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Interests: I love creating altered art and collages, making jewelry, traveling around the world, digging for treasures at flea markets, shopping, eating, and blogging. Please send me a note and let me know you are out there!
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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at ma vie trouvée
Happy Birthday EVERYONE!! (traditional tins from chinese new year cookies) Today is Ren Ri or Yan-Yat (Birthday of Man or Every-man's Birthday) and everyone is said to grow a year older. According to Chinese legend, the Goddess Nuwa created chickens on the first day, dogs on the second day, sheep... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at ma vie trouvée
Gong Xi Fa Cai 2017 – The Year of the Rooster! The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at ma vie trouvée
The hubby had business in Paris, so of course I said OUI - YES when he invited me to go! Whenever I am in Paris on Sunday I have to hit the Vanves flea market. Many of the vendors really take the time to set up their goods. The prices... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
"I can feel every inch of me craving balance" Hello blog... it's been a long time... too long. I have missed you. And all the wonderful friends I was in contact with. I introduced this blog in March of 2010... I was living in Brussels, Belgium. It is hard to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Enjoying the city...... Great Friends. Great Food. Great View. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Posted Mar 29, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Joyeuses Pâques Happy Easter! Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Spin*Off Magazine by Interweave Spring 2016 It is always flattering when a magazine contacts you for permission to use a photo from your blog. I am not a "spinner" so I was not familiar with the magazine, but I am very familiar with their sister publication Cloth, Paper, Sissors. My... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Gōng Xǐ Fā Cái 2-8-2016 “wishing you a prosperous new year” This year is the year of the monkey. According to Chinese astrology, each year is associated with an animal sign: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon (me), Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. You are a monkey if... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
I am ready for the big reveal of my dream bathroom.... We really needed to remodel the master bath nine years ago when we left for our overseas assignment, but it did not make sense to do it while we were renting. So it became first on the "to do"... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Siem Reap/Angkor Wat, Cambodia February, 2015 Exactly one year ago today, Cousin Maria, Jane, Sue, and I took a "girls" trip to visit Siem Reap for Jane's 50th birthday. It was also part of Sue and Maria's big Asian Adventure. Visit the full post here. In honor of this being... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
I am exactly one year behind on our travel blog. I am not quite sure how this happened. It was not for lack of trips, because we took some awesome trips our last year in Singapore. I just need to sort through the thousands of photos and get the stories... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
My nephew's girlfriend asked me if I would do a photo shoot for their Christmas card. Of course I jumped at the opportunity! We were very lucky as it was a beautiful day with temperatures above normal for December. Here are my favorite photos. Christmas is over - but I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Hello and Happy New Year! I can't believe it is already January 21st and this is the first post I have done since Christmas. I am slowly getting settle in the USA and finding a routine. I hope to be back to more frequent posts very soon. I missed seeing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at ma vie trouvée
Whatever corner of the world you live in... I wish you a wonderful holiday season. May it be filled with warmth, love, cheer, and happiness. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at ma vie trouvée
I won an awesome blog giveaway last week. My very talented blog friend donna @ pic me up photos offered a giveaway in "the spirit of friendship". If you have never visited Donna's site - you must! She is an amazing photographer and writer. What did I win? A subscription... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at ma vie trouvée
This week marks four months living back in the USA for us. I really have no idea where this time went. Relocating back to the US is hard. Really hard. I am having more trouble adjusting here then I did when I moved to Brussels or Singapore. Both worlds so... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at ma vie trouvée