Sunday, March 15, 2015

At Home

does this just knock your socks off?
yes, it does.

Kitchen and barbeque cooking patio.

the past 2 days in Houston have been perfect, cool & sunny, clear blue skies....

our gift from Mother Nature after 1 week of drizzle & foggy skies.

every nursery and super market has plants stacked up to ceilings, all in full bloom,
ready to be put in the backs of our cars.

beautiful hibiscus topiary trees, giant green fern hanging baskets, and even
tomato plants.

the dogs & I have been outside as much as possible and, like me, they love
visiting with all the other people taking in the sun.

the new state-of-the-art Whole Foods is 1 block away,
a Fresh Market across the street from Whole Foods,
so the antipasto platters have been beautiful.

I had a glass of wine and some of those goodies with a neighbor,
a woman I just met as I'm so new in the building.

she is an avid learner and reader who travels almost constantly,
and it was fun to compare notes with her.

I watched "The Judge" on TV,
if you haven't seen it please sit yourself down and spend a couple of hours
with Robert Downey, Jr. & the cast.  
it is simply splendid.

lots of new jewelry has arrived and will be on my website this coming week,
including this lovely necklace

have a wonderful week, my friends !



Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

The patio/bbq area is stunning. So glad that you are enjoying great weather. I have been planting my foxgloves and have a few tomato plants in. I'm off to a good start.
Love the neckless it's stunning!
Have a great week.

Anonymous said...

Every supermarket is full of garden plants here too, huge olive trees and palms in containers line the entrance ways, followed by the smaller plants inside, herbs, flowers, vegetables. I love this time of year; everyones thoughts turn to spring, the garden and being outside. As I write this the chickens are pecking in the garden beyond the kitchen window in the weak early morning sunshine, a permanent source of distraction for me, I cannot wait to get outside and join them!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Marsha, is that your patio? If not, I can imagine that your garden area must be sleek, chic and GORGEOUS! Yes, we all, even us way up here in the upper midwest are having much warmer weather than expected for this time of year! I have my spring break from school in two weeks and I'm looking forward to at least going to the nurseries to get ideas!

SO LOVELY to read your comment my dear! Yes, I will keep updates coming in until my book is ready. It's about time I've done this, and will be a work of admiration and love. MERCI and have a super day! Anita

Paris Pastry said...

How I wished there were clear blue skies where I live... Still dreaming of this scene when we can BBQ outside again! Have a wonderful week!

Xx Daniƫlle

Jennifer Connolly said...

That patio set up is stunning. Some people really know how to live right. Fabulous necklace Marsha.
Have a great week!
xo Jennifer

Gramspearls said...

Dear Marsha,
Now I know the area you live can walk to Eatzi's!!!!!! That was one of my favorite's when we would drive 'in' from Sugar Land. You are in the center of it all! I hope you're feeling more at home in your new space.

Warmly, Kathleen