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Sunday, August 14, 2011

MYM Sunflower...

This post is being linked up here for Mellow Yellow Monday.


My mother-in-law has the prettiest sunflowers growing in her side yard garden.  I love how the neighbor's blue Thunderbird formed the perfect backdrop for this photo.

It has been quite a summer around our house and it seems to be drawing to a close.  My "baby" left today headed south on the next adventure of his life.  After a week with his dad, he will start college.  

Our summer has been full of activities with family and friends and now it is time for us to move into the next phase of our life.  There are still so many things to do around our home.  We I have kind of put it all on hold to enjoy the summer.  The time has come for us me to get organized and do some things that we I have neglected to do since we moved into our home in May.  I know that it probably seems like I have been taking a break all summer as I have been posting so sporadically.  I guess in a way that is true.  I certainly haven't posted with the regularity that I have in the past.   There has been too much going on and it has been hard to keep up with it all and share it here on my blog.   My posting will probably continue to be sporadic, at best, until I can get into a new routine around here.  

I really appreciate each and every one of you.  You have continually taken the time to stop by and say hello over the summer.  Your comments and love mean more than you know.  I hope that when I get things a bit more organized around here and establish some sort of routine that I can come back and share more consistently of our life here in New England.  I hope you have had a fantastic summer and that you are taking the time to enjoy each and every precious moment.  Time just keeps flying by.  

Have a great week!

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  1. the flower is beautiful
    the entire scene you captured is lovely

    good luck to your "baby" in college :)

    thanks so much for the kind comment about my photos, made me smile

  2. love sunflowers, enjoy the rest of your summer and post as able family first

  3. Aww, I hope you find a routine soon. Beautiful flower and you are right...pitch perfect background.

  4. Lovely!

    Hope you'd find time to visit me here.

  5. I have sunflowers growing below the birdfeeders.... from the birdseed. Summer is on it's way out when August is ended. It's been a short one this year.
    Have a good week.

  6. Candace, Thanks for coming by my blog. Love the sunflower--I'm from Kansas so we see them along side most of our roads and highways. Always a colorful addition to the scenery. Have a lovely week. Mickie :)

  7. I love love sunflowers. They just make me happy and remind me of the sunflower perfume I used to wear:)

  8. I can't keep my eye if I see a sunflower they are pretty and they stand up like they are the queen of all flowers hehe. Thanks for the visit I do appreciate it.

    Mosaic Monday

  9. That is such a lovely photo! You know how I do love sunflowers! Such inspiring flowers! ~Hugs to you~M

  10. Aww Candace I appreciate YOU! Thank you for all of your sweet comments and beautiful photos!

  11. I love sunflowers. Make me smile. Are u happy up there? My first Summer here and I am ready to move North. Not because of heat but of humidity. Have a wonderful sunny start into the week!

  12. Hey Sunshine, life happens and that's what we should be doing...enjoying each moment in each day. I think you've posted a lot so don't be hard on yourself. :-)

    It's hot still and I'm house/dog sitting this week for my daughter & s-i-l while they're on vacation. I'm running between both places and not getting much done at all. Oh well...

    Take care!

  13. I LOVE this picture ! May need to print one and frame it !
    Thanks for sharing . . . love ya and miss u :/

  14. Hi Candy, your sunflower is beautiful..I think it's wonderful that you took the summer to enjoy C's visit, to enjoy the grandbaby, to enjoy your new home and to enjoy your new environment. All the "have tos and need tos" will not forsake you (tehehe) they'll wait on you forever! ! Lots of Luv...Aunt M

  15. Thank you for sharing the Sunflower! Bee U Tea Full!

  16. What an absolutely radiantly joyous photo!!!

  17. Ti chiami Candace? Are you Italian?
    I love your blog: Recipes, graphics, all the interesting content.
    I'm your followers now
    If you want to jump in my blog, you are welcome.
    La magica zucca

  18. Sunflowers are the ultimate Summer flower, and they really brighten up any room or mood!

  19. Candace, I am a strong believer in the fact that blogging should be a pleasure, not a chore and that real life should always come first. Blog without obligation your readers will still be here. Enjoy the rest of the summer.

  20. Love the photograph of the sunflower, and with the blue backdrop of the Thunderbird, stunning. Sounds as though you've had a great summer, hope the upcoming Fall is just as nice for you...wish it already arrived here in Florida - HOT!!!!

    Love your Blog!


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