Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Spring!!

It is officially Spring!
Can someone tell the weather?
 I see some blooms here and there so it won't be long I hope, but for those still digging out of snow, it's just not fair!
The Avon Bunny Collection has made it's way out to the shelves and cubbies.
Along with the other bunnies that have found a home with me over the years!
I have finally gotten back to watercolors again.  I need to put in much more practice.  This is the tree in my front yard...Fall and Spring.

Scout wanted some 'pretty dresses Grammie' so I stopped at a thrift shop and hit the jackpot!  
Three dresses for well under $20
One was brand new with tags.
My favorite of the dresses! 
She wore the blue one which is long to the ground and played in it all night saying it was her Princess dress.
I was so proud of myself for not buying anything else but these dresses.
I'm really trying to cut down on my thrifting, well, because of space.
My friend Donna loves her 'frozen Charlottes' and gifted me one last year.  Donna has started doing Friday Frozen Charlotte stories on IG.  I wanted to join in!  So...
My frozen Charlotte was playing hide and seek, but it wasn't much fun by herself.  Donna to the rescue.
A gift in the mail!
These girls came to join in the fun!
Photos soon of the Frozen Charlotte Triplet Adventures!

Blogging friends are the best!
I've been a follower of Sharon at 
Queen of Fifty Cents for years.  She truly finds the best things for less money then most anyone else I know.  I love to follow her adventures.
Back in December Sharon found a bunch of great toys.  Several Steiff stuffed animals including a couple of Tigers.  I mentioned how much I love the Tigers since it's my Grandson's name and we collect them.  Sharon then gifted me with this Tiger!
He is so cute and sits on the back of this chair at my house.  My Tiger loves him and so do I.  Thank you Sharon for sharing such a generous find with me!

I am finally getting some energy back after surgery and I'm looking forward to getting some things done around my home.  More cleaning and downsizing for sure.  I find I really do want a less cluttered home, but I have a long way to go.  I'm better at bringing things in then taking them out it seems. 

Wishing you Joy,

Linda

17 comments:

The Queen of Fifty Cents said...

Oh that Queen of Fifty Cents, she is really something isn't she? /big grin/

What fabbo dresses, and that pink floral is my favorite too!

Cheryl said...

Hi Linda,
So glad you are feeling better. Your grandaughter looks adorable in her new dress. What a bargain! Are some of your pottery items (top shelf in second picture) McCoy? They are beautiful. Downsizing is a struggle; little bit at a time. Happy Spring! Cheryl

Melanie said...

I'm glad you're finally feeling better and getting your energy back. I love the dresses you found for your granddaughter! Not much signs of spring around here in IL yet - just some lilies poking out of the ground. Otherwise, it's still dang cold. Today barely made it into the 30's!

Jann Olson said...

Linda, blog friends are the best! What sweet gifts from your friends. I always smile at Donna's frozen Charlotte Friday posts on IG. The tiger is perfect! Love your sweet bunny collection in the first photo. Scout looks so cute in her new dress and her smile says it all!
hugs,
Jann

My thrift store addiction said...

I love Scout's little dresses--what a cutie! Such fun gifts & love your Avon bunny collection! Hope spring weather arrives there soon ;)

mary scott said...

Hard to believe how grown up your grand kids are! Continue to feel better & better!

Junkchiccottage said...

Ohhh such cute dresses. Scout looks adorable. Love your sweet bunny collection. They all look so sweet on the shelves.
Have a great week.
xoxo
Kris

oldgreymareprimitives said...

You're doing great girlie. Keep it up :D

Lynn said...

Pretty dresses! Happy spring Linda:@)

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Blog buddies always know just what we love. The little dolls are just precious and fun to put with any decorations. Of course I love your bunnies and those dresses are adorable. Oh to have pretty dresses to wear....I miss that sometimes! Enjoy your day Sis!

Donna Wilkes said...

So glad the Charlotte Sisters have been reunited. Looking forward to their first IG post. Scout looks so pretty in her new dress. Hoping you continue to heal.

Brenda Pruitt said...

Such a cute dress on Scout. She's growing like a weed! I've heard of frozen Charlottes, but what is the story behind them?
Brenda

Chatty Crone said...

I had a Tiger like that - Kelly may still have it. It is very expensive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I love the little one in those dresses - so is a doll!!!!!!!!!!!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

I'm glad you are starting to feel better, Linda! Hopefully soon it will feel more like spring for you! You had some great finds...Scout looks so cute! Love the frozen charlottes, too!

Simple and serene living Laura Walker said...

Such darling dresses on an adorable little girl. Spring is being very naughty here. I for one am ready for a change. xo Laura

bj said...

My DIL and I are gathering things in our houses that we need to get rid of and planning a large garage sale in the summer. This whole neighborhood has several sales going on the same weekend. I am un-cluttering as fast as I can....

Annesphamily said...

Hi Linda, one of my favorite people ever! Hope all is well with you. Those precious grand babies are so beautiful and so handsome! Wow! They grow up so quickly. I love the dresses you found! Talk about a great bargain! Holy Smokes! You hit paydirt!
I try not to add too much to my collections these days. I really need a bigger place and since the newlyweds will be here at least another year, space too. I lost our little office space when they got married and swore they needed the extra bedroom downstairs. Hannah returned home and took over Jeremy's old room. It's been fun!
I hope you are having a wonderful week and thank you for sharing. I will always remember you so fondly from Miz Mollye's Mother's Day event several years ago. She was a bright shining light for me. I miss her terribly.
Take care sweet Linda. It was nice to stop by and say hello. HUGS