Saturday, July 9, 2011

Pink Saturday in the Shade

I’ve been out early this Pink Saturday…finishing a little garden project under the Pink Crepe Myrtle bed beside our kitchen door.  I’ll post pictures when the  groups of Agapanthus look more settled in. It’s too hot for yard work now…time to come inside for iced tea.  I tried to  coax Birdie, my patio pet, into joining us for a dip in the river…Our dog, LadyBird Johnson, had just gone swimming without permission and it seemed only fair to see if Birdie also wanted to cool her little bird feet in the Guadalupe River…Here she is ready to go…very excited because she never gets to go anywhere except the screened porch.

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She’s got her sunshades and straw hat…

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Her beach towel is over her wing…

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Her Kindle is in her tote…

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She’s waiting for me to slather her with sunscreen while I said I had to quickly post Pink Saturday greetings. She wanted to know what’s Pink Saturday? Well, when I explained how I find pretty Pinkness to share each week, she had some seriously ruffled feathers!!! Why hadn’t she been featured before? Wasn’t her pink ”pink enough” ?  Was I ashamed of her since she had put on an extra feather or two? What a Diva!!! So long, Birdie!  I’m ready to visit the Pink posts and check in on ladies with pretty thoughts and pictures to share…first stop, Beverly, at How Sweet the Sound. http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/

Thanks for stopping by…Have a Pink Week.

3 comments:

Annesphamily said...

Well your favorite feathered friend is perfectly pink! enjoyed the story behind her. Have a terrific pink weekend! Anne

LV said...

Great idea featuring your pink friend.

My Crafty Little Page said...

That's so cute! I need to borrow this for July bunco...I'm having a Pink Flamingo party!!! Stay cool for me 'cause I'm hot!

Limping Deer and the Twins

Limping Deer and the Twins
They are still spotted at this time.

Show and Tell Sunday June 15

Flea Market Finds...sounds like my whole house and yard...

Milk Glass Collection

Milk Glass Collection
Who knew that a 25 cent flea market find would unleash such a collecting frenzy? I never pay more than a dollar unless it's a really nice piece. They are great grouped with a single daisy in each.

These used to be inexpensive florist vases in the 50's and 60's. Everyone's Grandmother had bunches.

Mexicana Dishes

Mexicana Dishes
My sister found these for me at Bussy's Flea Market in San Antonio, Texas. I had seen pictures in her Fiesta reference book. Mexicana was also made by Homer Laughlin in the 30's. I had been looking for several years without ever finding even a single piece when she found the set...with a promise to hold it for us, she came running to find me and I bought the entire set...60+ pieces for $50.

Mexicana

Mexicana
I've added to the set over the years, but the price and experience will never match that first amazing find.

Vintage Kitchen Hutch

Vintage Kitchen Hutch
When my hubby found this hutch it was Pepto pink and I was not 100% sure about it. But with a new red back and fresh white paint and refurbished hardware, it became one of my favorite pieces.

Nancy made me save the vine

Nancy made me save the vine
The vine and flowers painted on the inside were in such bad shape that I was ready to remove it all. Nancy -My Crafty Little Page convinced me to keep it and after some touch-up work, I'm glad I listened to her. My husband restores vintage Cushman motorscooters and he tries to make everything "mint" condition again. The Shabby Chic movement came along just in time to keep me from making some terrible mistakes.