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Jul 14, 2010

Soothing Lavender

Mr. A and I run a 5K this past weekend. 
My legs still hurt a bit but I had such a great time. 

Good time...when sweating like crazy?
Yes...because...

...the race was across a 4-acre lavender field. 
The aroma of lavender filled the air and made me forget the pain 
and very hot summer weather, even at 8:00 am. 
This is the field, isn't it lovely?
I purchased a bottle of wonderful lavender essential oil at the site of the race.
 I feel in heaven when I smell the amazing scent. 
I began to think how serene lavender can be for interiors too.
(Okay, I admit it, there's some purple involved in this post)

Look at these:













Hope you dream in color this week. Enjoy life!
Muchas gracias for stopping by.
Hugs and besitos (kisses),



20 comments:

  1. Yuppie to the race...I am so happy you did it:) well done darling:)
    Lavender is so special to me too...I even have a few plants on my balcony:)
    That kids bedroom is so cute:)
    Kisses sweetie and enjoy your week:)

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  2. Una fotografía maravillosa. No me extraña que la haya inspirado.
    Un abrazo

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  3. I want that lavender bedding and chandelier!! How great was that lavender field? xo

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  4. How wonderful lavender images!!! I love the chandelier!!!!

    Hugs!
    Mara

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  5. gorgeous photos of my fave color! you are a rockstar for running that 4k . go girl!

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  6. I love lavender .. how amzing must it have been to be running in that field! Great for you, what an accomplishment 4K. I too am a fan of all things in the purple family spectrum, thankfully so is hubby.

    Your images are gorgeous! HHL

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  7. Stunning as always! I can always visit your site and leave with a smile! Lovely. ;)

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  8. gorgeous photos and lavender has to be one of my favorite colors this year....amazing images especially the fields of lavender i can almost smell them from here xxxx

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  9. My absolute favorite ! lilac, lavender, purple...so chic isn't it
    I can't stop thinking about that chandie!
    Silvia, I heart this post!
    xoxo

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  10. Silvia dearest, lavender is the color of calm and such grace....I am so torn between lavender, aqua and pink...oh dear, decisions!!!! LOVELY PHOTOS! Anita

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  11. SO lucky! We moved, so i never got to do mine at the lavender farm :(
    Beautiful pictures :)
    Hugs

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  12. Love that chandelier! Thanks for stopping by my blog and saying Hi!

    Jody

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  13. WOW so beautiful!
    congrats on the marathon!! yay! por cierto a mi tambien me encanta carla bruni, como canta!! :) xoxo

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  14. That field of lavender is so pretty!! And the picture of the first bedroom is so dreamy. I love the soft purples!

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  15. Beyond gorgeous! I want to lift this whole post and put it up on my own blog! And the smell of those fields must have been amazing!
    xx

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  16. I'm so glad you didn't call it a 'fun run' Silvia! But then again, when it's running through lavender...maybe it was! Beautiful photos, thank you.

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  17. omg!! the lavender room is just so lovely!! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  18. Dear Silvia, you almost made the smell of lavender come through my computer! Lovely post!

    Kristin :)

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  19. I am in love with this colour..it use to be my favourite..then I became a blue girl..but you have me wanting more lavender in my life. xoxoxo Hugs for a great new week. xo

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  20. This is a very nice color, a color you don't see often in homes, but I do. Yes, I have it in my bathroom... one of these days I would like to post it on my blog. Wow, a gorgeous Chandelier and the third photo really caught my eye... a very lovely room. I have a friend that grows lavender and uses it in different ways..... in fact she throws on a Big Festival that many people attend too.

    Much Joy*

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