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Cottages at the Beach

I'm unpacking and catching up on laundry since returning from  our annual vacation with my husband's family. We always have a great time and I love that we have this tradition. It's such a cute little beach town and I always enjoy taking long walks and looking at the charming houses. Want to come along?

The house above has its red, white and blue going on  all ready to celebrate. Adirondack chairs always look great and I think they look very inviting on the front porch.

I like how neat and tidy this pretty blue house looks. The landscaping isn't anything extravagant but it looks great. In the picture below you can see the pretty, soft light green on the screened door and the same color is on the door to the house as well.

Here's another screened door that is just so charming. The little spindles in the center are painted the two  colors of the house - such a great idea.

The red door on this house really stands out. A lot of the houses have screened in porches on t…


I just received an order I had placed with The Outlet at Pine Cone Hill
and I wanted to let you know about the great deals they have.
This isn't a sponsored post, just wanted to share this with you.
If you're looking for any kind of bedding, rugs, pillows, table linens, etc.,
you should check it out.  The prices really are outlet prices.

See what I got?

I love Dash and Albert rugs but they can be a bit expensive. 
I was able to purchase this denim and ivory rug in a 4x6 for $78.

 Another rug, this 2.5x8ft runner was $45.
I really love the brown and blue plaid of this one.

I also bought two of these beautiful euro shams for $11 each.
Can you believe that?
They're 26 inches and just so pretty.

The reverse side has this dainty small print and tie closures.

Many of the items are only available in limited sizes but if you
find something you like and will work for you, it's a great deal.
If you're interested in looking, just click on the link below. 
Can you guess where I am using the items I purchased?
Of course it's not too hard to imagine that the euro shams
will be used in our master bedroom but you'll just have to
wait and see where the rugs are going!  : )

Now I need to find some inexpensive euro sham inserts!


P.S.  I forgot to mention that shipping is free on all orders too!

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  1. You got some great deals, JoAnne. I especially love the rugs.
    Have a wonderful Sunday :)!

  2. Beautiful choices, JoAnne, and thanks for the tip!

  3. I've never heard of the outlet, thanks for sharing! I love your color pretty!

  4. I love your new rugs and shams! I've never heard of that outlet so I'll have to go check it out! Can't wait to see where you put the rugs .... I'm thinking the runner might go in your entryway. : )

  5. Thanks for sharing! I found 26" x 26" Euro shams with duck feathers at Ikea for 9.99 each. Hope that works for you!

  6. Thanks for sharing. I will check out their site. I love the shams!

  7. OMG! Thanks so much for sharing that shop. I'll be sure to go check it out. I really love your blue floral euro shams. That's a great price. I think the best priced euro sham inserts are at Target for $10.

  8. Great finds and the prices are so good. Love your shams, the yellow and blue are so pretty! Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY...

  9. Oh Jo Anne thank you for this link. I love Pine Cone Hill bedding. So I will be hopping over to check this outlet site out. I know you are doing our Spotlight this week on Susan's blog so I will be excited to learn more about you. Have a wonderful start to the new week ahead.

  10. JoAnne, these are great finds! I really love that blue and white rug...hmmm, that would look good in my sunroom! ;)


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