Monday, July 27, 2009
I found some more Gorgeous Handbags on Etsy!! I've met so many talented designers on Etsy and some of them have become Fabulous Friends. So, I'm going to share with EveryBunny my Secret Dream...... My Dream is to become a Designer of Handbags!! I know it's a HUGE Fantasy considering that I'm so artistically challenged. However, I'm considering taking a few College classes ~ maybe Interior Design or Fashion Design or maybe simply a sewing class might help. Do they have offer those classes online?
Well, in the meantime you can check out all of these new Fabulous Finds on Etsy by hopping over here to visit Mary Kaiser LTD.
Friday, July 24, 2009
This is the 2008 Maserati and I would even be "Hoppy" with a used one. It looks fast ~ doesn't it?
There are only about 15 days left until school starts and we haven't been on a Summer Vacation yet. We were going to have a Staycation ~ but I think it might be fun to have a spontaneous trip before school starts. So, next week I'm going to plan a spontaneous Family Vacation. I guess that's an oxymoron ~ to plan something when you want it to be spontaneous. I'm much better at planning than being spontaneous. I'll let you know where we decide to go ~ Baby Bunny wants to go to New York City or on a Disney Cruise. Any suggestions for the perfect Family Vacation?
Thursday, July 23, 2009
So, for the last year I've been trying to decide what type of Car/SUV or Truck ~ that we could afford and that I would LOVE to drive. I've been seeing the car pictured above driving by our house several times a day. Of course, I considered it a sign that this should be my new car. Mr. Bunny said ~ we can't afford that it's probably $100,000.00. Well, it's $107,900.00 to be exact ~ can you believe that it's that expensive. How did he know how much that car cost? He didn't even want to go and take a test drive in it.
So, we found another SUV that I LOVE that cost a tiny fraction of the BMW M6 pictured above. My new car has all the options that I wanted and we can actually afford the payments this time. I'm not a spendthrift after all. My Mother always called me that and I never really knew what the word meant. I could tell by the tone of her voice and the way that she said it ~ that it wasn't a compliment. I finally looked up the meaning of Spendthrift ~ One who is extravagant and spends money recklessly or wastefully. I knew it was the opposite of frugal ~ but had no idea they would have my picture next to the word ~ Spendthrift. I prefer to be called Extravagant ~ it just sounds more sophisticated!!
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Monday, July 20, 2009
I did keep all of the Books that I found and had even forgotten that I had bought some of them. I just didn't have anywhere to put them. So, I had to go through all the Books on several Bookshelves and make room for the new Books. Now, I also have a nice stack of Books that I'm donating to the Library ~ but it's not nearly as impressive as my Mountain of Magazines.
This is just part of the Stack of Magazines with a yard stick in front of them. They now offer curbside recycling for magazines in our area. However, I called them today and they said that I shouldn't tie them up ~ but just to put a few in our Recycling Bin each week. I was too embarrassed to tell them that I had several hundred magazines. Now, that I've decided to get rid of my Magazine collection ~ I don't want to look at them for another day ~ much less another Month. The Recycling Truck only comes once a week and I know he'll pass right by our house ~ if he sees this HUGE stack of Magazines.
I forgot to take a Before Picture and had already carried all those hundreds of Magazines down the stairs. I seriously considered bringing them back up and re-positioning them for a staged "before" picture ~ but my knees vetoed that idea. I don't think I could ever re-create the horrible sight ~ even if I wanted to. AND ~ I'm not going to let the Magazines/Books/Shoes/Purses, etc. take over again.
Today ~ I went through and tried on every pair of pants, shorts and capris that I own. I considered sharing here with you how many pants, etc. that I have ~ but you wouldn't believe me and Mr. Bunny might decide to actually read my Blog. Just think of a very large number and then triple it and you're probably close. I was shocked at the excessiveness and exhausted from trying everything on. I've organized them all into four drawers ~ shorts, denim capris, dressy capris and a jeans drawer. Of course, all of the dressy pants went back into the Closet. AND ~ I have a HUGE stack of pants, etc. for Goodwill.
Tomorrow ~ I'm going to tackle my Wall of Shirts.
Sunday, July 19, 2009
You can visit Deanna's Etsy Store ~ prettyinpinkdesigns320 by hopping over here and please be sure to visit her Blog by hopping over here.
Saturday, July 18, 2009
AND ~ this one features bright red cherries.
I considered having a Black and White Kitchen instead of Blue and White ~ this would really cheer up any Kitchen. LOVE the way this design turned out......and these Kitchen Towels are reasonably priced too.
These would make the perfect gift ~ even for yourself. She has lots of other adorable items in her Etsy Store ~ hop right here to see all of her Fabulous items.
Thursday, July 16, 2009
My Great Grandfather left Scotland in 1873 to travel around the World. He visited several Countries, lived in South America for 3 years and spent a year exploring Africa. However, he thought Florida and especially the banks of the Indian River "the prettiest place in the whole world."
This is a picture of my next door neighbor's house and it is for sale. If you're looking for a gorgeous home on the beautiful Indian River in Florida ~ then you should check out this amazing piece of real estate. It's a 4 bedroom 2 bath home that was built in 1903 (they don't make them like this anymore).
It is truly Gorgeous outside and inside ~ with all the modern conveniences. There is also a Cute Cottage, another 2 story house and a garage apartment that is included with this property ~ which can be used as rental income. You can read all the details by hopping over here. I'm really going to miss them ~ they have been the best neighbors that AnyBunny could ever want.
As Mr. Rogers used to say ~ "Won't you be my Neighbor?"
It's a beautiful day in this neighborhood
A beautiful day for a neighbor
Would you be mine, Could you be mine
So, let's make the most of this beautiful day
Since we're together we might as well say
Would you be mine, could you be mine Won't you be my neighbor
Won't you please, won't you please
Please won't you be my neighbor
I've decided to start my own little Wisteria Lane like on Desperate Housewives. Won't you be my Neighbor? ~ we'll have tons of fun..........
Just leave a comment or email me and let me know which Desperate Housewife you would like to be ~ Lynette, Gabrielle, Susan or Bree. I'm kind of a cross between Susan and Bree.
This is a view of my Neighbor's Dock out over the Indian River.
This is a view from my Neighbor's Dock ~ which shows the riverbank in front of our House.
This is a picture that my Great Grandfather took in 1905 of the tip (end) of Merritt Island, Florida ~ which is just across the river from us.
AND ~ this is what the tip (end) of Merritt Island, Florida looks like today. Same exact place approx. 104 years later and the view of the Indian River remains the same.
My Great Grandfather must have loved to travel ~ since he spent 11 years traveling around the World before arriving in Florida on July 4, 1884. I don't enjoy traveling for a host of reasons ~ but if you're a world traveler like my Great Grandfather.....
Here is a quote that I saw yesterday:
"When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.
Then take half the clothes and twice the money."
Sunday, July 12, 2009
So, for now ~ I've decided to use my cute logo as an Award for acts of kindness. I LOVE "Random Acts of Kindness" ~ giving them and receiving them. When someone takes the time to thank me or encourage me ~ it really does make my day or actually my whole week.
The first Bunny Bless You Award goes to Barbara in California. Barbara took the time last week to email me and let me know how much she enjoyed my Blog. She has no idea how much it meant to me at a time when I needed a little encouragement. Thanks so much Barbara and "Bunny Bless You".
Then, Terri in CT emailed this quote to me about sea glass ~ but it can apply to many different aspects of life:
"What was once shattered or discarded becomes more glorious than it's original form. And in the right environment, time can heal even the deepest wounds."
She's always been so kind to me and sometimes emails me just to check and see how I'm doing. Terri ~ Thanks for always being there for me ~ "Bunny Bless You".
I LOVE visiting her Blog ~ Lavender Between the Cracks. She always has Lovely Pictures from her Travels and Garden, Fabulous Finds, TONS of yummy Recipes or instructions for Craft Projects. Her Home is absolutely Gorgeous and I always want whatever product she features ~ such as her Steam Mop, Stainless Garbage Can, Sewing Stand, April Cornel Bag, etc., etc. You can see her Beautiful Studio/Sewing Room by hopping right here ~ oh I'd love to have a room like that. I guess I need to learn how to sew first.
These are just two of the "God Winks" that I had last week. More to come.......
Friday, July 10, 2009
I've had quite a few people ask if we have a real Bunny. Well, we had one for about a week before it disappeared into our back yard. This is Beach Bunny 10 years ago ~ when she was 7 years old holding Flopsy Hoppity Cottontail Benjamin the Bunny. I'm sure that's one of the reasons he ran off ~ we each called the poor thing a different name. Of course ~ I'm sure that Whiskers (our Cat) or Zoe (our Dog) didn't have anything to do with it.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
This is one of the Wall Decals from Wilson Graphics Etsy Shop and you know that it's on my wish list!! Actually there are several wall decals that I now have on my wish list.
Hop right over here to enter her Giveaway for $75.00 worth of wall decals. You have until July 15th to enter her Giveaway. You're going to LOVE Tina's Blog ~ The Garden Goose ~ it's also one of my new favorites.
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Unfortunately ~ since these shirts are associated with "my style", the bunnies have decided that they want their own cool style. What could be cooler than a Ralph Lauren Oxford Shirt? ~ literally these shirts are "cool" in every sense of the word.
So, I'm selling all of their shirts on Ebay. We have different colors and several different sizes ~ some NWT (new with tags) and some are EUC (excellent used condition). I couldn't even find them on the polo website ~ so guess they're not currently available. It's such a classic style ~ hope they don't discontinue them. You can hop right over here to my Ebay Store ~ if you're interested.
I'm still trying to decide whether or not to share my before and after pictures of my STACKS of Magazines and Books. Do I really want the Clean House TV Show knocking at my Door? How many Bunnies would they let me keep or would they want ALL of them for the Yard Sale?
This is the inside of "The Wizard of Oz" Purse. The money doesn't come with the purse ~ I don't think. I travel so light these days and this is a great size for an evening out or a quick trip to the Store.
Inside view of Wuthering Heights ~
Alice in Wonderland ~
I think I have read every Nancy Drew book and some of them twice. Hop right here to get this adorable Nancy Drew Purse.
This is what I told Beach Bunny the other day and yes ~ she rolled her eyes at me.
"I've got nopence to spend and nopence to lend and nopence to last me all my life."
AND ~ to make it worse ~ I sang it to her. My little bunnies don't like my style or my new theme song.