Sunday, March 6, 2011

A Celebration Of Spring

Hello Friends!
Spring is on the way and not a moment too soon. Yay!
I know almost all of us are very happy about it.
I'm ready to plant flowers and welcome the hummingbirds back.
What are you looking forward to doing this spring?
Celebrate this new season with a yummy cake!
Isn't he the cutest pup?
What a beautiful photo of this bird.
Gorgeous! I wish I was there right now.
A tranquil park bench to relax.
The blossums are popping up everywhere.
Tulips always say spring to me. Love the colors!

I am having a new blog design done this week.
I enjoy getting a fresh look. Stay tuned!
Have a wonderful week!


Pam said...

Beautiful examples of spring! I am definately getting in the mood. Just have to wait a few more weeks. Can't wait to see your new blog design.

lvroftiques said...

Melissa I'm dying for spring too! Beautiful pictures my friend! I'd love to be wandering the gardens of Paris. I love Paris in the spring la la! Vanna

Sonia said...

Oh Melissa!! Beautiful inspiration for springtime...I can barely wait either...itching to get out and plant but still too early here. Thanks for sharing all that eye candy!

Miss Bloomers

Nancy from OHIO said...

I am in need of spring! We have had way too much snow!

Liz said...

Ok, after seeing your gorgeous photos I am ready for flip flops and a sun tan! ;) I adore Tulips, aren't they happy little flowers?

I can't wait to see your new blog design, how exciting! XOXO ~Liz

Kimberly said...

oh you got me in the mood! Hope it gets here soon!

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Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

We are finally getting spring here in AZ and I am a happy girl!!

Honey at 2805 said...

A-a-ah Spring. Nice pictures, Melissa.

Donna~One Simple Country Girl said...

We were having some marvelous spring like weather here in Virginia this past week. . . until this morning! It started snowing and we ended up with about 6 inches of the yucky white stuff. My poor crocus and daffodils are ruined, I'm afraid. I sure hope this is the last of it for this season! Come on Spring!!!!

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Gorgeous photos!! I cant wait to see your new blog design. I am sure it will be fabulous!

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Beautiful inspirations for spring! Now if the weather would just cooperate!

At The Picket Fence said...

Gorgeous photos Melissa! We had wonderful weather here this weekend and spent most of it outdoors. Bliss!

Emelia DiCarlo said...

Good evening Melissa, We sure could use real spring weather in our area. We had drenching rain all day and evening. Love your photos. Enjoying looking for springy things and the scents of spring…candles, open windows and lighter perfumes.. Thank you for the reminders! Emelia.

Blondie's Journal said...

Beautiful spring pictures, Melissa! I hope that it is here to stay!


Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

My favorite type of metamorphosis!

I am having a hilarious Linky party with prizes this Wednesday. Details are on my blog today.
I hope you'll join in on the fun.

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

Gorgeous shares! Thanks for the spring time inspiration!

Designs on 47th Street said...

I do love your spring photos and yes I am ready!

You'll have to stop by my blog and see another adorable puppy!:)


Jodie said...


Love the pictures, I especially like the little puppy, so precious!

I got a bit of the fever as well (smiles)!

Can't want to see your new design!

Wishing you a wonderful week!


Kristens Creations said...

Beautiful spring pictures! I am so ready! It is only 45 degrees right now...ugg. It's supposed to warm up later in the week. Yay!

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Dear Sweet Home said...

Melissa, very pretty inspiration! I really like the cake...yummy! You have a gift for inspiring!

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Melissa,
Oh what a beautiful blog!! I saw that cake on MM and had to come over and visit...Such a cute puppy too!
I'm your newest follower.

I read your weight loss story--it is awesome! You're so beautiful and I love your wedding picture gorgeous.

Becca said...

Beautiful Spring inspiration pics, Melissa! Thanks for making me feel as though it's 80 degrees outside!

Hope all is well with you. :)


Kathysue said...

Glorious Spring images, love the puppy and the tulips. I have been noticing more bird activity in the yard, so fun to see them again!!! They are getting ready for spring also, KS

Bringing Pretty Back said...

I also have spring fever! I am SO ready for tulips and sunshine! Excited to see your new blog design!
Have a pretty day!

April said...

Such pretty pictures, Melissa! Looking forward to seeing your new blog makeover!

Julie Harward said...

Thanks for a bit of Spring on my snowy day! ;D

Traci said...

I'm so ready for spring. Luckily, we're getting close here in Louisiana. I've planted some plants & plan to put my hummingbird feeders out this week. Now if the pool water would just warm up! I love all the pictures. The puppy is soooo cute! said...

Aaaahhhhhh!!! I feel like I just went on a quick VaCa! Im am SO ready for spring! And that pup IS adorable! {almost as cute as Gizmo}hahaha

Thanks for the Breath of Spring!


Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

What a lovely collection of photographs! I really brightened my day! Thanks, Melissa =D

{darlene} said...

Oh I cannot wait for Spring. Perfect time for a redesign!

Melody Parris said...

These pictures are beautiful and represent what spring is and how even a picture can give us hope that cold weather will soon be gone. I might make a cake just like in your picture!

Chrissy said...

Oh did I ever need this today. It was snowing and sleeting yesterday. Spring is definitely in my view. Today is is pouring rain, but hey that bring flower and it is better than snow (I think?)
I have roses waiting to be planted and all the other outside chores :) Yeah, Springtime.

Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

Hi Melissa,
It's been too long my friend! I've been taking a much needed break.

I'm so excited for spring, we've already had some warm days over here and it's such a tease! I hope you are having a great week!

Bringing Pretty Back said...

Melissa, Thank you for your comment on my dishes! I got place setting's for 27! Plus LOTS extra for 50 dollars! I love the pink and blue/aqua together. It is so pretty! Have a pretty day and thanks again for stopping by today!

southernhomesweethome said...

Love the pictures of spring. Thank you.. needed that, we had a stormy day here.

Melissa said...

Wow.....the new design is beautiful!

Many Blessings,

roz said...

Hi Melissa, I stopped by to see your Fresh Inspiration picks for the week and WOW, did I ever notice your beautiful new blog design. I absolutely LOVE it. The photos that you've shared have really gotten me more in the mood for spring too! Great job! Roz

michelle said...

The photos are so beautiful Melissa, spring can not come fast enough. TO be able to walk amongst the tress and flowers again. Your blog is gorgeous and I adore Mr. Chestnut!! :)

Lori said...

Beautiful Spring shots Melissa! Have to tell you last week was something else here! My poor Kitty became more ill and last week had her thyroid removed. She is doing so much better thinner though for now. However my poor kitty looks like she was dipped in a food processor, shaved in three places! How the big handsome furball is doing well and his beautiful mom too! Have a luck of the Irish week! Lori

Val said...

Gorgeous spring images!