A Photo a Week Challenge: Threes

I’ve been spending a lot of time in my garden photos since I’ve had a severe bout of poison ivy, ha ha! Here are some three’s in the garden! This is just one of the posts for A Photo a Week Challenge! Why don’t you check out the others! So much fun!  

Jo’s Monday Walk: Savannah, Georgia

It’s summer and we must have a  see of Savannah and all it has to offer! What is it about Savannah? Is it the Savannah River that draws our attention? Or the old warehouses to explore along the waterfront? Or the riverboats and cobblestoned streets? I think it is the Spanish moss hanging from the…

#MyGloriousGardens: The Garden of Ellen Terry

This week for my bit for #MyGlorious Gardens we are visiting Smallhythe Place near Tenderden, Kent. Smallhythe Place, the home of Ellen Terry, is located on a rural road, near Tenterden in Kent. Coming from a narrow, graveled, country lane from the Bullein Barn B&B, Smallhythe Place was at the end of it. Everyday we…

WeekendCoffeeShare: Smiles All Around!

Bonjour, hola and olá!  Come in, come in. What kind of coffee would you like this week? Iced?  I know, let’s have a Bailey’s Mocha Frappucino!  I’ve got plenty of jars about, since I have been using them this week! Come sit on the porch a spell and tell me all about your week! Was…

Cruising: It’s All in the Bag

I am a firm believer in safety. In this day and age one can’t be too safe. Some things you have control over, other things not so much.  Safety for me starts with my personal belongings and the one thing that would put a heavy damper on my vacation would be having my identity stolen…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus on the Flowers

I love to photograph flowers when I visit gardens. I especially like a very focused shot. These were some of my favorites from the Great Dixter Gardens in East Sussex, UK. And I wanted to try the Snapseed App on this photo! Here is the original photo! And here it is using the Distressed FX…

Travel Theme: Seeds

Today’s Travel Theme for Where’s My Backpack is SEEDS! How about a trip to Renfros Farm Supply in Matthews, SC, to get our seeds? This is the real deal farm supply store that has everything! Including Seeds! And more seeds………… And everything else for the garden to grow! You need to advertise that you sell seeds,…

One Word Photo Challenge: Glue

Oh my, what do we have here? Broken Waterford Crystal that’s what! As I was dusting one day I happened to look in my china cupboard and thought, “these crystal coffee goblets don’t look right!” They were broken at the base and their tops were leaning ever so gently to the side and up against…

A Photo a Week Challenge: Boats and Ships

For this week’s challenge we are to share a photo or two, or more, featuring crafts that move on the water. I have lots to share so here is my entry for this week! I’m starting off with the big boys! Then the medium sized crafts…………. Moving on to boats in St Ives, Cornwall……………….. And then…

#MyGloriousGardens: Virginia Woolf’s Monks House Garden

Today, I am featuring my second post on Virginia Woolf’s garden, Monks House. If you missed my first post, it is HERE.  In letters to friends Virginia said, “ The point of Monks House is the garden. I shan’t tell you, for you must come and sit there on the lawn with me, or stroll…

WeekendCoffeeShare: Poison Ivy and Bio Bits

If we were having coffee I would invite you onto the porch and say, “let’s skip the coffee and go right to the Mimosas! Pretend we’re at the beach!” Or maybe how about a taste of fresh strawberries?  Let’s drink something that just screams SUMMER!  I have not been feeling so great. Those red, angry-looking…

Cruising: Where To Start

This week begins my new series on Cruising! If you have read my Introductory Cruising Page you will know how “Cruising” as a destination developed for us. We are now booked on the five star, Regent Seven Seas Explorer for our first cruise EVER! In the months that have gone by I have learned a great…

Travel Theme: Decadent

Decadent: luxuriously doing what one wants.  I’ve made the flowers from my garden decadent! This is a part of the Where’s My BackPack’s Travel theme challenge. To participate just click Here!  

One Word Photo Challenge: Giraffe

How about these little guys! Here are giraffe facts!  Giraffes are native to Africa. They feed on seeds, fruits and a wide variety of vegetation, however their favorite food is the acacia, a tree with dangerous thorns which they have adapted to eating with their copious amounts of thick saliva.  The spots on the bodies…