Tuesday, March 3, 2015

February Favourites

I wanted to share with you a few of my favourite things and what I love about this time of the year.
Can't get enough of the cherries, this season the juicy, ripe dark fruit are really the best I have tasted
Rushed to get my camera the other day, when I saw  this beautiful old sailing ship sail by the window
With the heat and mosquitoes around it is all a little much and I am actually looking forward to cooler weather and did not think I would ever say that.
The cotton mosquito net has been good - at night the windows can be open wide and the breeze blows through and you can hear the little mosquitoes making a racket, but they can not get in.

It is the high season for the cruise ships and on Friday there were three in port. The Queen Elizabeth, is impressive looking up at the majestic huge boat. Downtown Auckland was really bustling  with all the tourists getting about, to see a little of the City.
Now to share a few pretty roses and gypsophila I bought from the market
Enjoy the little things in life
How can it be that we are now in the month of March!
Have a wonderful week dear friends


  1. The simplest pleasures in life are sometimes the best. Glad there is so much for you to enjoy in February. It's still cold in NYC but I'm quite enjoying being home lately :) Happy March Carolyn!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  2. Cherries ... yum! They seem a long way off here.

  3. Hello Carolyn
    What a beautiful view from your bedroom window... have a great week!


  4. Such lovely February things! A long time till cherries here, but it is good to think that they are being enjoyed elsewhere in the world right now! xx

  5. Carolyn, CHERRIES are my favorite fruit! Oh, that mosquito net is a great idea, and I love your bedding. I just decorated my bedroom in white too. Is that the view outside your window, that's amazing! Your February favorites are very nice.

    Have a splendid week, Carolyn.

    love, ~Sheri

  6. Oh Carolyn,
    I LOVE your bed and the net... It is not only practical, it is beautiful.
    Thank you for sharing all these lovely photos.

  7. The cherries look delicious! The boat on the water is beautiful, too :)

  8. Deaerest Caroly,
    sweet dark cherries, how delicious! I love them , but we still have to wait a few more months ...Mosquitos are horrible, glad, you get slepp with the mosquito net! This is a helpful thing!
    Thank you for those wonderful summer pictures!
    We are still waiting for Spring, the weather is changing a lot, yesterday we had sun and wind and rain and snow ....I am looking forwar for the Spring sun and getting warmer a bit!
    Wishing you a wonderful week, take care,
    sending Love and hugs, my dear friend,
    Claudia xo

  9. Dearest Carolyn,
    You make me crave for some juicy cherries, that is so special and hard to imagine that we can only have them fresh for once a year. Well, imported from the other half of the hemisphere... We love to eat them in winter when they come from South America.
    Your mosquito net looks like a real effective measure and it makes you sleep through at least.
    Love your roses and especially with the dreamy and romantic gypsophila!

  10. Dear Carolyn!
    I also love cherries and this beautiful dress!!!!!
    And your bed is very dreamy!
    Enjoy the heat ....you don' t have to travel far away for good weather ...
    The tourists are coming to YOU!!!
    You live on such a beautiful place on earth!
    Happy week!
    With love,

  11. Beautiful my lovely friend.
    Love Jeanne

  12. Aww such a yummy post my dear..lovely photos
    Have a great week.
    Big hugs x

  13. Hello Carolyn,
    How beautiful. It really looks like a beautiful place. Enjoy those gorgeous cherries!
    Big hug,

  14. What a beautiful view from your window! Your bed is very romantic. You had a clever idea for the mosquito

  15. I also say that the simplest pleasures in life are the best!

  16. Hello dear,
    oh Carolyn your cherries looks sooo tasty, and sooo beautifully ripe. And I simply LOVE your bed and the net around, so romantic I think, here from DenmaRK where such is not needed !! I can almost see those racket mosquitoes attacking , lol. Here it is so cold and still very windy,-not much spring !
    Hugs and love from Dorthe

  17. Those cherries make my mouth water! I'm not sure I would like to share your mosquitoes! I dive under the covers when I hear them buzzing over head and in variably get bitten! Sarah x

  18. Love from me happy week enjoy...!..x!

  19. What a great view you must have. I have the black bing cherry tree.
    Wonderful cherries, you have to beat the Bird to them.You are hot and we are freezing. Have a good March. yvonne

  20. There are so many lovelies all around you friend!! Between the cherries and the beautiful sailing ship! Ah!!! Just all good!! Enjoy these moments friend! Happy week to you!! Nicole xo

  21. I love cherries too, but they never seem to be around for long enough - what a fabulous view from your window.

  22. Hi Carolyn, What lovely favorites you are enjoying this season. The cherries look delicious. How wonderful you captured the sail boat going by. Love your netting around the bed. Your room is so romantic and lovely while helping with the mosquitoes. Your roses are beautiful. Wishing you a lovely rest of the week and thank you for stopping by while I've been away.
    Hugs and Blessings, CM

  23. Dear Carolyn,

    What a lovely dress you are wearing! I have a thing with 'polka dots' too :-) What a delight it must be to have such an amazing view. The blue of the ocean and the white ship look like a dream to me.

    Enjoy the rest of the week!

    Madelief x

  24. Fresh cherries are one of the sweetest things in life, aren't they? Oh, that view with the sailing ship - so beautiful! Your bed is lovely and so nice to keep those pesky mosquitos away. All of these images and the roses just make such a beautiful post. Sending hugs your way. xo Karen

  25. What a lovely post..and cherries, the best! Love it!
    Have a happy weekend,


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