Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Past Few Weeks….

The past few weeks are a blur…and then I looked at my iPhoto file and realized why!  I've been quite busy!

The Parade of Homes was held recently in Clay, NYand there were 12 new homes to tour.  A few things that really caught my eye were these:

A headboard made from skis, skateboards, snowboards, tennis rackets, baseball bats, croquet mallets - just perfect for the sports fanatic (check out the pole lamp in the background):


This hand painted tea set all "jeweled" up!


A cornice made from records and albums - remember those?:


Caitlin has been home a few times and I am proud to say she just purchased her first home.  Every girl needs a lawnmower, right?


And sometimes the littlest things tickle her fancy:


My great niece Audriana turned ONE and had a HUGE party to celebrate - she is the sweetest little girl and currently the only baby in the family - so she is the highlight of family parties!


 I went home to Avon, MA and met some high school friends for dinner - we have known each other for 50 years!


My grandson Carter, who lives in Ohio, turned 5 years old.  We spent a long weekend celebrating
with a bouncy house...



….and a slip 'n slide and a pool...


I went to the Lily Pad in Mashpee, on Cape Cod, and could resist buying a new lampshade:


And in my home town of Avon, MA, I spent too much time in Ikea.  How could I walk away from these dishes:


And what is coming up in the next few weeks?

Cookouts and Fireworks this weekend:

The Lavender Festival in Skaneateles...


THE BARN SALE….


Ohhhh, so little time to blog!!


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4 comments:

  1. Patti, sounds like it's all good. Busy summer, but fun times! Have fun at the Barn Sale. Can't wait to see what you get this year. One of these days I'm going to see you there. Ha!

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  2. You have one busy lady! Enjoyed all the pics! Happy 4th. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  3. Oh, wow, Patti...you HAVE been busy! But that's a good thing. We need to stay busy so that we stay out of trouble. Although.....you still managed to find some "trouble" at IKEA!!! I cannot WAIT until that store opens here in September!!! I am just chompin' at the bit to get in there and lose my mind!!!

    Have a wonderful and safe 4th, and just enjoy yourself. That's what life is all about!

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  4. Oh, you have been busy! It's wonderful to have such fun things going on. I love to see what the decorators come up with in home tours. That record valance is really fab.

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