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Sunday, February 9, 2014

My Christmas Cactus is a Valentine Cactus!


Here is my little "Christmas Cactus"...all ready for the current holiday!!!  Yes, it is gonna be gorgeous just in time for sweethearts day!  Yippie!
 One little branch sticking out so sweetly!
We took a day trip today and wound up at a beautiful park in Broward County where pony rides were offered for 3 dollars!  My sweet granddaughter, Emily was happy to go!  Here she is with her Mom guiding her!
Then on the way back home, we all wanted ice cream.  We ended up at a Kilwin's in downtown Lake Worth right next to a Kava bar where this great little 3 piece group played.  My DIL's father is friends with the bass player, so we stopped to allow Donovan, my grandson who plays the bass in school, to see them. They were really great and it was a ton of fun!  We did NOT DRINK KAVA!!!  One of the guys was on flute, and I was excited because that was my instrument in school.
 Here is a quick pic I snapped of my pink tipped bromeliad...it's a pretty one, again looking quite lovely for Valentines Day!
Hope everyone is well, staying warm (those of you in non-tropical zones)...
xoxo- Julie

10 comments:

Lisa at Greenbow said...

Not too cold here today. Better than it has been. Still snow covered tho. Fun seeing how it is in tropical US.

Teri Casper said...

WOW, what a super Valentine gift! On Cactus Monday no less.

Such a sweetie grand.

HCM

Penny said...

Very hot here, will be glad when it cools down. Looks as if you had a lovely day out.

Debbie Borthwick said...

Wow, a Valentine's cactus...that's a new one for me! Mine don't always bloom at Christmas, but they have never been this late (or early?). Looks like you had a lovely outing with the grandkids. Enjoy your week.
Debbie :)

Claude said...

They keep threatening me with another big freeze, but it hasnt happened yet. Regardless, they're saying again tonight.... looka like yall had a great day... your grands are lucky to have you!

Deepa Gopal Sunil said...

The Valentine cactus looks sweet! Just in time :)
Good to see Emily... :)
I bet flute is a great instrument as well...always wanted to learn it... but there are so many other instruments too!!!

There's a giveaway@my place...do chk it out :D
Luv
Deepa

WordsPoeticallyWorth said...

Glad you had a lovely day out.

Thank you. Love love, Andrew. Bye.

Bobbie Lynn said...

Thanks Julie,
Look at that healthy looking Christmas cactus. Mine did not bloom this year but Danielle's did. She is in Norther part of the state.
What a great way to spend with the Grand kids.
Blessings and have lovely weekend.
Bobbie Lynn

Willow said...

Loving your Bromelaid and Christmas/Valentine Cactus !

Bobbie Lynn said...

Happy Monday! Hope you had a nice weekend and enjoying some good weather. Thank you for your comment. I was surprised at how nice the cards came out. I'm in the process of making some cards for "Operations Write Home" for Mother's Day.
Have a great day my Friend.
Blessings,
Bobbie Lynn