Some things that make me happy . . Flowers and a Feature . .

What makes you happy?….



Happy is a great pot of hydrangeas when your hydrangea shrub . .

~ ~ is just a sea of sticks right now.

Spring Vignette

Spring Vignette

Spring Vignette

Happy is cute moss covered bunnies prancing across the table . .

Flowers and silver

Happy is a silver pitcher full of flowers and crystal pineapples ๐Ÿ™‚

Spring Vignette

Spring Vignette

Happy is a new magazine issue like Romantic Country . .

Spring Vignette

Happy, happy is a little girl waiting patiently behind the scenes . .

~ ~ when Grandma is taking pictures . .

~ ~ ~ ~ so she can play with Lala Loopsy on the table. ๐Ÿ™‚

And one of the definitions of a happy dance . . .


Hop on over and see my feature!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Have a wonderful day filled with lots of things that make you happy!

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  1. Shirley,
    Congrats on being featured. It will be a treat for everyone to see.

  2. Linda Southworth says

    Hi Shirley, I visit Rhoda’s blog on a regular basis so I saw your feature today. I absolutely love your home. It was a treat to see such a wonderfully decorated home. You should be proud! Thank you for letting us take a tour.

  3. Super feature over there Shirley, and a well deserved one too! I told Rhoda your home would make a great bed and breakfast inn. Soooo pretty!
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  4. So pretty! I love those bunnies…where did you get them?

    Enjoy your sweetie! Looking forward to the day I have grands!
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  5. Congrats on the feature, Shirley- the tour is just beautiful. ๐Ÿ™‚
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  6. I loved seeing your feature. Where did you get the wrought iron bed in the guest room?
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  7. Congratulations on the feature Shirley, what a wonderful tour! You have truly created the most beautiful, warm and inviting home for your family and friends. Oh and I love those bunnies, so cute!
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  8. Oh, Congrats on the feature! How exciting! I love all your happies! A new magazine always makes me happy. I’m sure your biggest happy a your sweet granddaughter of yours!
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  9. I agree those are all things to be happy about! Beautiful hydrangeas and flowers in the silver pitcher! Looks like you and your granddaughter have been having fun!
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  10. Congratulations on the feature! I’ll hop over to Rhodas and check it out! Enjoy your granddaughter and have a great weekend!~~Angela
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  11. you make us happy too!!!
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  12. Hey, it made me happy to just be here. The bunnies are adorable!
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  13. Oh, Shirley, how beautiful everything looks! Question: where did you get your hydrangea? Love it in that pot!

    Off to visit Rhoda now and drool over your feature. Congratulations!
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  14. Love those cute moss bunnies! Sheila
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  15. Lovely Spring vignettes, Shirley! I can see your smiling at watching that precious Granddaughter of yours! I know you two are having fun! What a blessing that you live close together! Congratulations on your features this week!

  16. So many pretties, Shirley, and what fun to be featured on another blog! Gotta go take a look.
    Mary Alice
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  17. Coming over here, is always a treat for my eyes! Love those bunnies…did you make them? Enjoy your weekend! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  18. Ha, I just bought that issue of Romantic Country myself, Shirley. Hoping for some quiet time at some point so I can just take my time going through it. Everything looks lovely! Even with the Loopsies ~ my granddaughter is in to them, too, and I have some at my house for her to play with.
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  19. Hi, SHirley, you truly are one of the sweetest bloggers I know & it’s a treat to feature your beautiful home! Have a great weekend and hope we get some sunshine soon!

  20. Jeanette Price says

    Congratulations! What a nice honor for you. Your home is so beautiful and you are such a lovely lady! Enjoy those Hydrangeas they are my all time favorites!

  21. Congratulations on being featured on Southern Hospitality. Your home is beautiful. Love your article and all of your pretty spring decorations. Kathy
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  22. What a lovely home! Thanks to Rhoda, I just did your tour. You are now bookmarked so I can see your posts. I love how you use the garden theme in your decor.

  23. Hello Shirley!
    Can you please email me your phone number? Thanks. fifi

  24. Saw your beautiful feature on Southern Hospitality. Yah! You! She says you are one of the sweetest bloggers. Bingo. I read a lot of blogs and all are very sweet gals, but your genteel caring shines through all the time. Even your sisters are sweet! I must credit your folks for doing an amazing job.

  25. Congrats on the feature!!! Such happy things and pretty vignettes as well. Love the bunnies. I can just see your granddaughter being patient and having a smile while waiting. She always seems to smile.

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  26. A well deserved feature for sure! I adore all your touches of spring.

    Have a wonderful weekend.
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  27. Found your Beautiful home & blog on Southern Hospitality. Your home is warm, welcoming & so pretty!!

    It’s exciting to find a blogger that inspires me, and you do. My home is tiny, but I find inspirations from your use of fabrics, florals & dark woods. Traditional w/ a twist of personality!! Looking forward to exploring your site and following your blog.

  28. Love your spring vignette Shirley with your moss bunnies! Potted hydrangeas make me do a happy dance too! Congrats on your feature ๐Ÿ™‚
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  29. I will run right over to Rhoda’s too!!!! You should be featured in a MAGAZINE besides a blog!!!! I love that pineapple votive holder. I am antsy to get home and decorate and blog!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  30. I love your flowers Shirley. What a beautiful feature over at Rhoda’s. Have a great weekend.
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  31. Shirley,
    I saw your home featured on Rhoda’s blog, and I just had to stop by to take a look. Your home and your blog are both beautiful! I love your attention to detail, and I admire your style and charm. Thanks for some much needed inspiration.
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  32. Love those beautiful blue hydrangeas! I hope to be planting my one blue hydrangea bush soon since the weather is starting to improve. I lost all my other hydrangea bushes when we had our septic field line expanded in our back yard. I’ll have to hop over to Rhoda’s blog to check out your feature now!

  33. Your granddaughter’s patience paid off Shirley. Your pictures are stunning!

    I saw your feature and it was so will deserved.
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  34. Shirley, Your big ol’ pot of hydrangeas would make me happy, too. Love the cute little moss bunnies.

  35. Love it all, but adore the bunny topiaries…

  36. What a darling little house that graces your already beautiful vignette. I’m sure you had fun with your sweet little g’daughter!
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  37. Love the bunnies and congrats on the feature. I am behind on my blog reading so I will be heading over to catch up on Rhoda’s blog next.
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  38. Congratulations, Shirley, for being featured over at “Southern Hospitality” blog! It was fun to see your whole house in one blog post…just beautiful!!!
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  39. All of those lovely Spring goodies would make me happy, too! Congrats on your feature … I’m on my way over!

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