It’s time for that seven day . . .

. . . cleanse. Hello beautifuls! I know I didn’t tell you that Mr D and I had one wallop of a flu bug hit us last week. With the wedding just weeks away, I am determined to keep health and glow a priority as I address my list of projects to complete before departing…

Back from Boise!

Hello . . . B e a u t i f u l s ! Happy Tuesday! I am back from Boise! ( When I arrived, it was 30 days until WEDDING DAY!) Jay and his father in law to be had just finished installing a sprinkler system and sod. Since Jay and I crossed…

Do you want to build a tool box?

Rester simple. ⇔ Keep. It. Simple. Hello beautifuls!   Our laptop has been back from repair for a little over a week. Sadly, the hard drive needed to be replaced, so Mr D has been working to get it up to speed once again. Fortunately we had purchased it only 6 months ago, so we…

Où est le printemps? Où est le soleil?

Hello Beautifuls! How are you? The image above was my absolute favorite find while tumbling on my new iPhone on our way home from British Columbia a couple of weeks ago. It sparked an idea, which I will share in the future as I plan to makeover a room in our home which will double…

Taking stock . . .

Hello beautifuls! It’s the first real “sunny and clear” morning of Spring 2017 in the Pacific Northwest of America. A day when you open the blinds and the word “unbelievable” fills your mind. I am easing myself back into blogging. (I may have fallen out of blog love for a while.) A limping laptop. Guilt…

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 français! En français?  Esprit de corps! In English?     Body of Spirit!              …

A Once in a Lifetime Weekend Workout . . .

Hello beautifuls . . . Deep breath . . . . . . you know I have been practicing my penmanship. (Sister Agnatus, grade two . . . my best teacher, would be so proud of me. I believe she will feed my courage from above.) . . . a little nervous because I want…

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…

It’s Love Story Kind Of Day!

Hello beautifuls! Happy April! Happy New Month! Gosh! Happy New Week! For the past several days, I have been in a state of reflection, grabbing moments of rest between a back to normal routine and finishing the taxes.  (Whew hooooo!) Exhaling and elated here. Be prepared for a long post. This mama bird’s heart is full. Last…

Just One Pic!

When I began blogging . . . seven years ago . . . I posted a little feature now and then called ” Just One Pic”. I still love to “play it“. About the same time Kevin Systrom, with Mike Krieger . . . a couple of Stanford guys, must have had a similar idea….