Thursday, June 5, 2008

IT'S A PORCH PARTY !

It's a Porch Party. Welcome to my Porch! Rhondi at Rose Colored Glasses is having a Porch Party and you are invited!








Remember the days gone by when neighbors, friends and relatives
sat on their porches?





I invite you to come and sit a spell...........................








Kick back on my rocker.......................









or pull up a chair and relax.........................................







grab a cup of Lemonade......................................................



















or just sit a spell and stare out at the Hydrangeas getting ready to bloom......



Share some laughs and solve the world problems................................



Ya all come back now.....................Goodbye!



Love, Anne Fannie

55 comments:

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

My Dear Miss Anne Fannie!

Your Front Porch looks like it is out of a magazine, but I know personally it is not, but by all means could be and should be! It is gorgous in everyway! And an inspiration to all who come to visit! Make sure you wave hello to my dear hubby the next time he drives by going to work! I must come soon and sit with you for a spell!

Love ya tons,
Maryjane xo

Farm Chick Paula said...

What a gorgeous porch... I could see myself sittin' there for a LONG time...*sigh*...

JoAnne said...

Thank you for stopping by my porch post. I am so glad I found you. Your porch and home are wonderful - from the wonderful dormers to the incredible brick floor. JoAnne

Deanna said...

Your house is so pretty. I just love a big wooden porch. Lucky lady!

Amongst The Oaks said...

Hi Anne Fannie,
Thanks for visiting my blog. Sorry my "porch" post wasn't ready yet; I'm a little slow.
Your blog is fun! I'll be back. We used to have a turtle too.
Hugs, Laura

The Scarlett Rose Garden said...

What a gorgeous home and porch! Your colors are pretty much what I have picked out. (Do you recall the paint color of your door and chairs?)
I love the brick floor. Your hedges leading up to the steps are so inviting. Well done! I could dawdle here all day!
Nikki

Rue said...

Oh my! That's a gorgeous porch!! Your home is beautiful :)

My mom had an old farmhouse that we restored a few years back and we named it green acres too.

I read below that you want a chicken. I want one too and my hubby won't let me have one either! What is it with men and chickens?? LOL

Thank you for sharing your porch. I've so enjoyed it :)

rue

Rue said...

Oh and I forgot to tell you that the link is wrong from Rhondi's blog.

Diane said...

Annie,
You have a delightful porch. I really enjoyed looking at your pics.
And thanks for the visit and comment on my blog!
Diane

Brenda@Spareminute cottage said...

Hi ,Your porch is so pretty.I love the wagon.Your hydrangeas are just beautiful.
Brenda:)

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Annie Fannie,
Your porch is perfect! I love it all--the chairs, the wagon of flowers! It's so cute!
Nice to meet you!
Becky

rosechicfriends said...

Annie...you home is well my dream...love those gables and long porch...but my fav is your door...oh such a pretty color blue! Everything is just so lovely! Thanks for sharing!

Blessings..Lorena

Linda's Blue Gate said...

Your porch are glorious.... do you have 2 French doors off the front porch? I love the look you have really pretty..
Hugs
Linda
PS I have chickens... they really are fun... keep trying to talk your husband into them

lindanuts said...

So gorgeous--
ours is much simpler. In fact, we don't even sit on our front porch. We had it built small to aid people trying to find a seat!!They are all out on the patio! The sign out front says, "Please join us on the patio". It also says "No Smoking"
I would love to sit on your porch for a spell.
'Come sit with me by the garden's gate.
We'll chat a spell. My work can wait.'

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Beautiful home and gorgeous porch!
xoxo Nita

Irma's Rose Cottage said...

Hi Anne Fannie! Thanks for stopping by.
Love your porch and your flowers are just gorgeous.
I also want chickens, but hubby says we need to get our chicken coop first. Well, its a start, he has agreed. Now for the next step.
Loved coming over and will be back again.

Irma :)

Joanna said...

wow! what a view. I think I'm in love! thanks for stopping by my place. hope to hear from you again soon. xoxo, Joanna PS. I love the color of your front door.

Mo..."Mo's Cottage" said...

Hi Anne,
I loved my visit to your porch....This had been a fun day to discover new blogs. I love all your touches....Thank you for your visit today. I will be back....
Hugs,
Mo :-)

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

Oh what a beautiful porch! Everything is just lovely! I love that blue on the chairs and on the door. It really makes the door stand out, and its perfect with the color of the bricks. They play well together! Thanks for sharing this!

Kady
Life on Bonnie Lane

Tracie said...

Anne Fannie,
Well, first of all Green Acres is the place to be...
Your porch is lovely and all of the items on the porch are beautiful too. So much room and I love the bricks.

I would love to come sit a very long spell there, especially with all the animals you have. No Arnold the pig though? I'm going to come back and read your posts some more and see about this 100% Italian (lucky you - do you have an authentic gelato recipe??). I bet so ;) I also want to read up on all the four-legged friends you've got. My I want a parrot too - we had a yellow naped Amazon when I was a kid - quite a personality. In other words, you've guessed my animals are spoiled themselves too - the only way to be.

Okay, I came over here to gush about your beautiful porch - and it is - thanks for sharing!
Happy night!
~Tracie

Claire said...

Miss Annie Fannie, I don't know how I missed you earlier today. There were so many of us porch ladies today that I visited in shifts to give my fingers a break.

Your porch is lovely and I'm so glad you visited mine otherwise I wouldn't have gotten to see yours!
It is beautiful. I especially love the little hen!
It's so nice to meet you!

Claire

nwalker said...

I am adding you to my favorite blog list.I love everything about your house and porch.You have decorated it beautifully and it looks so inviting.Your pond is so nice and big.I had chickens when my kids were little and I loved them.I didn't like the chicken snakes that got into the nest with the eggs though!I will visit often..thanks for sharing.
Nancy

Jeanne said...

Your home is just beautiful! Thanks for visiting Spiral.
Jeanne :)

Heidi Ann said...

Lovely house & front porch!! Wasn't this fun!....Heidi :)

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Thank you dear heart..
xoxo Nita

Jo said...

Your porch and house is just beautiful wish I could come and sit and chat for awhile,got along way to fly and drive though.Thanks for sharing and visiting me.Take care

ostwestwind said...

Your home looks beautiful, and the porch ins inviting.

Greetings from Northern Germany

Ulrike from K├╝chenlatein

hautemommy said...

Your home is gorgeous!!!!! Thanks for sharing your porch for the party! xo!

Amy at Bunny Rose Cottage said...

Your home is absolutely gorgeous!!!!! That is the kind of home I dream of! Your porch is just fabulous. You are lucky!! Just beautiful!

Hugs,
Amy

Lynn said...

I love your home and your porch! Very, very nice. I would love to sit a spell with you on the porch. Thank you so much for sharing!

Lynn

Cathy said...

Anne, Your home looks like a welcoming Bed & Breakfast. I would love to come and sit a spell. Oh MY, what beauty you have shared with us. I just adore it. It looks like it belongs in a magazine.

xo
Cath

StitchinByTheLake said...

Oh Anne I absolutely love your home and your garden and your flowers and your yard junk! I scrolled back through your blog and found your vintage hankies - I collect them and have used some for a kitchen valance in the past just like yours! I've also used a few to make a quilt for one of my granddaughters. I put them around candles and tie them up with raffia or I lay one on a table and sit candles on it.......I just love them everywhere! I visited a quilt store once where the owner had tied them all over her Christmas tree - it was so wispy and romantic looking! Wish I could think of some other ways to use them - any ideas?

Nancy Jo said...

ANNIE FRANNIE,
That is some porch you have there!! I just love it. I need a bigger house so I CAN have a bigger porch!
NANCY JO

Holly (Nickname) said...

Hi Ann!
What a beautiful post of your porch...everything looks so pretty and wlecoming. I love the brick work on the floor...I hope you are having a blessed day!!!
xxxooo Ruth

Rosemary said...

What a great house, and porch.
I'm sure you enjoy it everday!
Thanks for visiting me.
Rosemry

celestina marie said...

Hi Anne Fannie, I have so enjoyed my visit to your fantastic porch and lovely blog. WOW you are an amazing talent in your beautiful gardens. Thank you for stopping by my porch too, it has been so nice to meet you. I will soon be back and adding you to my favorites!
Celestina,
la rea rose

Rhondi said...

Hi Ann
I love your pinkhouse! The porch is wonderful. I could imagine sitting for the whole day just enjoying getting to know you. And the hydrangeas look perfect. Such a charming porch.
Sorry it took me so long to get here but this porch party took more organizing than I thougth!
Hugs, Rhondi

CIELO said...

What a breathtaking porch and grand entrance... wow! I'm in awe...

Thanks for stopping by my house in the roses; so nice meeting you!

Cielo

Beverly said...

Thanks for visiting my blog, and for coming to my Front Porch party. Please visit me again soon.

Your porch, your home, your lawn - it is all just perfect. And, oh so beautiful.

Thanks for inviting me.

Nance said...

Hi Anne Fannie,
What a beautiful porch! and your garden/lawn look so manicured. i can't keep up with mine. Thanks for sharing and visiting my blog.

Enjoy your weekend!
nance

An Enchanted Cottage said...

Oh my gosh - I'm so glad you left a message on my blog so that I found yours! Your porch is divine!!! And I have to say that I especially love your fur babies down the side! We once had a shih-tzu just like yours, and I also have a photo of one of my kitties that has those same c-r-a-z-y eyes as yours!! Glad you liked the buttons and thanks for stopping by!...Donna

Mya said...

Wow what a porch, what a house! So gorgeous. I'll visit anytime.
-Mya

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Pretty ,pretty porch. I wish I could grow hydrangeas :( :(
Thank you for visiting my porch, come back soon ! HUGS

Lea of Farmhouse*Blessings said...

Are you kidding me? You actually LIVE there. Your porch is absolutely breathtaking. Someone needs to notify the magazines. They are missing out on this!

I planted my very first hyrangea last year and it is full of blue blooms this year. Such a lovely old fashioned flower.

Thank you for your sweet thoughts about Colton. Yes, I am so very thankful for all my sweet blogging friends who encourage and support each other. And so very thankful to the Lord who keeps us in His care!

Blessings,
Lea

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Ann!
I love your front porch! I had such a wonderful time visiting with you and sipping my lemonade!
I especially enjoyed seeing Evil Kitty in his chicken hat! I was in hysterics laughing at him!!
Thanks for stopping by and having tea with me! It was so much fun!
Hugs, Sherry

Jeanne said...

Hello Anne Fannie, would you believe I am still trying to visit everyones porches. We have company that are here for ten days. My time isn't my own right now.

Your home and long...porch is so beautiful. Your decorating is so lovely and appropriate for the style of your home. It is the kind of setting I just love.

Thank you for visiting my mountain view. That rainbow happens a few times a year. It is an amazing moment when it happens.

Take care, Jeanne

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Hi Annie,
So sorry I am late for your porch party...but I finally made it. You have a beautiful porch and I love all of your signs and mosaic touches...
Hugs,
Penny

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi Anne Fannie, Your home and porch is beautiful. So inviting to anyone that may visit. Thank you for sharing.
Have a Blessed Day,
Bonnie

Joy said...

What a beautiful house and porch you have! I love the way you have it decorated too.

Ottilias Veranda said...

Hi and thanks for the visit!
What a great house You have,,I love that door! and the porch!

Liisa

Aunt Jenny said...

Beautiful Annie!!! I love your porch...so pretty and inviting!! Mine needs work for sure...I wish I had a nice big porch. I have to get by with my little back yard patio for my "sit a spell place"
I LOVED the chicken hat on the cat!! The first time I got goats it was after leaving little "goat hints" everywhere for my husband for 6 months at least...he didn't want them and I did...he had little stuffed goats in his jacket pocket, little wood goats on the dash of his car, goat stickers in his notebooks, you name it...he finally caved...maybe a hat for the dog too???haha
Have a great week!!!

Artsy Etc. said...

Simply beautiful! I could live on your porch!

Thank you for visiting my blog. Do come back.

Nancy said...

Beautiful Porch!!! I would love to come sit a while!!!LOL:) Nancy

shirl said...

Helle Anne your front porch is so pretty. Hedges and flowers are beautiful! Looks like a nice cozy place to sit down with a good book or some needlework.
Blessings, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

Kathy~Vintage Snaps & Scraps said...

I love your porch....

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