Saturday, 10 March 2007

Spring is in the air

 

Spring has sprung ,the grass is rizz,wonder where the lawn mower is ?

Well of course I know where it is ,its in the back of the shed,Iwas putting out the washing in the sun shine that finally arrived this week ,I realise the grass needs cutting ,When he has his days off I must na ....ask Maurice to mow the lawn he is working his second night tonight  ,so needs to sleep through the day so it wouldnt be fair to nag him about it . 

Have you seen my side bar ,I am supporting our dear friends Jeannette and Sugar as you all know ,Im sure ,have had such awful news this week ,and to say thankyou too, to Donna for my lovely graphic,she too is worrying about someone ,They all need our prayers ,which of course they can be sure of ,and are in our thoughts ,sending you Ladies lots of good vibes and all our love .

Shh... do you think Spring is here ?Ithink it might be !We have had some lovely sunshine this week ,and we all feel better when we see the sun ,it even spurred me on to wash the cream cushion covers ,which looked lovely on the line the other day ,and smelled so lovely and fresh when I brought them in again ,to iron ,yes Im up to date with the dreaded ironing ,I have felt really good today ,I think you have to be poorly now and again ,to appreciate how good it is to feel well .

I had the loveliest surprise earlier ,whilst out shopping my sister Jean bumped into(not literally ) an old school friend,who is the cousin of an old School friend of mine,and got her phone number for me ,I rang her a little while ago ,she was just leaving to go to the theatre,so for the short while we chatted ,she expressed her delight ,and made me promise to ring again,which of course I cant wait to do ,so I will let you know how it goes ,When I say she was a school friend ,thinking about it, we knew each other before we started school ,so we go back along way though havent been in touch for at least fourty years GOSH ! ....I have added some pictures of my jaunt to the shops this morning ,and shown you some of the goodys I bought ,The pictures of the shop called Lavender Blue are becoming a feature now ,arent they ? I showed the pictures of their Christmas display and Valentines one too ,so felt I should show the latest  Spring/Easter/Mothers day ,its as lovely as always ....Well I think thats it for this time ,Have a good Saturday Evening Everyone ,With Love From

36 comments:

sugarsweet056 said...

The pics are lovely & the food left my mouth watering!!!
TY for your support dear, adding our tags means a lot to us, I smile each time I go to a journal & see them on the sidebar. I know J does too!
God bless,
Sug

astoriasand said...

Well Jan another lovely posting and what nicer than it to be full of my favourites FLOWERS.Oh they are so lovely arn't they.We have a shop similar to this in th enext town a short ride away and when I go I am there hours LOL!! browsing around.How lovely to be able to ring your long time lost friend.40yrs thats a long long time Jan .I am so happy for you.Yes the washing looks great blowing on a fresh spring day I do agree ans smells great too when all done.As for the mowing of the lawn I always did mine on high cut in March to just allow it to dry out a little.Then pricked it all with the garden fork to airiate it.So you can do that when Maurice has mowed LOL!!The pastries look delicious it's great when you can eat these and still stay slim and beautiful as you look.Grrrrrrrrr I love them but put a couple of pound on just looking at this kind of food. LOL!!Yes I have put my graphics for Sugar and Jeannette in my sidebar and the links.Enjoyed your posting so much.Have a lovely week/end Take care God Bless.
Astoriasand http://journals.aol.co.uk/astoriasand/MYSIMPLERHYMES

sybilsybil45 said...

Hi Janet, Loved the photo's. I havn'tseen a shop like that around here ..so far...no doubt they will come our way. It look so nice.   I am sorry that I can't add sugar and jeanettes tags. as other than adding to my own journal I am completey ignorant and I have no idea how to do things, unlike you clever folks!!  Maybe there is instructions somewhere ?  mind you the instructions would have to be awful simple for me !!!!!!!   Have a lovely weekend enjoy any sunshine we get
Love Sybilx

drb1064 said...

I love Lavender blue, that's where I got your lillies lol. It has been a lovely day.
Debbie xxx

mariealicejoan said...

I so loved your photos, especially of the laundry blowing in the breeze.  I think spring has indeed sprung!  All the daffs are blooming in my garden and the birds are pairing up and singing a beautiful song.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Marie
http://journals.aol.co.uk/mariealicejoan/MariesMuses/

lindapaterson177 said...

fresh sheets straight from the washing line is the "Best"!!!have a nice weekend Jan.
luv bella xx

rdautumnsage said...

Beautiful flowers!! Loved the shop. (Hugs) Indigo

plieck30 said...

Isn't it always so much fun to be reunited with an old friend? Yes its about time to start yard work here too. In fact I did a little bit this morning. Sure miss being younger and able to do more of it myself. Paula

jckfrstross said...

wonderful pictures:) what kind of pastries are those? they look yummy

Deb

msecz said...

all the pictures are so nice.... we still have about a foot of snow on the ground but its sunny and melting today so it will leave us soon I hope. wish I knew a bakery as nice as the one you have too.... I think I will look around and see. Maybe we do. lol  Sandra

lindaggeorge said...

HOW can you eat food like that and stay so slim? It's just not fair. I might risk the occasional cream cake as a treat but pasties! Never in a million years, if I ate one, within minutes you would see my thighs balloon!

Linda x.

kirkbyj05 said...

I love your Lavender Blue phtos Jan.  Its a lovely shop. I too eventually met up with an old school chum 18 Months ago.   It was forty two years ago since I had last seen her at school. She is now a very talented lady who lives in Australia. She came over to see me, sadly, the week I got diagnosed with my breast cancer so it was a bitter sweet encounter again.  We spent a wonderful week catching up and she promised to return.  She is....on our 60 birthday this May.  I am so delighted!
I hope you enjoy your friends company again too Jan.  Memories..aren't they wonderful?  Jeanie

oddb0dkins said...

You and Colleen both have the shopping trolleys then. Do you both have a blue rinse as well? B. x

ukgal36 said...

your garden looks lovely..can't believe how green your grass is..ours dies here in the winter..
hugs
lyn

faircolleen said...

He. .he. . love Barrys comment! That so made me laugh. . .I guess Im on the way to a blue rinse soon.Love the shop window Jan,I would stop and have a look in there.Yes. . .hasnt it been nice to hang the washing out and it smells so nice straight off the line too. . .my grass needs doing too.

marainey1 said...

It was so nice to see your bits of Spring.  I'm sure it is just around the corner here.  Lots of my snow is melting and my dog has finally found his yard again.  It is heavenly to smell fresh things from on the line.  There is just nothing to compare the good smell with.  'On Ya' -ma

nedmoh said...

Morning Jan ,what lovely photos of the Lavender Blue Shop  someone is so talented to put on such a good display,mind I bet its good fun  arranging it all.So pleased you got in touch with Joy ,hope you have many happy conversations catching up on old times .Pete cut our lawn on Friday afternoon,it had grown so long ,now will hopefully dry out abit .Daniel and Maisie played football on it so that flattened it down also .Nice sunny day again ,I have changed the bed so when the washing machine is finished it can go on the line, blowing in the breeze ,like yours was .That food you bought looked yummy!!!............With love to you .......Jeanxxxx

jaymact1 said...

Hi Jan, thank you for posting the lovely pictures of Lavender Blue's spring window it really shows someone who loves what they do. You are so lucky to have such nice weather it have been a awful weekend up here rain and more rain and we are so needing to get out into the garden.  Have a peaceful Sunday. Love Joan.

cacklinrosie101 said...

I was so delighted to see pictures of the Lavender Blue windows again.  How lovely and springy it looks now.  It has been 60 here the last couple of days and expected for next week but no flowers yet in this area.  It is still too early.  

The goodys looked yummy.  How do you stay so thin..loo?  Love, xx Chris

ally123130585918 said...

Jan I love the photographs of "Lavender blue 's Spring Mothers day window display"  whoever does it is very talented and the flowers all look so pretty ~ "Jeannette and Sugar are in our thoughts and prayers" ~ I think Spring may have arrived as we have had a lovely day here today and some of the Daffs and tulips are out and they look lovely ~ And those cream cakes look absolutely delicious ~ Ally

nightmaremom said...

Feels like spring is trying to get here too... the last two days were fairly warm and today it should make it almost to 50.  A girl can hope.  Thanks for the good thoughts and prayers Jan we here so appreciate them.
hugs
d

blpltt said...

Glad I've just had lunch, Jan: those cream cakes are cruel !Bunny xx

jmoqueen said...

Spring most definitely has arrived and aren't we glad :-)  Love the pictures and your pastries and cream cakes look lovely ~ think I might have to pay you a visit lol...............Hope Maurice will be able to cut the grass this week xx

Jenny

http://journals.aol.co.uk/jmoqueen/MyLife

egre328 said...

And here's me thinking (only thinking mind) of starting a diet!    Those bacon/cheesy ones look scrummy!  Eileenx

frdbrow7 said...

Lol Jan -  can see that you aren't afraid of the calories in your house!  Those goodies look lovely and I DO like the jug that your flowers are in.
I forgot to look in Lavender Blue when I was there last week - yes keep the pics coming, LB should put you on commission for advertizing them ;-)
It has been a lovely day here today and most of my bulbs are now in full bloom, I did notice how much the grass had suddenly grown, must get the mower out tomorrow if the sunshine lasts.
ttfn
Freda

cayasm said...

Spring is definatley on it's way thank god, so much lighter in the mornings now, nice flowers and eats

love yasmin

jlocorriere05 said...

Just catching up with alerts after a busy day! I love the shelf units in the shop window and the display looks like it was done with a lot of thought and care. No Jan, don't show me cream cakes!! All I've had today is fruit and a chicken salad! Lol! Let us know how you get on with the old friend, it's nice to catch up isn't it?! I've got Jeannette's and Sugars graphics on my sidebar too. It makes your own worries seem trivial doesn't it? Have a lovely week. Jeannette xx  http://journals.aol.co.uk/jlocorriere05/Welcometomytravels/  

xxroxymamaxx said...

Jan, I love the pictures.  Your garden is looking very nice.  And of course I have been praying for Sugar and Jeannette.  I hope you have a great week!  Love, Shelly

funnyface0s0 said...

Hi Jan - lovely pics.  it was glorious weather here this weekend, yes here comes spring!
Luv Jayne x

sarajanesmiles said...

Mmmm, look at those cream cakes!!
Spring is on the way, my J has been longing for Spring since Christmas, at last now I can say, yes, Spring is almost here :o)
Sara   x

sylviam4000 said...

I've just popped over to Joans (Mac) and told her to put the kettle on - couldn't resist stopping by here, for my cream cake. Keep laughing.
Love Sylvia xx

wldconnie said...

Love your pics especially your washing!!
I am back online and have missed you terribly! Visit me again soon. What has happened to jeanette pleas? I am out of touch. Email me and let me know please. Love Conniex

wobblymoo said...

Oh I missed the creamcakes ;)

gehi6 said...

I do so like the flowers that adorn your journal.  And that was a very nice honey bee graphic from Donna.  I like coming to England to see how all you English ladies are doing.  I do feel I am traveling a bit when I read your descriptions of what you are about.  I found an old bigoraphy down in the library today about the Duke of Windsor I had not rad that takes place during the war.  I have really been enjoying reading it and how King Eeorge came to be instead of King Edward.  So I have been spendng a lot of time in England today!
 Gerry  http://journals.aol.com/gehi6/daughters-of-the-shadow-men/    

lanurseprn said...

I always look forward to seeing what that store window looks like!  Always beautiful.  You had a lovely day!  I hope Maurice was nicely surprised at the goodies you got.
What fun to get a call from someone of your past. But, that call is from WAY BACK!!!  What fun!  I love those....I call 'em my blasts from my past.  
Glad you enjoyed it.
Pam

lindachapmanuk said...

I love that shop! and bacon pastys and cream cakes mmmm Linda xx