December 09, 2011

Leaves, Blog Love + Have a Great Weekend!

I love the changing of the leaves...the autumn leaves of red and gold. I love Autumn.

Although Fall is over (according to United States unofficial tradition the fall season ends around December 21), there are some places around the world where you can still enjoy a beautiful autumnal day.
Autumn leaves made of gold.
Well, to my unexpected surprise this beautiful blog award came my way recently, and I'd like to take the time out to say a big thank you to the wonderful Marcia over at Learning Ideas Grades K-8. Marcia has a lovely blog and always brings a smile to my face. 
Marcia, thank you so much indeed. I am flattered and honoured!

Go and visit her blog if you haven't already.

Now, I'm too bad with rules so I've decided that I'm going to give this adorable blog award to all of you honouring the friendship that you, guys, have given me.
I really appreciate all of you so much!
Hope you have a wonderful weekend, my lovelies! xx

90 comments:

Crissi said...

Beautiful autumn Photos!
Have a nice weekend
Crissi

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I enjoyed the fall colours. They are but a memory in my world,by now.

Momma Fargo said...

Beautiful pics, Betty. Winter is upon us here in Wyoming, US. Love the fall...it is my favorite time. Have a great weekend!

Emm said...

Beautiful photos! I think I would agree that winter begins in the UK on 21 December, because spring only begins to make an appearance at the end of March. It was different in South Africa. Spring and summer began on 8 August and 8 November respectively, with the equinoxes and solstices marking mid-season.

Faylinn said...

I love these leaves with their colors.Have a beautiful weekend..Hugs

Sandra said...

that first photo is maginfico. love it, the colors are just plain gorgeous. super photography here today

....Petty Witter said...

Nothing like walking through fallen autumnal leaves, I love the noise. Have a great weekend Betty and well done on your award.

Georgia said...

I love your fall leaves.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Chatty Crone said...

Love your leaves your a Versatile BLogger for sure. Sandie

Ricardo Miñana said...

¡Preciosas imagenes", gracias por compartir.
te deseo un feliz fin de semana.
un abrazo.

Gaelyn said...

Beautiful fall leaves. I believe they've all fallen around here.

AmyLK said...

The fall colors this year have been lovely. Have a wonderful weekend!

yummychunklet said...

Congrats on the award!

barbara l. hale said...

Hope you have a great weekend, too! I love autumn. Our leaves are all down except for a few stubborn oaks so I really loved getting this last look.

- Yvonaut -
Das sind Raphael und Yvonne
said...

Beautiful autumn photos!
Have a nice weekend as well!
Yvonne & Raphael

TexWisGirl said...

every single one of your leaf images is just wonderful! beautiful colors and shades!

and congrats on your award! we all love you, betty!!!

TexWisGirl said...

every single one of your leaf images is just wonderful! beautiful colors and shades!

and congrats on your award! we all love you, betty!!!

Lynn said...

Those are just lovely photos. I hope you have a great weekend, too!

moni said...

Dear Betty,
thank you for this wonderful autumn shots, so great colors, so lovely pic!
Have a nice weekend, my friend
moni

P.S. I changed with my fotoglog "Lebenszeichen". Now you find me under
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Hope you visit me sometimes.

imac said...

Love all the colours of your leaves - so its cograts to you on all accounts my friend.

Rui Pires - Olhar d'Ouro said...

Beautiful colors!

Fantástic this photos.

Fábio Martins said...

I love the second and the last photos. Great colors

:.tossan® said...

The photos are wonderful! I love all the attention is the first in the colors of autumn. Abraço

Sylvia K said...

Congratulations on your award!! Well deserved! I, too, love autumn and the beautiful colors! We've certainly had lots of them this year -- they make up for the cold!! Beautiful captures, Betty, lovely leaves and colors! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

Nevine said...

Your photos are beautiful, my dearest Betty. The colors are everything that autumn is... crisp, bright, and refreshing!

I wish you a beautiful winter season to come. There is nothing more mysterious and delicious than that shortest day of the year, when everything is dark and cool and we are all waiting for the first spark of snow to fall and dazzle us with its beauty.

Big hugs to you, my dear!

Nevine

Κωστής Τζαγκαράκης said...

Beautiful autumn colors Betty.
Have a great weekend.
Costas

Ashley Sisk said...

oooh I love all the colors in the leaves - so beautiful!

ΑΘΗΝΑ said...

Nice autumn photos!Congratulations for the award!

ρομπερτ said...

Autumn always feels a bit like spring.

Please have a good weekend.

deb duty said...

Oh wow! Such beautiful light and colors! The sky is the perfect shade of blue in the second to last one!

Ms. A said...

I always love your photos and that first one is TERRIFIC!

Happy weekend, Betty!

urban muser said...

beautiful fall foliage you've captured here!

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

texgirl, thanks for saying that!:)
i too love you all!

Susan Deborah said...

You do have a knack with pictures, dear Betty. Autumn at its best is here, I reckon.

Wishing you the joy and love of this season.

And, congrats on your award.

Much love and big hugs,
Susan

George said...

These are beautiful leaves. We have very few left on the trees -- the ones still hanging on are a dull brown.
Congratulations on your award.

Kelly said...

All gorgeous photos, but that first one is especially beautiful!

Enjoy your weekend, Betty!
:)

Cloudia said...

What glorious leaves!
Glad we have met and that we can visit like this :-)



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Denise at Autumn Sky said...

How nice that someone gave you this award. Someone gave it to me recently and I felt appreciated.

Fall foliage. We all love it and it's nearly gone. Thanks for sharing your photos of your pretty Autumn treasures.

Rick said...

Great that your fall lasted so long that you were still able to share these colourful shots with us, Betty. And congrats on the award !

Have a superb weekend (and may the snow stay away just a little longer ;-)

Mark said...

Gone is Autumn for our house, but your photos are beautiful.

ladyfi said...

Wow - those photos are just exquisite!

Mr. Paparazzo said...

Beautiful pictures! My favorite season is autumn!
Have a nice weekend!

Kelsey K. Anderson said...

congrats on your blog award and love the light in the goldern hour leaf shot! saw you on the creative exchange. my entry:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/63638024@N02/6478672107/

Emily said...

Beautiful shots with great light! I love the colors in the first photo. Thank you for sharing!

Bob Bushell said...

Precious leaves of autumn.

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Gattina said...

Your pictures of the dying leaves are beautiful !

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La sonrisa de Hiperión said...

Como siempre las fotos que nos dejas, realmente bellas...

Saludos y feliz fin de semana.

Fer said...

Estupendos colores y detalles el otoño es muy bonito y lo reflejas muy bien, besos...

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Loving that last shot, Betty! Luminous. Happy weekend to you, my dear! xoxo

Corinne Rodrigues said...

Been catching up on your lovely posts, Betty! Too long since I came by...your blog always inspires me ♥

Neha said...

wow, nice clicks :)

EG Wow said...

Lovely series of shots here!

Anonymous said...

What a lovely set of autumn pictures!

Hope you too have a great weekend.

Erin

lisa said...

Congratulations Betty!!
Truly well-deserved.

SKIZO said...

Beautiful

shirley said...

Wonderful captures! All of our leaves are gone, so it's nice to see more.

SandyCarlson said...

Your photos are gorgeous!

yonca said...

Congrats! Beautiful pic,Betty.Autumn colors are amazing.You have a wonderful weekend too. xx

anilkurup said...

I guess you are fascinated or mad about "autumn".

The pics are beautiful indeed.Brings out the essence of the season.

Anonymous said...

Great pics!
I really enjoy the fall season.
The beautiful colors on the leaves.
When I was little we used to rake up leaves and stuff to make an autumn house. We'd put our pumpkins in it.

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Leovi said...

Exquisite light, I would get lost in the softness of those delicious colors of the leaves, great pictures, congratulations. a hug

eileeninmd said...

Hi Betty, I love your pretty fall colors and photos. Autumn is a beautiful time of the year. Wonderful photos, I hope you are having a great weekend. Thanks for the visit.

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BlueShell said...

Congratulations for your award!
The photos ate really nice.

Here, in Portugal, Winter begins around 21 december: but it's already raining and it's cold out there.
Usually we do not have snow...
I hope this year we can have some...LOLLOLOL

HUGS

mrfantasy said...

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AudreyO said...

I love leaves. It's so fun to watch the colors change throughout the year. Right now many of my trees are bare. A few months and I"ll begin to see the green on them again. Really nice photos.

Ryan said...

Yep Fall has since been pushed aside here aswell, we're under the first sprinkling of winter snow. Well done on the award Betty.

diane b said...

Autumn days are hard to beat but our spring days are beautiful too.

Sara @ Domestically Challenged said...

Great shots! All our leaves are gone, so it is lovely to see these now!

Anika said...

So very beautiful. Those first two images especially...lovely lighting.

Sue said...

love your pictures of the beautiful leaves.

Thanks for sharing & for following me - now following you too

Fernando Santos (Chana) said...

Olá Betty, belas cores de Outono...Espectacular....
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The Blonde Duck said...

Have a great weekend!

Diane AZ said...

Congrats on your well-deserved blog award! I love the colors and shapes of the autumn leaves that you found. Also, I enjoyed visiting Marcia's Learning Ideas Grades K-8 and checking out the cool craft ideas. Have a great week!

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I love that first book has gorgeous colors, a hug.

LauraX said...

such lovely photos!

ritsa said...

Fall leaves turn beautiful colors in Autumn.
I love your photographs!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

And the best thing is that the leaves don't complain ... beautiful !

ANRAFERA said...

Thank you for the detail Betty, these photographies are postal autumnal certifications. I like them very much.
I wait have a good week.
Cordial regards.
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Bitch said...

Your autumn leaves are the best I have seen on the blogs..
In many shades and colors.
You are a very talented photographer and
with a few words you can tell so much!!

Hugs from Greece
Monika

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Merry Christmas!

Hilary said...

These are some beauties, Betty. I love the multitude of colours in the first shot.

michael said...

The colors of your leaves are really nice!
Hugs.

alp said...

preciosas fotografias..mucho colorido..un beso desde Murcia.,..seguimos...

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Liz said...

Lovely Autumn images! The colours are so rich.

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Betty Manousos said...

missed you all guys! xoxo