Friday, August 11, 2017
Vacation - Part 2
We visited Portsmouth, NH this past week. Such a great day! Walked all over downtown and ate a great lunch. Of course, I found a quilt shop! This is the Portsmouth Fabric Company. The shop is not very large but it is just packed with Kaffe Fassett, Tula Pink and other beautiful fabrics.
This is what I ended up buying. It's 8 fat quarters of Tilda Harvest by Art Gallery Fabrics. I just loved the colors. It's not my usual palette so I just had to have it! I would have stayed longer in this shop but my husband was waiting for me. There really wasn't a place for him to sit. I was happy with my purchase anyways!
There are many historical sites to visit in Portsmouth. This is the home of John Paul Jones. I wish we could have gone inside but it wasn't open the day we were visiting. I love the look of this house.
This is the plaque on the house. I guess that makes it official!
We also went to the Salisbury Beach the next day. The waves were pretty wild. I thought the water was freezing! I loved sitting on the sand and reading. So relaxing. I used sunscreen but still managed to get a sunburn. We were planning on returning to the beach but our sunburns kept us from going back.
We went shopping at the Merrimack Outlets yesterday. I got some great deals on a few shirts. Today, we stayed home and caught up on housework. I can't believe my week is almost over! Not looking forward to going back to work!
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