Morning everyone! It's Friday and time to look at what we have been grateful for over the past week. Join us as we share 5 favorites out of what we find. I know I am late this morning with my list. I cannot tell a lie: I totally forgot what day it was until I opened my email and some were asking where FFF was. Oops.
Mine was a very routine kind of week but I know in the everyday-ness (is that even a word?) there are still those things that lifted me. I'll start you off with a video I can't stop watching
2. Fun evening spent with new friends. We were invited to a new friends' home for supper and a very enjoyable evening. They made us homemade burger patties cooked on the grill...soooo good! The company was fun and we learned a great new card game called Sticks. Lots of fun and teasing. I love getting together with another couple.
3. The smell of rain. We've had a couple of rainy days this week and I just love the smell it leaves. So fresh and clean as all the dust of windy spring gets washed away.
4. Beautiful Blooms
This year I got the brilliant idea to take what would be a hanging basket planter and plunk them into my planter rather than planting little seedlings. I cut off the "hanger" part and the result? Already full flowering gorgeous dislplays of color. It would take at least well into July for my planters to look like this and they've been showing off like this for 2 weeks now. I think I'll do this every year. Now barring any insane hail, wind or microburst storms, I just may be able to keep them alive until the season is over.
5. Iced Teas. I've been experimenting with all the different teas we've had hiding in the cupboards and making them into iced teas. I've been trying the fruity ones without a lot a sweet added to them. It's been a yummy way to use up all the teas and it's been refreshing on the warmer days. And I like the fact that I can add the amount and type of sweetness I want (I usually use honey) and not have to have the overwhelming amount of sugar they usually put in the pre-packaged iced teas. Especially enjoyable on a sunny day, on a deck chair with a good book.
What were the blessings that stood out for you this week?