Friday, June 10, 2011

Los Angeles Arboretum

poppy flower
fountain
extended
pink roses
Queen Anne Cottage
daisys
chasing the peacock

yellow plants-

Abraham and I spent our afternoon surrounded by mountains, flowers and peacocks.

garden -

Isn't this garden adorable? I really want my own!

Field of Poppys

(above)I was happy to see a mini field of Poppy's/(below) don't mind my messy hair.

flowers
our new picnic basket

I really love our new picnic basket. We took our own lunch to the Arboretum which was both healthier and cheaper. I can't wait to have picnics on the beach this summer ♥

Have a great weekend everyone!

45 comments:

Anita said...

Wow I really love the photos. You are so lucky it's the Summer over at the states. It is just the start of Winter here and I am not liking the cold weather. I hope you have a great Summer :)

katecreate said...

I like the picnic basket! I have one similar to it and I end taking it everywhere I go.

Li + Belle said...

wonderful photos. I really like the house, that is so nice.

Have a good weekend.

Davide said...

Great great grewat pictures!!!! :D

IONA said...

LOVE the peacock! beautiful

galatea. said...

luvin' the colors in these photos- looks very retro and nostalgic xx

Estelle said...

Omg the peacock! Omg the yellow flowers! Omg the picnic basket!

Pretty much my thought process reading this post. Your life is so amazing Brenda! The contents of that picnic basket look delicious. Hope you have a great weekend too :) x x x

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Brenda said...

Kate, Li + Belle, Davide, Iona, galatea: Thank you for stopping by <3

Anita: Really, it's winter over in Sydney? I forget we are in two different parts of the world!

Estelle: haha you're so funny! I'm glad you liked the photos (:

[sen.siˈʝes] said...

oh i love love love the golden poppies. i saw them for the first time in san fracisco and coudnt stop taking pictures of them. so very beautiful.

Felicia said...

That peacock!!! <3 What a lovely day for a picnic!

Fran said...

That peacock is amazing!

Giulia said...

Wow!! The first pic is wonderful!! I follow you and I hope you follow me back :)
xoxo
G

Olga said...

What an incredible place you live in. Thank you for sharing these wonderful moments of your life. The photos are beautiful. And so much sun.

Brenda said...

Felicia, Fran, Giulia: Thanks girls!

[sen.si'jes]: Oh, I could only imagine how awesome it would be to see Poppy's in San Fransisco!

Olga: Thank you. I love sharing my photos with you all :)

Marisa Noelle said...

Picnic baskets, poppy fields, peacocks - I am in love with all your photos darling! Thanks so much for visiting my blog. Following you now:)

LO' said...

Thanks a lot lovely Brenda <3

Your pictures are always so great !

xxx
Laura

Syrious said...

the peacock!! *_*
such a gorgeous animal!!
isn't it?
xoxo sweet italian kisses

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two birds said...

what a lovely day! these pictures are beautiful...especially that peacock!

Vanessa, Take only Memories said...

Absolutely stunning photos!

Amylou said...

It looks really beautiful there!
I just love going to arboretums!

Barbara said...

wow those are really wonderful!

christine donee said...

I've been dying to go to the arboretum.. and that picnic basket is just. too. cute. for. words.

LCR said...

looks like a beautiful picnic! Amazing colours.
Oh, and girl, your comments on my blog are ALWAYS so appreciated and make me smile, Thank you:)
xo
L

LCR said...

the peacock photo is breathtaking. just had to come back and say... :)

Fransisca Angela said...

I love everything in this post. the way you took pictures are so great,the place seems pretty nice :) +the peacock is really beautiful!
I went to a huge park too back then.
hope you're doing great!

tattina said...

You live in such a wonderful place, Brenda! The fotos are great.

Tiziana said...

Beautiful shots!

Ashley Sloan said...

Wow I love your pictures! And that peacock is amazing! That picnic basket is so cute, my husband bought one when he proposed to me (we had dessert out on a baseball field and he used it) hehe. Have a great day! :)

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Kathryn said...

The peacocks look so pretty! And I want your picnic basket. Seriously, it's perfect :)

sarah nicole said...

So pretty! I love poppies. : )

xo,

Sarah

The Tame Lion said...

Nice shots!
The peacock is fabulous!

Jane said...

Cool pictures! Nice picnic basket.

Brenda said...

Marisa Noelle, LO, Syrious, Two Birds, Vanessa, Amylou, Barbara, Christine, Lauren, Fransisca, Tattina, Tiziana, Ashley, Kathryn, Sarah, The Tame Lion, Jane: Thank you very much!! I see the peacock is a hit (:

Bad Joan said...

Wow! These are incredible images!

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Lidiya said...

Amazing photos - especially of the peacock with open feathers, wow - incredible! <3
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Meena Dhuga said...

wow! these photos are stunning!! the poppies are so beautiful!! xx :) thanks for your lovely comment on my blog, i really appreciate it!! xx
Following :) can't wait for the next post.

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Meena xxx

la stanza in fondo agli occhi said...

What a wonderful garden! Poppies, bench and peacock!Wow!

MissBuckle said...

I love love love your header too :-)

Desire. said...

Amazing pics and gorgeous blog! ;*
Follow ? ;);*

jamie said...

oh hell yes, you love blonde redhead, me too! hence my blog name :) and did you know they'll be in LA next week on friday? i'm going to see them in Oakland on wednesday :) these are some awesome photos!!

jamie said...

p.s now following! Muah!!!

The lady said...

what a fine day that looks like!

Sassy said...

Great post. I love the flowers :)
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Brenda said...

Bad Joan, Lidiya, Meena Dhuga, La stanza in fondo agli occhi, Miss Buckle, Desire, The Lady, Sassy: You guys are wonderful, thank you!

Jamie: Yes, I'm a huge Blonde Redhead fan :D I saw them play last November here in LA. They were amazing!

Morgan Jordan said...

Once again - gorgeous photos! and I love your hair.

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