Friday, January 30, 2009

Some Springtime Cheer

Oh, finally it is a beautiful sunny calm day here on the Island -crisp but not bitter.When we went for our walk the trees and shrubs were sparkling with frost and there was a little heat in the sun so I'm hoping that it it for the bitter cold this winter! I know there is a lot of winter left yet but as long as it isn't too cold to enjoy being out for awhile I won't complain.

The primulas below I picked up at Walmart for less then $1.50 each and they will bloom for quite awhile and then in spring I will plant them in the garden where they will last for years.It is so nice to have some spring color in the house this time of the year.

Hope you enjoy your weekend.


Lavender Dreamer said...

I need to buy some fresh flowers! What a dull gray time of year here in the mountains! Love your photos ..they brighten my day!

Linda said...

Sounds like a great idea. When I'm out today I will treat myself and buy some primulas. Thanks for the pics. I'ts cold and still snowing here in Ontario. Linda

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi Carolyn,
Love your new header! It is so bright & cheery; just the thing we need this time of year to perk us up. Thanks for dropping by today and for your nice comments. I think perhaps I'll start looking for slipcovers for the chairs too. Have a lovely day.


Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

What a beautiful new header picture. Brings spring just a bit closer each day..your flowers are the crowing touch to such a beautiful setting.hugs ~lynne~

Kim~HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs said...

Your pictures are always so beautiful...thank you for sharing them...I defintely need some views of springtime, we are getting so much snow here in southwestern Pennsylvania.

CatHerder said...

the pics in your last posts are so SICK for spring its horrible!!!! Somebody pay off that groundhog!

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Oh your pictures make me crave Srping! How lovely!


cathleen said...

You have a beautiful, beautiful blog...can't wait to read your archives. Your flowers make me long for spring and working in my garden.

Jojo said...

Your new photo is so peaceful and fresh. So glad the weather is giving you a break. I keep wishing for a snow day just to have a day to snuggle up at home. Unfortunately snow days are a rarity for us living in the south.

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Carolyn, thanks for swinging by the shop. I hope you enjoyed your peak into my little corner of the world. Stay tuned more changes to come Have a super w/k.
hugs ~lynne~

Bodil said...

I do agree, it's so nice with some flowers inside that make it feel like spring. Even better when you later on can plant them outside.
I love the flowers in the ballet shoes, beautiful.
Have a nice sunday.

sylvia said...

it is the same for me...I can not wait for the spring to come, I've started to get some spring collors in the house just to hurry the spring up....

ginger at enchanting cottage said...

I love your new banner it is so pretty! I was going to go to the nursery today to buy some plants but decided I needed to pull some weeds first.
Have a great Sunday,

texasdaisey said...

What a pretty new header. I just love stopping by here.

Paula said...

Dear Carolyn,
Your photos are just beautiful as always!!! I love Primulas!


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