Tuesday, January 6, 2015


Our amaryllis is blooming...the grand finale of the season. The paper whites are long gone, but this beauty is just beginning it's run...there are two more buds ready to open. It's enjoying the sunlight coming through the front door sidelights. We are enjoying it's show...a gift from Mother Nature.

Annie's Owl Tree is enjoying a new addition. This sweet fluffy owl is a gift to Annie from Melinda  of Merry Wind Farm. Isn't he cuddly? Thank you, Melinda. He's right at home and most welcome. 

Gifts from friends and nature...a lovely start for the new year.

Enjoy the day,


  1. Hi Robyn,
    What a gorgeous flower!! The perfect start to a new year!! Love the red!!
    The owl is just darling too, and the perfect gift for Annie!! Yes, there are so many sweet and thoughtful friends out there in blogland!!
    Thanks for sharing your special gifts!
    Warm Hugs~

  2. Your blooming Amaryllis is gorgeous. Such a pretty color to brighten up the winter days. A cute new owl for your sweet Annie's tree. The sun is shining today but it's bitter cold. -20 °C this morning or -4 °F. It's up to -18°C now. Water bowls and water pipes were frozen in my end of the barn so the work that usually takes me a few hours took me 4 hours this morning.

    stay warm.

  3. Evening Robyn, beautiful flower, so nice this time of year. Love Annie's fluffy owl, what a sweet gift.Blessings Francine.

  4. My amaryllis in finally growing but not yet blooming and I think I only have one stem on this one, but I will enjoy it nonetheless.
    What a sweet owl for Annie. Let me tell you, Melinda is one generous soul and the sweetest person you could ever meet!
    Hugs :)

  5. Both are wonderful! That owl is so sweet -- I'm in love! The amaryllis is gorgeous!

  6. What an adorable owl. I am sure Annie loves him greatly. Janice

  7. Beautiful bloom in the cold winter time made me smile! Owl is so cute and has a place of honor on Annie's tree.

  8. Beautiful and adorable all rolled into one.
    Warm Woolie Hugs