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Saturday, July 5, 2008

Catch Up!

I don't like playing catch up . . . with cleaning, laundry, mending, projects, weeding and pruning. However, I don't mind catching up with magazines! In fact, I intentionally let them pile up saving them for a special block of time when I can:
Country Home Magazine

Be inspired.

Home Companion April/May 2008

Have fun.

House Beautiful April 2008


(Hmmm, I don't recall where I saw this one.)

And dream. . . .


Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

I tend to do the same thing. I like to set aside a time when I can spend oodles of time looking at my magazines. ~ Lynn

celestina marie said...

Hi Cindy, I do the same thing and love it. Gives one something to look forward too.
Hope you are having a wonderful holiday weekend.
hugs, Celestina,
la rea rose

Anonymous said...

Hi Cindy,
Hubby laughs at me cuz I get one in the mail and I say, "Oooh I am going to wait and look at this when I can just sit and savor it and take it all in". LOL!!


Alison Gibbs said...

This is 'so my type of Catch Up'

Debbie Kay said...

Hi Cindy:

I too hang onto my magazines so that I can peruse them interruption free. Hope all is going well in your world, you are busy I am sure but we must make some time to visit soon.


Debbie Kay

tales from an O.C. cottage said...

Now THAT is my idea of a good time!

M ^..^

Cindy ~ My Romantic Home said...

Oh I really love that last photo! There is nothing better than relaxing with some new magazines!

Jan~Feather Your Nest Antiques said...

Came over from Pink Icing on the Cake (love that girl) and really enjoyed your blog. Any blog with the word "pink" in it means an instant hit for me!Your home looks fantstic and I want to see more! I'll ad you to my blogroll!


Party Wishes SCV said...

I love your blog! I have all those magazines as well and I would have picked the same pictures! Everyday life is so hectic in our house that I love to escape into those magazines. I also adore your front dorr screen! Please check out my blog

Beverly said...

It looks like the perfect way to peruse beautiful things while relaxing.

karin@creativechaos said...

Great pictures....all from my fave magazines....

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

I have a couple of those magazines! It is always a treat to see a new issue and buy it, then later spend some time looking it all over. I go back to them again and again to look at the pictures and to get inspiration.

I just love those porches with curtains. It always looked so welcoming to me.


restyled home said...

I thought of you today: I spray painted a phone pink for Sophie's playhouse. It's not vintage, but it is still pretty cute...!!

Fifi Flowers said...

the last one I saw on but I don't remember where she found it... I just liked it and painted it on my sidebar wit a bit of a colour twist!

Heather ~Pretty Petals said...

I think we blogging girls are the majority of their subscriptions! Such visual people we are! LOVE the photos you shared. I have to flip through and look at ALL photos first, then go back and read. ♥Heather

Angie said...

hi! i, too, have a magazine addiction! hehe. i have never read the home companion before..but that pic of the chairs..whew! gave me some serious heart palpitations! i must check it out asap. love looking at your thrift treasures...that is my kinda thing! i am gonna add you to my blog list so i can check back!


Mermaid Queen said...

Hi Cindy,
Boy do I love looking through magazines too, and yours are beautiful. OX Martha

Tracie said...

Hi Cindy,
I love setting magazines aside too for that special time. Only problem, now I'm about three-four months behind... Think I need to take a week to look through them.
It is great to have them to look forward to though. I love all the photos you've shown, especially the last one with all the CA heat we've been having this week. Hey, maybe I'll do it during heatwave ;)

CIELO said...

All so beautiful....! Every Saturday I go to Barnes and Noble just to sit, relax and read ALL their Home and Garden (and more)magazines... It's a wonderful way of wasting time! :)


Shabby Addict said...

Oh wow... all beautiful, yummy pictures! I am glad to see that I am not the only one with a major magazine addiction!!

rosechicfriends said...

Oh I am the same way! I have to have my chores done or I just can't enjoy a wonderful pile of magazines. And then I love to loose myself in just dreaming up wonderful ideas I *May* do some day that was inspired.


CIELO said...

Hi Cindy.... I have something waiting for you at the House in the Roses... come get it! :)



Diane said...

Yes it is so much fun to just relax and page through my magazines and get inspired!
Hugs, Diane

Lori said...

Gosh you have will power, not me!!! Lori

Kerryanne English said...

Cindy I think we all do exactly that - the more books you save up the more pleasurable it is too.
Enjoy your reading.