Southern Arrival!

Submitted by Christi


Talk about a metamorphosis! How about this:

We went from this . . .

We went from this . . .


to this . . .

to this . . .

Then, back to three!! What happened. We're not sure but one is missing :(

Then, back to three!! What happened. We're not sure but one is missing 🙁

Then, finally this! Three little babies Sunday morning!

Then, finally this! Three little babies Sunday morning!

I want food!

I want food!

Check back on Wednesday for more pics. They are so sweet. Both Mama and Daddy birds are feeding the babies and, yes, I’ve got pics.

Join Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for more Metamorphosis Monday!

Today’s Lagniappe: Margarita
Now that warm weather is upon us, it is time for something frosty to sip on the porch after a long day.

* 1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice
* 1 cup Triple Sec or other orange liqueur
* 1 cup silver tequila
* 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
* 3 cups ice cubes


1. Combine the lime juice, triple sec, tequila, lemon juice, and 2 cups ice in a blender; blend until smooth.
2. Place 1 cup ice cubes in a cocktail shaker; add desired amount of margarita; cover and shake well; serve.

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28 Responses to “Southern Arrival!”

  1. Marty Says:

    Oh, the babies are so cute and sweet. What a treat to be able to watch them grow. Hugs, Marty

  2. Mary Ellen Says:

    How fun that they are in a spot where you will get to see them grow up!!! THey look so funny when they are first born don’t they!!


  3. Pinky Says:

    We have Phoebe eggs in a nest on our downspout right out front on the porch! I hope I can get some pics! Your babies are so sweet! Can’t wait to see more pics! Hugs, Pinky

  4. Mrs. Petrie Says:

    Wow, what a special thing to experience! You must have a special family; birds won’t go where there is too much chaos or unhappiness. 🙂

  5. Kammy Says:

    Wow, how’d you get so close ? I can’t believe how blue those eggs are….really neat !
    Hugs ~ Kammy

  6. Robin Rane' ~ All Things Heart and Home Says:

    Precious! thank you for that…
    All Things Heart and Home

  7. Rainey Says:

    Congratulations! New baby robins in your yard! How wonderful and exciting!
    ~Really Rainey!~

  8. ellen b Says:

    Oh you got some great shots of the eggs and the new little birds!! WEll done.
    Now pass me one of those margaritas please :0)

  9. susan Says:

    As Prissy in Gone With the Wind said “the best days are when babies come!”. Your pictures are so great. Keep us posted when they begin to leave the nest!

  10. joyce Says:

    What a fun post. Can’t wait to see Wed. post to watch they grow.

  11. Barb @ Grits and Glamour Says:

    Love it! Is there anything prettier than robin’s egg blue? Wait! Is that a Robin? LOL

    I am on Baby watch also. My nest has 6 eggs. I think its a sparrow. She built it in one of my hanging geranium baskets, so I have to hand water it instead of using the sprayer. I can’t wait.

    Amazing pics – thx for sharing.

  12. Tammy Says:

    Those are great pictures. Can’t wait until Wednesday-keep the pictures coming!

  13. DesignTies Says:

    Too bad one of the eggs disappeared. But how exciting that the remaining three eggs have hatched and you now have some new little house guests 🙂

    Kelly @ DesignTies

  14. Andrea at Opulent Cottage Says:

    Such sweet photos – thank you!! New life is so wonderful.

  15. Ms. Linda Says:

    sLove, simply LOVE this. You are super. Love, Ms. L

  16. rita Says:

    Thank you for sharing God’s gifts to us. This should win Metamorphosis Monday! Come by to see my transformation! If you like what you see, please subscribe to my blog in the right hand column. Just hit the word “Follow” and stay updated on lots of great tips!

  17. Martha Says:

    Oh how sweet! Those babies are so cute – thanks for the share.

  18. Fifi Flowers Says:

    PERFECT… bird watching and margaritas!

  19. Chandy Says:

    Wow, nature sure is a pro at changes, huh? What a great memory to hold on to! Glad you captured them!

  20. Marcia Says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a comment last week. I had a very busy weekend, sorry that I’m just now responding. I think your blog is very colorful; love the photos of the babies!

  21. The Muse Says:

    You have wowed many of us with your ‘time lapsed” photography…the building stages…and beyond!

    Oh the opened mouth baby is so cute…yes I said cute! LOL…
    Reminds me of my teenage sons of long ago!

    Wonderful imagery….i am so glad that you visited me so that I could return to visit your blog!~I had a most delightful time!

  22. Mary Says:

    I love the pictures! I love to watch the little birds and have a few babies in birdhouse here myself. Love those pretty blue eggs.

  23. Kim Says:

    How sweet! Thanks for sharing the photos.

  24. Linda Says:

    * Ohhh, they’re sooooo precious!!! How lucky you are to have seen them “up close n’ personal”~~~ What a delight! Warmest, Linda *

  25. Susan Says:

    Oh…so sweet! 🙂 Don’t you just love the blue color of those eggs…we can pull all the best colors right from nature! 🙂 susan

  26. KelliSue Says:

    What a beautiful blue. So that’s why the color is called Robin’s egg blue. I’ve never seen a robin’s nest before, in real life.


  27. LdyDy Says:

    Ooohh how cute! Now you are “tweeting”! LOL Those egg colors were so beautiful…nature at it’s best!

  28. Linda Says:

    Dear Friend, the pictures are lovely as always. The Cottage is such a perfect place to enjoy such a table on the porch, mostly with the company of a good friend. You are such a kind and talented lady. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon. Linda

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