Category Archives: holidays

Good Luck Wishes

Last night, as my husband returned from work, he brought me home some Good Luck. In France, on May 1st, small bouquets if lily of the valley are given with special thoughts and good luck wishes. My husband gave me … Continue reading

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Decorating Memories with Easter Traditions

When I was a little girl living in Japan, I made Easter eggs every year. I’d spend a whole morning blowing out eggs so that I could decorate them with washi paper. When I returned to Tokyo as a college … Continue reading

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Butterflies & Flowers for Easter

I’ve taken a few days off from blogging, doing other things for a change – decorating the house, reading, and trying out new recipes. My eldest son has been asking me for chocolate cupcakes for over a week. I decided … Continue reading

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Tag your it! I was tagged by Caity for this fun photo game. This is the first time I ever get tagged, I am so excited! Thanks Caity for thinking of me =) The Rules: 1. Open your 1st Photo … Continue reading

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Monday Marché

OK, So today it is Monday. Again. The ever present, always aggravating, Monday. We did alright though. I wouldn’t say great because Damien was a real pain and cried screamed during our whole outing at La Défense and almost the … 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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Day 26 AEDM – Thanksgiving Tree

Happy Thanksgiving! This morning we are on a roll! By 8AM we have already created something for this twenty-sixth day of Art Every Day Month Thibault helped me by tracing his hand, once again, to make a tree, and I … Continue reading

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Day 9 : AEDN – Holiday Window Shopping

Monday, having the habit of being the day that it is, launching us (unwillingly) into the days to come in the week ahead, one can not request too much on the agenda for this globe-trotting mother of two! I had … Continue reading

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Day 8 : AEDM – Thanksgiving Preparations

Today was a relaxing overcast weekend day. We had a bit of down time in the morning, and went for a walk in our old neighborhood in Paris 15ème before lunch. Then we got together with family visiting from Marseilles, … Continue reading

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Day 2 : AEDM – Gift Tags

This morning, I got out of bed at 5 AM. I have my two wonderful sons to thank for this thrill! But it’s OK, I felt fabulous because today the sun was out and it’s the second day of Art … Continue reading

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