Think of the inside of your house as your soul and the outside architecture as something like your bone structure, your gentle inheritance . . .our true home is inside each of us, and it is your love of life that transforms your house into your home.
- Alexandra Stoddard
Cant get enough of those palm trees, old Florida stucco cottages, and early morning walks in the warm sunshine, where I passed all of these little charmers. I left my I pod and music at home and chose to tote my camera instead - just too many photo ops to miss. I didn't miss the music at all, the birds and the ocean waves in the background more than made up for it.
There's Flamingo Pink
And Banana Yellow
And Mint Green
And Ice White
The monstrous mega- mansions that are slowly replacing the look and feel of so many neighborhoods can certainly impress, but too many original works of historic Florida architecture have been sacrificed. It was really heartwarming for me to observe the many older homes that are obviously still cherished and lovingly maintained.
Here's a peek inside a special little Florida cottage, well loved and happily home over the years to countless seekers of the warmest and sunniest hospitality to be found anywhere.
Wherever your address , whatever the climate you are dealing with, whatever the color of your house, know you are in a special place, the place where you live. I wonder if the mailman smiles when he gets to this address each day? I sure hope so!
Isn't this the perfect wine for a beach picnic? I wanted to save the label, but couldn't get it off the bottle, so I had to paint it instead. Cheers!