Friday, April 10, 2009

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

OUTDOORS WEDNESDAY

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Thanks Susan for hosting  Outdoor Wednesday.

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I feel very lucky to have these flowers, we have have had so little rain, I was afraid they would barley bloom.

Happy Outdoor Wednesday to everyone.

Barbara

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

BEAUTIFUL GIVEAWAY

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The cones are beautiful.

Barbara

Monday, April 6, 2009

Home, Tired, Broke BUT…Had a Great Time….

Our adventure started about 10:00 am when Sharon drove in and presented me with this wonderful Easter Plate for the lake house.053 We decided to go in Sharon’s SUV, so we would have more room to haul our treasures home. Great Idea from our point of view, bad idea from the husband’s point of view…now they can spend more money!

The sun is shinning and we have 175.6 miles to go and just think of all the stores we will see in those miles.

We arrived in Wimberley about 2:00 and had lunch and then began our shopping. There are many darling stores in downtown Wimberley.

I found these cups with “goats” on them.

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One of the cute shops in Wimberley.

Here are some cute ideas we saw in some to the shops.

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Another cute place.

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Italian Restaurant

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Then we found the wine shop and they were having wine tasting..can you imagine.

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Bought this wonderful candle and several bottles of wine…couldn’t be rude after they let us taste all the wine, could we?

After a few more wonderful stores, we decided we should find our B & B and that is what we did after a while….

High Point Manor is delightful, different, peaceful and we had a huge cabin for just two ladies, There are animals everywhere, so you know I was in heaven.

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The was the main Lodge, office Dinning room, and I think 6 rooms each with their own bath. There was also an office, kitchen and large living room with a huge Easter Tree.

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This is the back of the lodge.

We got our key and headed to our cabin. We were in the Magnolia Cottage.

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This was our Cottage in the trees. We had 2 bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and bath.

Plenty of room for us.

We ventured down the road about 1 mile for dinner and my brother and sister-in-law joined us. Great time had by all.

Time to head to Cottage and crash…Big Day tomorrow.

Breakfast in the Dinning Room, eggs, bacon, all kinds of toast, juices, fruit, cereal, bagels, …you get the idea.

Off to Wimberley Trade Days. We were to meet Dixie of French Lique and Candy of Candy Rock at 9:00 and any others that came. Candy’s mother was visiting her and she lives in Huntsville, over near us, and Candy’s neighbor Sandy. We all introduced our selves and Dixie gave each of us a little sachet pouch with lavender she had grown.

We decided that it was going to be hard to keep us together, so we would just meet back for lunch. My brother and sister-in-law also met us at lunch. A brief visit then off to do more shopping.

It was a beautiful day, there were 400+ vendors and lots of people.

Scenes first thing in the morning.

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The flag shop was great, I bought several flags.

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Boston Terrier named Dozer and I bought this wonderful Folk Art Painting for him

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Five of these little ducks

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Some wonderful beads..

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We stopped and bought cheese , crackers and cookies and shared them with Jimmy and Charlotte for supper.

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My Brother…

Oh Yes, we passed on this bargain

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Outdoor table, but not chairs.

Slept like we were dead….Breakfast today

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Lady on left celebrating 50th birthday and lady on right is Barbara Mayhew, owner of the B & B.

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Dixie, Candy and Sandy

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Well, I am tired again just writing about it.

Hope you weren’t to bored.

There were other little treasures, but I will show them to you when I do something with them.

HAPPY BLUE MONDAY……THINK I WILL GO REST

BARBARA