Wednesday, June 8, 2011


Toes in the sand,
and waves lapping the shore,

Sipping ice cold, refreshing, pretty drinks...

Sweet plump, juicy berries...summer's bounty...
to be enjoyed so many different ways

A simple and charming idea
for a tote I want to embellish...

Life is good, isn't it?

You know, I try each day to take snippets of time
to appreciate some of life's
little inspirations, and thank my God
for each one!

It truly can make all the difference
in how a day goes!

I am off to the grocery store,
and then back to my studio to

We need to always
Live Inspired!

It is so much more fun!!!

Sunny Florida Hugs to You!!


Kar said...

Love all those summery images Becky. They make you want to kick back and do nothing all day. Hope all is well my friend!


Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Oooh, I'd love to be sitting on that chair at the beach right now, Becky! What a great chair and matching tote, too. Love the look of that dessert - poundcake with whipped cream and berries? Simple but delicious looking. I'll have to see if I can get a gluten free pound cake recipe. I'd like to try that one. Have fun creating!

Faye said...

Congratulations on your baby grand-daughter!
I would love to take a break on that sandy beach with my feet in the was 103 degrees here yesterday.

Trisha said...

Thanks! I needed that. I'm more relaxed, just reading your post, it's like a vacation.
Blessings, Trisha

NanaNor's said...

Hi sweetie, Do you know how I wish I could sit in the sun, at the beach, with you. I miss talking with you-have you gotten any of my emails? Know you are busy, so enjoy life.
Hugs, Nor

Linda C said...

Ohhh- a beach sounds good! We are having Florida-like 90 degree days here. But- down to 68 tomorrow- wow!

Love your summery pictures! And wish I could look over your shoulder as you create your lovelies!!;)

How are you doing fellow Gramma? Are we blessed or what!?:) Sweet little girls to warm our grammy hearts- love it! I've got a couple of pictures of our little Hazel on my blog. She is so sweet. We Skyped with them and got to see her "live" on Sunday. :)))

Hugs to you sweet friend!

Elena said...

Sounds like so much fun! We are finally having some beautiful warm weather here and we are loving it!

Lynn Richards said...

Summer. The best word in the English language.
Enjoy your studio time!

saltbox treasures said...

At first I thought you were on vacation, but you live in Florida! Enjoy your sun! I look forward to seeing your new creations. I have been in the creative mode too.
We are still having cloudy, rainy days, but I'm using it to work in the flower gardens. I've been transplanting like crazy. So the weather is perfect for getting my perennials in order.
Thank you for the positive inspiration to start my day!
Enjoy your weekend!
~ Julie

Kasia said...

These are wonderful! I love the berry cakes. And it is true, life is wonderful no? :)


Debbie said...

Oh this was sooo summery joyful and peaceful and fun....does that make sense? haha I so love my visits here. I always leave feeling refreshed. Have a wonderful day sweet Becky! HUGS!

Sue said...

Hannah Elizabeth is beautiful Becky, I know you have been enjoying her and your family.
I Enjoyed the photos I know you are getting a lot of inspiration while sitting on the beach. I am so happy for you with this new adventure you are taking, I sense a woman who is living her dream.
Much love,

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Becky,
Feel like I have not seen or talked to you in a 100 years!! lol
I miss you my friend!! Hope things are going well at your house. Is Sam and the family still with you??? Hope Sam is feeling way better and healing up quickly. and how is baby Hannah doing???
we have been praying for her.
Well, hope to see you soon.........maybe we can get together next week, let's surely try okay!!
Love ya, Nellie

The Quintessential Magpie said...


I've been leaving some messages and am not sure if you're getting them, Becky.

I lost your address and need it again. K?

Love you...



Debbie said...

You just reinforced something that I had been thinking this morning. My problem recently is that I'm too often looking in for inspiration when I should be looking out.

The Primitive Home said...

Hi Honey! OOOhhh...I LOVE those sweet Summer pics!! I think we had our Summer...and now it's gone. :(
It was close to 100* all last this week it's in the 50's. Yup...Summer is over. I have a sweater and 2 pairs of footies on. No's taking every once NOT to turn on the heat!!

Glad someone is enjoying Summer....put your toes in the sand for me will ya?? LOL

Love ya!! Take care my dear friend. :)
Big hug,

Nana's Nuggets said...

Hi! Becky, I can now leave comments! I love these pics! So calm! and Congrats!:) on that new Grand! Show us some pics! Hope all is well.
have a wonderful Sunday!

Faded Plains said...

I too always thank God for the little things...just today I thanked him for the sweet robin's nest in my tree.

Elizabeth and Gary said...

Hi Becky,
Just stopping by to say Hi...
Have a sweet day and hugs, Elizabeth

Ms. Bake-it said...

Hello Becky,

You are so sweet! I do try to live an inspired life and am lucky to live in a place filled with inspiration. I just had a conversation on Wednesday with a co-worked about this subject and she feels the same way.

How is that darling Hannah Elizabeth?

As you know, I live in and love Florida and, as tacky as it may sound, I want that chair and tote! How cute! Great inspiration images! I now want to run out to the beach and put my feet in the sand and surf! Maybe I will take Little Darling tomorrow morning and do that!

Have a fabulous weekend!


momoflots said...

Such pretty pictures!! It hasn't been summery here at all - mostly rainy (not that I mind since I'm snuggling a sweet baby!! :0)!!) but your pictures do make me excited for when summer really does arrive - sometime after July 4th around here in the Washington State!! Even with the rainy weather there is PLENTY to thank God for every day!!

Blessings to you dear friend!!

Rebecca said...

Hi Becky
Oh my goodness it all looks so wonderful, how relaxing! I could get used to that kind of inspiration
Many Blessings

Victoria said...

I bought a lavender bouquet off your Etsy shop, it arrived today and I loooove it! I noticed you have a blog so I added myself as a follower.

Victoria - VClap1968 on Etsy:)

Farming On Faith said...

Hello Friend~
It has been so long since I have stopped by. I lost you in the move.
Hope all is going well !
I am changing your new address on my blog roll!

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