A WEEKEND AT THE LAKE

garden | minamoka.com

 

We just got back from a long weekend at my mom's countryhouse and garden and found ourselves in a picture postcard when we arrived... Unbelievable that it was all covered in snow the last time we were here, only six weeks ago.

 

We spent our time collecting snails for a snail-race...

 

snail race | minamoka.com

 

building boats...

 

boat | minamoka.com

 

spotting ombre textures and colors...

 

ombre textures | minamoka.com

 

finding some beauties at a small fleamarket in the village...

 

fleamarket finds | minamoka.com

 

and having fresh fish. (No, not fished by us. That would be too good to be true.)

 

grilled fish | minamoka.com

 

And what started with a picture postcard view has to end with one, too...

 

sunset at the lake | minamoka.com

 

Have a good start into the week!

 

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Comments: 9
  • #1

    Gudy Herder (Monday, 13 May 2013 16:13)

    I can't believe you have taken the last pic! That is much better than a post card. Looks like a perfect weekend! xx

  • #2

    Ana (Monday, 13 May 2013 18:15)

    Lena, this looks so calm and cozy.

  • #3

    Jen (Monday, 13 May 2013 20:40)

    Beautiful! Stunning photos!

  • #4

    minamoka (Monday, 13 May 2013)

    Thank you, Gudy and Jen! Yes it was a perfect weekend!
    @ Ana: The constant noise of two boys in the background is not in the pictures ;) But it was very relaxing, indeed.

  • #5

    Kreetta (Tuesday, 14 May 2013 09:15)

    So green and fresh! Lovely place, I'm sure. But snails...sorry to say they aren't my friends anymore. We have lot of them in our garden and they eat everything...so I can't eat them anymore nor be their friend and I think if I ate them before I wasn't a good friend then either.Haha.Have a lovey week!

  • #6

    Judith (Tuesday, 14 May 2013 13:01)

    Those snails look awesome. Unlike Kreetta, snails are still my friends, but maybe that will change once they'll start eating in my vegetable garden ;) Looks like you had a lovely relaxed countryside weekend! Bliss!

  • #7

    tina @ colourliving (Tuesday, 14 May 2013 21:23)

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!!! Love your pics.
    Am sooooo jealous of the barbequed fish (my absolute favourite) and that view and sunset.... let's not forget our escargot friends:-)

    Lovely post...

  • #8

    Doris (Wednesday, 15 May 2013 21:18)

    The garden is beautiful! Sorry to get here late :) I LOVE LOVE LOVE that last photo you took - it's just blissful!

  • #9

    minamoka (Thursday, 16 May 2013 15:05)

    I know, I'm very lucky to have that place... And I love this discussion about snails!


 

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