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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Weekend retreat,$1 sales, and my Pixie Pouch freebie

We had a lovely weekend away with friends at one of our local dams, Hartbeespoort. The weather was amazing, and the house, La Residence we hired was lovely, huge, with wonderful views. I took hundreds of photos, these are just a few!

Day one, we arrived!The cute Summer House in the gardenSunset and cocktail hour!Day 2
Breakfast, and ready for the day. Cocktail hour came early!Posing LOLThe last morning- breakfast (champagne of course) then we packed up and took a slow drive home!
Here is my $1 deal for the week- Holly's Spring Treasures, a huge collab for only $1!
And here is Design by Tina'sI have not done the Pixie Pouch Challenge at ESS for ages, but eventually my turn came around again, so here it is:Download here

And just 2 photos of Jackson, he is getting so big!!!!
That's all for today!!!Have to rush off and pick up my son from his friend!

EDIT: We heard this morning that our friends (Pics above), lost their father and father-in law to cancer last night, all our love and sympathy my friends.


Michelle Simone said...

Awesome pictures! That summer house is beautiful! I like the pixie pouch freebie. I'll definitely be joining in on that challenge! Thanks! Oh, and I love the kit you have for $1 this week :)

Sue said...

Thanks for sharing your fun pictures and lovely kit! :)

April said...

Thanks for sharing this cute kit. Thanks also for sharing your pictures. They are awesome. Sorry to hear that your friends lost their father. We know what that is like and it isn't fun. We are thinking of you all.

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Thank you so much for this Freebie. I want to let you know that I posted a link to your blog in Creative Busy Hands Scrapbook Freebies Search List, under the Page 6 post on Jul. 16, 2009. Thanks again.

Bonnie said...

Hi Jen!!!
Wow, those photos are incredible!!! You definitely have the photography talent too!!I love the one of the sunset over the mountains. That house is incredible too!! And I LOVE that photo of look so nice to see some photos of your life.

* Lee said...

My sympathies to your friends. I hope they find comfort during this hard time.

Jackson is TOOOOO CUTE!!!!!! :D

Thank you for the Beautiful freebie!

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Kim B said...

OMG, I agree with Bonnie- you look STUNNING in that photo! LOVE IT! What a great house, and love the summer house especially ;-)

Hope this weekend went off well too-lol, and hell we have the first Tri-nations THIS weekend coming up too- you got that drip ready??-
and Jackson is the cutest pup!!


ZiggyFan said...

Awesome pictures! That summer house is beautiful! What a great blog you have as well.

I wanted to let you know that you have an award over on my blog.

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Vera said...

That place looks awesome! Specially the summer house in the garden. Love!
Jackson looks so cute too, like he's really posing for the photo :)

Anonymous said...

Lovely pixie pouch! Thank you!

clubiani said...

I enjoyed your pictures! What fun! Thanks also for the goodies!!