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Weekly Top Posts: 2017-06-25
2017-06-25 04:00 UTC

  1. Enjoy the Day
  2. The Creativity Continues
  3. Artichoke and Onion Blossoms
  4. This Happy Day
  5. Three Berry Angel Food Cake Roll

Heart Full Home
2017-06-24 15:14 UTC by Tongue in Cheek





treasured home of fleamarket finds




My Godmother Mary is an amazing woman, her heart is golden, her bones ivory. Her home is a sanctuary where darkness has no room. When she embraces me I know the meaning of heaven on earth.



treasured home of fleamarket finds




Mary collects...

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Tessa and the Goldfish Story
2017-06-23 14:53 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

fish pond


French Husband sent me this snapchat photo of Sacha standing inside our fountain. The two of them scrubbed it cleaned today, it is home to twenty goldfish. For those of you who have been reading my blog since the beginning of time you might recall the stone fountain story, and how we came to have ten goldfish. The story of how we came to...

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The Creativity Continues
2017-06-21 15:11 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

  Salt and pepper shakers



Salt and pepper shakers on a piece of checkered marble (tile) board.

My mother keeps coming up with creative fun ideas for her home.



Marble checkered board



 A piece of marble checkered tile my mom smiles, "Isn't it a great piece, I use it for many things, usually cheese...

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Three Berry Angel Food Cake Roll
2017-06-21 13:39 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

Three Berry Angel Food Roll Cake


When I saw this angel food roll cake on the internet, I knew I had to make it for Monday Dinner at my Mom's house. My niece Molly helped, we thought of Sacha the entire time as it was his birthday, he favorite type of cake is about berries.


To learn how to make it:

"The Recipe Rebel"





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Artichoke and Onion Blossoms
2017-06-20 16:25 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

artichoke and onion blooms

 Artichoke and onion blossoms.


Sturdy stems holding structurally incredible pieces of nature. Artful display in heat ranging in the 100s these summer days. Powerful grace speaks. I stand in awe in my cousin's garden. 




artichoke and onion blooms




My back home...

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This Happy Day
2017-06-19 07:27 UTC by Tongue in Cheek


Sacha long hair


Happy Birthday Boy Wonder!




Enjoy the Day
2017-06-18 15:41 UTC by Tongue in Cheek



Enjoy the day.



Weekly Top Posts: 2017-06-18
2017-06-18 04:00 UTC

  1. Random Snapshots of My Family
  2. Little Things
  3. My Godchild Daisy
  4. Bite Size Wonder
  5. Daisy

A Bit of Americana
2017-06-17 15:02 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

americana antiques



Antiquing in Northern California is not like antiquing in France, but that does not mean it is less fun, nor that I do not like it. The best part is that I am with my Mom, the second part is that we like different things, and the third part it reminds me of home. My mother has been antiquing for most of my life,...

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My Mother's Bouquet
2017-06-16 15:16 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

My Mother's Bouquet


The artistic way of living. 

Flowers from the garden in an enamelware pitcher.

My mother is a natural at creating beauty, making art out of the everyday. 

Celebrating whatever comes her way, morning, noon and night.



My Mother's Bouquet


Today's artistic touch was going to adorn a table at the...

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The Great GIft
2017-06-15 16:21 UTC by Tongue in Cheek

Mom sunflowers



My Mother is a nuts and bolts kind of woman. Practical with no frills (except when it comes to decorating and dressing, she has such style, but not frilly.). Dust rag in one hand, and a plate of cookies in the other. Being busy is her best friend. The word sit down does not relate to her. If ever you give my Mother a compliment...

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