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{Happy Mother's Day To All My Blogging Friends}

  Happy Mother's Day to all my friends in blogland. Whether you are a mom, grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin or friend, you are special to some one and have touched the lives of many in some way or another I am sure. I do hope that you all have had a wonderful day. My heart is full as I think of so many of my friends that have lost their moms or those ladies that has played a huge roll in their lives. This morning I prayed for the sons of our late and beloved friend Debby, from My Favorite Things. I am sure this was a hard day for her sons. I also gave praise that I could share today with my daughter's. Counting my blessings today my friends as it is a blessing to share those special moments with the ones you love the most. I am truly grateful that God chose me to be these girl's mom. God is good.  After church today we celebrated my oldest daughter's birthday (Kristy) and also celebrated Mother's Day. Grilled hamburgers and hotdogs was on the menu.  Kristy asked fo

{Lemons Anyone?}



I hope that you all are having a great day and that your week ahead of you will be blessed. I have taken a little time this weekend away from baking cakes and decided to throw together a little vignette for my corner chair. 


I have so enjoyed my little corner chair and decorating it for different seasons and holidays. That old chair needs a fresh coat of paint but for now, she will just have to do.


Lemons became my inspiration as I love anything with lemon. Lemonade, lemon pound cake, lemon pie, lemon cookies...and well, lemons became the theme for a tablescape as well. 



I've had the hobnail tea pitcher for a long time and have used it on many occasions. She looks quite adorable with a few daisy's and lemons surrounding her don't you think? 


The small white bowls holding the lemons belonged to my grandmother. I love using the things that was given to me from loved ones.  The salad plates are my newest purchase. Found them marked down to $3 for four at Bealls Outlet and wouldn't you know it....they only had two sets left and that's exactly what I needed. I took that to be a sign that YES, I needed to buy them! LOL! 


It might be just a simple little tablescape but it's begging for a glass of lemonade...


Aren't these pieces of china just pretty? A friend of one of my daughter's was giving this away and of course my daughter said, "My Mom would love it". She was so right. 



This cute set is going on my Baker's Rack on my front porch. WHY the front porch? Well, I just want to look at it every time I go to the front porch to sit a spell. YEP, it's the simple  things in life that bring me the greatest pleasure. 


Our oldest daughter Kristy will be celebrating a birthday tomorrow. We are so proud of the godly woman that she is. She is truly a roll model for many women. We will celebrate her birthday next weekend with a family cookout. 

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I hope that you all have a great week and that you find yourself blessed more than you could have imagined by the Lord. 
And...have a glass of lemonade while you are counting your blessings. 

Hugs and blessings, Cindy










Comments

  1. I love all things lemon! And, I usually pull out all my lemon decor after Easter but I haven't done much seasonal decorating this past year. I love all my usual decor and just fell off the wagon. Guess that might be a sign of aging. Yikes!!!! Have a great week Cindy.

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    1. Thanks Lea. I do not seem to decorate like I used too either. There is always something else going on in my life or I just simply don't have the energy I used to have. YES age girl!

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  2. Oh, those lemons look so pretty and fresh and clean! I love lemons and lemon scent! And your flowers and the pretty hobnail pitcher is gorgeous. I love those salad plates. Beall's Outlet has some neat stuff! You got a deal, girl!! And that set of china on your front porch? Now THAT's beautiful stuff! Such a pretty pattern! Noritake is expensive china too! Wow! What a gift!! Happy Birthday to your lovely daughter Kristy! You have such lovely daughters, all who reflect the love of Jesus and also the beauty of having had such a lovely mother and handsome and godly father. What a blessing! Oh, I see that glass juicer on the corner chair! That's like the one I got at the flea market not long ago! It looks so pretty with the yellow lemons! You are a clever and stylish lady, and I enjoy seeing what you come up with each month! Thank you for sharing this with us. It is an inspiration in so many ways! I thank Jesus for YOU.

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    1. Thank you Pam for your sweet and kind words. I found that glass juicer years ago at a thrift store. I rarely use to juice but sure have used it to decorate with. I am thankful for you!

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  3. Happy birthday, Kristy! I love your corner chair all decorated and the lemon themed tablescape is beautiful. I also love anything lemon! The free Noritake china is so pretty! Wishing you a joy-filled week, Cindy!

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    1. Thank you so much and congrats again on your beautiful grandson!

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  4. Everything looks just lovely....and sooo SPRING:) My son loves all things lemon too...reminds me I might need to make him his favorite lemon pound cake soon. I love the idea of your little chair. I have a tiered tray that I try to decorate to bring in different holidays and occasions but I really like the chair idea:) Now to find me a cute chair!!! I am itching to do some redecorating but am at a loss of what to do. Money will be spent soon to redo our deck (cha-ching) so any decorating I do will have to be on a s-l-i-m budget!!! But you sure have given me some inspiration and when life slows down a little maybe I'll have time to come up with some ideas. Happy Birthday to your sweet daughter. My g'daughter has a birthday in a few days, then DIL two days after that. Along with Mother's Day for both our mothers and graduation and end-of-school....it's a busy, busy month! God bless you.

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    1. Thank you Cheri. I need to re-do lots of things but girl, my energy level sure pitters out quick! Maybe it's age! LOL!

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  5. Cindy, I'm counting my blessings and you are one of them. Thanks for your upbeat and joyful attitude.
    I love your lemon tablescape. It is so pretty and thinking of lemons and their flavors in everything is fresh and happy. Your chair vignette is charming too.
    Happy Birthday to Kristy!

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  6. Yes please! I love lemons! That tablescape is beautiful. I love the chargers and those salad plates were a great find! Happy Birthday to your daughter! That china set is pretty cool too..my wedding china is Noritake.

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  7. I just love this beautiful ode to lemons, Cindy!

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  8. Great minds think alike! My post this week focuses on lemon dessert teas!

    The cheery yellow lemons in your decor is just what I needed to see on this gloomy, rainy day. The Noritake tea set is lovely! I'm sure your daughter's friend was glad to see it go to a good home.

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    1. Headed over to visit with you Margie. Lemon anything brightens a day.

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  9. Happy birthday to your eldest daughter!!
    We love all things lemon around here. Yum.
    Your table setting looks wonderful and I'm inspired by the idea you had of putting your lovely new set of dishes on the porch. I think I'll steal that idea ( I hope you'll forgive me).

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    1. Thank you so much. What better way to brighten up a porch than with a few pretty dishes. I am surely enjoying them when sitting on the porch.

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  10. I’d love to share a glass of lemonade with you, Cindy! Your vignette and your table look lemony luscious. Yes, you certainly needed those adorable plates and what a deal. You also needed those gorgeous china pieces...sigh...they’re so pretty 🥰. Happy Birthday to your darling daughter, Kristy! Happy Mother’s Day to you and your daughters. 😘

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    1. Thanks Kitty. Kristy had a wonderful birthday and we will celebrate her with family this weekend. YES, I did need those dishes didn't I? LOL!

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  11. Love the lemons, they are so bright and clean looking in your kitchen and on your table. Lemonade, not had that in forever. I actually prefer the pink lemonade, not had that forever either. Happy bday to your daughter. Franklin NC., been there several times. I would go with my sis in law up to visit her parents there. I will have to write a blog on that and hit you up to read it...

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    1. I too love pink lemonade. Love all things lemon.

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  12. Hi Sweet Friend,
    So good to see you, your hubby and darling daughter! Happy Birthday to your sweet and pretty Kristy too!
    I agree with Bonnie, you are a blessing to many of us and I adore you!
    Hugs,
    Jemma

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    1. Thank you Jemma. Hope you are getting settled in.

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  13. I always enjoy seeing your little corner chair decorations! Lemons are perfect decor for this time of year, so bright and happy! Your table looks wonderful, love the new plates and beautiful china your daughter found. Have a wonderful birthday celebration!
    Jenna

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  14. You will have to show us some pictures of your baker's rack on your front porch! Everything looks so pretty and welcoming and homey in your home. You are such a blessing to share it all with us here! Happy Birthday to your sweet daughter! God bless all of you.

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    1. Thank you Cheryl. Yes, I need to snap a few pictures of my baker's rack. It sat in my kitchen forever and then I decided a few years back to enjoy on my front porch with some of my favorite things. Thanks for stopping by lady.

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  15. jump over to the blog and read about Franklin NC.

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  16. Such a gorgeous table, your guests will feel very welcome. I love anything with lemon as well, my parents have a huge tree and I have a steady supply in season.
    Amalia
    xo

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    1. Thank you Amalia. Oh I would love a lemon tree!

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Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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