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Cathy
Singapore
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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A truly AMAZING place! Wait until you see the full post!! Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at ma vie trouvée
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An awesome view of the Acropolis from the balcony of our apartment! Tomorrow we move on to the mythical Peloponnese Region. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at ma vie trouvée
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I have had these metal plates for over five years. I finally created little collages using vintage images. I made magnets using old buttons, charms, etc. Sweet for Mother's Day or a gift for a bride... I will try and sell them, along with my cards at the Great Falls... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at ma vie trouvée
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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 Feb 14, 2017 at ma vie trouvée
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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
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Gong Xi Fa Cai 2017 – The Year of the Rooster! The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at ma vie trouvée
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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
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"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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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