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Monday, 31 August 2009

Blue Monday


Good morning all you blue belles; it's Blue Monday!
Over the last number of weeks, I've kept my eye out for anything and everything blue. From signs, to flowers, to houses; I've photographed them all.
I hope you enjoy my little array of blues today, pretty much houses this week ~

Yesterday, Hubby and I stopped to enjoy a burger at our favourite Snack Bar "Shirley's." Shirley makes the best strawberry milkshake on the Island and real hamburgers. Hubby has his blue shirt on. There is a blue can to the right and Pepsi is in blue on the sign overhead.


While on the way to Shirley's we passed this lovely property with this little blue potting shed.
I thought it was so adorable with its yellow door and star.

On the way to Shirley's, we also passed this blue house, just newly built in the past couple of years.


Another blue house.

On the way to Victoria Park where we go to have our coffee, we passed a blue house with a little blue play house in the back yard. The lucky little girl who gets to play house in that! You can't tell from the picture but it has gingerbread all along the edge of the roof. Very cute!
Then there is our former Premier's home. A Premier in Canada is the equivilent to your American governor.
This home is so fancy with its gables and gingerbread trim, it reminds me of a wedding cake. It really is a spectacular home! It is now a Bed and Breakfast.This home belongs to an old friend of mine who I haven't seen in years. He and his family live right down on the water at Victoria Park. Sorry, I couldn't get any closer. But it is blue with a lot of gingerbread trim on it! That is water in the foreground.Then there is this lovely older home right in the City across from a little park where we are heading next.Blue flowers are in abundance here. Hubby, sitting on a bench at this little park which is one of several in the middle of the City. Our Provincial building is in the background.On the way home, we passed a home that once belonged to my neighbor. It was an old white farm house at one time and whoever bought the place, turned it into this lovely home with a wrap around porch. And it is blue! Isn't it wonderful? Hope you enjoyed seeing all my blue houses today. Please go pay our charming hostess Sally a visit at http://smilingsally.blogspot.com/ or click the Blue Monday button on my sidebar and check out all the other blue offerings. Enjoy your day everyone!

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi

24 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing the blues. Happy Blue Monday to you! ~ Haycinth

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  2. Hi Sandi,

    Love the Premier's home.
    Of course i have always had champagne taste on beer budget. =0))

    blessings,
    Barbara jean

    wish we could think of another saying for that. I do not like champagne or beer! =0))

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  3. Morning Sandi, What great blue houses. I am not real famliar with Canada, so please tell me where PE is?
    Barbara

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  4. hello !!
    beautiful blue houses :!!! I love it

    blessings
    mademoisellealex

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  5. hello !!
    beautiful blue houses :!!! I love it

    blessings
    mademoisellealex

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  6. Each one of these blue houses are a pretty shade of blue and therefore, the houses look so nice, especially with the white trim and yellow doors. Happy Blue Monday.

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  7. Lovely blue houses! Perfect for BLUE MONDAY! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. What an abundance of BLUES you found to photograph and share this week! I don't know that I've ever seen so MANY blue houses, but I love living in one myself. Those flowers your husband is admiring are lovely ... I wish I could 'embiggen' the photo for a closer look ;--)

    Thanks for visiting my Blue Monday Mosaic at Happily Retired Gal this morning. I've also shared Molly's blues at Small Reflections if you have time to drop by. Hope you have a delightful day!
    Hugs and blessings,

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  9. You sound like me. I take my little camera with me all the time. You never know what you will see to take. You saw a lot on your outing, and looks like a good time was had. Happy you left me a comment.

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  10. Good MOrning Sandi~~
    Oh I love these beautiful blue houses~~I agree, perfect for Blue Monday!!

    Have a Magnificent Monday!

    Hugs,
    Lynn♥

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  11. Sandi, I loved your blue house tour and the gorgeous photos of flowers in the park. Thanks so much for sharing them with us. I hope you are having a wonderful day.

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  12. Hello Sandi! I so loved the tour of your island blue! I think I wouldn't mind living in the Premier's home :0)
    I also really like the wrap around porch neighbor's home. So nice.
    Happy Blue Monday to you!

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  13. Wow! That is a bunch of blue houses!!!

    I really loved the little doll house. It's just so cute.

    Have a very good Blue Monday,
    Val

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  14. Hi Sandi,

    You found lots of blue...

    I love the little playhouse.

    Becky K.

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  15. Hi Sandi...

    Looks like you and your honey had a fabulous drive! Loved all of your photos of the pretty blue homes! And I love that little blue potting shed...I think I need one of those! Hehe!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari

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  16. Thanks for sharing the blue tour. I hope you will join me for Crock Pot Wednesdays at Diningwithdebbie.blogspot.com. My "blue" this week is part of a tribute to Julia Child. Hope to see you signed up with Mister Linky.

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  17. Lots of blue houses on your side of the world. Now did hubby wear a blue tee on purpose? ;-)
    I am way behind on the Roooster party visits and pink Sat. Took in both on this visit. Thanks for stopping by today and come back anytime. Now got to get on Tuesday posts. No rest here in Blogland ;-)

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  18. Beautiful area and homes! Very pretty gardens too.

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  19. Thanks for sharing -- lovely blue homes!

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  20. I love the blue house with the beautiful gardens! It's similar to a home up the street from me.

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  21. Hello, Sandi,
    I loved seeing all those beautiful blue homes! I love older homes with gingerbread trim. The gardens were lovely also. Have a very happy week. Vicki

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  22. Such wonderful shots of homes and gardens. Blue can be quite cheery!

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  23. What beautiful charming cottages and homes. I must visit PEI sometime. I've gotten to go to Martha's Vineyard a few years back...so I'm still hoping! xo rachel

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I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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