Wednesday, March 15, 2017

What Makes Me Happy {A La Carte}

Welcome to yet another installment in my weekly series, What Makes Me Happy. I am thinking of my friends in the Northeast. I hope you are able to thaw out from this cold weather. This week, let's see What Makes Linda Happy.

Hi I'm Linda from A La Carte.
I'm a big fan of Ron's blog, Uptown Acorn.  I lived in New Orleans many years ago and his blog brings back so many great memories.  His style and decorating are the best!  So I was really happy to be asked to join Ron in his series of What Makes Me Happy. 

 I have a long list of things that bring JOY to my life.  My family, especially my two Grands Tiger & Scout (and yes those are their real names).  I share about them often on my blog.
They are just as much fun as this photo suggests! 
Almost 2 (Scout) and her big brother almost 6 (Tiger), I am a lucky Grandma!

 I love cats and have new little girl Annie Belle.  
A very sweet kitty!

I am a collector of many things but love pottery! 
Pink pottery, McCoy & Roseville pottery are my current passions.

If someone asked me what is making me happy today, well I would have to tell them about my newest hobby, watercolor painting!
Self taught using YouTube videos and online classes.  I am having such a good time.  Not thinking of myself as an artist by any means, but as a form of artistic expression it suits me just fine!
If we keep learning new things we keep our minds sharp.  Important as we age I tell my 66 year old self!

Thank you Ron for a chance to meet your blog friends!  Wishing you all JOY and do something that makes you Happy today!

Linda




What Makes A La Carte Happy, y'all!

6 comments:

  1. What a fun post! I can't believe Scout is almost 2 already! Love the new kitty and collectibles! The water color painting looks like a success and that alone brings happiness! Thanks for another What Makes Me Happy post!

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  2. Glad to "meet" a new to me blogger. Her grands are adorable!! And for someone who is self taught, very talented in the painting department.

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  3. Good morning, Ron! I'm really enjoying this series--love "meeting" new bloggers! Linda is very talented for someone who has taught herself to paint. Maybe, I'll check this hobby out! Have a great day! xoxo

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    1. Ron please tell Ginger thank you for me. She is a 'no reply' when I tried to email her!

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  4. Love this series Ron. Linda is a sweetie. Love that she found that creative talent of painting within herself. Have a great week. Happy St. Patty's Day tomorrow.
    Kris

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  5. It's always nice to start the day reading about what makes people happy! Beautiful water colors! So nice to meet you over here, Linda! Have a great weekend!
    Shelley

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