A Little Birdie Told me…..

A bird was singing just this morning….

…..just outside my window as I was awaking.

I could actually hear him say…..I need your help….

For as you know….shortly there will be baby birds….

…..the ones that have nestled in your ferns and they will need water.


We hear your song loud and clear….


The bird bath was empty….in need of a repair….it was leaking and not holding water.

Water needed for the baby birds soon to come.


So hubby to the rescue….cleaning out the bird bath…repairing the leak….

…..and a new coat of paint


and let’s not forget the butterflies…they need water and flowers that make them happy!


The birds are singing….they know what is coming…..



The birds are spreading the word….their songs….the bird bath is renewed…

…..they are singing from high atop the trees.


For there is water…..clean and beautiful water……

…..in a beautifully renewed bird bath!….Tweet, tweet, tweet….that means “Life is Good” in Cardinal-ese…


….and the butterflies are fluttering….happy to see flowers….as the deer ate the roses!


So thank you kind human….the one we see in the yard all the time…

…..who is always whistling a happy tune….along with the birds….just happy to be alive.


So that the birds can have their water….and the butterflies can frolic in the flowers….


And all is well with the world….tweet, tweet.

I am joining:

The Gals from the Great Outdoors Linky Party:

Eclectically Vintage
It All Started With Paint
The Cottage Market
The Space Between
Thistlewood Farm

A Bowl Full of Lemons — One Project At A Time

Coastal Charm — Nifty Thrifty Tuesday

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  1. Oh, you’ve saved that lovely birdbath. Looks great and I’m sure the little birdies are going to be so thankful now.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. Good for you! Now all the birds and butterflies will know where it’s best to visit and live. ๐Ÿ™‚


  3. Happiness in the garden, such bliss! I am sure everyone is happy to have fresh water in a beautiful birdbath.

  4. Your bird bath looks brand new!!! Love the color/texture! The birds and the butterflies will be thrilled!!!! XO, Pinky

  5. Love your birdbath! Nice choice of paint colour.and that pineapple is cute ๐Ÿ™‚

    (deer are a pain in the butt…)

  6. What a happy post Shirley!! Your birdbath and garden look wonderful!

  7. Cute post. I am sure you have some very happy birdies.

  8. beautiful and perfect for you home too my friend. hugs

  9. what a beautiful transformation on that lovely birdbath. Tommy did a great job! Looks sensational in your beautiful garden.

  10. the perfect spot for those little birdies!!! Thank you so much for linking up to our party, Shirley!!

  11. Twitter, twitter, chirp, chirp, tweet tweet!!! That’s robinese for thanks for the water!!! lol The birdbath looks great! I’d love to have one in my backyard. And what do you know – it has your signature pineapple!

  12. I was just cleaning out my bird bath yesterday too~this was a nice job by hubby and you to get those birds just what they needed!

  13. Love this post! Your birdbath looks beautiful!

  14. i am in LOVE with this gorgeous project! helping our feathered friends is simply fantastic!!! sending you tons of hugs!!!! : )

  15. Oh the birdbath looks gorgeous. He did a great job of repair and renew. Beautiful yard. Hugs, Marty

  16. Shirley,

    You know you are all our favorite. Seriously. You are like an honorary mission possible girl ๐Ÿ™‚ We adore you and your incredible front yard. You have inspired me to get a birdbath. Like so yesterday!

    Thank you so much for linking up and (as always) for all the inspiration!

    Happy Great Outdoors Day!

  17. Did my comment go through?

  18. We had little baby birds hatch in a bush about 10 days ago, and they are gone already! I can’t believe how fast they fly the nest!

  19. Beautiful! If I was a bird, I’d totally bathe in your bath!

  20. Ha ha! I didn’t know you spoke Cardinal! I learn something new every day, don’t I?

    Just love the birdbath (so pass along a big thanks to the husband too) … and now your baby birds and butterflies are rejoicing!

    … and so happy you linked up at our party!



  21. I’m sure all the little critters appreciate your beautifully updated birdbath! Gorgeous yard!

  22. Shirley~ I love your refurbished birdbath and I know the birds do too!! So convenient to have a handy hubby~ I’m still in awe of your immaculate garage ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. IM so happy when birds come to visit and take time to bathe or drink in our fountain. They do provide such pleasure.

  24. Thanks for the bird translation – I always wondered what those birds were saying about me!

    Love the welcoming little bird bath – everyone needs a place to cool off!

    So glad you joined our Outdoors party!

  25. HI Shirley!
    Your birdbath looks wonderful in your garden.
    I can hear the babies chirping in three different
    nesting spots in my garden this week, each time
    their mama bird brings along a worm.
    Nature in all her glory. I am sure all your critters
    are thrilled the birdbath is back in action!


  26. That is such a pretty birdbath! I like the finish you put on it. I always forget to check the water in mine. Oops! The birds will be leaving my yard for someone elses if I’m not careful. Don’t want that to happen.

  27. How pretty Shirley! You gave that gorgeous birdbath a whole new lease on life. You will have some happy birds in there soon.

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