Imagine this being the entrance to your home? I would feel as though I was walking into a fairy tale each and every day. This was taken in Bordeaux France.
Wouldn’t this be a perfect spot to retreat to from the afternoon sun and have a glass of wine. The South of France.
There are times and places in my life that when I look back upon remind me of how fortunate I am. My husband and I are not wealthy. We both work full time… Continue reading
There are less than a handful of things that are near and dear to most women’s hearts, flowers, and diamonds and of course chocolate. I might put chocolate first on my list, as… Continue reading
It seems like a lifetime ago. A little over two years in fact since hubby and I went to France. What a trip it was. Two weeks and it was nowhere near enough… Continue reading
A perfect spot in the south of France for lunch in the afternoon, a sip of wine or a spot of tea.
Wouldn’t it be fun to travel around France or Europe in this vintage car?
While visiting France, Hubby and I stayed with our friend Stephane Gabart at his family’s beautiful Bed & Breakfast. In the Dordogne region of France, Saint Emilion is in wine country and the… Continue reading
At lunchtime in Paris it is amazing the number of people sitting around in chairs in beautiful parks, just enjoying the weather.
It doesn’t get more rustic than this. A little scene in front of a small shop in the beautiful town of Beynac-et-Cazenac in Southern France.
While driving through Southern France we visited this incredible Medieval village, Beynac-et-Cazenac that was built on the edge of cliffs. The view from above was really remarkable. Just below the beautiful Dordogne River… Continue reading
There is a certain type of beauty in the old architecture in France and it is enhanced by the flowers that adorn it.
One thing my hubby and I were struck with while we were in Paris is how the French know how to enjoy life. Thus the french saying “Joie de vivre.” These little cafes… Continue reading
The Montparnasse Tower affords incredible views of the Paris skyline. If you visit the city you must make a point of going to the top of the tower and seeing the amazing vistas.
Cruising down the River Seine in Paris you see many bateaux. This is a common view as you watch the activity on the water. And truthfully they are so very pretty. It only… Continue reading
My husband and I went to the top of a very tall building in Paris called Montparnasse Tower that gave us the most incredible view of the entire city. One of the views was… Continue reading
I really can’t impress enough what a magnificent city Paris is. This is a view of the Seine River. And this is the smart way to get around the city.
Chateau LaTouanne is one of the places Hubby and I stayed while in France last fall. We stayed there for three days. Located in the Loire Valley it was remarkable. I don’t think… Continue reading
I don’t know about where you live but here on Cape Cod, Farmer’s Markets have in the past few years started to come into (back into) vogue. People are taking the benefits of… Continue reading
While in Paris hubby and I took a boat cruise along the Seine. All along the shore beautiful old apartment buildings lined the banks. There were inhabitants who carried on with their daily… Continue reading
Paris is known as the city of love and there was proof positive of this. As Michael and I were on our cruise up the Seine I saw two different newlyweds having their… Continue reading
The final stop of our trip to France was in the Loire Valley. Hubby and I took several days to tour some of the famous Chateaus in the area. Even more fortunate for us we stayed in one of these stately Chateaus. In Baccon France, Chateau La Touanne has been in the same family since the 1600s.
One of the highlights for me while visiting Paris was taking a boat ride down the Seine.
As many of you know several weeks ago hubby and I went on vacation. We spent two glorious although busy weeks in four various locations in France. The second place we stayed was… Continue reading
SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading
Well I’m back from vacation! Hubby and I spent 15 days in France. We visited Paris, of course, Saint Emilion, Sarlat and the Loire Valley. I can not even begin to say how… Continue reading