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Written by Sue, Tuesday, April 15, 2014          April showers galore, temps. 70's
                                                           ~Butterfly Kisses~


This one looks like a moth, anyway he like to throw kisses, too!
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One of the first signs of spring at the farm is when I see the butterflies! They are so graceful, fluttering back and forth from flower to flower! Sometimes I will find at least twenty or more on one plant, I run to get my camera, but they must know what I plan to do, so much so, that  they play cat and mouse with me! Even at my age I love to chase them, a very funny sight to see.
I am joining Vee, and many others for April's Note Card Party, always so much fun! Thank you Vee for being such a gracious hostess.
Easter Blessings to All
love, 
Sue

41 comments:

Wanda April 15, 2014 at 4:50 PM  

Simply beautiful...What could say Spring better than a gorgeous butterfly.

Great Note Cards. Love them all.

~Lavender Dreamer~ April 15, 2014 at 5:24 PM  

The butterflies are beautiful for cards. It's so hard to capture them in a photo. These are lovely! Enjoy your week! Hugs, Diane

podso April 15, 2014 at 5:27 PM  

The colors are so vibrant! You definitely capture Spring with these notecards! Pretty!

ellen b. April 15, 2014 at 5:36 PM  

Such pretty images for your note cards!

Patsy April 15, 2014 at 6:33 PM  

Butterfly's are flowers that fly!
They make lovely note cards.

Vee April 15, 2014 at 7:07 PM  

These are all such beautiful photographs. Make them up! I'd love to see you chasing after butterflies... =D

bj April 15, 2014 at 7:11 PM  

Absolutely stunning photos....

Happyone April 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM  

What beautiful photos and all would be note cards I'd love to have.
I especially like the first one. : )

Debby Ray April 15, 2014 at 7:57 PM  

Oh Susan...such wonderful butterflies! I have not seen any here yet but I hope we have as many as last year. The one of the purple Butterfly Bush with the yellow butterfly looks so very similar to ones that I took last year. There is bush that color outside of the office where I work and last summer there were probably 12-15 butterflies all at one time...it was awesome! These photos surely make a very lovely box of cards! Have a blessed Easter!

Pamela Gordon April 15, 2014 at 8:15 PM  

These are really beautiful photos and notecards Sue. I love lantana and buy several plants every year. The butterflies and hummingbirds love it too. Thank you for visiting and leaving a comment. Have a blessed Easter. Pamela

Farm Girl April 15, 2014 at 8:15 PM  

I was watching a swallowtail just today. Your butterflies look lovely as do your note cards.

kitty April 15, 2014 at 8:16 PM  

What a wonderful theme of butterflies in the garden and your note cards are just gorgeous. Happy Easter!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage April 15, 2014 at 8:20 PM  

A charming theme name for your note cards and they're all pretty. I'll take butterfly kisses any time!

Carol OurSearsKitHome April 15, 2014 at 8:54 PM  

Butterflies are hard to capture in photos! I know....'cause I did it..once!
Beautiful, beautiful. What a blessing, Sue to see so many at your home.

Carol OurSearsKitHome April 15, 2014 at 8:54 PM  

Butterflies are hard to capture in photos! I know....'cause I did it..once!
Beautiful, beautiful. What a blessing, Sue to see so many at your home.

Cheryl April 15, 2014 at 8:57 PM  

When we saw our first butterfly a couple of weeks ago, we knew that spring was finally here! I love this collection of beautiful, cheery spring note cards, Sue!

Cheryl April 15, 2014 at 8:57 PM  

P.S. Wouldn't we talk up a storm if we shared coffee and dessert?! :D

Mrs.Rabe April 15, 2014 at 9:23 PM  

Beautiful Sweet Sue!

I love the butterflies!

Deanna

Blackberry Lane April 15, 2014 at 9:33 PM  

Butterflies are very special to me. Thank you for sharing these wonderful photos.

Debbie April 15, 2014 at 11:51 PM  

Oh my goodness Sue these are such GORGEOUS pictures! You do such a good jog with your camera. I love every one of them!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest April 16, 2014 at 12:08 AM  

Sue your pics are stupendous - well done, each of them would make great cards. Your flowers are so beautiful, too.

Happy spring to you, ma'am!!

Short and Sweet April 16, 2014 at 4:51 AM  

Exquisite pictures. Very vibrant and bursting with color.

Roses, Lace and Brocante April 16, 2014 at 5:16 AM  

Oh you did so well with your camera Sue - your Note Cards are charming.
I spent part of Summer chasing Monarch butterflies in my garden too - I didn't get one decent photo!

Wishing you Easter Blessings too Sue

Shane

Snap April 16, 2014 at 7:09 AM  

I don't think you can beat images of butterflies. They are so beautiful ... like little fairies visiting the garden and spreading joy. Your images are all lovely. Happy Spring!

Cranberry Morning April 16, 2014 at 7:54 AM  

Moths and butterflies - I love them! And they do make such a nice subject for your pretty note cards, Sue!

Cheryl @ TFD April 16, 2014 at 10:19 AM  

Butterflies are hard to snap, at least for me! You captured these so beautifully, Sue, and they make lovely note cards.

Linda H April 16, 2014 at 10:48 AM  

These lovely images would make a beautiful set of notecards. I love the second one.

My Maine Blog April 16, 2014 at 11:24 AM  

What beautiful nature note cards and they would be perfect for any occasion. I love the butterflies they are so delicate and lovely to watch flying around the garden. Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your very kind comment.

SarahGeorge April 16, 2014 at 11:43 AM  

Oh, wow!! Lovely lovely :) I smiled when you said, they play cat and mouse with you and even at this age you chase them :) Keep the child in us is truly a gift :)

Carol April 16, 2014 at 12:31 PM  

Beautiful butterflies! That is my favorite lantana color!

Smiles,
Carol

Lorrie April 16, 2014 at 12:36 PM  

When the butterflies come I know that it's really going to be summer, some day. Lovely photos for note cards.

Debbie April 16, 2014 at 12:59 PM  

Oh how my Miss Whimsy would love this one. She is the ultimate butterfly girl. I had to keep a close watch on her as a little one because she was prone to chasing them right out of the yard and down the street.

Beautiful photos with wonderful colors, Sue!

Peggy Jones April 16, 2014 at 3:39 PM  

Very creative and super good photography. Love them all. Happy Easter

Jeanne April 16, 2014 at 6:21 PM  

These are so bright and beautiful. Made my day!!

Kathryn Ross April 17, 2014 at 10:08 PM  

Great butterflies - you captured them so well. I have stood in my garden for so long taking one shot after another trying to get good butterfly pics. So glad we have digital cameras these days - no wasting of film! How would we have done this blogging thing back in the day . . .
Beautiful blog - look forward to visiting again!
Joy!
Kathy

Elena April 21, 2014 at 10:02 PM  

Wow, those are beautiful Sue! I love butterflies too. We planted some mild weed last year hoping to attract some butterflies for Mary to watch but no luck. It came up earlier this year so maybe this year:)

Lea April 23, 2014 at 9:53 PM  

Gorgeous photos! I love butterflies and my big flag for summer has butterflies all over it. My little Princess loves butterflies too.

Blessings to you1

living from glory to glory April 25, 2014 at 5:00 PM  

Hello Sue, What a lovely title of your Blog. I must tell you I did pin one picture of the Butterfly! I am sorry if this was against your better idea, I would never Pin a person as I would not anyone to do it to me. Sorry I did not ask permission.
Roxy

Christine April 26, 2014 at 11:15 AM  

Love, love, love butterflies!
When I was little I would chase them, thinking they were fairies.
Your butterflies are beautiful!

Blackberry Lane April 26, 2014 at 6:45 PM  

Hi Sue, I saw your comment on Patsy's Bible Questions/Answers and want to say "hi." I refer to your blog often and have shared your lovely garden with my husband. Hope you are enjoying Springtime!
Mildred

Janette's Sage/Simply Your Decor April 29, 2014 at 4:59 PM  

I missed this...how beautiful! I am ready for butterflies and so is Benjamin and Joshua.
Happy Spring

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