Friday, June 11, 2010

a perfect June day

This is what tea time looked like today...
spectacular blue skies,
New Dawn roses beginning to bloom...

lupines, hostas, alchemilla mollis,
and bleeding heart...
the strawberry patch in front of the barn,
the first strawberry shortcakes
were eaten yesterday :)
the most delicious melt-in-your-mouth

and a new book to browse,
a Mother's Day gift
that I am greatly enjoying, 
 ~ yes, this is right up
my alley!

After tea, I'm headed off to
gather rose petals for
rose water before I get
started on a long list of chores.
Have a great day!


  1. Sounds like a wonderful day. Great Mother's Day gift! Enjoy.

  2. mmm...what a wonderful post x

  3. So lovely! Just had to let you know I started the dish cloth pattern and it is coming out so wonderful! I will post a pic of it on ravelry when it is done.

  4. Which ever child gave you that mother's day book knows you well. Enjoy . . .

  5. Your strawberry patch looks nice. Ours have been going great guns for a couple of weeks. I'll have to try your chocolate zucchini muffins. I just purchased some jumbo tins. lol. I make dishclothes once in a while..I'll have to try that pattern.

  6. Beautiful start to the day, I'm a little envious. Yummy tea and muffin!

  7. What a beautiful day!!! I am so glad you were able to enjoy it! :)

  8. What a wonderful place for tea! Your new book must be a delight - a perfect gift for you. Thank you for sharing your garden, your home and your book with us today.

  9. Beautiful day! My library has that book, looking forward to browsing it :)
    have a great weekend

  10. What a beautiful-
    each photo was inspiring and relaxing.

    I'll be back,

    White Spray Paint

    I am now a follower

  11. Lovely way to spend tea time.. beautiful post.. thanks

  12. Mmmmm, I can feel the sun on my shoulders...
    And I received a gift card from B&N for Mothers Day, I know just how I'll spend it:)

  13. What a beautiful day, love the pics.

    Talking about collecting rose petals for rosewater made me think of my childhood, I used to spend hours doing that as a child.

    Have a fun weekend.

  14. Looks like a beautiful day... beautiful photos!

  15. That book is wonderful! I received it too. The big cup of tea looks delicious - and with such a view!

  16. It really does sound like a perfect June day! I'll have to check out that book. (And the chocolate zucchini muffins. Mmm!)

  17. What a beautiful day!
    Thank you so much for the lovely dishcloth pattern. Can't wait to try.
    Warm wishes,

  18. Ah yes! It doesn't get much better than that. I was relaxing just by reading this post! Thanks for sharing such a beautiful day~


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