Did some stalking this weekend in Apalachicola. This little cottage had me requesting a double-drive-by.
Quaint and old? Check.
Well manicured yard? Check.
Cafe curtains in the windows? Check.
Little shed or guest house out back? Check.
Boat for the husband? Check.
Pretty darn cute… my kind of place.
And just for kicks… a few more photos of the terrihuahuas and our weekend events…
They loved the beach (so did we).
And the bay.
This (below) is what we call "terrierfied"… shaking in her boots, ready to get off the dock, half-hidden made her feel a little more secure…
How to transport 2 dogs to the beach (look closely)… terrier carrier:
This is where we stayed… for free. Yes, for free and we are so very grateful. The company that my husband works for is very generous and sees value in having a place like this… and of course we do too!
Behind the house is a short walk to the beach, and that boardwalk in the bottom left side of the screen leads straight to the bay.
Nice cold-tub (heater not on) and deck… and the girls loved the big open yard where they could run laps while we threw a frisbee.
This is what I bought at the city-wide-yard sale:
Periodic Table of Vegetables print it was $5 and I thought it was fun, a gold 3-tiered serving-thing-a-ma-bob, a square gold bamboo framed watercolor print with chocolate brown print, and some books!
What I wanted to buy, but passed up (and still cannot quit thinking about) was this antique, fully-refinished, mahogany chest:
It was a wonderful weekend… if you haven't been to the Forgotten Coast of Florida you should check it out! Be forewarned though, if you are the
princess type who likes to shop at Barney's or boutiques, be pampered and waited-on, and if you don't like bugs or the outdoors, this might not be a good fit.