If we were having Coffee: Gardens, kitchens and flowers!

Hello  everyone  welcome  to  the garden  we have a marquee  and  heaters, all the garden  furniture  has  been washed  and  I have put out cushions for your  comfort.

Well what  do  you  think  shall  we  chance  it . Now  as  always  we have  tea  and coffee  from all over  the world not to mention all our cakes  and muffins  and  as Paul  calls  them sweets! Every single  one  is  calorie  free! Plus of course  we now have spirits  and liquors  to warm the coldest of  you.

If we were having  Coffee: I would ask  you what  has been going on in your world this week, has  anything  deeply affected  you, have  you need a sympathetic ear, a shoulder to cry  on or  just  needed someone  to make  you laugh! If  yes  feel free to talk it out  here  with us. We will all help if  we can.

If we were having Coffee: I would  remind  you  that  there  are lots of  other  coffee mornings  all shared  and organized  By  Diana  and  Gene’O  over at,Part time monster  

If we were having coffee:  Well it has  been  a very  busy  week  again, tell me  please  where  has half of  this year  gone ??

Well  settle  down  with your  drinks  and cakes   and I  shall  tell you  about  the big  plan! What  I hear  you  asking?  Right  the hubby  has  suggested  we have a new  kitchen   and I  actually  agree! Even though it will mean a lot of upheaval  it  will be  worth it. So  far  we have  waded  through  the  catalogue  of  the  manufacter  that  we have chosen. We  have picked  the unit  and  narrowed  the colour  scheme  down to  three  colours ( Ivory, sage  or light blue) . We  have spent hours  choosing   which  white  goods  we  want   and  also  spent  ages  researching  cooker hoods.

We  have  decided  to  have  the hob  on  a central  island   which means  the extracter  hood  will be  suspended  above  said  hob! Well I hae to apologise  for  all the  slips of  paper  with  drawings  on  and  the  catalogues  strewn  all over  the place !  move  them out  the way  and  make  yourselves  comfortable…. watch  this spot.

If we  were having Coffee :  My  gym buddy  and I  have  been working very hard  this  week  and  we have  signed up  for another  course of  extra  lessons  to see us  through  to the end  of  the year !

Can I refill your cup or  get you  a calorie  free  treat  we have some  gorgeous  cakes  this week.

If  we  were having  coffee: I would  draw  your  attantion  to  Paul’s  blog  this  week  it is  exstremely  thought  provoking,  do  read  it  believe me  you  will not  regret  it! If  we  were having  coffee: I tell  you  that  the garden is  doing  fine   but  I  have no photos  today  because   I just  have  not  had  time  to  take  any  this  week Hooray  I hear  you  all shouting!! … But  hey  I have  some  lovely  photos of  some of  my  flowers!

Honeysuckle

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Fusia

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Roses

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Hanging basket

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Holyhock

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Ivy at the cemetary

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Daisy daisy

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I don’t know

Now  I  have  to  admit  I do not  know  what  the  yellow  flower is  called  but isn’t it lovely!!

If  we  were having  coffee: I have  to  go  to bed  now  as  I  have  to be  up  early   as  we  are  off  to  see  the Newbie   early  tomorrow!

Once  again I  thank  you  all for  visiting  me  and Paul  too  we love to  see you  and hear  what  you have to say  and  we hope  you will join us again next  week! Hugs  to you  all! Do  all stay  and  be comfortable   we love  to see  you  all.

And of course  the

IF WE WERE HAVING COFFEE:  WEEKEND COFFEE SHARE

over at Part Time  Monster  and Gene’O’s

Uoopsey Daisy

 

 

27 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Diana
    Jul 25, 2015 @ 23:23:30

    Love those photos!

    Reply

  2. Paul
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 00:03:04

    Great photos Willow. I googled your yellow flower and it is called Hypericum calycinum or Rose of Sharon or Aaron’s Beard. Very beautiful pictures Willow.

    Amazing looking kitchen Willow. Renovations can be trying but the end result will be wonderful. Your choices are very attractive. You know I was watching a reno show the other day and they had put the cook top in the island as well. They had a ventilation system that raised out of the island when the cook top was in use. Then it retracted back out of sight when not in use. Wolf makes professional quality appliances in North America – here’s their version of what is known as a “downdraft ventilator” http://www.subzero-wolf.com/wolf/range-hood#/Downdrafts

    Happy Reno!

    Reply

    • willowdot21
      Jul 26, 2015 @ 06:02:37

      Thanks for looking the flower up for me, I like Aaron’s Beard best! We looked at the wolf retracting hob lovely but a tad over the top … Still looking so watch this space! 😉

      Reply

  3. cordeliasmom2012
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 01:38:41

    OMG, have you not learned anything from my recent posts about household renovations? They. are. absolute. HELL!

    But if your kitchen actually ends up looking like that, it will be well worth it. I’m loving my “new” house, despite the grief we went through for those couple of weeks.

    Good luck, Willow.

    Reply

  4. SalvaVenia
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 01:55:25

    Wish I could join … 🙂

    All the best and a happy and joyful Sunday!

    Reply

  5. TanGental
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 12:02:53

    lovely; wish it wasn’t November here though!

    Reply

  6. socialbridge
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 18:41:14

    Willow, I wish you well with the kitchen. I’d love a new one but without the hassle.
    I think the yellow flower is Hypericum ~ that’s if it’s on a bush/shrub.

    Reply

  7. tesscol
    Jul 26, 2015 @ 18:58:54

    WOW a new kitchen..a major decision………..and your yellow flower looks like the flower on a Hypericum shrub. I hope you had a happy visit with the Newbie!!!!!!

    Reply

  8. markbialczak
    Jul 31, 2015 @ 15:09:03

    I do think you and hubby deserve that dream kitchen, Willow! And I hope your visit with the Newbie was grand, too. ❤

    Reply

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