Friday, March 15, 2013

Friday Favorites

Good morning! Sorry to have been AWOL for the last two days, I have been traveling and for whatever reason my scheduled posts did not post. 

I am happy to be home, although I love to travel, there is no place like home. This week many of my favorite posts were about traveling or were written by bloggers from around the world. 

All eyes have been on Rome this week for the election of the new Pope, so if you would like to spend A Perfect Day in Rome visit Sandy at You May be Wandering. All week she has featured wonderful things about Rome and in this particular post she profiles her favorite place to have a cappuccino, a walking food tour, a visit to the Galleria Borghese, an after hours tour of the Vatican and finally dinner. The entire post is a feast for the eyes and a wealth of knowledge for your next trip to Rome. 

Image from The Cloth Shed

If you are an  Anglophile, a lover of  history and learning new things than you will enjoy The Cloth Shed. Three years ago Julie and her husband bought an old cottage in Northumberland, and after working with a historian have come to the conclusion that they in fact purchased a bastle house. Do you know what that is? Neither did I, until I read her fascinating post. Follow this link to the The Cloth Shed to find out more. 

Or how about a Picnic at the End of the World, a visual feast for the eyes written by Heather of Lost in Arles in which she shares a beautiful day at a secret beach in Provence.

What makes you happy? Family, friends, art, your work or something as simple as a good book and a cup of tea? This week Carla wrote an honest, heartfelt and beautiful post about searching for happiness and fulfillment at Carla Loves Photography.

Jeanne at Collage of Life wrote a wonderful post about Tricia Rose who is an inspiring, beautiful and talented woman. Tricia had a dream and a vision and she not only lives it but also created  a successful business out of it at the same time. 

Tricia Rose

 If you have a favorite post this week let me know, I would love to read it. I hope you have a wonderful weekend be safe if you are going out to party for St. Patrick's Day. 


  1. Welcome home Elizabeth, heres hoping you had a great time. I'm off to check out Sandy's tour of Rome.

  2. Thanks for sharing these posts..I look forward to going through them! I was so captivated by all the happenings in was all so beautiful and emotional. I couldn't' be happier with the choice...what a fine wonderful man!

    Welcome home, I know isn't getting home no matter how great the getaway just the best! Enjoy your weekend.

  3. Thank you, thank you, thank you, Elizabeth for sharing my "day" in Rome!!

    Have a lovely weekend!! xoxox

  4. Thank you Elizabeth for your most generous link to The Cloth Shed and our work on The Bastle. Please keep coming back as I will be posting more before and after photos of our discoveries in this 16th century Northumberland farmhouse.
    Julie x

  5. Thank you for pointing
    out these lovely posts
    and bloggers. I've read
    Sandy's post and it was
    really fun to be back in
    Rome via her adventures!
    Must read the others.

    Hope you are enjoying
    the weekend!

    xo Suzanne

  6. Welcome home, dear friend!
    I hope Spring has sprung where you are...
    What wonderful posts you have recommended...I will check them out.
    And seems like the new Pope is a turn in the right direction...
    Enjoy your day, sweet Elizabeth...
    Hugs and love,
    - Irina


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