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April 1, 2010

Springing Around


We've been springing around town
(my new best friend greets
me on my walks)




I've been doing so much spring cleaning,
moving furniture, pulling weeds
around this house...
Okay, the weed/outdoor part
is my husband's area ;)

And my back is not happy and needs
to rest ~ ouch!
What will that kitty think,
not seeing me for two days now?


My daughter and I have been traveling,
antiquing, searching for new items
for the store that we'll be listing in
the next week or so...

Isn't this a beautiful piece?
Love, love, love it!
Wish I could say we brought it home.

Speaking of Spring~

Our Lilac tree is in bloom...
Oh how good it smells
in the evening with the blossoms
just lilting above the roof and yard.
Can you smell them?

I didn't want to miss

the opportunity
to wish you
special spring time wishes

AND

A very happy and blessed

Easter!

43 comments:

DustyLu said...

Beautiful Tracie! I can't wait to see the new finds! Hope your back feels better soon. That is no fun..Happy Easter to you and your family! ~Lulu

Jackie said...

Happy Spring Miss Tracie!! Your pictures are beautiful ~ that Mary statue is Amazing...I wish she had come home with you too!!

Tamerie Shriver said...

All the flowers are so beautiful! And I love seeing your new best friend.

Debby said...

Gorgeous post and pics. Happy Easter Tracie.
debby

Alicia ~ time worn style said...

Your lilacs are just gorgeous! Love that statue too, pity you didnt bring it home but I imagine the price was as hefty as the weight lol!
alicia :0)

Cynthia K. said...

Hi there ~ I'll bet little Orangey will be looking for you the next few days....

I clicked the pic of the Mary and Jesus statue to make it larger - Oh, my goodness, it is incredibly gorgeous!!! Really, really exquisite - I'm nearly swooning here....

Have a glorious Resurrection Day...


Cynthia K. (Beauty and Blessings)

Sandy @ My Shabby Streamside Studio said...

I can smell the lilacs from up here in the Catskills!

Thanks so much for sharing & can't wait to see your finds.

Vintage Rose Collection said...

Tracie, you live on such a pretty street. I love spring-time flowers too- I wish they were in bloom here, but not for a few weeks yet..
Your little traveling friend is too cute! Love the beautiful statue too!
Happy Easter sweet friend!
Jo
xo

Gypsy Mermaid said...

Hey chickadee!
On no to the back! Gotta take it easy for a couple days! I love that statue as well! its so beautiul! Speaking of shops you should come over to mine and see what I put it in recently! I remember you loved my charm bracelet I have made a few more things! :) I cant wait to see what you have new in your shop!big hugs

toodles-
sarah

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Hi Tracie...
Hope your back feels better soon...
I can't wait for my lilacs but they will probably not bloom here until May! Looking forward to seeing your antiquing treasures! Have a wonderful Easter with your family!
Take care, Laura

Alice W. said...

Sounds like you have been busy! Hope your back feels better asap. We have actually been enjoying some nice weather here...distracting me from all of the chores and things I should be doing...lol ;) Oh and that Mary statue is amazing...would love to take that home myself ;)

Alice W. said...

OH and in case we don't catch up before...I hope you guys have a very blessed and happy Easter!

Draffin Bears said...

Happy springtime Tracie.
So sorry to hear that you have hurt your back and I hope that you are feeling better.
Such a lovely post and I love the kitty, lilac and roses.
The statue is beautiful.
Happy Easter

Hugs
Carolyn

La Table De Nana said...

What a pretty stroll..Happy Easter to you too!

Claudia said...

Happy Easter to you, Tracie. I can just smell those lilacs!

xo
Claudia

Cozy Little House said...

That cat reminds me of my Clyde. Different colors, but same bushy tale and full coat of fur. I'm so happy you're doing so well with your shop, Tracie! I do stretching/yoga on a yoga mat on the floor twice per day like clockwork for my back. Stretching keeps the little injuries at bay!
Brenda

June said...

Tracie I love who you choose to hang out with. Kitty is just too cute. That bouquet of lilacs is so pretty. I can't smell them in reality but I can in my imagination. It looks like Spring has come to your house.
hugs
I hope your back feels better soon.

Sandi said...

Just beautiful Tracie! I am so ready for tree blossoms, but ours won't arrive until May and June. We did have beautiful weather the last couple days though. 80 degrees! We hit a record. HAPPY EASTER!
Hugs~

BellaRosa said...

Tracie I hope your back feels better, I have a feeling your new friend is missing you on your walks...looks like he is looking for you in that second picture ;) A lilac tree?? my stars how I wish we could have one here in So Cal :) I hope you and your loved ones have a Beautiful Easter. Besos, Rose

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Good morning sweet Tracy! Thank you for coming by and wish me a Happy Easter! Oh, that bunny at the end of my post; Ruben bought her for me in Maine many years ago. I just love her. Her name is Peace Lily!!!! I made her her paper hat and she is pretty in shades of white. You know, I must see if you have another little Marie bottle....I just love mine as it sits in my bathroom. She is just lovely!

Many blessings to you this weekend and always my sweet! Anita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oohh...I just came back from your shop.....I just saw another must have! The petite Marie bottle with the CROWN ON TOP for $65!!!! I know it says, SOLD, but is there a chance that you will be getting more?

rivani@bethel.edu

Anita

Marie Antionette said...

Happy Easter to you and your wonerful family Tracie,
I think about you also.I have not been to much of a friend of late to anyone.I can't seem to visit or post much of late.This is going on my hubby's 4th week of retirement...LOL And to say there have been many ajustments is an understatement. I can't seem to get anything done...LOL. Our anniversary was April 2,although we mostly celebrate it on Easter,cause we were married on an Easter. We have been married now for 38 yrs.
I'm so happy Spring is here too.Your lilacs are beautful.We can't grow them down here,its just to hot.But all my flowers are blooming and the peacocks all got their gorgeous tails.We did alot of weeding around the Gazebo, so I know how your back feels.You take care Sweetheart and know that I love you.I've been working on 2 new CD's.One with the newest country and another with oldies.I'll be sending them out soon.
Love you and Happy Blessed Easter,
XXOO Marie Antionette

Fete et Fleur said...

I'm sure your home is looking like a dream!
Happy Easter to you and your beautiful family!

Hugs!
Nancy

Pam Aries said...

whoaaa. my cat, Buffett ! He's been reincarnated !

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hi Tracie... just stopping in to wish you a Happy Easter and thank you so much for your heartfelt comments on my posts... I have missed visting with you... your lilacs are beautiful, and I love your little new best friend! xoxo Julie Marie

Rebecca said...

Hello Tracie
Just stopped by to wish you a very blessed Easter.
Loved the statue, but I understand about not bringing it home-it wouldn't of been in my budget.
Blessings to you and your family
Rebecca

Laura said...

Hello Tracie,
I'm stopping in to wish you and your family a Happy Easter!! You have posted beautiful photos as always. :) Have a wonderful week!
Laura

Les Cotrions said...

Hello Tracie! Hope you had a great Easter!!!Spring truly came!!! Wonderful photos! We had a so rainy day today...more Xmas than Easter!
Hoping a better day tomorrow!
Enjoy Spring time!
Hugs
Vale

VINTAGE HOME lifestyle said...

Happy Easter sweet friend. Love your Spring post. Don't you just want to take that sweet kitty home?
Hope you back is feeling better.
ooo xxx
Cathleen

Dan said...

Wonderful pics! Wish it was that green here. :)

THE HOME THAT LOVE BUILT said...

Happy spring Tracie! May it be ever so sweet.

xo
Brook

Amy Sutter said...

what a gorgeous fluffy kitty! Just want to squeeze him (or her, lol!) Hope you had a fabulous easter.
xxxooo
Amy

Karen Valentine said...

Hi Tracie! Yes it is a happy Spring! The weather here is still gorgeous and the Jasmine is blooming on my porch. (There is no smell more wonderful to me than that) Thank you so much for your sweet comment about Dream in Creams blog design. I'm having the time of my life! Take care!!
Karen
My Desert Cottage
Valentine Design

Alaina said...

Your pictures are beautiful, I am a new follower and I love to see all the new ideas.

Herself said...

Right back at you, Tracie! When I flew back, it was still winter. Today the very first tiny birch leaves have begun to bud out! Finally! I know it's beautiful in your neck of the woods!

Herself said...

T, you crack me up! I laughed out loud at your comment! Thank you! Yes, grannies need to be chic as we speed around.

Sarah said...

Beautiful photos! I'd like to walk along that path and visit your kitty friend. Looks lovely!

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

Tracie~it looks like you're in great walking company. This post is exactly what I was speaking of in my last comment. I'm looking forward to blooms in my yard.

Sweet wishes,
Sara

*Ulrike* said...

New finds for a happy welcome spring! Hope you have a good weekend!

Burlap Luxe said...

Tracie what a place to watch the world go by!!

Wonderful honor to have your cottage style pots in Romantic country Flea market style :)

Visit me and let me know what you think about my tattered rag gypsy cottage style Tassels.

I will be back to crush on your inspiring blogs.
~Dore~

BellaRosa said...

Tracie amor, I am so hoping that your back is feeling so much better :)I am sure your friend is waiting for your walks :) Have a beautiful weekend! Besos, Rose

Alison Gibbs said...

Tracie what beautiful lilac blooms. Love the photo of the cat waiting for you on your walk
Alison

Lori Woolard said...

I love the kitty friend you meet on your walks. Is she a neighbor's cat?

Also, I'm sorry for your loss of your step-father. My thoughts are with you.

Lori