Monday, 30 September 2013

Lovely Weekend

The weekend was a special one for me: it was my birthday and I am now all of 44!
So I had a day out just window shopping really, in a converted Irish linen mill about a half hour drive from home.
It houses great cafes and all kinds of stores (except primitive ones!) and is great just to walk around.
Of course I did see lots of pretty things!
You all know about my owl love and here where some stone carved paper weights~

This was probably my favorite item - a rocking horse with a hefty price tag but it would look great on my sideboard!! 

 There were lots of shelves with shabby chic goods and Christmas dolls and gifts~

 I love the red and whites and embroidered pillows.
 It was a fun day out and we had a delicious meal in the Loft, the restaurant there.

It was beautiful in the afternoon, just perfect for a walk along a tree lined avenue where the leaves are slowly turning gold!
So all in all it was a truly lovely birthday weekend!
Glad you stopped by and hope you all have a great week!


  1. Happy Birthday dear girl and thanks for taking us along to your shopping mall.. Looks enchanting to me..
    So nice to visit with you. xo

  2. ♫Happy Birthday Miss Christine, Happy Birthday to you.♫

    Heaps of Hugs
    Prudence ♥

  3. Happy Birthday Christine! Glad you had an enjoyable weekend!

  4. Happy Birthday to you! A lovely time of year for celebrations! Those owls are the best! And, gotta LOVE that rocking horse! I wonder how they carve stone so intricately?

  5. Happy Birthday Christine! It looks like a wonderful day and I like that shop. I like that road that you went down and the trees that look like they are beginning to change.
    Have a lovely week.

  6. Hey Christine,
    A great big Happy B'day to you!! I keep forgetting that yours is really close to my hubby's b'day(26th), but looks like you had a lot more fun than he did!LOL
    What a wonderful day out you had ~ how sweet!
    Your trees are a little bit ahead of ours looks like.

    Big hugs,

  7. Happy Birthday Christine, wonderful weekend indeed....thanks for letting us tag along, Blessings Francine.

  8. Happy belated birthday. Looks like a fun day

  9. Happy birthday dear..
    Looks like a sweet day
    Sending you lots of love x

  10. Happy Birthday my sweet friend! I'm so glad you had a nice weekend and had FUN! You sure saw lots of pretties! I hope you picked out something special for yourself! Sending you bunches of birthday HUGS! Your buddy, Diane

  11. Happy happy birthday. Oh to be 44 again.


  12. Happy Bithday!!!! I turn 40 next year! LOVE the shops!!!! Love the owls... shhh... I have one... :)

    Love and birthday blessings!!!!!!

  13. Happy Birthday, Dear Christine!
    So glad you had a wonderful day out!
    Loved seeing your photos!
    Hope you have many happy days ahead on the year to come! Blessings!

  14. A very happy belated Birthday Christine. :-) x x x

  15. happy belated Birthday Christine - I love the look of that shop - where is it please?


  16. Happy late Birthday!! Glad you had a nice one.

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