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A Fanciful Twist
Interests: i love: treasure seeking, everything art - discussion of, creation of, acquisition of - art, playing the piano, watching unusual interesting movies, day-dreaming, reading a fantastic novel/reading about the lives of artists and historical figures, being swept off my feet by creative people, strange and unusual objects and times, stories and people...attics intrigue me...
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Oh Sunflower days of September... With crisp morning air and hot afternoon... A familiar breeze filled with memories. Of days gone by and new memories to be collected. The buzzing of the bees, eating ripe tomatoes under the lemon tree...... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Extra fun things are happening in my tea room. My friend Jennifer Hayslip and I decided to put together a wonderful giveaway including an entire 11 piece tea set, your choice of blue or aqua. A Laduree tea book, Nina's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Could it be that a day like laundry day could set off twinkling stars of inspiration? A basket of delights, tattered frocks for the line.... Zinnias along the way, and a tiny circus suitcase filled with all manner trinketry. Antique... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
A girl and her dog woke up in need of an adventure... They packed a basket and headed out to the east. (east side of our property these days, but we've got to pretend right?) They actually had been planning... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
I'm not certain that summer would feel like summer without zinnias. Resilient in the sun, layers of sturdy petals... Gifting endless blossoms as long as you prune. Same for basil and other annuals. They believe their only purpose is to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Some kind of magic has been swirling in my garden... I know I know, we don't want to rush seasons, but this one is out of my control. (by the way, book winners announced at the end of this post)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Christy, I absolutely agree with every single word you have shared and we are doing the exact same thing. Luckily we all work from home and can stay home in my homes as well. We are just trying to stay well and happy in our own bubbles the best that we can. One day when we go back antiquing we will feel so excited and happy about it. I get all my groceries and necessities delivered as well. What an amazing thing that is, isn't it? I talk to my grandmother the other day and her positivity and gratitude for simple things, since she is always at home even before this, was just so inspiring. It's the exact sentiment you have shared here. I love it! <3
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2020 on Of Tea Times and Fairy Cakes at A Fanciful Twist
I was sitting there enjoying my books when I thought... Why don't I share this set I love so much with my fanciful friends? Mister Rabbit thought it was fine time we have some fun around here, and I agreed.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Oh wow! No but I sure will now, thank you for the suggestion and recipe <3 <3
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2020 on Of Tea Times and Fairy Cakes at A Fanciful Twist
Oh yes, Raspberry cordial is just the thing William!!!!
Toggle Commented Jul 22, 2020 on Of Tea Times and Fairy Cakes at A Fanciful Twist
;-) hip hipppp....!
This morning I woke up knowing it was time to do something fun. To turn on some music, and set out to bake some treats. To add magic into my life on a random day. I will tell you one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you Lisa on the east side! :-) It is certainly important to cage a garden because the critters go bonkers. Just 2 nights ago I saw this giant mouse, or rat, with big rounded ears like a fairy tale creature jumping over the wall and into my garden. He must be the one eating my sugar baby pumpkins :-) Ah well, it's okay in the end, what can one do but :) Take care and happy gardening!
Thank you Dena, you are so lovely! Yes, gratitude can really help us to feel lighter and change our feelings when we need it most. Letting go and exploring, such a great thing <3 <3
Pumpkins, so easy to love <3 :-)
The rain did in fact help with the fire a bit and now i think it is down to the end, if not over. Phew, that lasted what seemed like forever. Gardening really is a way to stay sane, thank goodness for that <3 <3
Thank you dear Cori <3 Yes, and if we are not growing and shifting then where are we, right? Growing and shifting is good, and I love change even if it is tiny, it makes me feel like i am moving forward in some way <3 <3
Thank you Miss Sandra! <3
Oooooo strawberry shortcake, amazinnnng!
Hello there flower loving friends <3 I've been keeping myself so super busy with my gardens (what's new right?). It's just so good for my soul. In sharing my gardens I get lots of gardening questions, especially over on Instagram.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Oh tattered petals of the late June garden. When the sun is hot and green explodes. Zucchini hide under huge leaves... And we venture back into the garden behind the garden, after dark, to check on things and give everyone... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Such a beautiful place to do said mending isn't it? I love that you do too <3 <3 <3 I think all of us garden lovers found the secret of the secret garden
Toggle Commented Jun 27, 2020 on Floriferous & Company at A Fanciful Twist
I watched one episode and did not continue and I am unsure why, but I am going to watch it again for sure <3 <3
Toggle Commented Jun 24, 2020 on Floriferous & Company at A Fanciful Twist
Oh what a wonderful story, I love that! I did think to myself, if I had been a beekeeper I could have had a free hive in my garden <3 <3
Toggle Commented Jun 24, 2020 on Floriferous & Company at A Fanciful Twist
Kim, I will adore our friendship forever. You are a wonderful fellow garden girl and dear soul <3 <3 <3 <3 <3
Toggle Commented Jun 22, 2020 on Floriferous & Company at A Fanciful Twist