Category Archives: family

What’s for Dinner?

What’s for Dinner? I hear this often, asked by my husband, my eldest son, I even pose myself the question and recall interrogating my mother on the subject when I was a kid. My Uncle André has the tendancy to … Continue reading

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Family Fun at the Fête Foraine

Since Wednesday, there has been a fête foraine, a funfair going on in our small town. Originally these traveling carnivals took place before the Lenten season in the Catholic church, though today, carnivals have taken on a informal meaning, and … Continue reading

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Heirloom Table

I am a huge fan of family heirlooms. I appreciate ‘old-fashioned’ things, am fond of antiques, and especially cherish pieces that are part of our family history. We recently received a very special piece from our family heritage – a … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient

“When I walk into my kitchen today, I’m not alone. Whether we know it or not, none of us is. We bring fathers and mothers and kitchen tables, and every meal we have ever eaten. Food is never just food. … Continue reading

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It’s All Relative

I find that the most touching thing about the holidays is Family. Though each holiday brings our family together on different occasions for precious moments, for me Christmas with family stands out in a special and more profound way than … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Spirit

Blogging every day for a month was a little overwhelming for me. I needed a few days off since the AEDM challenge ended Monday to just kick back and not blog. When I started this blog I thought it was … Continue reading

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Final Day AEDM : Still Corresponding

Yesterday I came home and wanted to write my grandmother a letter. I started formulated phrases, putting together sentences in my mind of what I wanted to say, share about my day and ideas of projects for our new house. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

Grandmama’s favorite flowers… http://www.types-of-flowers.org “to live in hearts we leave behind is not to die”. Campbell June 26, 2005 Related Posts : Feeling Cheated, My Accomplice, Precious Moments

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Day 21 AEDM : Posting While Abscent

This weekend we are in Toulouse, or more specifically, St. Jean at the home of my in-laws. We took off this morning at 6:30 AM and arrived in time for lunch. It is nice to be with family again. The … Continue reading

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Day 17 : AEDM – Tonight’s Prayers

Tonight, for this seventeenth day of Art Every Day Month, I have not much to share, though much to reflect upon, and such little power to make any changes… It is not that I lack ideas or haven’t found the … Continue reading

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