Sweet Pink Plaid

SWEET SATURDAY

I haven’t shared anything pink with you lately so today’s the day! I love hats and have a collection of them as you can see here on my pink teddy hat tree:

Poor teddy! He looks a bit loaded down, doesn’t he? Rick gave him to me for Valentine’s Day awhile back (hmm… I see “2006” on his left paw, so it was indeed a while ago!).  One day I plopped one of my hats on his head and that started things off.

The pink plaid cabbie hat on top is my latest purchase. Isn’t it sweet? I love the fact that it’s pink and plaid—two of my fave things wrapped into one! What’s not to like about that?

My straw Scala hat is MIA from this stack but never fear: I still have it and love it because of the special band inside that keeps it from blowing off my head. And since we do have a lot of wind up our way, that is something to take very seriously!

Right now it’s hanging on a hook by the patio door so I can quickly put it on before going outside. I love our ceiling fan on the patio above the conversation area but my allergy eyes do not love the breeze from that fan. If I don’t cover my head to keep the breeze off my face, my eyes leak the whole time I’m sitting out there. And that’s no fun.

So … that’s my hat story and I’m stickin with it!

 

Sweet and Pink!

I have now had my Nook Color e-reader for over a year and I can honestly say I really love it. When e-readers first came out, I could not see myself with one because I love everything about books: the feel of a brand-new one; turning each page; even the smell of the ink and paper. So I scoffed at the idea of an electronic book and couldn’t believe such a thing would catch on.

Ah, silly me!

I love, love, love having almost my entire library—around 425 books right now—available at all times, no matter where I am. It wasn’t long before I realized I needed a cover to protect my Nook because I’m not teased for being clumsy for no reason. So I found this cute and retro looking cover and use it every day:

Isn’t it the cutest?

But here’s the real reason for today’s Sweet Saturday posting. Recently while shopping online for a dear friend’s birthday I saw a pillow made specifically to prop an e-reader (as well as “real” books) while reading. There were only two pink ones left, so I’m sure you can guess the rest: I bought both! One for my friend and one for me.

Sweet, huh? I’m not sure if there are any other brands available but this particular one is called a “Peeramid.” Here’s what it looks like with my closed Nook propped on it. And below you can see how it looks while I’m reading:

The pillow is very light and easy to hold in your lap or place on a table, the floor or on a footstool. Here’s a better look at it:

The rolled edges are perfect for propping any kind or size of book, e-book or tablet PC. You can see that there are two pockets that can hold bookmarks (if you’re reading a real book), pencils, pens or highlighters, or even reading glasses. Notice the braided rope with a tassel at the end—this can be used as a bookmark. Isn’t that clever?

The Peeramid can be found at Hog Wild Toys and Amazon.com as well as other retailers. They run between $25 – $35, depending on where you find it.

Pink Mishmash

MISHMASH MONDAY

Here’s a mishmash of pink photos/images for your pink mishmash viewing enjoyment. I like this idea so much that you can look forward to future mishmashes of other colors. I know, I’ve said many times that I’m a pink girl. But I guess I have to admit that there are other colors, and since that’s true, I guess I need to pay them some sort of attention too!

Wonderful and Pink

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY

If you’ve read my posts enough or visited this site before, you know how much I ♥ pink! So, on this Wonderful Wednesday, I’d like to share with you one of my most wonderful pink things.

My daughter, Kathy, gave this purse to me after she used it awhile and decided it wasn’t really her style. Well, guess what? It is definitely me! And I really, really ♥ it!

Thanks again, Kathy, for gifting me with this purse and for sharing my love of things pink!

Happy Spring!

TREASURE TUESDAY

This first day of Spring this year is also Treasure Tuesday around here. Because we received quite a bit of snow over the past couple of days, I think it’s even more important to celebrate the official arrival of Spring.

Here’s what it looked like here yesterday. It’s hard to see much because of the falling and wind-driven snow, but this is the view from our back patio looking to the northeast. Normally we can see the San Francisco Peaks but …ahem … all the snow coming down blocked that beautiful view.

And now from my eternally optimistic side, here are a couple of peeks at my first fresh tulips of the season. This treasure bouquet reflects my love of tulips and things pink!

 

 

Enjoy!