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Salut dear readers! (me and maybe my flatmate Maite). Coming up on my 5th year in Paris, I feel that I should have a little corner of my online life reserved for the adventure that I live everyday. Not your typical expat, I speak the language fluently and have very... Continue »
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This week we've got something ~FABULOUS~ (After all, we don't call it FABULOUS FRIDAY for nothing!) How would you like to win some THE CREATIVE CONNECTION *Swag? *Stuff We All Get Before I give the details, I have to share this image ... This is just the tip of the iceberg of what THE CREATIVE CONNECTION was all about. We learned, shopped, spent time with friends ... But it was much more than that. We mingled with artists who are our role models, and found out that they are just as wonderful as we had pictured. We heard inspirational words... Continue »
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Welcome to my blog and artful adventures. I'm just getting started in the blog world of portals and passages. I never knew what a blog was until I received a calling card with a typepad.com at the end of a shop name. I think it was Artistic Bliss. Talk about intimidating! Fichtre! I had no Idea what a blog or a typepad was. Im not even sure where I got the card. So while I was web surfing (this was before I needed to set a timer) I came across a business card from Kim Caldwell, Proprietor & Designer of... Continue »
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For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child finger comb it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone. Continue »
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Im so excited! Im officially registered for "Marie's Danse des fleur"! I've been waiting patiently since I spotted it on"My Artful Adventures" Blog a few months ago. I can't wait to dress up in my provocative "robe a la polonaise, with its bosom-enhancing bodice and its billowy, ankle-baring skirt, the whole crowned by a "pouf,"a 3-foot mountain of powdered hair decked with plumes, veils, and other objects arranged as saucy references to my alter ego. All this and more ... Continue »
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Happy Birthday to me! Today is my Birthday and I am 43! Where does the time go? I've been so overwhelmed with all my vintage plethora getting ready for Glitterfest I haven't had time to think about anything else. I used to have Birthday months then weeks and yes count downs until my day. Now it doesn't matter. I guess I finally grew up. I still buy myself a gift every year. The gifts are usually not planned but on a whim. Last night I was taking a break from packaging my Fatras, and started to check my e-mails. While... Continue »