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Sweet Escape: Friday Rituals

by | Jan 10, 2008 | Authentic Living, Sweet Escape, Traditions & Memory Making

Sweet Escape: Friday Rituals

Tulips.

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  1. Alison Gibbs

    Mmm.. surrounded by tulips, it looks like a nice place to sit and read.
    Alison

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  2. Jenn and Jacqui

    Hi Melissa, what a beautiful spot to curl up with a Westie :) Jenn and jacqui

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  3. Daisy Cottage

    GORGEOUS SHOT!
    A perfect place for dreaming…

    xo,
    Kim

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  4. Kathleen Grace

    I know, what more really needs to be said about something so beautiful? My sweetheart actually bought tulip bulbs this fall and while I was gone for the day, planted them in my garden for a surprise. He was with me when I spied some bulbs on sale later and wanted to buy some so he confessed his sweet little secret because he was afraid I would dig up the ones he planted while trying to plant my own:>) I can’t wait for spring!

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  5. rochambeau

    Looks like a cozy place to read. And more inspiration for Valentine’s Day! Hope you can enjoy your sweet escape today!
    Constance

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  6. Vee

    A beautiful spot for some tea and some time…

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  7. the feathered nest

    I noticed the grocery store was selling tulips last time I was there – I’m hoping I can get some on sale cause I’m ready for spring. Tulips and daffodils always say spring to me. Love the tulip pillow – beautiful & cozy corner!

    Manuela

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  8. Kathleen

    Oh, I wish I were sitting there. Beauty and peace. What more could anyone want?????

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  9. Lisa & Alfie

    Oh Melissa! I can just feel myself sinking into that lovely chair and letting out a little sigh. A little overcast outside casting shadows inside and a little fire in the grate. And then I look over at those beautiful tulips and smile. Lovely shot!
    Lisa & Alfie

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  10. janet

    I am with Manuela all the way. Tulips and daffodils are my favorite flowers; I’ rather have them than roses any day.

    Janet

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  11. sandra

    Gorgeous photo!
    Makes me want to sit down and read a book!
    Sandra Evertson

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  12. Esther Sunday

    Just the escape I needed this morning! I left my house at 5:30 a.m. to go get my swimming workout in, only to have to turn about due to a log truck spilling its load. No workout makes for a grumpy Esther. The snow and slop and really a drag right now! So nice to see those tulips! Have a great weekend, my friend. Love, Esther

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  13. cielo

    Tulips are synonym to spring…. thank you for reminding me that spring is just around the corner!

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  14. cielo

    Sorry, I forgot to sign:

    Have a lovely day!

    Cielo

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  15. Rhondi

    What a pretty corner. Just makes me want to come and sit there and enjoy those tulips.

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  16. Rhoda

    Beautiful pic, Melissa! I hope that is your house…that’s what I think it is. Very peaceful pic.

    xo,
    Rhoda

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  17. Mary

    Melissa,
    What a sweet spot to sit and relax, and what a beautiful picture!
    xoxo,
    Mary

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  18. Mari-Nanci

    Oh sighhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh… Pink and lace and flowers and flowered material and a comfy chair and lamp light… You are the best!!!

    Mari-Nanci

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  19. Mrs Branham

    Hi Melissa:
    I just tagged you for a meme! Go check it out!

    Hope you have a great weekend!

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  20. julia

    Hi Melissa,
    two of my favorite things back to back! Valentines Day AND Spring. Simply crazy about spring flowers and when it arrives our farmers market makes me go crazy, tulips, tuberose,peonies, hydrangeas, the list goes on. So uplifting to see glimpses of spring, thank you again!
    ~j~

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  21. Dena

    Mmmmmmm! Tulips! I am loving this shot. I could linger in this photo and just soak up all the coziness. Yummy.

    Hugs,
    Dena

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  22. nimi

    That picture brings back fond memories of a sweet little tea house I used to visit a few years ago. It was my ‘Wednesday’ ritual to stop there before heading off to school. Man do I miss that place.
    Thanks for the little reminder. Happy weekend to you!

    By the way, I really like the quote you have at top of your blog.

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  23. Neutral Dwelling

    One of my most favorite flowers! Can I come sit awhile?

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  24. Annechovie

    Very pretty and cozy photo, Melissa! Have a great weekend!

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  25. todayscreativeblog

    You already have tulips? Good grief, I am still finding pine needles and putting away those last little reminders of Christmas.

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  26. Debra W

    Melissa,

    See, that is what I love about you. You can find a simple picture that says more than words ever could. Lovely, just lovely.

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  27. bj

    What a lovely spot….and the flowers and the ones on the pillow are just lovely, too!
    bj

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  28. Terri Steffes

    Tulips rock. All year round. I am hoping ashley has some white or ivory tulips in her wedding bouquet. I love the way they drape.

    Awesome post. No, I mean, AWESOME post.

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  29. JO

    Just got back…. wanted to touch base… looks like I have a lot to catch up on ….

    HUGS

    JO

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  30. Dona Morrison

    What a lovely photo! I live right in the middle of acres upon acres of colorful tulip fields that put their show on every
    April~~cannot wait! Thanks for sharing!~Dona

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  31. mrs darling

    First time visitor to your blog and I am in love with it. What a gorgeous photo!

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  32. mrs darling

    Okay after perusing your blog I am delighted to discover that we are neighbors. I live in Oregon City. I feel like Ive had a brush with royalty today! LOL

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  33. Design for Mankind

    That’s the PERFECT Friday ritual!

    And OMG isn’t Google Reader FANTASTIC?! I save all of this time by having all the goods in one place, that now I can comment as much as I’d like!

    Watch out— I’m a solid lurker of your blog, as well… ;)

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  34. Lisa

    What a pretty chair and pillow. Beautiful picture!

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  35. Penny, Mosaic Artist

    Hi Melissa, That looks like a lovely place to sit with a cup of tea and a good book…lovely.
    Penny
    p.s. I am having a giveaway… stop by!

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  36. {this is glamorous}

    Melissa, I love this post and this ritual–aren’t fresh flowers the best? Every summer, when the local market opens, I buy a fresh bouquet (sometimes two!) once a week and love how it just brightens everything, including my day. Happy weekend to you!

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  37. Melissa

    AH Melissa, your cozy spot is absolutely dreamy!!!! I could certainly imagine curling up with a great book and a Starbucks and getting lost for a couple hours.

    I love it!

    I also love your new look…although I truly loved the other look too…

    xoxo,
    Melissa

    PS – I’d love to link you on my blog…would that be ok with you? ;)

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