Saturday, April 10, 2010

Southern Belle's Delight!

Southern Belle's Delight!
I have had one of the most devinely beautiful days that I can remember in a long long time!
I was so busy flitting from person to person that I did not get the photographs I wanted to take.
So I am posting one of all of us. 
If I had only one word to say about today....
MARVELOUS!
I made so many new friends,
heard some wonderful stories,
ate a good lunch with great fellowship,
(Dawn had that "Let's go shopping!" look
so we did not make her teach a class but
NEXT time, Dawn, "you will owe us BIG!")...lol
We shopped until I thought the rocker at the store was my
new permanent place of residence....
have to share a photo of Susan and her husband http://Artofmine.blogspot.com
She had made this beautiful apron and forgot it at home...her hubby drove all the way home....
brought it back to the restaurant for us to admire. 
Susan, it truly is gorgeous (just like you!)
(There are wonderful husbands
but this one gets the prize of the year!)

We hated parting each others company.
A couple of times I even teared up.
All in all the day was a huge success, from my point of view.
I loved each sweet soul that attended
and
missed those who could not come.  (Maybe next time...)
I thank each one of you for coming to
make new friends!
Girls,Let's do it again SOON!
Sharon

30 comments:

The Charm House said...

Sharon, Thank you for putting together a wonderful day for all of us! I so wish I could have taken on the shoppping adventure but I knew this body could hold only so much excitment! Again, Thank you for everything, I have the most wonderful day!
Hugs,
Yvette

Vintage Inspired Jewelry said...

Sounds like a wonderful time.

jacque4u2c said...

It looks like you all had a blast!!! i am so jealous!

The Feathered Nest said...

OMYGOODNESS, Sharon!!! I look like such a goob!!!! Dear, dear Sharon...I had the most wonderful time today!!!! You are an angel for putting this all together and it turned out so amazing ~ Thank you so, so much for all that you did and for my precious gifts, I will treasure them all!!! What a beautiful day sweet friend....hugs and love, Dawn

Debra@Common Ground said...

Sounds like you had a really wonderful get together! yeah, Dawn looks ready to start her engines. Great bunch! Have a wonderful weekend!
hugs,
Debra

Linda K. said...

What a fun day you ladies had! And a neat memory!

Linda

Fab, feisty and fifty... said...

theres nothing like time spent with likeminded friends surrounded by arts and crafts..

a sublime time by all l'm sure..

luv saz x

The Other Side of Me said...

Dear Sharon,

It was so wonderful to finally meet you. Thank you so much for making the arrangements to get us all together. It was a lovely day all around. I look forward to meeting with everyone again soon.

Tammy

Lynns Lovelies said...

OH Sharon~~~thank you so much again for putting this all together! What a magnificent time we had~~~beautiful day, great food, laughs, gorgeous gifts and such amazing and lovely new friends...thank you!

I can't wait for the next retreat!♥

Love,
Lynn♥

Sandi said...

I so wish I could have been there. Maybe next time will be a better time for me. Please post more about what all you all did. I want to know every detail.
Sandi
impatient cajun

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Sharon,

It was truly a very special day we all shared and a very special Thank you to you for first thinking about doing this retreat and then making it happen for us. YOU are a very special person and so happy to have met you and I consider you a good friend of mine. By the way...dumby me my blog is at sjmcdowell.blogspot.com and the name is Art Of Mine..I was so excited yesterday that I said the wrong blog address...anyway Love you and thankyou for everything!!!
Blessings and Grace,
Susan

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Sharon,

Please change Art of Mine to sjmcdowell.blogspot.com I forgot my own address...what a dumby!!!

Thanks so much!

Susan

debbiesaenz said...

Sharon,
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. What a wonderfully beautiful day! You did a fabulous job organizing everything...down to every last detail! I felt so priveleged to be part of it all and met so many lovely new friends. I can't wait until we can do it again.
Blessings,
Debbie

debbiesaenz said...

Sharon,
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. What a wonderfully beautiful day! You did a fabulous job organizing everything...down to every last detail! I felt so priveleged to be part of it all and met so many lovely new friends. I can't wait until we can do it again.
Blessings,
Debbie

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

As Sharon you are such a sweetheart for writing this post about your day with everyone. I thought of all of you and wanted to be there even though I am not a Georgia Peach. But does having a Georgia accent count. lol
Susan was so nervous and excited about meeting all of you and I told her please please hug Sharon for me.
I can't wait til I get to meet you too.
We have to talk on the phone sometimes like Susan and I do...she is such a sweet lady and full of love. I can not believe she left her apron after working so hard on it....thank you again for this post and for stopping by mine and telling me about this day.
You have to do a story for me sometime
Love
Maggie

Mary Beth @ Live. Laugh. Make Something said...

I'm signing up for the group! I just found it by chance while hopping around BlogLand this afternoon. Please accept my invitation to drop in at my place one day this week when you get a moment! I have become a follower and hope that you will do the same...

Hopemore Studio said...

What a wonderful group, it looks like y'all had the best day! Makes me wished I live close by..lol.

Take care,
Angie

Debby said...

How fun, this all sounds and looks so wonderful.
Debby

Ragamuffin Gal said...

What a lovely day and what treasured friends! Blessings! ~ k

Las Creaciones de Boricua said...

Sharon,
It was great meeting everyone at the retreat. I had a fun time. Thank you for getting the group together.

Nancy Lee Malay said...

How fun, Sharon!
I'm happy you had such a good time.

I'm having a giveaway on my blog if you'd like to stop by and sign up - afterall, you were so lucky in OWOH!!

Nsncy
www.nancymalay.blogspot.com

Sweet Old Vintage said...

Hi Sharon.. I love hearing from you again... I did alittle digging yesterday but it is not time for planting here yet... Just trying to keep weeds in cintril right now... They are getting way too happy.... Have a wonderful day. I have a ladies golf meeting this morning... Am going to do a post before I leave... Blessings

The Jeweled Postcard said...

Oh Sharon, I have missed you and your blog. I am trying to get it together to come back to blogging for REAL this time.
You won't beleive it but the day all you sweet gals met I was just a few miles down the road in Jefferson GA. We were at my son's. Thursday when we all got back from FL I couldn't decide whether I would go to my favorite places in Houchton on friday or saturday. We ended up going on friday and left my son's on Saturday around 1:00 for our dreaded trip home to Ohio :( If I had been reading my favorite blogs I would have known about this wonderful meeting, darn.
Maybe next yr.! Looks like you all had fun! xo candice

Melissa Miller said...

Sharon this looks like so much fun!You are gorgeous sweet lady. Beautiful photos of all!

Thank you very much for your kind words and support of my blog. You're the best and I really appreciate you. I'm sure I will snap out of this bloggy rut very soon. *Smiles*

~Blessings, ~Melissa :)

Mary Ellen said...

It looks like you ladies had the bestest time!!

I am just now taking my Easter things down. I so enjoyed the decor this year with all the sweet things from you and Bernie!

blessings
mary

Libbie said...

How fun!!!I can tell you girls had a good time!!! What a sweet hubby there to go home & get her apron! Hope you get the chance to do it again soon!@

alankarshilpa said...

Oh what fun... and you ladies look so pretty in the picture.

Sharron I was also feeling so proud of you for the quality of work you are producing. It's an honor for me to come and visit here. I'll try to see if you have a twitter button. I want to twit your site.

Love Dita.

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

Sure looks like you had lots of fun! What a day.....

The Rustic Victorian said...

I wish I could have been there, maby next time. It all looks like fun! I wonder who is who in the photo. I know a few actually. Have a great weekend.
Love
Marcie

handiworksbyjanice said...

Sharon, please excuse me for waiting so long in getting a comment posted, but I just had to say a grand thank you for putting all this together! It was one of the most enriching experiences I have had in a long time. All that talent bundled together amongst the most uniquely beautiful women....what a treat!

Hope to see everyone again soon!
Janice Young

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