hello monday

hello lazy mornings

hello playing at the beach

hello mom {me} who’s trying to work and play–it gets a little crazy!

hello friends passing through town

hello washing sheets to prepare for our next set of summer guests

hello baylee whose is babysitting this summer and is SUCH a blessing

hello treasures found on the shore

hello thrifty’s ice cream on a summer day

hello kids who have endless energy during the day and sleep hard at night

hello running into  blog world friends in unexpected places {hi sonja!}

hello shoes filled with sand and salty hair

hello matthias starts zoo camp this week

hello fresh fruit stands with the sweetest strawberries

hello BBQ hot dogs and homemade cobbler

hello monday! it’s a new week of summer and we are loving it!

what are you saying hello to today?


  1. Hello to another Monday!
    Hello to another week closer to school πŸ™
    Hello to my first batch of home-made-from-scratch cinnamon rolls!
    Hello to hot, humid days!
    Hello to opening my eyes to the joys of 4 kids home during the summer, rather than the chaos that inevitably ensues…
    Hello to my real life πŸ™‚

    This visit, I came from LMM – but I’ve followed your blog for a long time… I just mainly lurk πŸ˜‰

  2. Hi there! Just stopped by your facebook page and now stopping by your blog. Once again, your work is amazing!! I’m visiting from LMM hoping to be a winner of your fabulous jewelry!!! πŸ™‚

  3. stopping by from LMM! I love your work! and I think I fell in love with the overnight blueberry french toast, looks sooo yummy!

  4. I’m saying hello to a new place! Moving was a nightmare but now we’re here, so hooray! I’m hopping over from LMM πŸ™‚

  5. Hi Lisa — I LOVE LOVE LOVE ALL YOUR GOODIES! O my – if I could just buy them all, I WOULD!!! I found you via LMM…I WOULD LOVE to win your bracelet! I love it all! Thanks for sharing your creativity with all of us:)

  6. I LOVE your new summer collection. So precious! I am stopping by from LMM and am saying HELLO to two precious baby boys and our baby pool!

  7. Isn’t summer great! You souund like you are full of energy and ready for another good week….I am saying hello to a busy week…but one that will end with a trip to visit family…so it will be a good one!

  8. Stopping by from LMM! I LOVE the devoted bracelet but my all time favorite is the through my lens necklace b/c I am constantly taking pics of my little man.

  9. I love the leaf ornament! I love all the designs but I collect ornaments and it is beautiful.

  10. I am saying Hello to Little Miss Momma whom I found by reading your fb page. I love your deswigns. Thanks for sponsoring the giveaway at LMM.

  11. Hi Lisa! Happy Monday! My monday didn’t actually start as exciting: hello baskets of laundry waiting to attack me any minute since our washer isn’t working, hello cranky toddler, hello puking baby, all that jazz… so when I came to your blog and read about your monday, it made me crave to have a monday adventure!! So I’m just waiting for Josiah to wake up and then we’ll head out the door and see where the wind will take us… anyways, I love so many of your things that it’s hard to make a list, but I’ll say the BE STILL necklace is one of my favs.. those words are very special to my heart… Yes, I did find out about your giveaway at LMM, and yes, I sooooo wish I could get the devoted bracelet, which is precious! Lots of love! xoxoxo

  12. LOVE your stuff so much! I really like the oval board and have hadded to my wishlist! saw your contest on LMM and thought – why not – the bracelet would be awesome if I am the lucky recipient!

  13. I’m saying hello to another week of swim lessons for my girlie!
    Stopping by from LMM, thanks for a great giveaway.

  14. Saying hi from LMM! Oh my dear…I am getting ready to celebrate my 1 year anniversary of being married and I love personalized bracelets! I’d love to get one and put our wedding date on it! Such a great gift idea!!!

  15. Thanks for such a positive Monday morning post!

    I’m saying hello to housework (which I didn’t do over the weekend), getting to visit our neighborhood pool, and wearing a cute new skirt!

  16. I am saying hello to a nice sunny day…I hope! πŸ™‚

    I stopped by from LMM! I love your stuff!!!

  17. Hello to getting cars tuned up for summer travels!
    Hello to making dinner for friends with a new baby!
    Hello to taking the kids to the library!
    Hello to a pedi for me!
    Hello to swim lessons!
    Hello to a date with my hubster!
    Hello to Lakewold Gardens with an old pal from college!
    Hello to catching up on all my magazine reading now that the school year is over!

    Hello, Lisa!

  18. Hello College World Series Baseball… Go Cocks!!
    Hello LL
    Hello LMM
    I have always wanted mother daughter bracelets- I cant ever find any I hope you would consider creating a line of them…pretty please with suga on top

  19. Hello starting up my workout routine again…
    Hello yet another cloudy day…
    Hello blue toenails…
    Hello Lisa Leonard blog!!! (via LMM)

  20. Hi! I stopped by at LMM and just loved the bracelet she was wearing from your shop! Sooooo pretty! πŸ™‚

  21. Stopping by from LMM. Love your jewelry. I have one of your necklaces with a square letter and pearl from my adult children. I really love your “connect & create charm bracelet”–would love one with my grandkids’ names!!

  22. I’m saying hello to YOU! (from LMM) πŸ™‚

    Love this post – so beachy and calm. Sounds like you are having a great summer so far!

  23. Hi Lisa! Stopping by from the adorable LMM! I love the devoted bracelet..it’s on my wishlist for out 8th anniversary coming up 8.9.11! Happy Summer!

  24. Hello to new family room in basement!
    Hello new wall color in kitchen!
    Hello mowing the lawn because our tractor is finally fixed!
    Hello nephew from L.A. in for a visit!
    Hello Tiger’s Baseball game!
    Hello best-friend visiting from Jersey!
    Hello bday party for a pretty princess!
    Hello Independence Day weekend… thank you to all the men and women that keep us safe!
    Hello Lisa Leonard Blog that I look forward to everyday!

  25. Would love to win the LittleMissMomma contest. I am completely in love with almost everything you do! The devoted bracelet is my #1 and my #2 fav must be the numbered necklace. Thanks!

  26. Hello to a phone call from a sweet friend to start the day.
    Hello to canceled swim lesson because of rain and a disappointed child.
    Hello to the sound of rain on the roof — very relaxing.
    Hello to still being in our pajamas at almost 11am.
    Hello to hearing my daughter practice guitar.
    Hello to trying new recipes.
    Hello to curling up with a book or movie.
    Hello to having the itch to create something today πŸ™‚
    Hello to SUMMER MONDAYS with a more relaxing pace.

  27. Came here from little miss momma… love the bracelet…my DH and my anniversary is July 3rd… this would be a great way to say I love you…to win a great bracelet… I would even let him wrap it and pretend he won it…LOL
    Thanks for the chance to win…

  28. Lisa,
    Your Blog is always the one I look forward to, especially on Monday mornings! It always puts a smile on my face!

    I’m saying hello Monday to the first day the kids and I got to sleep in!

    Hello to a great Sunday I spent with my youngest son, Sheldon fishing at the lake yesterday!

    Hello to my son Greyson who got his first home run all season! I was so happy for him!

    Hello to my daughter, Savannah who I am missing so much, and who is heading to Morro Bay this morning….(I’m so jealous)

    Hello Monday looking forward to a new week and saying good bye to the fabulous weekend we had!

    Have a great week Lisa!


  29. Stopping by from LMM! Just received my first LL piece – the faith and love necklace! I just adore it! πŸ™‚ I love ALL of the new summer pieces!!!

  30. Good morning Lisa πŸ™‚ I always enjoy coming here on Monday mornings! Today I’m looking forward to a husband who is finally getting help with some things he has been going through. And a home inspection {yay- gotta love military life!} This week will be great since we are finally getting with the times and bought new smart phones! Can’t wait to join the link party Fridays now πŸ˜‰

    Have a great week!

  31. Hello homemade cobbler is right! Made a peach one yesterday! Love your new designs! Stopping from LMM. πŸ™‚

  32. Lisa, I am waking up to that overnight blueberry french toast recipe you posted the other day….My poor husband was dragging his feet trying to get out the door after devouring it for breakfast…it is awesome! Thanks for the idea : )

  33. Love the heart relief in the pebbles! And Thrifty’s ice cream IS the best!!

    Hello catching up with an old college friend.
    Hello to more freckles on my little boys’ faces…some etched by the sun, others by backyard dirt.

  34. I love how fresh this time of year is. What a beautiful hello monday post. πŸ™‚ I’m a follower anyways, but am entering the giveaway at LMM.

  35. Hello to my last morning this trip to my best friend and cousin! I had the most amazing weekend with her and I cannot wait to see her again at Christmas!
    Hello to a fun, short week and a super fun weekend next for the 4th!
    Hello from LMM!

  36. Big fan of your site and jewelry… well, home decor too. Stopping by from LMM blog! πŸ™‚ But I’m here anyway on a weekly basis πŸ™‚

  37. Now that is what Mondays should be! Thank you for having us look at Mondays in a different light! Btw Little Miss Momma sent me over!

  38. I love love love the new devoted bracelet! I just got married 6.18.11 and am totally going to buy one for myself if I dont win it through LMM : )

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