Category Archives: roses

Summer heat and glorious flowers!

This summer is supplying heat and lots of humidity but along with that come the flowers in all their glory. Here are some of the flowers in our yard. With a few rainstorms in between they have managed to stay … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – 70th!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! 🎂 🎁  I can’t believe I am now 70 YEARS OLD! Yikes! Where did the years go? There have been ups and downs but I am still here and kicking strong! My husband surprised me with a … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming!

SUMMER IS COMING! As I take my daily walks, well almost every day, I notice more and more flowers are reaching out to the sun and blooming and showing off their myriad colors of the rainbow. I feel myself coming … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the Air! Happy Valentine’s Day! Can you feel the love in the air? We are surrounded by things in red, purple, 💕 💐 and Valentines. Everything is over commercialized. Flowers I have received from my wonderful husband over the … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers & Dragonflies Too!

I can’t believe it’s August already! Where did the summer go? I have been busy with cookouts, parties, birthdays and such. Being so active has made days fly by quicker. I need to slow it all down. How about you? … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers and Fun Times & Happy Fourth of July!

Now that I am back from my Sicily vacation I can enjoy the beauty right here at home. Here are the flowers on our back deck before I left on June 10th and now on July 2nd. I did add … Continue reading

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Fall is here – my favorite time of year!

Ahh, fall is here! I love the carefree feeling of summer but I really love the cool, crisp, clean feel of the fall, the brilliant display of natures’ colors and the absence of pesky bugs, especially mosquitoes. While the weather … Continue reading

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Thank You Friends!

July 7th was my birthday! It was a wonderful day spent with my amazing husband. There were many blessings, roses of all colors, perfume, out to the movies to see Tarzan (wonderful movie), then we picked up lobsters and steamers … Continue reading

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A Happy Anniversary – Blessings & Thanks!

  My husband and I recently celebrated our 17th anniversary! I can’t believe how fast the time has flown! He sent these me these gorgeous roses! I feel blessed in so many ways. These are the reasons: I have a … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day that all should share Love and good wishes for those whom they care (for). Giving of flowers, candy or a card with words so dear, Means that you remembered this day, it’s clear. … Continue reading

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