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Thursday, April 10, 2008



Just wanted to share some more pictures of my dream homes....Most are from RATE MY SPACE and they are all LOVELY !

I feel like SCARLET, just LOOKING at this one.....

Almost expect to see RHETT riding up that driveway.....

How neat this one is....

OOPS...SORRY....I just had to throw in this picture of my FAVORITE ROOM OF ALL far, I've not found another that speaks to me as this one does!

This B&B is so breathtaking, I can hardly stand it...and that adorable rooster sign just sets it off !!

I'll swear....I don't know WHAT it is that makes me love SHUTTERS so much !??

I think these are just about the cutest things...and I would LOVE these INSIDE !!

This little house is a COTTAGE in the true sense of the word....just precious!

WOW...this is so good-lookin'

That fancy fence is to*die* surely is !

Another view of the one above....


awesome, hu?


AFTER....and unbelievable !

BEVERLY is expecting you this day for the FINAL day of the fabulous ROOSTER PARADE
Please stop by and take a look and tell her how much you've enjoyed her hard work.
Her precious personality and humor adds so much to all of the rooster pictures the sweet ladies of Blogland have sent in to make this the
in the whole world!!
SON*IN*LAW did wonderfully thur the surgery and will go home from the hospital today. Thank you so much for the sweet prayers.
Today is my Sweet Hubby and my 48th wedding anniversary!
Didn't we do good !!?!


Rosie's Whimsy said...

Happy Wedding Anniversary! You indeed did very well! You are an inspiration in so many ways :-)

Love the cottages, too!

((hugs)) Rosie

Karen H. said...

Good Morning BJ,
"HAPPY 48th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY" to you and your dear hubby. That is along time together and I so admire you both for being together for that long. Alot of married couples should take a look at you and do the same thing as well. I haven't been over to see the Rooster Parade yet, but I will try and get over there sometime today. I have been going back to bed after I take the girls to School of the mornings. Since I'm not sleeping good at nights, I have to have my sleep. I hope all of those storms and tornadoes have missed yall. We are under a Tornado Watch here until 11:00a.m. this morning and that could get extended as it's suppose to last thru this evening. There were some Tornado Warnings out to the West of us earlier this morning. And we are to get some more heavy rains as well. Your Dream Homes are just beautiful. I must say the second picture is my favorite tho. It's just so charming and it is my type of Dream House. I'll never know tho. Take care my friend and have a great day. May God Bless You and Yours. "PRAISE GOD" your Son came thru the surgery just fine.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Kari & Kijsa said...


Everything looks wonderful! Those before and after pictures are incredible! Now we are off to Beverly's!

Have a blessed and wonderful day!

smiles, kari & kijsa

Anita said...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!! Woo Hoo!! 48 years, wow!

I love all your pictures... I have to say that the last one is my favorite... a bit too big, and the front door is a bit fancy for my tastes, but over all I just love it... Give me a plain, old fashioned white wood frame farmhouse any day... :)(with chickens in the front yard, quilts on the clothesline, and me barefoot in the garden!!)

NnN said...

I've enjoyed the parade!!! Wow, I never realized there are so many rooster incarnations out there! And, Happy Anniversary!!!!

Scrappy Jessi said...

happy anniversary!!!
the first house looks like mine.
i adore the second on, as a weekend cottage. how dab would that be.
just gorgeous! thanks for sharing all of the pretty houses.

Anonymous said...

Happy Anniversary!! And thanks for the house tour and showing my FAVORITE room ever, too.
Christy :-)<><

Linda said...

Happy Anniversary to you and your sweetie! Loved the dreamy homes...especially the before and afters. Enjoy your special day...hugs, Linda

Donna Kay said...

A Most Happy Anniversary to you!! 48 years is incredible!! Today that is almost unheard of. It says alot about you and Hubby!!
So glad to hear your son-in-law did well.
Love the houses - what a delight this morning!!

Beverly said...

Many, many congratulations to you and your husband. What a God sent blessing. We will be reaching our number 38 this year.

I vote for the second home. Those stone paths around the property are wonderful.

I'm glad to hear your son-in-law is doing well.

I don't know how I am ever going to get the smell of all of those roosters out of my house. Too fun. Thanks for everything.

Adrienne said...

Happy anniversary, dear friend. You have made it through many years. I wish many more for you.

I loved the homes you shared today. The log home would be perfect for my sweetheart and I. He wants a log home and I want one with personality and curb appeal. That one would do it! I really love your dream room. Especially with the grand piano in the corner.

Thank you for coming by and visiting my blog. I check in here nearly every day to see what you are doing. I'll be back soon.


Suzy said...

Wauuuuuu!!!!! 48 years!!!!!
It is a true inspiration to know that out there are still wonderful people. You did a FANTASTIC job BJ actually you both did.
I love your cottage choices too!
Enjoy your special day!

Love Suzy

CIELO said...

The second one down looks like a doll house--just lovely.

Have a great day, JB


Midlife Mom said...

WooHoo! Happy Anniversary!!! You have us beat, we'll celebrate our 38th next month.
Loved all the pictures of the houses. Makes me want to get back into flipping some more houses after seeing those flips. Market just isn't great for it now so I am waiting till things get better.

Thanks for putting my roosters in the Rooster Parade! That was fun!

PAT said...

BJ, I love that second cottage. It is just exactly what J and I would love to find in the Ozarks!

That room you posted is beautiful!

Good to hear your son in law did well with the surgery.


PAT said...

PS: Happy Anniversary!

Anonymous said...

Happy Anniversary!! Glad I picked today to pop in and say hello! Enjoy your day!!! God bless you both!

Anonymous said...

My sweet bj, I don't know how you come up with all these subjects/
topics to observe....but I love and look forward to checking your blog each time I can. I am back at work...part time. God hasbeen so GOOD ...I am in REMISSION!!!!
Praise God!!!
GOD has blessed you too!!!
Tornados miss us by a couple miles
last week. But we are again under
warnings today. We may wash away as we have had so much rain...we will be begging for it in August.
Annette in LR

Deb said...

Found your blog through Rhondi @rosecoloredglasses. Loved all the pictures of your "dream cottages". Happy Wedding Anniversary!

Anonymous said...

Happy Wedding Anniversary Guys!
I hope you have a wonderful day sweet BJ....those houses are beautiful but i love that room it speaks to me too,just gorgeous.
Sorry to read about your loss xxx
Love Kristina XxX

Picket said...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY SWEET BJ!!! I loved seeing all those 'dream' homes...I think we all have dream homes in our hearts...I want to thank you so much for entering my rooster in the Rooster Parade. Beverly actually put it in the parade! lol Hope you have a beautiful anniversary day dear friend!

Wendy said...

Happy Anniversary BJ!!! A job well done thats for sure whats your secret?!!! Your pictures are so nice!! But I too love the picture of the livingroom!!! So glad to hear your SIL is doing well!! Have a great night!~Wendy

Mary Isabella said...

Wow 48 years wow. We have been marrier for 33 years. I hope the day brings everything you dream it would. I adore the banner!!!....

Meggie said...

Happy Anniversary, BJ...congrats! Your photos of different homes are lovely....I'd be hard pressed to pick a favorite...they are all so great. I'm going right now to check out the rooster parade. Glad to hear that your SIL is doing well....gotta go to the parade...ta ta!

Tara said...

Congrats on 48!

Love the houses!

Celene said...

Happy Anniversary BJ! Wow, 48 years. That's wonderful. I love your cottage pics! Love your red room, too! Glad your son-in-law is doing well. Hope you have not had any flooding in your neck of the woods. I'm not in a flood zone, but all the creeks and streams and ditches are overflowing more than I've seen here. Stay dry. God Bless, Celene

Betty said...

Happy Anniversary to you and your husband. Also, I'm thankful your son-in-law did well with the surgery.

You always show such beautiful pictures, BJ, and I can see why you are so partial to that one room in your house.

Adeline's Shabby Cottage said...

Happy Anniversary dear BJ!! 48 years??!! Good for you!!

Loved the house tours!! You have great taste!!

Big hugs,

Cottage Contessa said...

Oh BJ, a belated HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to you and your sweetheart! What a wonderful achievement! Yes sweetie, you did GOOD! lol Now, as for those cottage photo's you are teasing me with..........stop it, I can't take it! I'm just green with envy now! lol
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

mariah said...

Happy Anniversary BJ
That's so special , so glad for you both sweetie . I hope your doing some thing fun . Mary