Thursday, 14 May 2015

Spring has sprung!

As promised, a new post! I am so excited to share that our mud season was short lived, and Spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and the trees have more blossoms than you could imagine. Even as I type this, we are in the fifties on this chilly Spring morning, waiting patiently for our high of sixty-seven degrees. So lovely! 
And though Springtime severely affects my allergies, the beauty of Mother Nature coming back to life after a long winter makes it all worthwhile.

Some fresh lilacs. 

I wish you could smell them! 

We have a few different colors growing on the property, so I cut blooms from two different bushes. 

 Pink blossoms on a tree on our brick patio.

A shot of the blossoming apple tree through our antique windows with original wavy glass.

And while I have the camera out, why not share a few more shots? :)



A baby grand piano finally came to live with us!

Wishing you all a lovely Spring day!


Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Happenings around here...

Well, I do say some time has passed since my last post! Rather than recap the last few months (those will come in upcoming posts!), I thought I'd show you what happened around here this past weekend. We didn't stay at home, working on Spring cleaning as we should have, but instead loaded the dogs and ourselves into the car, and took off for beautiful, Newport, Rhode Island.

 I know, Monsieur Rochambeau, we're heading into town!

We chose this past weekend because Summer is just around the corner, and as you can imagine, when Newport is at its busiest. But there is something to be said about enjoying a gorgeous, Spring day in such a wonderful place, filled to the brim with the most stunning 18th and 19th century architecture.

Trinity Church, built in 1726.

And what would a stop in Newport be without a peek at the ocean?

I hope you enjoyed your little getaway as much as I did! And don't worry, I'll be back soon! (Hey, I'm serious this time! ;)