I seriously do not know what my deal is with lemons.  I have been crushing on them…since…well…Christmas.  Remember when everyone was talking Christmas décor and I was planning what I was going to do after the tree came down?  I was thinking on…you guessed it, lemons.

 

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(Just a side note:  I love Christmas.  I love the Christ of Christmas.  I love the message of Christmas.  It’s the frenzy that makes me long for January.)

 

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So…as soon as the New Year rolled around…I had these big, wonderful faux (Let’s call them faux…because fake just sounds so…well…fake.) lemons under a cloche and on our breakfast nook table.  My kitchen sink faces that way so I could look at these wonderful “faux” lemons often.

 

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Maybe it is because Ol’ Man Winter has been creaking around and not getting in any type of a hurry.  The length of winter makes me long for the bright and cheery.  Bright and cheery is good.  It makes me feel…well…bright and cheery.

 

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So…what was I talking about today?  Ahhh yes!  The mantle.  The urn thingys were picked up at a yard sale.  I was so excited that they had two.  I had been wanting two of something to put on each side for a while now.  Junkin’ really pays off if you love that kind of thing.  I love…lovity…love that kind of thing, as you know.

 

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I thought that the little urns were the perfect place for my lemons.  I love the look of a little boxwood (faux) in there with them.  I am crazy about white but I love bursts of color in there too.  Cheery…ya know?  😉

 

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Have a great day, Dirt Roaders!  Our Spring/Summer mantle isn’t fancy.  It’s actually pretty plain and simple.  I like décor that makes me want to  take a deep summery breath.  How about you?

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