Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Celebration and Love

This beautiful china is Royal Albert "Celebration".  
In keeping with the theme of love for February, I want to celebrate the things I love.

I love flowers
I love parks in the summer
I love waterfalls
I love the sea

I love God
I love being in Church...it makes me feel comforted
I love Holy Communion....it makes me feel blessed

I love babies
I love hearing people laugh
I love thunderstorms
I love snow on the trees

I love my daughter
I celebrate her 20th birthday next week
I love her intelligence and ambition

I love my son
I love his awesome sense of humour
I love his strength and devotion

I love my dear, sweet Mother
I am awed by her goodness
I can only hope to achieve her wisdom 
I am so grateful for her unconditional love

I love my brothers and sisters
I love being in their company
I love talking with them

I love my cousins
I love our history we share

 I love my Country
I love visiting my US neighbours
I respect those that protect my Community and my Country
I am devoted to my Queen

I love listening to a choir
I love listening to the piano
I love listening to my children

I love horses and dogs
I love the Rocky Mountains
I love chocolate.....yum!

Two people I love the most.....daughter and son  :)

I love being Happy
I love Smiling
I am thankful for a Good Life

Happy "Love and Celebration" February

This ThursdayI will be joining Susan at Between Naps On The Porch

.....oh and I love her blog as well!  :)

You can also find me at Marty's blog at A Stroll Thru Life
for Table Top Tuesday

Love her log too!!!  :)


  1. Diane, what a beautiful post! Your china and tablescape are so lovely and your words of love are inspiring. Thanks for sharing from your heart. Blessings! Pam

  2. The Royal Albert is just gorgeous! What a pretty setting it makes. I enjoyed the family photo too at the seaside. Love is a wonderful thing!

  3. What a lovely table -- the lace, the beautiful china -- and a wonderful list of blessings you enjoy! I really enjoyed your post -- great photography!

  4. I love your post. Everything was so beautiful. It was nice meeting your family too.

  5. Hello Diane, I love your china is gorgeous.
    Have a blessed day!
    ~*~ Wendy ~*~

  6. Well, I love your dishes!! They are beautiful. The teapot is adorable. Your lace table cloth made me remember that I've got to get a new one as mine has some holes in it that aren't supposed to be where they are!

  7. Your table is beautiful!! I love this pattern...and have a few pieces to mix with Royal Albert Val D'Or. Looks like you have a wonderful set! Very nice post!

  8. Stopping by from BNOTFP -- your table looks beautiful, and your love list is -- lovely! :)

    I'm in ON,too -- perhaps we're neighbours ;)

  9. Oh my, everything is stunning. Your linens and china are exquisite and you've created such a beautiful tablescape. Beautiful. Thanks for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

  10. I'm your newest follower! I love your tablescape and your plates with roses are absolutely gorgeous! I love them. Your white plates are so pretty too. Beautiful post! You have beautiful family, very good reasons to be so happy.
    Come visit me this Thurs. at my Asian Tablescape and hope you follow me too, so we can be better blog friends.

  11. The Royal Albert 'Celebrations' is just beautiful. You've captured the heart of Valentines Day so well in your post. Thank you for sharing your lovely design and your thoughts. Cherry Kay

  12. Beautiful table and china...thanks for sharing.