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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…

New Hampshire in the Fall

Two years ago, hubby and I went to New Hampshire for our twentieth wedding anniversary.  
It was a wonderful trip and this time of year brings back those memories for me.
So today I am reminiscing about New England in the fall with some of my 
favorite photos from two years ago.

~ The Hancock Inn ~

~ Old Cemeteries ~

~ Antique Houses ~

~ Churches ~

So lucky - we had this gorgeous weather every day.

Bye, bye New Hampshire ~ hope to see you again soon!

Thank you for joining me on my trip down memory lane ~


- joining -


  1. JoAnne. I love New Hampshire, too, and that whole coast line all the way north to Maine. Those are really some beautiful images here. I hope you and your hubby can revisit there one day. xo Diana

  2. The picture are so pretty. We have been wanting to visit the same places. Hubby says that next year he plans on taking more vacations so maybe we might see them.

  3. How beautiful! I love to visit New England. It's all so different from here in Texas...and so much older. I don't blame you for reminiscing.

  4. Oh, my! You fall pictures are fabulous.

    We did the fall leaves in New England in 2004 and loved every bit of scenery we saw.

  5. Love all your photos, but that one tombstone with the lamb upon it! A child's, no doubt.

  6. Love that part of the country. So much history and charm.
    Happy Sunday.

  7. Loved the beautiful photos. Old tombstones were so intricate. Lots of history and have visited before too! Janice

  8. What a beautiful serene town to live in. Lots of churches also. Love seeing those photos. Seems like we just saw those photos and it's been 2 yrs. already? Hope you'll get to go back someday. We went thru part of NH one time in hubs truck as well as Maine and couple other places. Didn't have time to sight see darn it but at least got to see some of New England. I loved Maine, we spent one night there then got our load and had to leave to go up into Canada.
    When we lived in MT on south side of Canyon Ferry Lake there was an old cemetery on an island on lake, some really old graves. Was quite interesting to see them. Happy week Glad you shared the photos again. What a gorgeous place, so clean everywhere.

  9. I'd love to visit New Hampshire in the Fall. Maybe someday I will! Oregon is so beautiful in the Fall - a lot of color and beauty all around us here. Thank you for sharing your trip with us. I'm ready to go!

  10. Lovely pictures! Thanks for sharing them with us.

  11. What stunning photos - that post office !!!
    It's such a gorgeous State - thanks for sharing - going to pin a couple of these !

  12. Just stunning! The NE in the fall is on my bucket List.

  13. I remember when you went to New Hampshire a few years ago. Your photos are so beautiful! I'd love to go visit sometime. Happy Fall!

  14. What a pretty little New Hampshire town. I lived in Exeter, N.H. for 25 years and raised my children there. It's on the seacoast.

  15. We visited New Hampshire two summers ago and loved it. I'd love to see it this time of the year with the foliage changing!! Have a beautiful weekend!! xo

    ~ Wendy

  16. Very love would have loved to been there... Happy Sunday with love Janice

  17. So gorgeous!! I love New England architecture!!


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