Monthly Archives: January 2019

Postcards From Paris…The River Seine

  ”Good memories are our second chance at happiness” Queen Elizabeth II     Hello, dear friend…     I have returned from my… Saturday walk relaxed a bit…and now headed out for the Seine River cruise.     Since the weather was perfect…and had plenty of time to get there…we decided to walk. However…after about 15 minutes of strolling along we realized that we weren’t as close as first thought so now decided that perhaps we better take a cab.     Oddly there weren’t any available…we started walking faster and faster… a little nervous (p.a.n.i.c.e.d) that perhaps we would miss … Read the full blog post

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Postcards from Paris…Antique Garden Fleuriste

    “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow” – Audrey Hepburn   Hello, dear friends…   It’s been raining and stormy on the Oregon coast these last few days…however earlier in the week the sun was shining bright and so I ran over to one of my favorite nurseries to see if I could find some pretty colorful flowers to plant in our garden.     Here they are all happily blooming in my window box that sits in front of the cottage window. sweet!     All this enjoyable gardening brought to mind a lovely memory from … Read the full blog post

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Postcards From Paris💋

  “The wisdom of a learned man {or woman} comes by opportunity of leisure…” -Ecclesiastes  38: 24-25   Hello… I hope you had a wonderful week!   Here are the cheese pastry puffs I shared with you in last weeks post. They were a huge success at my sweet little church’s Epiphany party. recipe         The inclement weather on the Oregon coast has not only  been a perfect opportunity for refreshing up the cottage…but for also refreshing my memory…     by going through my notes about our anniversary trip…there’s still so much to share with you! The Beginning✈️ … Read the full blog post

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My First Week of 2019

       “Life is not graded on how fast you can move through it but rather how much you can enjoy it”– Mary Carlomagno   Hi!   How has 2019 been going for you? so far…         Shortly following Christmas I began packing up the lights and trees…     By New Years’s Eve the bulk of Christmas had been stored away.     Feeling excited about the New Year…     I decided to freshen up the cottage changing the energy a bit… and with Joe’s help…     began moving the furniture around.     … Read the full blog post

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