Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Front Porch Party!

It's Front Porch Party time! I hope you enjoy my little home. This past year we put the deck on the front and we really enjoy it. I love sitting out front with a cup of tea and watching the grandsons play or Maggie running in the grass. We have a hot western exposure so it's a perfect spot for my lavender plants. It's a work in progress, but like so many others, there's always something to do. We plan on putting a short picket fence in front of the deck, flowers in front of that and a pergola for some shade. Isn't that the way it is? One thing just leads to another.....

Now go on over to Rhondi at Rose Colored Glasses. She has a list of over seventy amazing homes for you to see. Thanks for this wonderful idea, Rhondi! Good job!!
*Prayer Request! In my previous post I mentioned some family friends who where to deliver their twins on Tuesday. It was postponed until today (Thursday). Please be in prayer for this young couple and especially for the safe delivery of their little twin girls. I will let everyone know how they are as soon as I do. Thank you so much.


Julia @ Hooked on Houses said...

How pretty! Thanks for sharing! -Julia :-)

Elizabethd said...

A lovely visit, thank you.

Unknown said...

Such a lovely front porch, and so many beautiful details making it look cozy and inviting. Karen

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Jean, I love your porch with all of thw white. The flags are cute, too! I love that birdhouse.
Hugs, Terrie

Linda said...

Hi Jean, what a pretty front the birdhouses and that is a darling bird cage. This is a lovely spot for a cup of tea. Hugs, Linda

Nikki via The Scarlett Rose Garden said...

Very pretty! I love yellow houses. Your future plans sound wonderful!

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

You have such a pretty front porch,it would be so peaceful to just sit out there and enjoying watching everthing.

Unknown said...

Such a beautiful space! I LOVE that big birdhouse! Thank you os much for sharing with us!


Tipper said...

Your porch looks great! I will keep the twins and their parents in my prayers. I know how scary delivering twins can be.

Rue said...

Hi Jean :)

I love your home and your front porch is the perfect spot to have some iced tea. Your little dog Maggie is pretty cute too ;)

I'm saying a prayer for your family friend....

Have a beautiful day,

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Jean, your porch looks so cute. Love the flags and the Uncle Sam!!! You really have a flare for putting things together and it is all perfect!

Praying for your friends. I hope that all is going good for them.


mommyholly said...

you have a gorgeous house!!! :) It is so darling, I love the way you have decorated it! xo!

. said...

Too cute! I love it!


Beverly said...

Jean, I love your front porch. It looks so cool and refreshing, and I adore the color of your house.

I will say a prayer for your friends.

Susie said...

Hi Jean,
Your porch looks so welcoming!
I've said a prayer for the young couple and their twins..


Thanks so much for letting us tour your porch! It looks so pretty.

Anonymous said...

gotta love any place that has a flag. My son is AF and going to serve his second term.

Unknown said...

Miss Jean.
Love your porch and home! Thanks for letting me peek!

Ruey said...

so sweet! enjoy your little slice of heaven~~~
xxxooo Ruth

Mya said...

Your porch is very inviting and cozy. Love the bird houses too.

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Jean, your deck is lovely and I love the birdhouse. Thank you for sharing and I'll pray for the parents and the little girls. Have a Blessed Day, Bonnie

Life on the Edge said...

This is so pretty and bright and fresh! I love the idea for a deck in the front of the house. Bet you just love it!

Mary said...

Thanks for stopping by my porch today - it's been SO hot though and I should have doubled up on the lemonade supply!

Love the addition of the deck to the front of your charming home - know you will make good use of this fun space.

Your puppy is just adorable - can see you are getting plenty of

Hope the twins arrived safely and will be healthy - and that the mom is doing fine. They are in my prayers.
Take care - Mary (Across the Pond)

Lisa said...

Your porch is just lovely, so restful. It is very inviting.

Gato Azul | Chat Bleu said...

What a lovely deck and graced with so much sunshine! Thank you for sharing it with us.

Jeanne said...

Hello Jean, I think your house is so charming. The deck out front is a great feature for your home. We live in the Smokey Mountains of NC. We movd here in May 2007 and we have a work in progress too. There was no landscaping at all.

I love your patriotic touches around your deck and front door, and the picket fence will be just the right touch. Thanks for visiting today.

Best wishes, Jeanne

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Hello Sweet Jean!

You have a very sweet and quaint porch and groomed yard! I am sure you enjoy many hours there!


Anne Fannie said...

I love that birdhouse! Thanks for sharing your porch!
Love, Ann

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Miss Jean!
I had such a wonderful time sitting on your front porch and visiting with you! It's lovely! And Maggie was a perfect hostess helper, she's adorable. My sister's best friend had a dog like Maggie, I loved her too, brings back great memories!
Hugs, Sherry

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Your porch is so cute! Thank you for the visit!

And I'll pray for the twins.

Susan of Pink Portuguese Roses said...

Lovely porch. I need to get working on mine..LOL!!!

Pink Portuguese Roses

Marina Capano said...

Hi nice to meet you! I love your house and your home! flags are cool in the pot.
see you! A lovely visit, thank you.

Rhondi said...

Hi Jeanne
I was so busy organizing the porch party that I didn't get to visit all the porches myself. Your proch is very inviting. I'm glad you joined the party.
Thank the Lord for answered prayer regarding the twins.
Hugs, Rhondi

Shirl said...

Very pretty porch, I love the yellow! Birdhouses are a nice touch and I love to see a flag on a porch! THey add a nice touch too.
Prayers to your friends.
Blessings, Shirl