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FrancineC
France
Scrapbooking West Indian Mama of a sweet baby boy, and wife to a wine loving French guy who cooks like a dream.
Interests: travel, paper crafts, food and wine, photography, scrapbooking, environment
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Now that I have somewhere to write it all down, my handmade gift list is under development! I'm starting off with the gifts I plan to crochet. I also want to do knitted gifts this year, and will add those... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Callaloo Soup
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I picked up a couple wooden cassette tape holders in April, thinking they would be perfect for storing my stamp pads (like this). It totally didn;t work for me though, the spaces were too small, and I didn't like how... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Callaloo Soup
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Alicia Keys asks: Why are we here? I think I'm going to start doing this too Now this is a realistic representation of that wedding. You might actually be doing self-care and self-love wrong (say what?) After a few crappy... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Callaloo Soup
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Dudes, I kind of hate to do this to you, but it's for your own good. Christmas is coming! In fact it is less than 100 days away. So if you are planning on making a bunch of handmade gifts,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Callaloo Soup
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I've found that I wear the same jewlery all the time, and it's simply because I am too lazy to go looking in my jewelry boxes for different stuff. I decided it was time to display my jewelry in a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
Sending you hugs Amy. I read a really good article about just this topic last week http://carrotsformichaelmas.com/2014/09/12/instagram-envy-being-authentic-on-the-internet-and-when-its-time-to-break-up-with-a-blog/ Hoping that you will find your way through it all :)
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2014 on Being Real at amyHELLER | my paperie sweets & me
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I discovered Selfish Sewing Week last Spring when it was first held (I think). I couldn't participate, because it during Kieran's vacation, so I was excited to see the Fall edition scheduled for this week! The idea behind the week... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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The past week has been busy, full and good. Lots going on both at home, at work and out in the world. Here are some good things I came across this week. Did you know there is now an app... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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It's September and we are back after our summer break. Here's hoping you had a good one! I'm loving this month's sketch, lots of white space which is right up my alley! You can download yours below JPG | PDF... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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As you may know I have a love affair with chalkboard and have quite the stash of chalkboard contact paper. But you may also know that DIY chalkboard paint has been popular for a minute, and I have finally made... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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I'm not a fan of posed photos. I try to avoid them as much as possible! What I want to capture is real life, as it happens. When Kieran is engrossed in doing something, I don't want him to stop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Ahhhhh. Yes. In my mind I am still in Barbados, lounging on the beach, eating my favourite foods, and feeling totally relaxed. The reality however, is that I am back at home, and gearing back up to attack work and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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While traveling this summer, I left my A5 Filofax at home, because I really didn't need to use a planner every day. After all, I was on vacation. But I knew I needed to have a notebook to keep track... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Posted Aug 29, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
You're welcome, and thank you too!
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Thanks Suzie, we really did!
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Thanks Michelle!
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Hello again! When I posted back in May, I talked about how I used three different cameras while on vacation. Today I want to focus on how I used just one camera on my latest vacation: my smartphone. I brought... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Write. Click. Scrapbook.
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Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Callaloo Soup
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Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Callaloo Soup