Monday, December 5, 2011

MY POINSETTIA SHOTS!

     The Poinsettia has always been a big favourite for Janine and me.  We liked to see it on cards, decorations etc. and have had the plant for many years.  It always starts to remind us from November that Christmas is approaching!  Here are a few shots I took recently. 

80 comments:

Sandee said...

I love them too. They are most beautiful.

Have a terrific day. :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Sandee! I really love them! Take care and have a good day.

Salma @ Chasing Rainbow said...

Aww, very pretty. My sister and I used to hang decorations from them when we were kids.

xo Judy.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Salma,
Very good to hear from you. Decorations hanging on them must have been so beautiful. Take care and lots of love to you.
Judy

Sunray Gardens said...

They are pretty and colorful. The last shot is really nice.
Cher Sunray Gardens

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Cher! I really like to see the colour red at this time of the year!:) Take care and have a good week.

Jeanine Byers Hoag said...

Beautiful pics!! You are right, it's Christmas time :).

We have decorated already and made our first batch of ginger spice cookies.

Have a wonderful holiday season!

Jeanine
My Blog

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Jeanine! Christmas time is here! It is wonderful that you have decorated already. I wish I could have some of the ginger spice cookies!:) Take care and continue to have good times.

Candice said...

Beautiful shots! They remind me of the holidays and my grandmother. Great memories :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Candice. Take care.

LOVE MELISSA:) said...

Beautiful Judy!!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Melissa! Have a good week.

Melissa said...

pretty, pretty!!!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Melissa!I really love this flower.

Lindsay said...

Poinsettias have always been a favorite of mine, especially during Christmas time. My mom always gets some and puts them on our dining table. So pretty!

Judy Haughton-James said...

They are certainly great to have around at Christmas time Lindsay. Take care.

Mimi said...

These are beautiful photos! Thanks for visiting Humble Pie,

Sincerely,
Mimi

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Mimi. Take care.

Frugal in WV said...

I love them also! Your pics are very pretty! Have a great week!

The Belly Dancer said...

They are really pretty Judy! I'd like to draw some before Christmas.

Stephanie of Gumdrop Pass said...

VERY pretty! :) I love them, too. They remind me of Christmases when I was a little girl. My cousins' house was always FULL of them!

I hope you're having a good day and enjoying the season! :)

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
I love poinsettia's you did a Beautiful job with the photos sweet lady. Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my new Tablescape for Christmas.
XXOO Diane

Albert Einstein☺ said...

they are good for christmas decorations, since christmas is fast approaching. the red hot color is indulging. ♥

Judy said...

The poinsettia are so beautiful flowers. I love these flowers too! Have a great week:)

May said...

Judy this is a good shot. I started my house christmas decor yesterday. I can really feel this upcoming christmas.

A little crunchy - Kimberly said...

Beautiful! We never have them because we have pets and small children and they are toxic. Some day though....

Happy Tuesday Hop!
Following from littlecrunchy.com

Maria said...

beautiful photos, judy!!
you're right!! they really do remind us all of Christmas and the upcoming holiday!!
red is my absolute favorite color...it's just a happy color :)
i wish we could decorate with them. they are poisonous to our cats and they definitely love to investigate and chew on anything new...haha...so we don't keep them in the house.

i wanted to ask you...do you have an email address i could reach you at?

i hope you have a wonderful tuesday! <3
xoxoxo
lots of love to you
maria

n*stitches said...

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RAHKed said...

I found you on a blog hop and I really look forward to reading your blog and learning your story, I'm a new follower, you can find me at http://www.rahkers.blogspot.com/

Good Girl Gone Green said...

Such a pretty plant! Great pictures!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Good Girl Gone Green!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Frugal in WV. I hope your Tuesday is going well.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks May! Christmas is fast approaching. I am late with some things but I will start getting them done soon.

Judy Haughton-James said...

So true Albert. I love to see the colour red at this time of the year!:) Enjoy the rest of your week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks for becoming a Follower and sharing your comments Kimberly.I will follow back.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks RAHKed! I will follow back. Take care and enjoy the rest of your week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hello there Maria,
Thank you very much for your comments. I just love to see the colour red at Christmas. Thanks also for your information about the Poinsettia being poisonous. I will make sure to keep it far from my pets. You asked for my email address. I have 2 - judyastra@gmail.com and jhaughtonjames@yahoo.com. I would be happy to hear from you. I am just seeing many comments here as my internet was down all morning! Take care and enjoy the rest of your Tuesday and week.
Lots of Love & Friendship always,
Judy

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks n*stitches! I will follow back.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Stephanie, The Poinsettia is really a popular Christmas plant! Take care and enjoy the rest of your day.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Judy,
The Poinsettia is really lovely. Do enjoy the rest of your week.
Judy

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much for your kind comments Diane! Enjoy the rest of your week.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks The Belly Dancer! Do draw it. I am sure you can and will look out for it. Take care and enjoy the rest of your day.

Tina´s PicStory said...

thanks for joining tina´s ww!

TToria said...

So colourful.
Beautiful.

Passing through & following for the blog hop, wishing you a fab Christmas xo

TToria @http://ttoria.blogspot.com

Judy Haughton-James said...

Happy to do so Tina! Take care.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much TToria. I will definitely follow back. I also wish you a great holiday season.

Verena said...

Wow, it looks very beautiful!
Happy WW!
Verena

Create With Joy said...

Your pointesettas are lovely!

Thanks so much for joining me for Wordless Wednesday and sharing my button - I hope you'll be a regular each week! :-)

I also linked up a couple of posts on your Creative Party!

Ramona
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Ai Sakura said...

Lovely shots... I like this shade of red the best :)

Ai @ Sakura Haruka
Join in: Wordless Wednesday Linky Party

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Ai! I am happy to participate in your Wordless Wednesday Linky Party.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Verena! Have a great Wednesday.

kewkew said...

Beautiful shots. I love poinsettias.
Hope you can stop by and share
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Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot kewkew! I will definitely head over to your Blog and share these pictures. Thanks for the invitation.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Create With Joy. I am happy to participate this week and will definitely do so in the future. Thanks for adding your links to our Creative Thursday party. We look forward to seeing you again this Thursday and in the future.

Jill said...

Beautiful! The color really jumps out at you :)

kewkew said...

Thanks for adding my button to your sidebar!
I would like to invite you back on Friday night (or sometime during the weekend) to link up to Lovin' The Weekend blog hops. You can link up your blog with GFC or your Twitter, Facebook, Google+. And I have a giveaway linky.
Hope to see you there. Looking forward to checking out your blog some more.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much kewkew. I will be sure to join the blog hops on Friday. Take care.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Jill! Take care.

Albert Einstein☺ said...

Judy I gave you an award on my post: http://mr837.blogspot.com/2011/11/awards-and-awards.html. thanks for commenting, I recognized your deed. thanks...♥

Clairejustine said...

They are lovely :)

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Clairejustine! Have a good Wednesday.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks a lot Albert! I really appreciate it. Take care and all the best to you.

Chandra said...

I love your shots! Every Christmas I have to them and decorate around the house.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Chandra! Poinsettias are really beautiful.

Digital Flower Pictures said...

Great shots of a hard to photograph plant.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Digital Flower Pictures. I have only started using a digital camera this year so I am happy to read your comments. Let me now go to your Blog and see some great photographs!

Steve n Vickie said...

Poinsettias are such a beautiful flower. I once read a childrens story about them, that was so touching. Ican't remember what it was called.

Kelsie Harris said...

Stopping by from Get Wired Wednesday and following via GFC. I would love for you to stop by my blog at http://www.naturallyhealthyparenting.blogspot.com

Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Steve n Vickie,
Poinsettias are really beautiful. The story about them must have been interesting. Have a good day.
Judy

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Kelsie, I will follow back. Have a good day.

Changing Lanes said...

what a nice thing you are doing here. glad it has helped you! i have also found writing to be therapuetic.

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Judy Haughton-James said...

Thank you very much Changing Lanes. I will definitely follow back. Have a good Thursday.

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Nothing says Merry Christmas more than red poinsettias! So pretty.

Judy Haughton-James said...

So true Ricki. Have a good weekend.

RaeBeth said...

Thank you for stopping by RaeBeth's Corner and telling me your thoughts on my new design. ~Greatly Appreciated~

You photo's are awesome. I love to take some of my own. I should dig up some of my favorite ones to share within the blogging world. I was thinking about getting a few poinsettias myself to have here for the holidays. They are very pretty.

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Raebeth. I really enjoyed taking these shots. The Poinsettia is very beautiful. I look forward to seeing your shots. Have a good weekend.

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Judy Haughton-James said...

Hi Rockin' Momma,
Thank you very much for following my Blog. I will definitely follow back and check out the ornaments. Take care and enjoy the rest of your weekend.
Judy

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

These are so beautiful, Judy!

Judy Haughton-James said...

Thanks Dina! I really like this flower!

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