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Friday, July 26, 2013

Summer Picnic

I have always admired Mary's  wonderful picnic posts over at Home is Where the Boat Is.  If you have not checked out Mary's absolutely beautiful blog yet  - you have been missing a spectacular treat!  So after seeing all of her fabulous picnic posts - I decided to try a picnic post myself.

I had an usual day off with nothing really planned.  It was a beautiful sunny day - so I decided to pack up a picnic basket and head out to one of my favorite spots.
Now - I have to admit - Even though I packed a kind of romantic picnic for two - I was the only one there.  Well, me and the guy mowing the lawn just to the left of where I was working!
This pond and willow tree are on a walking path that my husband and I walk a lot.  The only problem with this was - that it is a little hike with a bunch of stuff in tow - I wished that my husband had been with me.  Not just for pack mule purposes - but then I would have had someone to enjoy the picnic with!
I am pretty sure you are not suppose to have alcohol in the park, and I was going to dump out the wine and just put colored water in the bottle but then I forgot - consequently I was worried I would get busted.
"honestly officer it is just for my blog- I wasn't consuming it!"

 I got some really weird looks by the few people who were walking by on the path seeing this strange woman setting up a picnic for two.  I am sure they were thinking it was for me and the guy mowing the lawn! 

But no one must have reported me and the got the pictures I wanted!  I just love the willow trees around this pond.  There are houses on the other side of this pond - wouldn't you just love to look out at this everyday!

I am linking up at:
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Seasonal Sundays @ The Tablescaper

6 comments:

  1. Well, your picnic pondside is charming. Too bad your husband didn't get to enjoy this pleasure! I think your photos are beautiful. I'd love to picnic with you in this lovely spot. Thanks for taking the time to create this to share with all of us.

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  2. It looks lovely:) Great job.

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  3. It's very pretty - and I enjoyed the laugh at the thought of what the passersby thought just as much as I enjoyed the lovely photos.

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  4. Beautiful and oh so romantic :)

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  5. Beautiful picnic and photos Ann, and you definitely captured Mary's special style with the lovely vignettes you created and different arrangements of your elements. A beautiful setting, and a lovely outing! Your story was delightful and reminded me of the day my daughter and I went to the botanical gardens to photograph her baby. We put her baby in one of the large flower pots on a blanket and had to be on the lookout for garden employees and quickly move her if they got close! Felt like a criminal, but we got some great photos!
    Jenna

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  6. Yes, finally someone posted some pictures of the beautiful pond that I see every day out my upstairs window! Thank you, I am an artist and will be painting this romantic scene. Thanks again! We are BizzyBzzz on line all over, check us out if you can.

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