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Someone once said… “Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.”

Mad Tea Party Tailgate and giveaway

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Are you ready to party? ? ?   Well put your party socks and dancing shoes on. It’s time for a little pre-party tailgate.

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 We’re celebrating along side the big bash at A Fanciful Twist with Miss Vanessa the party queen .

 

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I sent my party fairy to deliver the invitations. “Hey little one Don’t forget to stop by Deborah, Shell, Renee and Libby’s place.” Oh well she has the guest list.

 

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 It looks like our  the first quest has arrived. Love that skirt. Hmmm, I feel under-dressed. I think I know who those feet belong to.  Renee is that you in those red shoes?

 

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 Funky shoes, crazy legs and a fabulous dog. That has to be Deborah the Mid-life poet. I’d know those legs anywhere.

 

 

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  Join me  and the rest of the gang for a little cup of tea. Have you seen my rabbit?

 

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  Miss D  is helping herself  to the tea. I noticed that she’s trying to show up the hostess with a designer headpiece. I’m not surprised.

 

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 Hurry up before the cupcakes are gone. We’ll pretend not to notice the little frosting up her nose. It wouldn’t be fitting for a princess to be seen like that.

 

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All it takes is a little sugar before the guests get out of hand.

 

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 Yeah, I went all out for this party and hired the most expensive entertainment. Show tunes anybody?

 

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 I told you there’d be dancing!  Will you look at her over there. Shell  I know you like to dance but not on the piano please.

 

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It’s looks like some of the guests are getting a bit restless. It must be time for a goodbye tour.

 

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Goodbye Libby, goodbye everybody, thanks for coming. Now follow the little garden fairy over to A Fanciful Twist to join the celebration.

 

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I’m sending you with a little cupcake love to share with Miss Vanessa, she inspired this Mad party tailgate. You can’t miss her, she’s the one in the fabulous outfit covered in frosting. I hope her cupcake towers were a success. Come back when you have more time to chat.

Leave a comment and I’ll enter you in a magic fairy giveaway. Can you see her? Oh yeah, that’s right she’s magic. 

he hee-you’ll love her.

XO-junie

June 26, 2009 Posted by | me, photography, should be illegal, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 53 Comments

Life-scape Architect

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Someone once said, “we are all artist- artists in creating our own lives.”

I thought about that statement for a while and realized just how true it was. We create little niches of beauty and splashes of color throughout our lifetimes. This affects everyone we come in contact with. We are gardeners in our own domain even if we never touch a living plant. It’s difficult to control the world around us but it is quite possible to create a little oasis in our own life. A place to come home to. A place that makes us feel happy and somewhat in control of our own destiny. A room that is decorated in our favorite color or a theme that fits our personality to a tee. A beautiful rose bush or cozy garden spot to sit and listen to the birds chatter or simply something lovely to look at will do.

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I feel quite certain that we are all artists and gardeners of our own lives and make a difference in the gardens around us. The spaces we create and the circles of friends and contacts we develop is vital to sustaining a meaningful life. We put together a nurturing environment and a place to feel safe. We create in the kitchen, the office, and our own back yard. Our lives weave a story and lay a path for others to follow. Our style is sometimes imitated and our laugh is often contagious. We are the master of our own palate and some of us are responsible for creating life which is pretty amazing.

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Think about all that you have created both grand and insignificant throughout your lifetime- isn’t it amazing? I’d like to think of it as life-scaping but actually it is so much more.

You don’t want to miss my next post on Saturday. I have teamed up with some very creative souls and we are having a very mad tea party over at A Fanciful twist. Our hostess is Vanessa- an incredible lady that you just have to meet. Her parties are quite incredible and the guest list for this one looks like it has almost three hundred participants thus far. Wow, I can’t wait. I am bringing some pretty crazy quests to the party- so stop by and check out the fun this weekend!

See you all on Saturday!

xo-jj

June 24, 2009 Posted by | me, photography, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments