the children explore the garden and find hidden treasures in the dirt. 

slingback chair country living


We’re going to throw a big 4th of July bash complete with BBQ, friends and fireworks!

flag fan country living

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