Monday, May 24, 2010

Out & About

I had a great Sunday. Jimmy and I were at an awesome outdoor market/mall. The sun was shining and the weather was warm. Everyone was out with their "pets" (read on for the reasoning behind the quotes) enjoying the sunshine.






This particular mall is known for its gardens. All the flowers are in full bloom and beautiful. The lovely smelling jasmine made me realize summer is upon us.







The outdoor farmers market is the best here. All the seasonal fruits and veggies were on display. I am so excited it's strawberry season!


Next to the market is an outdoor flower shop. They always have an amazing selection of beautiful flowers.








We stopped in a cafe for tea and a pastry. My earl grey and Jimmy's latte were served in these gigantic cups. We even saw a parrot on a leash! That was definitely a first for me.

37 comments:

  1. I am so jealous. It looks beautiful and I'd love have markets like this around.

    http://ramblingofasmalltowngirl.blogspot.com/

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  2. Oh lucky you. We just had rain! x

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  3. Beautiful pictures! The farmer's market and flower shop look amazing!

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  4. Such a great photos...Lucky girl to have a place like that near you!
    Kisses and enjoy your Monday my lovely:)

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  5. the flowers and the fruit look divine! what a wonderful way to spend a sunny day. i can't believe the bird on a leash!

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  6. That is a first for me too! Sounds like the best time!

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  7. Gorgeous photos! That fruit looks amazing!

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  8. Looks like you had a lovely weekend!
    I love going to farmers markets. ; )

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  9. So glad you and your Jimmy had a great time! Your photo's are fantastic! Love the strawberry display! Have a wonderful Monday!

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  10. This looks like an awesome day, Marcie! Your pictures are beautiful. How funny about the parrot on a leash! I've never seen anything like it! I'll definitely take pictures when we go to Dry Bar! I went there to get the gift certificate for Jessica's bday and it's the cutest little place! I can't wait to get a blow dry there.

    xo
    Valerie

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  11. Wow!! What great pictures!! I love farmers markets and french macaroons!! Two of my favorite things!! Btw... I used a blog background from cutestblogontheblock.com!!

    Have a great day!!

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  12. beautiful photos! I am loving the flowers and the macaroons.

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  13. Ohhh that place looks heavenly!!! Glad you had a great time! :)

    I've never seen a parrot on a leash either!! Wow! My mom used to let hers sit on the kitchen table with us and eat his dinner while we ate ours...hahaha.

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  14. How fun Marcie! Love the flowers -- I always want to leave farmers markets with arms filled with flowers!

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  15. Oh it looks like a fantastic day! Love these photos. SO bright and sunny and colorful :) And that parrot is too funny!

    Hope your week's off to a great start! xoxo

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  16. Happy Monday Dear! Don't you just love outdoor markets like that? You can't beat fresh fruits and vegetables.

    So glad you're loving the perfume! I'm happy you won :-)

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  17. Gorgeous pictures! Looks like an ideal Sunday. So happy to hear you had a great weekend :)

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  18. Oh...I would simply have loved to be at that market. It sure looks like a place I could spend hours and hours in. And that parrot on a leash - how cool is that! I want one! :D

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  19. oh how I miss the california farmers markets. Our markets don't start selling until the end of the month.
    Those macaroons looked fabulous delish!
    and that cup! HUGE!!
    xx
    callie

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  20. ohhh what a lovely weekend!!!!!!! I love Farmers Markets! We need to get out to one ourselves. :) The parrot on a leash is CRAZY!
    PS-im having a giveaway on my blog for a beautiful carafe :)

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  21. How neat...and funny!

    Those strawberries look divine. Great photography :)

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  22. Lovely photos, all colorful :)
    Lucky you

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  23. there is something about outdoor market that makes it so fun and the senses come alive.

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  24. Oooh, I love the smell of jasmine in the air! Looks like a fabulous weekend, I'd still rather see a parrot on a leash than an iguana! XO!

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  25. What lovely shots you captured! That cuppa Joe looks deeeeeelish!

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  26. This is absolutely GORGEOUS. What a beautiful mall! I love all the flowers and produce, and that latte looks absolutely AMAZING.
    xxoo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  27. looks like such a beautiful day!!! have a great week!

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  28. oh these pictures are perfect!! i actually FEEL warm just looking at them. what a great spot to relax and enjoy the day! and the tea sounds great too...btw - parrot on a leash? did it say anything to you?

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  29. such beautiful photos. looks like the perfect day. lovely blog. :)
    nicole visiting from
    http://lettersfromcoco.blogspot.com/

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  30. What a beautiful day! There's cafe nearby that always has a man sitting outside drinking coffee with his pet cockattoo ;)

    xx FujiFiles

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  31. Gorgeous pics! That looks like so much fun.

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  32. I love when the weather turns warmer and everyone is out and about at the farmer's market! The picture of the strawberries is making me crave some yummy strawberry shortcake! Wow, Summer really is upon us!

    xoxo,
    Bren @ Chasing Beauty

    p.s. you have an email coming this week, I promise! Work sometimes gets in the way of my blogging life. ;)

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  33. This looks like the perfect day- great photos!

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  34. lovely lovely. looks like a GREAT day!

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  35. looks like you had a beautiful and amazing Sunday. thanks for sharing it with us. love your photo with the big cup.

    oxox

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