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Friday, August 17, 2012

Catching Up










While I was in the USA helping my daughter's family, we celebrated the 4th of July. (See what I mean about catching up?)

We spent part of the 4th at the River on a pretty little beach, with a picnic supper it was a perfect day!


Because I was born in the USA of American parents and went to school there through the 3rd grade, I am still a very patriotic American. 



The photos in the last post were pretty bad, I think, so here are a few that are better.





My day is sunny and bright, I hope yours is too.
Have a beautiful weekend.
Hugs, Cindy

12 comments:

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Very pretty! It is hard to take indoor photos sometimes. I am inspired by the ruffled lampshade. The colourful pillows are very pretty.

Millie said...

Love thse touches of turquoise!...and still admiring the Canada Bread box!

camp and cottage living said...

Cindy
I moved to Canada 11 years ago and I'm still very patriotic too! I like to celebrate Canada Day and the 4th of July.
We also observe both Thanksgivings.
You can take the girl out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the girl!!

podso said...

Nice! I know what you mean about enjoying small changes, And I think a fireplace mantel is more challenging to decorate than I would ever have though. But a fun challenge! Yours looks good!

Rhonda said...

No, it is not sunny today but the clouds bringing a little very needed rain are appreciated.
So nice that you are posting again. You are a sunshine cheerful writer in blogworld

Ana said...

Just love your living room space. So cozy. Hope you are having a wonderful weekend my sweet friend.

Lots of love,
❤Ana

PAT said...

It all looks beautiful, Cindy!

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

You must be glad to be back home Cindy and sleeping in your own bed! I love the last picture...the vignette is SO pretty with the clear glass vases and the flowers! Happy Monday! Angie xo

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Hi Cindy,
I have been catching up too..so much going on here.
I love your new look in your living room. I have been putting away things too, it seems I alway have to much out on the shevles and counters. Your home is always lovely and so peaceful, such a sweet place to be.
Sending big hugs your way, Elizabeth

Shelia said...

HI Cindy! I'm so glad you had a great time in the USA! Love the fireworks snaps. Your living room looks so lovely and I do really like your fireplace!
Enjoy your time at home.
Be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

I had no idea you were an American. I love this post because I learned something new about you. Hope all is well!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hello Cindy

I didn't know you were born in the US! Do you have duo citizenship?

I have been very busy trying to de-clutter my house to get it ready for sale. I have too many books and magazine collections and have alot to recycle.