Staying Put!

There are two kinds of getaways. The places you go for change,
444 So Cal
and the changes you make without going.
Tennis shoes Via Pure Style Living Pure Style Living
Cook outside instead of in,
glasses by et a part ca
et a part ca
dress your bed in white,
twinbed
Coastal Living
gather seashells in tiny bowls.
collecting shells by Alison Miksch
Alison Miksch
Share your home & your cooking,
welcome via mayalu via Mayalu
turn hammocks into beds,
via Mayalu
call a clothesline your closet,
vintage pillowcase dresses by Mayalu
via Mayalu
display the finest kids paper plate art.
kids art by Daniel Farmer
Daniel Farmer
hang out with your bff,
knucklehead
borrow each others books,
Kate headley book and beach towel
Kate Headley
and lose your shoes.espadrilles by trine thorse
Trine Thorse
On the last day of your getaway,
matt bird
Matt Bird
pack up your summer totems...gifts from the sea,
Nicola Tree  Nicola Tree
weathered chairs,
flickr
flickr
pets,
via Mrs. Hoffy
kids,
ric-rac photo by Pia Tryde Pia Tryde
and hope they'll make the magic last till next year.
end of summer net flickr
To me, the most treasured things at home are memories. Memories to be made & memories to remember.

10 comments:

Champagne/StitchPoet/CrushParty said...

All of these pictures made me so happy! Especially the VW Van!!!!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

I love the 1st one :D

GrannySmithGreen said...

It's always a breath of fresh air on your blog, Lisa! Ah, the peace and tranquility!

Karena said...

Lisa, such lovely thoughts and images.....and so true!!

Karena
Art by Karena

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

THAT was simply magical!

Renae said...

Love it Lisa! You always illustrate your sentiments to beautifully!
xoxo

A Gift Wrapped Life said...

Such a gorgeous array of photos lisa, especially like the welcome Grandma pic, so sweet and clever. Hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend planned, we're off to Chicago as I need to get out of this Home! Much love Xo

Millie said...

Oh sweet friend - what a truly magical post.
Millie ^_^

Bumpkin on a Swing said...

I'm in love with your blog, don't even want to stop long enough to comment. Through your archives I go, and it's gonna cost me I can tell already!
Hi, I'm also Lisa aka The Bumpkin, and I send you much love from the oily, but sunny and still beautiful, shores of The Mississippi Gulf Coast. Found your through Dumbwitt Teller!

LLH Designs said...

Such a touching post. Perfect in every way! I just found your blog through a comment you left over on Belgian Pearls. I'll be back! Isn't blog land wonderful?

Happy summer!
Linsey