Monday, October 17, 2011

:: Gifts ::

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I had a very relaxing one, no workouts, no walks, not a whole lot of effort was made. I was a bit under the weather with what I am pretty sure was/is a sinus infection. It zapped me. Feeling better today, thank goodness…Moms don’t have time to be sick!

In my last post I shared my wonderful trip to the Walker Homestead show. Well, sweet Bonnie had gifts for me! What a thoughtful friend! I found all of those goodies homes and took some photos. Wanna see??…..

This beautiful stitchery~

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This sweet pillow~ ♥

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And the little long basket with the fall leaves & berries~

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She was much too kind to me. Thank you Bonnie, I will cherish these gifts forever. And every time I look at them I will be reminded of you & my trip!

My souvenir from Walker Homestead was this candle. It is wonderful. The scent is so warm & cozy! I am really enjoying it!

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Have a great night!

Until next time, take care.


Saturday, October 8, 2011

:: My Trip To The Walker Homestead ::

Hello my friends! I have finally had some time to sort through the oodles & oodles of photos that I took on my vacation out East! Today I am posting about my trip to the Walker Homestead Simple Treasures From The Past ~Antiques & Primitive Goods show!

What a wonderful event! I kept pinching myself in disbelief that I was actually there. It was surreal to say the least! Seeing with my own eyes what I had only seen in photos! The atmosphere, the people, the antiques & primitives were all truly amazing!

I am letting you know ahead of time, there are going to be A LOT of pictures in this post. So grab your cup or coffee, hot tea etc. sit back & I hope you enjoy! Good, good times!

The vendors brought some of the most beautiful items I had ever seen! Most of which couldn’t fly home on the plane with me. Boo Hoo! But boy, did I have fun looking!  Come take a walk with me…….

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Bonnie snapped this picture of me. All smiles…all day! :)

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Primitives By Maria! Yay!

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LOVE this sign!

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The menu for the day. Delicious!

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Are you still with me???……. I told you there was so much to see & these aren’t even all of my photos! Walker Homestead is a magical place! What a day…but wait! There’s more!

What made this day even more special was meeting Bonnie in person! We have known each other online for a few years. We both co-owned a magazine together, we have now both left the magazine & taken different paths. Only wonderful & exciting opportunities lie ahead for each of us!  What a joy to finally meet her in person!  Unexpectedly dressed like “twins” no less! :)

Paisley was the pattern of the day!


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This photo pretty much sums up how I felt about meeting Bonnie!  ♥

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If you haven’t visited Bonnie’s blog ‘Home In New England’ yet, it is a must see. Some of the most beautiful photography. It was her photography that made me fall in love with the East coast sight unseen!

This is me with Doreen & Kris from Walker Homestead. Thank you for an amazing day! What a beautiful, peaceful place. It is a day that I will never forget! Thanks so much sweet girls!  ♥

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Thank you all for coming along with me on my photo journey! So fun to look back & remember the day! And what a memorable day it was!

I will be back with more photos from my trip out East! Many more to come!

Until next time, take  care.


P.S. This was my 200th post!! Yippee!! Time for a giveaway soon to celebrate. Stay tuned!