Thursday, September 16, 2021

A Late Summer Garden Tea

Hello everyone,

It is a beautiful day here but
there is a touch of autumn in
the air .
I do love the autumn light in
the garden now.

It is still lovely for tea in the
garden though so I love to
be outdoors as much as possible.

I think this yellow enamelware teapot
and  the cups are charming
for a casual garden tea.

We are having our tea today in
the Allee garden under the
grape arbor.

Can you see the grapes hanging
down from the arbor.
We have a good crop this year.....
hope the birds enjoy them!

Such a beautiful day!

    We had our bags all packed
      to go on a trip to Quebec City
       but with a fourth wave of covid
       spreading across Canada  trips
       out of province are discouraged
        so we have decided to postpone
until a later date. 
           So now instead of a trip we decided
              to paint our library and get that project
           done.......fair trade don't you think!

                  Hopefully, soon we can all get back to normal.

Thank you for visiting!



Friday, September 3, 2021

A Touch of the Blues

Hello everyone,

As some of you probably know
I am a fan of blue and white so
that is my theme for today.

   A chintz tea set with blue hydrangeas
     in a flow blue pitcher that belonged to
my grandparents.

A closer look at my flow blue
pictures that were a wedding
gift to my grandparents.

A little bit of  Dutch with an
antique blue and white pitcher.

Some blue and white thrift finds.

I love this pretty blue and white

A  corner in our cottage....good
for curling up with a book.

    We have had this chaise for several
       years. I recovered the cushions recently
       but would love to paint the chaise white.
       Does anyone have any suggestions on the
           best way to paint this so that it doesn't chip?
            The arms on it are especially shiny so I think
                   they will need some sanding and then I wondered
            about using chalk paint on it.....unless anyone
has a better idea?

Summer hammock blues

Lunch time bluesM

       My thoughts and prayers are with all who
suffered such loss and devastation from
Hurricane Ida. I can't imagine all the
destruction and sadly even loss of life.
Also for those in western Canada and
the western parts of U.S who are also
suffering such damage and loss from

Take good care and thanks
for visiting.