Monday, June 28, 2010

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

two scoops please

with flavors such as lavender honey and sea salt caramel, carmela's home made ice cream is simply irresistable. one spoonful of the blackberry vanilla bean sorbet and you might just have to finish off the pint.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

grown-up furniture

is this an adult's or children's table and chair set? a children's table that would complement most adult living rooms.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

repurpose and reuse

who would have thought? vintage cassette tapes are in the spotlight again. the play of lights off these cassette tapes gives a hip retro feel to the room.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

bon appetit!

i was truly inspired by julia child's passion for cooking, life and france after listening to "my life in france" on audiobook. she made complex french cooking approachable for americans. image above: julia's kitchen at the smithsonian. thanks, charm!

Monday, June 7, 2010

"make each day your masterpiece"

rip coach john wooden. so many words of wisdom not only on basketball and leadership, but life in general. one of many woodenisms to live by: things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

Friday, June 4, 2010

happy friday and weekend

enjoy the outdoors and run through the fields. hope you have a happy friday and great weekend! image above: forever flower fields in the french countryside between paris and the loire valley.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

racing by

slow down, breathe and just be as life races by. it's a way of life that the parisians have perfected. i might just need a little more guidance from them . . .

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

pretty pink peonies

some pretty pink peonies from the flower market on rue cler to brighten your day.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

la belle france

ahhh, la belle france. merveilleux food, merveilleux wine and a merveilleux life with two glorious weeks in paris and the countryside of france. image above: the gardens at chateau villandry in the val de loire. bonne journée.