CONTESSA and PIG!

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I have shared BANKSY with YOU ALL before but he came for an hour yesterday and all I could do was stare at him and how much he had grown in a month’s time.I am totally SMITTEN with this little guy. This was BANKSY a month ago.I do not know if you the viewer can […]

Contessa’s Garden………..

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The garden is doing HER thing!All I did was stand back after I pruned and fertilized and waited.She out did herself this year!It is quite the PERFORMANCE right now……….and if we are OH, so lucky tonight a bit of rain will come sauntering down from the heavens and spray HER with moisture to make her […]

THE SHOW…………

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  Was a budding success! AS YOU CAN SEE THE PINK HYDRANGEA HAT WON OUT FOR DAY ONE! HERE I AM WITH THE DELIGHTFUL OWNER OF THE WILLOW NEST IN SAN LUIS OBISPO.SHE HAD LOVELY CLOTHING FOR SALE ALONG WITH VINTAGE GOODS. I OF COURSE, BOUGHT THE TOP I AM WEARING FROM HER ON SET-UP […]

FIXED & LOADED!!

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I have some WONDERFUL NEWS I think!My new computer GAL has found the problem WHY you all weren’t getting a NOTIFICATION if I had done a NEW POST. This will be the TEST RUN to see.If you hadNOT been receiving my POSTS say the last couple of months would you be so kind as to […]

LIFE’S LUXURIES…………

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When one thinks of LUXURIES one usually thinks of CARS JEWELS and TRAVEL.Or at least that is what I thought of when I received MY ASSIGNMENT from the Gorgeous TEXAN WOMAN down in HOUSTON named MARSHA  who writes the blog SPLENDEROSA for the BY INVITATION ONLY SERIES. Our assignment this month is LIFE’S LUXURIES. I […]

THE TEA CUP PIG!

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I do BELIEVE I introduced my latest GRANDPIGGY to you all a POST or two ago! This is BANKSIE…………my FIRST BORN’s latest ADDITION!He thought THE ADMIRAL or BUTTER’s the BOXER as he is called needed a playmate! BANKSIE likes to eat OATMEAL with a dash of ALFALFA pellets with warm water. As you can see […]

TEAPOTS in the LOU

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Have you noticed the old vintage silver-plated teapots are available at almost every thrift shop or consignment shop around?I have and it makes me sad. Most people today would never use such a SET.Even if they drink TEA. I am guilty as I put that BAG right into the CUP!HORRORS, I know………… So, I happen […]

FASHION & FLOWERS

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WELCOME………I know a lot of you did not receive MY LAST POST.I am NO HELP there as I did not either……………but if you missed it you may scroll to the bottom of this POST and go back to AN OLDER POST which if YOU know me is worth viewing!The Post is called THE VINTAGE CONTESSA.NET.I […]

THE VINTAGE CONTESSA.NET

Lunch time ritual on the weekends.....Prosciutto and Salami.I always have a PACKAGE to wrap and deliver!

  Those of you who know me will even get a BIGGER KICK out of these photos! You see my ITALIAN HUSBAND and I are complete OPPOSITES…… A dear neighbor who is a PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER saw this right AWAY!He has a new concept of making a photographic book instead of the traditional portrait sitting.WE were […]