Friday, April 27, 2012

Friday Potpourri


They say the April showers bring May flowers
and by the looks of things around here
I believe it to be true

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everything on the east coast is early this year
the trees are not just budding
but in some cases the leaves are unfurling
and everything is green green green

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Spring is truly one of my favorite seasons
seeing everything waking up and poking their little heads
out of the ground ~ making sure the coast is clear

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so today I am drawn to florals ~ greens ~ pastals
things that are fresh


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and always ruffles ~ you can't go wrong with ruffles!

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it's been kind of an off week for me
not feeling like myself
busy at work ~ attempting to change my routine
hoping to fit some better things into my schedule
or fly by the seat of my pants and throw the schedule away

love that it stays lighter at night
if it dries up some I hope to get out in the flowerbeds


last night I gave myself a manicure
first one of the season

and maybe ~ just maybe
I will go out and buy myself a new pair of these!


Hope you had a great week and that the sun shines 
upon you this week-end.

Hugs!

8 comments:

LouBoo said...

Hi Lori...errr was this post written for me?!! Having an off week, tick. Having the greenness come out, tick. The quotes about being prepared to try, tick!! Love the quotes...so right for me at the moment! And new shoes are always good. Lou x

Lissa said...

i do believe you need those flowery flip flops! how fun! Love that wings quote. It's new to me. :)
Hope you're feeling more like yourself this weekend!

Mikal said...

Oh my gosh girlie, that ruffly sofa is stunningly gorgeous!!! I need to make a chair like that!

Your room is so cozy and peaceful feeling. Love it!

I'm waiting for flip flop season too... its coming, I can feel it!

Have a great weekend!

Cathi said...

Beautiful post, as usual Lori! My advice to you (and one that I live by 100%) is to throw the schedule away and fly by the seat of your pants, baby! :) Definitely go out and buy some new flip flops, nothing better than a new pair of shoes! I just got a mani/pedi today as the weather is increasingly nice as of late! Enjoy your week, sweet friend! xxoo

Blondie's Journal said...

I didn't have a very spectacular week either; a little slow, a little off kilter. I am hoping the weekend will bring warmer weather and clear skies!

I just bought Old Navy flip flops in about every color. At $3.87 a pair, you can't go wrong!

Have a wonderful weekend, Lori! :)

XO,
Jane

GlamorousGirl said...

lovely :)

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Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Sorry you are feeling off! I hope this next spring week makes you feel on top of the world!

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Have a great week.

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(Sweden)