Style. The. Day.

‚ėē¬†Caf√© noir in my Molly Hatch Eiffel Tower mug. ¬†I bought it at Anthropologie year ago. I just saw it on ebay . . . asking 36.50. ¬† ( May start hand washing this puppy.) ūüƶ Looks like it’s going to be a partly cloudy – mixed sunshine and rainy day. I am feeling good…

French Bread on Friday

ūü•Ė SEP 15 2017 –¬† B u v e tt e¬†–¬†the pleasure of good food . . . I love the “feeling” I feel when I step into a well fashioned bistro or coffee-house. Cozy . . . friendly . . . sweet . . . savory . . . warm. When I unwrapped this…

French Bread on Friday

ūü•ź SEP 8 2016 – There is a little French – American styled establishment in NYC. It’s charm has captured my curiosity. B u v e tt e – 42 Grove Street – West Village, NYC – Serving all day – No reservations. I wish I could share my own images of B u v…

A Sunday play date . . . and thinking out loud.

Hello ¬†B e a u t i f u l s! Yesterday . . . I blew up our oven. I was advised to only self-clean three times a year. I listened. Guessing . . . . . . at 13 years old, the device could only handle one more incineration. ¬†Needless to say, tears…

Gratitude fuels.

Hello Beautifuls! Heather’s art inspired me to pop onto the virtual 34 to say hey this morning! :: Love.¬†Heather. Bloem. Here & Here. ::   Amazing, gracious, talented and hardworking folks have touched my heart this week. Happiness is alive here on 34. Alexa! Play “Trumpet Tune”! Have a blessed and gifted weekend! Listing to…

Mindful Monday . . .

Beautifuls! How are you doing? I’m “emotional” in the very best way! ¬†( Sending out a full heart hugs within the words I write. I hope you feel them!) I feel at my best when I am under pressure creatively. ¬†( Confirming that endorphins do emerge from creative energy. ) I am attending Edie Wadsworth’s…

French Bread on Friday . . . “moi et toi” !

Good morning most beautiful ¬†b e a u t i f u l s ! Gosh. How long has it been since I have served up a little French bread? This image had me at “moi et toi” . . . then I looked a little closer . . . that china. La Mer Veille….

Just one pic . . .

In my thirties, I had the coolest white overalls from a company in San Francisco called “Esprit de Corp.”. ¬†I wore them and patched them into almost shreds. Ahhh wordplay! Un mariage d’anglais et de fran√ßais! En fran√ßais? ¬†Esprit de corps! In English? ¬† ¬† Body of Spirit! ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…

Just one pic!

Hellooooo beautifuls! This morning, when I opened the door to let The Chocolate Gousse outside . . . she hesitated . . . and . . . looked up at me. Yes, Gousser . . . rain again. Ahhhhhh . . . . . . life in the Pacific Northwest. So many showers, call for…

Sunday Shelfie!

Styling a lo cal cupboard . . . #lettucewrappedlunches. [. . . nearly one size down.] w/L

Saturday Shelfie! {A Play Flower Shop Day!}

Hellooooooooooooooo Beautifuls! Mr D. just poured me a cup of coffee.¬† We are up beyond early. It’s 3:58am as I begin. The shelfie image¬†¬†(above)¬†is from 2013.¬†¬†¬†The¬†floral¬†scene, featured¬†by Gardenista, calls for “off on the wall” fun. “Let’s all just play florist today and leave our computers home!” What threw me back to 2013, was this post¬†,…

Revenir à . . . French bread on Friday . . .

Bonjour beautifuls! I am feeling a little frilly silly “poetic” today . . . ( Some days¬†words just want to play. ) I have a little obsession with printed ribbon. Particularly ribbon with French words. Wrapped in finger – figure – eights¬† by me . . . for a purpose . . . what¬†shall be?…