Category Archives: Flower Power

Friday Flowers. Windy Day Bouquet to Show Off a Treasured Ornament

Hello and Happy Friday! Around here this week has been cool and windy. Cool with temps in the 60s and 70s and very windy – almost fall like weather. After one of our big wind storms this week I walked around my garden to cleanup a bit and found this beautiful branch. The branch was my inspiration for this windy day bouquet, to show off a beautiful ornament that I picked up from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico a long while ago.

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Friday Flowers. Beautiful California

Happy Friday folks!! Its days like the past few weeks that make me grateful to be living in beautiful California. We’ve had temps in the mild 60s, 70s, low 80s, crisp blue skies with puffs of white clouds, sunny, cool Pacific ocean breeze, COVID is under control, family is good, and my garden is happy. What more could a gal ask for? Speaking of gardens, today I’d love to share with you pics of my garden in bloom in June. Happy weekend everyone and Happy June!

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Mother’s Day Flowers

Hello and Happy Monday! I hope you treated your Mom to a special day yesterday. My Sunday was relaxing and chill. After delivering homemade bouquets to all my friends few days earlier, I received lots of flowers in return. For a flower gal like me, Mother’s Day flowers are the best 💐💐😀. I was also treated to brunch and dinner made by my girls. A delicious creamy polenta baked with spring veggies for brunch, veggie stir fried rice for dinner, and a sweet blueberry cake for dessert. All in all it was a perfect Mother’s Day 💕.

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Friday Flowers. The Mustard Flowers of Napa Valley

Early spring in Napa Valley is a magical time. I can gush on and on about how gorgeous Napa Valley is in early spring in February and March. It’s a brief moment in time when the valley is covered in vibrant yellow mustard flowers, and we got to witness this spectacular nature scene last March when we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary there. Right before the pandemic lockdown! Talk about perfect timing!

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Friday Flowers. Winter Rose Bouquet

Winter in the garden means lots of pruning around here, of which my roses especially get a good hard prune. But with our temperatures really mild in the 40s, 50s and 60s our roses haven’t slowed down and have plenty of new growth, buds and flowers still abloom. However, these bushes really do need a break before they start their stellar performance in the Spring. And so as I pruned I cut all the blooms and buds for winter garden bouquets to enjoy indoors.

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September in the Garden

Hello and a good Monday to you all! How have you been? I hope you are all staying safe and well. I know I’ve been quiet for a while. I was in a bit of a funk. Between COVID the hot topic on the news daily, not being able to see friends and family, and the wildfires that ravaged our area, my spirits finally went down as I found it hard to stay upbeat and positive.

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