Do You See What I See? – Spring Flowers Everywhere

Magenta Spring Flowers

I love the outdoors and I love to garden.  It is the best feeling to see all of the Spring Flowers and being in touch with nature. This is one of the things “I gave up” to live our life in Spain. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: Flowers are walking the streets!

Valentines Day Spain

Just as any other holiday, I wondered if Valentine’s Day would be any different in Spain. Alan and I were in Old Town near the Municipal Market today running some errands.  I noticed so many men walking around with beautiful bouquets of flowers.  I also noticed several ladies with a single rose or flower in hand.   So it appears at first glance that it is a “Flowers” day, just as it is in the U.S.. Continue reading

Do You See What I See? – Orange, Orange Everywhere!

I love the colors of Almuñécar, Spain every month seems to have a new delight in store for us.  The entire month of January the streets, homes and hillsides have been sprinkled with orange! Most of it is just eye candy, but sometimes there is an edible treat within your reach.Almuñécar, Spain Continue reading

Do you see what I see? (Terrace Envy)

Yes, we are very fortunate to have a spectacular view each and every moment of the day. We are even more fortunate to have a small balcony off of the Master Bedroom. I do love our main Balcony. It isn’t a grand terrace, but it is bigger than an ordinary balcony (~16 ft wide x 5 ft deep). I do have to say, that when dreaming of a place here I did envision a grand terrace. And I do love my gardening, so this terrace was going to have flowers and vines everywhere. Continue reading