Thursday, July 27, 2006

Bloggy Tour of Homes


Welcome! So glad you could stop by. Our house was built in the '60's and was one of the first in the neighborhood. It needs a bit of a makeover, but it's home. Come on in!



Here's my little corner of the world, where the bloggy magic happens. Can you see whose blog I'm visiting? It's BooMama, blogger extraordinaire! She's the organizer of this tour, so be sure you drop by her place when you leave here.



This room is known as the living room, but apparently the plant hanging from the ceiling didn't get the memo. It was green when I got it. Good thing my kids aren't houseplants!



Here we are, back in the kitchen. It's small, but it's clean, thanks to the hubster. Can I get you anything? Coffee, perhaps?


Oh, that's right. You've got places to go and people to see. Well, I enjoyed your visit. Hope you did, too. Y'all come back now, y'hear?

47 comments:

Grafted Branch said...

What a wonderful narration! Yes, I will have a cup -- only make mine tea, if you don't mind. ;)

Autumn said...

wonderful tour..stop by and visit me if you have time

Barb said...

Can I just come stay with you for a while? Because this looks so comfortable, I just want to be there. And I have to ask you just this one little thing. Is that your dog's behind at the bottom of your living room photo? I know you have one - I saw the dog biscuits in the kitchen. My favorite part of your home? Seeing where you sit to do your posts. I swear, Brenda, I'd really love to just come visit for a while. On my way to the Outer Banks of course, but hey! You could come with! xoxoxo

Brenda said...

LOL. Yes, Barb, that is muttbutt in the living room photo. Her name is Lickerish, aka Poopsie, and she's a German Shepherd mix who believes she's a lap dog. She has an adopted younger sister named Mocha who appears to be a Lab/Rottweiler mix. They're almost as obedient as their human sisters, but not nearly as mouthy.

Come by anytime. I'd love to go with you to the Outer Banks!
xoxoxo

Diane said...

Can I go with y'all to the Outer Banks? I've never been there, and I can't think of better company. I'll bet we could get a bunch of girls ready to go in no time. ;-)

Brenda, I noticed the dog posterior, too, but it's because I always have a cat in my pics, and almost everybody in my family and my friends have dogs and/or cats. I noticed the cat on the front walk, too. And Barb has fish. :-)

I feel at home already, Brenda. Good job, and may I have some of those Hanover's pretzels on the microwave if I visit? I love pretzels. :-)

Diane said...

Oops...I think those are Snyder's instead of Hanover's...Doesn't matter, I'll eat either one if I can catch them. ;-)

BooMama said...

Now that's a pretty sweet little shout out that my blog is in the picture. :-) And your living room is almost exactly like I pictured - weird, huh? Love the tour!

PEA said...

Hi Brenda:-) Thanks so much for visiting my blog...hopefully it won't be your last visit! I loved seeing your home and I'll have a cup of coffee please:-)

Trisha said...

It really is fun getting to see other people's cozy homes. Thenks for letting us come inside.

Blessed Beyond Measure said...

As usual your narration cracked me up. I'm glad too that your kids arent plants. If they were and they started drooping you could send them to Barb's place. Her plants are always amazing. Me - not so much. I'm amazed if they live. Your home looks comfy, inviting, just like you are-. xoxoxo

Belle-ah said...

Thanks for taking me on your tour! Have a wonder filled day!

Mrs Blythe said...

What a great tour, your house looks so cosy. I'll have a black coffee nice n' strong, no sugar (I'm a caffeine addict, lol). Blessings.

Dawn said...

It was nice to visit in your home - wish I had the know-how to do it. But then I'd have to clean today and I have the kiddoes!

Kristen said...

Thanks for showing us your home! It's fun to take a peek inside people's real lives!

Your home is very pretty and looks very comfortable!

Sue said...

Hi Brenda,
I've "seen" you comment on several sites I also visit! Thanks for having us to your home, I enjoyed by visit!
:-)

Mama Duck said...

Just beautiful, LOL at the houseplant, I kill those too!

Dawn said...

I'm up! Thanks to Kristen of Mama's So Called Life!

Lori said...

If MY hubster weren't so conscientious, my plants would look like that as well. I have the thumb of death!

Kathleen Marie said...

A warm and cozy home. We have the same porch swing! Enjoyable!

Tammy said...

Thanks for the tour- it's a charming home!
And I was at the Outer Banks (on the other side of the country to me now) when hubby was stationed in VA...and we loved it. So can I come too? ;)

Please stop my humble abode when you have a chance...I was late joining in the tour, but the coffee's brewing now...:)

Jennifer said...

Thanks for the tour. I don't even have any dead houseplants ;)

Leslie said...

I think the dried flower arrangement is a nice complement to the green walls :) I've got a couple of herb plants "drying" at the moment.

MysteriousLady said...

Oh how nice and homey! I love your wallpaper!

Stop by and visit mine if you have time!

Melanie said...

Thank you for the tour! And the coffee...:>)

Susanne said...

Love your home! I've really enjoyed having a peek at everyone's everyday lives. I especially enjoyed the hanging plant...I've given up on houseplants myself because I can't keep any of them alive!! Thanks for letting us stop by and visit!

Paulette said...

What is the outer banks??
Brenda I agree with Barb, I would love to come and visit you and spend time with you. You are such an encourager, and I have really come to love you alot. I loved visiting your home today, I like the wall paper in the living room. That is my style. I loved to see where you blog!!!
Thankyou for opening up your home.

Beckie said...

WHAT FUN WALLPAPER!
Thanks for the tour -- I had a wonderful visit.
(There is something about a cozy home that is very inviting.)

Blessings! :o)

PastorMac's Ann said...

Coffee? with cream & sugar and I'm there. Your home is warm and welcoming. Must be nice to have all those cabinets in the kitchen. Thanks for inviting us in for a tour! Love your blog header - those are some beautiful kids!

Big Mama said...

Thanks for sharing your home. I laughed out loud about the plant in your living room!

Heather said...

I'll be right over - can your girs watch the Things? I'll bring cake!

Lisa said...

Brenda -

I would love to have coffee with you! I seem to be drawn to the same blogs as you frequent as I continue to see your pretty face as I click around!

Good visiting your site!!
Lisa S

Laura said...

Thank you so much for the tour! The outside of your home reminds me a lot of the rancher I grew up in :)

janice said...

you're a hoot! when i first got married I tried to keep plants. that ended when my ivy got infested with spider mites. no more plants for me.

thanks for the tour - you have a nice, cozy home :)

sarahgrace said...

Thanks for the tour- I love how you put Boomama's blog on your computer for the shot, very clever!

Cheryl said...

Thanks so much for letting us visit your home. It's been fun. I feel like I could just walk in take a glass of sweet tea and have some great conversation. See ya then!

~Jennifer said...

I'd love a cup, thanks! Thanks for inviting us into your wonderful home!

Mountain Mama said...

Nice home. About houseplants, they really don't like it so close to the ceiling.
Thanks for the tour.

smhgrace said...

Your home is so pleasant! And don't feel alone-I *stink* at growing houseplants~lol~. Thanks for sharing.

theresa said...

Sweet humble abode! I would love to come sit on that swing in the front and sip some sweet tea with ya! Thanks for the tour.

Dianne said...

Thanks for the invite! Your home looks so comfortable. You have lots of wallpaper-I have the border stuff in a few rooms. I actually wallpapered my bathroom years ago and never changed it-too hard.

Praying for your Prodigal said...

Thank you for the very gracious welcome! Somehow, I just knew you would be a most fabulous hostess!

Thanks for participating in the Bloggy Home Tour--wasn't this a great idea!

I so enjoyed getting to know you a little more--via photos of your home. Love that you were visiting BooMama!

You're so creative!

Diane

Sonia said...

Thanks for invite me to your home!
Your house looks so cozy!
I appreciate the tour!

MommaB said...

Oh, can we drink our coffee while swinging in your front yard? Okay, so maybe it is a little warm, but the swing looks like a great place to have girl talk! I love the way your home is so cozy and inviting! And the plant... don't feel too bad... I actually killed an artificial fern once... yes, you read that right. I had an artificial plant that I had hung too close to an air vent. The warm air from the heater literally turned it brown!!!

Thanks for the visit! You home was great!

Malissa said...

thanks for sharing your home and stopping by my tour.

I'll take some coffee please:)

Mrs. C said...

Thank you for inviting us in. I'm sure I'll be back to visit your blog again.

Judith said...

Brenda, I just got to your house. It's so good to go to one that looks lived in. That's what makes people feel comfortable.

Barb and Bev have talked about the Outer Banks. How far are they from you?

Shalee said...

"This room is known as the living room, but apparently the plant hanging from the ceiling didn't get the memo. It was green when I got it. Good thing my kids aren't houseplants!"

That's a classic! (I have the same brown thumb. Maybe we're related?)