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Wednesday, May 18, 2011


 Two great friends..
Martha and....Martha
 THIS lovely home belongs to another sweet friend..MARY,
and she had us over for lunch..
 That's Mary in the middle...looking young and fresh and cute as a button.
 Mary's beautiful home is filled with treasures, every where you look.
This magnificent piece is a family heirloom that she cherishes.
I can see is just beautiful.
 A beautiful sun room on the back of her pretty.
 The RED WHITE AND BLUE is always beautiful.
 The master bath...
wouldn't you just about KILL for a tub like that?
I really wanted to take a bath but was too embarrassed to ask! :))
"Not really, Mary...but it surely is a pretty tub..a beautiful bath."
 Beautiful chest and in my favorite color.
 I love all the beautiful pillows on her bed.
Mary LOVES animal prints and has a lot of leopard throughout.
 Her lovely kitchen is home to this amazing island.
I loved this so much.
 This is one awesome chair in her pretty dining room.
 She made a *just right for a girls day out* luncheon for us.
and such delectable sides.
Brownies...ummmm...they were so rich and chocolaty and GOOD.
Oh, and her fresh, luscious strawberries were served with 
STRAWBERRY YOGURT...and, boy, was that good.
 Mary's table was set with beautiful place mats and napkins to match.
Part of us went THRIFTING after the luncheon
and found some GREAT GREAT things but...
for ANOTHER TIME.....:))))
Thanks again, ladies, for a wonderful day.
I had so much fun.
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Thanks to the hosts for the linking parties..
and thank YOU for stopping by today.
Boy, we had a full day, I'm pooped and heading for bed at 8:30...
I am sure I will have the BEST dreams tonight after my fabulous



Mimi said...

So fun and such beautiful young ladies!!

Barbara F. said...

Friends are the best!!! Sister friends.....even better. Looks like a perfectly wonderful day! xo,

Shug said...

Lovely friends....
I think we all need to have a 'Girls day out' in order to help us connect. I certainly enjoyed the tour of Mary's home...very pretty...
Have a good evening...

Designs By Pinky said...

BJ, Mary's home is lovely! I, too, love animal prints! Do you think I could get that chair out without her seeing???:):):) I'm so glad you had a great "girls day out"!!!!! XO, Pinky

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi BJ, Mary's home is lovely and it looks like such a fun day. I am anxious to see what you found on the shopping trip. Thanks for joining my party.

Eileen said...

Looks like it was a lovely afternoon! Spending the day with friends is one of the best things in life. Mary has a beautiful home.

Julie Harward said...

What a fun afternoon and how kind of her to host it. Beautiful home. :D

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

Hi BJ!
You girls look like you had a wonderful time together and what a lovely home to enjoy your meal! Love your flip flops ;) Enjoy your Thursday!
Maura :)

Patti said...

Sounds like a fun afternoon - nothing like time spent with girlfriends!! Hope you saw my comment in last post - don't forget to send me your address so I can send back the lids! And I WANT your friend's leopard wing chair!!

janis said...

What a splendid day! Thanks for taking us along, I can almost taste the yummy lunch.
My cousins & I call ourselves Sister-Cousins. WE feel we are more like Sisters than cousins. I am so Blessed that one is coming to stay with me this weekend (from Texas) as we go to a Nephew Cousin's graduation.
Love to you ~ Hope you had Sweet Dreams♥

Vee said...

What sweet fun to enjoy a lunch out with friends. Mary is a wonderful hostess and she certainly has a lovely home.

Shelia said...

Hi Dear BJness! Oh, what fun you must have had with the girls! You all look so cute! Now your friend Mary's house is so lovely. Maybe you could coax her into blogging! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

La said...

What a fun day out for you girls.

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

What a fun, fun day that must have been! You all look so cute!

And your friend's house is lovely. I like how she puts her fav animal prints around. We should be surrounded with things we love.

Glad you battled Blogger and won! With the posting of your pics!


Curtains In My Tree said...

How fun makes me homesick for my girlfriends

Mary does have a beautiful house

My entire house is thrift store estate sale or auction items

I do have new matresses LOL

Tracy said...

awww BJ, it looks like you all had a wonderful time, treasured and cherished time with friends; it doesn't get any better!

Annesphamily said...

I want to come join your fun! Hee Hee! Fun girls! Have great times together! Hugs Anne

Pondside said...

I can just imagine the laughter and chatter around the table - and then to top it all off by a round of thrift shops....well, it doesn't get much better than that!

Marigene said...

What a happy bunch of young ladies!

Seams to Sew and Quilt said...

How fun and what a beautiful home.

Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Looks like you all had a great time, and what a lovely home she has! And did anyone ever tell you that you look like Paula Deen? I'll be you wish you had her money, right? ;)

jeanne said...

Hi bj, your girls day out is awesome. Mary is a lovely hostess and her home is fab!!! Martha and Martha, Mary and you look so cute in the photos. I love her lovely home too. Sister friends are as good as sisters...almost. BIG smile.
Love your post and your fun day.
Love you too,

Twice as Nice said...

I love nothing better than sharing time with friends. Looked like the food was yummy!! Have a great rest of the week.

Anonymous said...

thanks so much for visiting my blog,, you guys look so happy and what a lovely lunch.I can't wait to see the purchases you made that day out,,

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous ladies, beautiful home, fun day!

I love Mary's tunic!!

Emily said...

bj, thanks for the tour of Mary's lovely home. Love her bath........A girls day out is always special and I'm sure fun was had by all.

The French Hutch

Jenn said...

Looks like a nice group of friends and ladies. You always photograph well. Wish I could do that!
You know what? I had something set on my blog preferences that wouldn't let you comment unless you were a WordPress blogger. DUH! I didn't notice that. So ... come on by and see if it works now? Sorry about that. Wonder how many I've missed? I only had it right on the other blog. Live and learn. :) Enjoyed my visit as always, and thanks, Jenn

Debbie said...

This was fun!

I'm crazy about all those pillows on her bed. And that kitchen with the island makes me have to fight the green eyed monster.

You must have had such a great time. Can't wait to hear about the thrifting.

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Looks like a fun day! I loved the house tour...all those pillows and that tub...jealous!

Anonymous said...

You sweet ladies look like you had a fun time on your Girls Day Out. Mary has a lovely home. Thanks for sharing with us!

Jacqueline said...

What a great day. I could just come and whisk that leopard print chair in the dining room right away! Too cute!

Whatever is blogger fighting you over? Do tell girl!

Home Made Quilts By Granny said...

How good that you had a girls nice to have someone else cook for you isn't it...your friend has a pretty home. Trish

Anonymous said...

BJ...wish I lived closer,yall sure know how to have fun!
And I'm getting your button,thanks for the info and the button,sistah!whoohoo!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

What a wonderful way to spend the day!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Sounds like such a fun day!! :)

Brambleberry Cottage said...

Yay, for girls day out! I bet you had a blast, BJ. I'm way overdue for a day out with the gals, and I don't see one coming in the near future. Gotta get those cherries harvested and the rest of that garden planted. ;)

Thanks for joining the party. Now I have a good excuse for visiting with you regularly.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage