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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Springy Things . . .

I dressed this little rabbit

in a wire basket filled with hydrangea

he did just fine until the winds came along

grocery store tulips do just fine

to bring some cheer to the household

and some friends too

two bunches of twelve each for a few dollars

and five small bouquets

just the ticket

hand made pink eared crocheted rabbit

has been waiting to show his stuff

gifted to me many years ago

this adorable was waiting to say hello too

and a few other pretties

also came along to show you some springtime

the hand blown eggs are from the early nineties

have any of you ever blown the yolk and white from eggs

there is a trick to it all

and once you "find the trick" it works perfectly

these eggs are in pale colors of peach, light green, tan

and the eggs were from chickens belonging to friends of ours

different breeds, kinds

I think I may have to put this basket out of reach when

almost two year old great grand comes for a visit

my son Scott in

Baraboo, Wisconsin

Scott has an April birthday on the fourteenth and this was 1972

and there was a huge snowfall

so we made a rabbit and colored eggs

brings some melancholy when I see this picture

so many of our family members are no longer with us

pictures bring those treasured together times right back again

treat kindly and lovingly your family days with one another

and here I am back in my earlier years in Wisconsin

my dad and a friend raised cocker/setter dogs

my first beginnings of dog loving

looking at the shoes I may have been about five years old

wish my legs were still that skinny

and now we are back where I began

the wind blew the hydrangeas out of the wire basket

but I was able to recover them from the yard and make a redo

~

wishing each of you

Happy Spring and Easter Days

thank you for your friendships

Love ~ Lynne

 

 

20 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Hello Lynne, cute Springy post. I love all the bunnies and the pretty tulips. The shot of you holding the puppy is adorable. We are having some snow right now. Great post. Have a happy weekend!

TexWisGirl said...

love the bunny basket - good save by you. sweet photo of you, too.

Gail said...

What an uplifting post. Every thing is beautiful.

I know the secret of the eggs.

Blessings to you and yours.

barb said...

Pretty. Love the tulips of course.

Adam said...

The easter bunny will be here soon

Michelle said...

It has been years since I blew out any eggs. We usually just hard boil them around here.

Beth @ PlantPostings said...

You have some beautiful Easter decorations! I LOVE the photo of the two kitties! I might try to replicate that some way with my own kitties. :) I enjoyed seeing your photos of your early days in Wisconsin. Happy spring, and have a wonderful Easter!

Musings from Kim K. said...

I'm playing catch-up on blogs. I just love every single picture that you posted. So many beautiful decorations and family memories. Happy spring! Happy Palm Sunday! I need to find some grocery store tulips.

Jeanie said...

It's hard to describe what I love most in this post, Lynne. Your decorations are fabulous (and aren't grocery tulips great? I just bought three bunches!) I love your sweet bunny and the beautiful eggs and cat photo.

But perhaps most of all I love the vintage photos of your childhood. What an adorable little girl you were! They ech tell wonderful stories of an earlier life and I just love seeing those!

Have a lovely weekend and new week!

Missy George said...

Love the bunnies..The Tulips are gorgeous..very springy and cheerful on such a gloomy day..Thanks for sharing..

Pondside said...

What a sweet photo of a five-year-old you, Lynne!
So many cute bunnies - I should stop reading blogs and get busy with decorating!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Lynne, am I terrible to want a little bunny for a pet? Probably. Guess I will stick to the faux bunnies.
I loved the picture of you, Lynne. If we could have looked ahead, down the road into the future..It's been quite a journey. I love Easter.

Linda said...

Hi Lynne!
Lovely post...love the bunny....tulips are perfect!
I have that same bunny and carrot S&P!
Enjoy your evening...
Cheers!
Linda :o)

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Excelente trabalho e belas fotografias.
Um abra├žo e boa semana.
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Kim said...

Ah...the tulips! My favorite and a sure sign of spring. Lovely! I hope your week is full of fun!

Pamela Gordon said...

I love the sweet hydrangea arrangement in the basket. Perhaps some florist foam will hold them in better? The tulips are delightfully colourful. What a sweet pic of you with the puppies. Fond memories. Have a lovely week Lynne. xx Pam

Sarah Huizenga said...

Don't we all wish we all still had stick legs. Love the tulips. I had to pick up some spring flowers today too.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I love these photos and especially those flowers :) happy springtime!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

I enjoyed this spring post! Love the colorful tulips and your spring basket. The photo of your with the pups is just adorable. I know what you mean about the skinny legs! :) Have a nice week and Happy Spring!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Oops, I meant "you" not your with the pups!