What do you do when you are feeling down? when nothing is working as it should, everything seems to be rudely delayed when not abruptly cancelled, even your friends are becoming irritating and you feel like having a huge thundery cloud over your head? For me, the deafening merciless karaoke downstairs has added a dramatic dimension to everything as I hadn’t slept more than 3 h a night … Continue reading A beautiful present from across time and oceans
Do you remember those pre internet times? When we actually wrote with proper pens and those kind of typewriters were not SO vintage? At the time of its launching in the early 30s, the ads read that this machine “creates a desirable atmosphere of modern-ness which is stimulating to employee and attractive to customer. Then too, exterior appearance is very often an index of built-in quality“. … Continue reading Hugh’s WPC: Vintage
Valentines – 4… They last longer than chocolates or red roses. Nothing more beautiful will ever ornate your living room walls and the ones of your parents. Last but not least, they will get you hundreds “Like” on FB and IG. Ladies, you’ve been dreaming this moment for so long … today is the day : Your (in)famous most romantic Photo Shot! Here is the most … Continue reading Reblog Wed: The Complete Taxonomy of Engagement Photo Poses
Originally posted on Cakes & Rose Petals:
Her Royal Highness Pavlova! Delicious meringue, a cloud of whipped cream, lots of pomegranate seeds and a crown of beautiful velvet red rose petals. Perfection : ) Continue reading Reblog Wed: Pavlova with pomegranate
Source: My First #Book and My First Year of #Blogging Tatatata! Ladies and Gentlemen, here is the best buy of the season: beautiful picts and stories at your fingerprint.. Just click on the a/m source. Great pic on the blog, great story in the book! The book comes with a super bonus: the chance to make a new friend, the talented and generous Jithin (again thanks … Continue reading Reblog Wed: Meet with a great photographer and writer – and buy his book 🙂
I had decided to celebrate “Bastille Day” in the most unusual and challenging way. At least for a Parisian: Then my computer crashed. In the Cebu, it means waiting for 2 months to finally get a new Mac. Unless you go for the very expensive one .. 8 weeks without a computer!!! I can’t even figure it out. Then internet went down at home. … Continue reading How I am surviving the “Not Complaining Challenge”
Said Andrew when I complimented him about the stunning colors of his blog. Beauty is everywhere, but it takes a real gifted artist to really see it and moreover to share it. When you find one, you want to introduce him to all your friends, to spread the love. Ladies and Gentlemen, meet with Andrew Seal. Visit the Changing Palette (click on the pic), but also … Continue reading “Where there’s color, there is life”
“Congrats for the Versatile Mommy Blogger Award!!!” shouted my friend Ann. A “Mommy’s” award? really? doesn’t it sound a bit cheesy to you, honestly?.. You have no idea of all those things that used to sound cheesy in my single years B.C. (Before Children). But the moment the Attilas landed into my life, Cheesy turned into Sweet. “So sweet, so cute, soooo precious”.. yep, this … Continue reading My 15” Fame: Guess who got the (cheesy?) Versatile Mommy Blogger Award!
One year today! Who wants to crash the party with me? check her blog, there is an awesome Bday cake and the drinks are on their way… Cheers to a beautiful blog (and the awesome writer, photographer and friend behind it!), looking forward to blowing more and more candles! Continue reading Happy Birthday to Lucile’s Blog !!!
Since I popped up in the blogosphere, I have virtually met truly amazing people. I feel close to a bunch of them – although I would not even recognize them if we were sitting besides each other and were the only clients of the café. There is this brilliant and generous Brazilian woman living in the Neederlands. An Aussie writer expatriated in Thailand, an Indian … Continue reading Invitation for a Chat on the beach ! (and no need to tell me your life story)