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I Found Myself Face to Face with an Angry Bird

May 11, 2012

An American Robin made her nest under my deck and next to the stairs. When I spotted her, we were at eye level about 2 feet apart and not knowing what else to do I said hi.  Boy was that a mistake!  She took off squawking and flew from spot to spot sounding the alarm. Apparently, what I should have […]

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It’s Time for me to Stop . . .

May 09, 2012

French-Secret of the week:                      Living well is not optional Stopping to savor the moment is essential for the French lifestyle. It can be a walk in the garden or sitting at a café enjoying lunch. Whatever it is, it takes priority over other things. This is hardest for me to remember. When it comes to work, I don’t know […]

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There is Something About Dresses and Skirts . . .

May 04, 2012

I am a sucker for skirts and dresses, wearing them makes me feel feminine. They are not for everyday, but neither are pants. These images make me want to run to my closet and put one on and then find someplace to go. Who knew that a flowing pink skirt, a plain black top, simple hat and clutch could look […]

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Inspired by Blazers . . . or Vests, or the Classic Trench Coat

May 02, 2012

French-Secret of the week  (If you forgot here is the link to previous post) This is where I get my inspiration . . . Simply inspired! I love the necklace, red lipstick and the clutch, not to mention the shirt with the polka dot lined cuffs! The accessories are worn with a beautifully fitting beige jacket, the sleeves pulled up […]

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Deciding What to Wear . . . Don’t go to Your Closet

April 29, 2012

French-Secret of the week: French women do not copy style, they find inspiration from runways, magazines and from what other women are wearing. However, how they interpret the look is their unique style. These images are my runway inspirations I love the colors, the mix of patterns and the accessories!   Deciding what I am going to wear each day […]

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Accessories Layers and Colors . . . Wow!

April 27, 2012

I thought I’d share a great look using the bold colors of Spring. Instead of using tee shirts use layers of sweaters topped with a scarf to keep you warm until Spring comes back.   Don’t forget the bracelets and sunglasses to complete the look!   The combination of colors are so inspiring, don’t you think?       [print_link]  

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What to wear for Spring and Summer . . .

April 23, 2012

You don’t need to be French to have French Style you just need to know the their secrets . . .   French-Secret of the week: French women do not change their wardrobes with the seasons—they change their accessories.   As the seasons change I find I am slightly discombobulated until I go through a familiar ritual and assess what […]

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If You Love Stripe Tees . . . Don’t Miss This!

April 20, 2012

 French Sailor’s shirts from L.L.Bean $29.95  100% cotton and there are no shipping charges!           If you love stripe tees like I do . . . this is a great deal! [print_link]

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You don’t have to be French to have French style . . .

April 18, 2012

  What you need is to know the secrets.           It is not what you wear as much as how you wear it. Accessories and attitude go a long way!   Lucky Magazine Self Magazine Fashion abcedaire Keep it Chic The Fete Blog    [print_link]

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Is Sugar Toxic?

April 14, 2012

Sometimes you hear something that you know is true even without knowing all the facts. I felt that way when I heard the 60 Minute piece Is sugar toxic? by Dr. Sanjay Gupta “He reports on new research showing that beyond weight gain, sugar can take a serious toll on your health, worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer.” […]

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Sometimes I don’t Follow my own Directions

April 10, 2012

I made a decision partway through the cooking of my lamb that it might not be done in time. This is a fear grounded in past experiences of waiting and waiting for whatever was in the oven to be done. Through no fault of mine, the cooking sometimes just takes longer than the recipe indicates. I would start stressing as […]

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It’s Time to Talk About Dessert!

April 06, 2012

  Yes those are jellybeans on the branches . . . they add the perfect touch of color and whimsy. My favorite part of making a good meal is the dessert. Sometimes I know what’s for dessert before I’ve decided on the rest of the meal. Part of the fun is exploring recipes and imagining the tastes, I do the […]

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