Welcome to my blog....

here I will be musing about my passions in life which include all things vintage, baking, decorating, gardening, my family, faith........

oh, and the wonderful world of selling on Etsy.....

My shop NaNa's Things is a collection of vintage items I have treasured and wonderful new old finds from local thrift and estate sales.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014


It's the little things of beauty that put a spring in your step on a warm, sunny Spring day.

I just had to stop and take a picture of this gorgeous row of lilac trees that I pass by almost every day.

It is lilac season in Upstate New York and this is by far the most spectacular array of gorgeous deep purple lilacs I have seen in my area.

No, this gorgeous hedge is not in the famous Highland Park where the Lilac Festival is held in Rochester, NY each May. It is in a small town on a side street off the main drag behind a dentist's office leading to a trailer park.

Can't you just smell their beautiful aroma?

Have a wonderful Spring day!
AnnMarie xoxo

P.S. I also have a spring in my step today for reaching 600 sales in my Etsy shop!!


  1. Lilacs are the most beautiful flower. They fill a room with joy. Blessings, Catherine

  2. Beautiful - thanks for sharing.
    Congratulations on the 600 sales.

  3. Congrats on your Etsy sales. Those lilac are stunning. Would like to see them in person and go to the Lilac Festival.

  4. I love lilacs!! This is so cool. I would sit down and read a book right in the middle of them. :-)

  5. I love every color and scent of lilac. And they are so specific to our region. I missed them so much when I lived away form the area. So delighted to have them in my backyard again.

  6. Love the perfumed air when the lilac are in bloom. Mine are finished now, time to trim the bushes and get them ready for next year (will have to check online for proper stem cutting).

  7. How glorious are those flowers?! Stunning! P x

  8. So glad I stopped in from the blog link up! I'm also in Upstate NY. I live in Columbia County & teach in Dutchess County. Thanks for sharing this beautiful pic. Blessings!

  9. Oh it looks so beautiful, not surprised you couldn't resist a pic. :)

    Our lilacs have been sending out a beautiful fragrance around the back door for the past week, I am so happy it is Spring :)

    Cheers, T. :)

  10. Congratulations on the sales! There is something about the sweet smell of lilacs that brings back warm memories of my childhood. We have a few in our yard, my favorite are some late bloomers that I planted under a window, so they fill the house with their sweet perfume!

  11. I adore lilacs! For some reason my bush didn't do so well this year. Just a couple of little sprigs. I think maybe the Man of the House got a little over enthusiastic in his pruning last year. That hedge is just gorgeous!!!

  12. The lilacs are gorgeous!

    Congratulations in reaching 600 sales!


Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment...I treasure each one! Do you know if you are a no reply comment blogger? I love to reply to your comments but sometimes instead of an email there is a noreply-comment@blogger.com. It can easily be changed by changing the setting in your blogger profile to "show email address".