Friday, March 9, 2012


Happy weekend (almost)! There's an excitement about Friday's, don't you think?

~ Some blog related business first...I set some goals in the beginning of 2012. Some of them big and some of them small. I was certainly elated when I already far exceeded my 20% increase in following goal. So thank you to each of you who have taken interest in West Pear Avenue and visit to read and explore.

You make it happen. I make it happen. We all make it happen. Quotes like this are quite motivating. I've read some really great quotes recently and they've certainly been inspiring.

~ The next issue of Lonny will be out tommorrow! Grab your favorite drink of choice and enjoy this weekend. We've got a busy weekend planned but I hope to squeeze in some reading time.

~ I'm so happy I came across the portfolio of Beth Webb. If you love exploring beautiful new interiors and learning more about the designer behind the photos, take a few minutes to check out the website for Beth Webb Interiors. Her website is really well done. There is a Q&A with Beth which I thought was a fun spin on a "meet the designer" type of background tab.

And my image of the week from Beth's portfolio:

~ I'll see you back here next week for Mood Board Monday!

Have a wonderful weekend!!


  1. I finally remembered to pop over and follow you on Twitter, like you on FB, and follow your Pinterest boards! Have been meaning to do that now for some time, and this post is what reminded me to get on it - congratulations on the +20% followers increase. That's awesome! I hope you have a great weekend, Holly!!! xo Sheila

  2. Congratulations on your growing followers Holly! Yes, there is something special about Fridays - especially sunny ones. Thank you for reminding us about Lonny - one of my favorite online mags for sure!

    Happy weekend!

  3. I'm so happy that people are taking note of your blog and you're growing your readership! People should be reading your blog ... you and it are awesome. Congrats! :)

  4. Hey, Holly (and Sheila)! Congrats on your growing number of followers! You deserve it and I'm sure that number will continue to sky rocket:)

    Thanks again for being such a big vocal supporter of MBM. And I'll have to go check out Beth's work, that's a beautiful kitchen.

    Too funny that you asked about my parent's bedroom! Got a follow up post coming as soon as I get a chance to write it (already took the pics). Mom got some new pillows like you suggested:)

    Had our 18 month check up today, crazy! Have a great weekend!

    1. Can't wait to see progress pics on your parents room - yay! See you on MBM! 18 months is CRAZY!! And so much fun!

  5. Love her work. Just featured one of her rooms the other day. They are all so pretty and calming. Hope you have a great weekend!

  6. Hooray for Friday! Holly, I'm glad (and not surprised!) that you exceeded your readership goal so soon in the new year. Everyone needs to be reading West Pear Avenue.

  7. Hmm, funny how 'you make that happen' with hard work! You do such a great job, of course, none of us are surprised! Here's to that gorgeous kitchen and Fridays!!

  8. Thanks everyone! You guys are the best! Thanks for the support.

  9. Yay!! Isn't it so rewarding to see the numbers go up. The kitchen is definitely drool worthy. I didn't realize tomorrow was the big day. I wonder if us Canadians will be lucky enough to find it in our shelves tomorrow. I'm going to be on the look out. Have a great weekend.

  10. Gorgeous kitchen and you know it would not be that way without great design and goals. I am really happy you commented on my blog which lead me here. I wish you all the best with your goals and also look forward to seeing you portfolio of ideas.

  11. Yay for goals! It's amazing what happens when you put it out into the universe!

  12. Congratulations, Holly! I'm not at all surprised you've already exceeded your goal. Your blog is one of my favorites :)