June 22st 2018

June 22st 2018
Sunflowers have Arrived

Monday, March 28, 2016

Going Out Like A Lion.

I hope you had a delightful Easter. Ours was just a perfect day. Perfect weather, food and family. A day full of laughter. I always want to catch the whole day and save it and keep it forever. I wanted to show you my lovely flowerbed, before the winds this week beat everything all up. Last fall I separated my iris bulbs. I really didn't expect them to go crazy this year. I thought it might be next year. I started the first year we moved here with 10 bulbs. I can't believe how they continue to multiply. My tulips still are lovely. I think I will be planting more tulips in the fall.

 The roses are perfect too. They really do enjoy this weather. I think this color is so pretty too.

Yesterday, William and Makenzie brought Ron and I a wonderful gift. She had a wedding picture framed for us. Since I am so framed challenged they take pity on me. This is from the wedding.

 I am going to need a bigger wall. My wall of fame keeps growing. I am so very blessed and so thankful for each and everyone one of them. I constantly want to pinch myself because I am still me and this is the life God gave us. Not to mention they all still like to come hang out. I still am amazed and in awe.

I also have to really watch what I say. At the flower-shop where Emilie works, they had these beautiful teapots for sale. I meant to go in there and buy one before they were all gone. On Wednesdays, I have the sweet, almost perfect girls that God has graciously given me to do a Bible study with and I asked Emilie if they had any left. I of course was too busy last week to go back.

Yesterday, sweet Emilie brought one in for me.

Isn't lovely? So I have to be very careful what I say. Thank you so much Emilie and Makenzie!

 See these weeds? Prettiest weed ever. I wish I could dry them and use them for flower arrangements.
I like to watch them when the wind blows because they just move so bewitchingly. 

 I couldn't get the deep purple with my camera. They really are deep dark purple.

Just some things I thought I would share today. I hope your Monday is a wonderful day. Thank you so much for visiting today.


Can you believe the Hydrangeas? They are bigger than I ever dreamed.
"Ever since I could remember anything, flowers have been like dear friends to me, comforters, inspirers, powers to uplift and to cheer."
Celia Thaxter


  1. Kim...thanks so much for sharing the lovely photos. And, your thoughts. xo

  2. That is just the prettiest tea pot. Yesterday was so nice. I'm so thankful for such a big family and that we can all hang out and be dorks together. ;)

  3. Yay! What a perfect wedding photo!
    Iris are so springy!
    A new teapot is always a thrill! I love it!

  4. Your flowerbeds look glorious and those irises are stunning!
    Love your new teapot and that is a very special wedding portrait!
    Have a happy week!

  5. lovely blooms - and humans, too. :)

  6. I thoroughly enjoyed this post. Soo many lovely flowers and thoughts. Yes, our weather yesterday down in San Diego was just gorgeous too. What a beautiful tea pot! And yes lady, you are VERY blessed. Have a good week!

  7. I think I saw a crocus peeking out from the dead leaves today. Lol. That tea pot is gorgeous. I have 2 antique tea pots but never use them because I'm scared to break them. When I say it out loud it sounds stupid. I should use them

  8. Oh my, that's a pretty teapot. Enjoy the gift. I'm sure it was given to give you joy. What a perfect gift.
    Your flowers are so pretty. It's raining here today so hopefully the snow will go down once a gain. I can't wait to see some spring flowers. It seems to take for ever. lol.

    Take care and have a great week.

  9. gorgeous blooms today...and such a pretty teapot!! i am re-doing my picture wall, i will share the finished look when i am done!!!

    we had rain yesterday, beautiful sunshine today!!!

  10. Your hydrangea is amazing, Kim! So are the iris. Too bad they don't last longer.
    You have a sweet and thoughtful DIL. What a blessing!

  11. Wow! I am amazed at all of your flowers! So pretty!
    Our little daffodils are just pushing through the soil and they are weeks from blossoming :) Thanks for sharing your flowers :)

    Love the picture and the tea pot... both are sweet!



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