Friday, 26 August 2016

Bits & Bobs.....




















A few pics from last weekend at the cottage...

My Daturas were fabulous...I finally got to see them open up! They usually bloom when I am not there!!

I love my windchime on the Sunporch...

Fresh Hydrangeas for the kitchen porch, along with a few tomatoes form my planter... 

Nice beach glass and interesting stones from the beach...

A Snail on the ceiling in the garden shed!

My Delphinium that my daughter Lissa brought me, had shrivelled, but last weekend there was an abundance of new growth! YAY!!!

Lots of pretty blooms in the garden...

And...of course...that Sunset...to die for!!

Hope you are all having a great day...

Thanks so much for your kind thoughts on my last post...much appreciated!!

It is Friday...and we are off to the cottage! Stayed home. as the rain was unbelievable yesterday...and it was sooooo humid! We figured we were better off here at home...

Saturday...we are off to our son's house...he has had a new deck and fence built...and we are all going to christen it!! It will be great to see all the kids again! And of course Miss V ♥️
I have bought a gluten-free baguette...it is in the freezer...and I am going to make Bruschetta and take that along...My daughter will be thrilled!! 

Hope you all have a great weekend...

         Enjoy!!

             Cheers!  :o)

                 linda ♥️

ps...sleepover went well...Miss V appeared in our room at 3am..."Nana...can I sleep with you?"..."No problem Doll"...I moved over..to the middle...I hate the middle...I had 2 " of pillow...no control over the sheet...:o(...the topper came at around 6am..."Nana...I am not very comfortable!"..."Really?...me neither!" And then we laughed and hugged...then I dragged my crippled body from the bed! Awwwww....until the next adventure ♥️♥️♥️

 
 



44 comments:

  1. Do you collect your beach glass? Friends of ours have a cottage along Lake Huron and they have a pretty glass jar that they have collected beach glass in over the years. It looks so nice. Beautiful blooms! -Jenn

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    1. We sure do!!! We have jars full! I think I will keep this in mind for a future post!

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  2. LOL I always sleep w/ 2 of the boys..I don't MOVE,and wear mascara as you know:) jacques sleeps w/ a third and soen't wear mascara..have fun!!My Delphinium sulked and never came back.
    A princess.

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    1. HAhaha! With mascara! Me too!!
      My Delphinium is even better this week!

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  3. Such beautiful photos, especially of your datura!

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  4. I too, have a passion for hanging jewels! Love your display, Linda. Omg, check out your Hibiscus! Mine are doing better this year. Hello to Miss V.

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    1. Hello to you Dixie...hope you are better!!

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  5. Aw..let her have the middle next time. You'll both be glad. haha.
    Nice little snippets of life. Love the coral and shells!
    And those pink clouds...gorgeous!

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    1. I should have taken her back to her own bed...but I did not know the time! Next time...BACK TO BED!!

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  6. Oh I hate the middle too. I could just picture it. HaHa. Been gone so long....need to scroll down and see what's been going on in your life.

    After a month of tooth problems....I'm finally back on track.

    Sending hugs.

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    1. Hi dear Wanda...hope you are better...,I will visit too!!

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  7. Lovely snapshots of your weekend! The views out into the gardens are great ... and that sunset! Laughed at your sleepover, hope it was worth it ;)

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    1. Welcome back stranger!! Hope you had a lovely Summer!

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  8. Just catching up with your last blog, felt both your sadness and gratefulness. Life is full of adjustments! Love the saga of Miss V. crawling into your bed, it made me giggle. Enjoy your family at your son's house. The gluten-free bruschetta sounds wonderful, you're such a caring mom/grandma. We're having my BF's kids/grandkids here for brunch on Sunday, it's his birthday. Have a lovely weekend and stay cool...

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    1. Happy birthday to your BF!!!! Enjoy!

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  9. Some wonderful moments, Linda and very sweet 'bits and bobs'! Love your photos - feel like I could be there smelling the flowers, watching the sunset, eating your delicious food, and looking at your 'treasures'. The datura is amazing! Enjoy your day with the family! xx K

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    1. Awwww...how nice of you to say Karen...isn't that the reason we all blog??

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  10. I envy you your Daturas, not a single flower on my two plants this year. Yes, I like my own space in bed too.

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    1. Hahaha! Me too!! Never knew how much until the other night! Bless her heart...so cute!!

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  11. Lovely finds on the beach. You will certainly miss Miss V when school starts. My goodness, she will be in JK already. I spend several wonderful years teaching JK, so much enthusiasm from those little ones. Have a lovely weekend.

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  12. Everything looks so pretty! Happy Saturday ♥

    summerdaisycottage.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Summer...your real name??

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  13. Lovely photos . JK already WOW ! I bet Miss V will love school as she seems to like to learn new things so much good for her . Gona get more rain this evening and thunderstorms here we still need the rains as we haven't had a full day of rain yet this summer only in bursts it has been . Thanks for sharing , Have a good day !

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    1. No rain at the cottage overnite!!! Hot as H**L today before we left!!

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  14. Beautiful post . . .
    Loved the beach treasures . . .
    Fossil, sponge, stones , sea glass . . .
    Love your wind chime . . . in the porch corner . . .
    Sunset . . .Oh my!
    And the mystery flower I know nothing about . . .
    Reading up on it now . . . Lovely!
    Daturas

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    1. I love the Datura...a lot of people won't grow them,as the seeds are poisonous...I keep a close eye on mine whenever there are wee ones around...never had a problem...they grow from seed beautifully! Perhaps you can add them to your lovely gardens!

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  15. Your cottage really is a little bit of heaven, and I love that you share it with us Linda. Beautiful flowers, and great marine pieces from the lake, and best of all Miss V. So cute that she wants to hop in bed with you :) Bless.

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    1. Yes Patricia...she is a doll...♥️

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  16. Wonderful, vibrant photos!
    Laughing at Miss V - she keeps you hoppin'!

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  17. Enjoyed seeing the beautiful flowers, skies, hangings and stones.

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  18. Wonderful place!!! Great photos! Greetings!:))

    xxBasia

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  19. Our's used to come in the middle when they were little . . . so nice . . . you know it makes them much nicer and more loving people . . :)
    Loved the sunsets and all your photographic treats for us.
    I have been off colour for a couple of days but much recovered now . . . :)

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    1. Hi Eddie...
      Sorry to hear you've been under the weather....get better soon!
      Isn't that sunset awesome?
      Take care....

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    2. A lot better now thanks Linda. Won't say too much but it was excessively explosive . . . hahaha!
      As they say in the south, "Lawdie Bless My Sanity!" . . lol

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  20. i love your bits and bobs always.
    and i had missed the last post so had to catch up.
    it was bittersweet.
    you know how i feel. she's the most beautiful baby in the world.
    i have felt she's growing up too fast for this whole last year!
    if we could just slow them down a little bit.
    still... she is incredible. and part of you. and when you see her it will be
    even MORE special if that's possible!
    XO♥ love and hugs to you dearest bean.

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    1. HI Tammy...
      I tried to slow her down, but she is determined to grow up!
      We will do our best to help out...love her!!

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  21. Wow mesmerizing photos
    So beautiful, Loved the last good bye kiss of sun on the cheek of ocean amazingly captured dear

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    1. Hello Baili...
      Thanks for stopping by, and leaving such a nice comment!
      That is Lake Erie...one of the 5 Great Lakes here in North America! But...it does look like an ocean!

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