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  • Something for Carole

    29 août 2007 ( #Cross-stitch - Embroidery )

    Or, rather, her mom. Carole had asked on the "La Maison d'Anael" cross-stich forum to make a little something with for theme the sea to put on a big curtain. She was thinking mostly about cross-stich, and actually many people answered to the call, even...

  • Who wants Ice Cream???

    29 août 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    Yesterday, I stumbled upon this video on YouTube and it made me laugh so much, and it brought back many childhood memories. I used to adore Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street. I couldn't pass up the chance to show it to you, it's so sweet!!!! On the other...

  • Great Sand Dunes - some pix !!!

    31 août 2007 ( #Travellog )

    We've just sorted out a first batch of pictures and so I can finally show you some pictures of this incredible place. To start off you have to cross a river at the foot of the Dune (here it doesn't look so high, don't be mistaken!!!) Here it wasn't very...

  • Mesa Verde - the photos !!!

    31 août 2007 ( #Travellog )

    In the same batch of sorted photos, there are those of Mesa Verde ... ready??? Visit of the first site with a really super ranger, who instead of giving us a crash course, made us think, and answered all questions we could muster!!! He was a charming...

  • Some Mixed Media textile art

    03 septembre 2007 ( #Textile Arts - Patchwork )

    I figured, that while waiting for more pictures of our trip, I'd show you some of the things I made last year. My objective in september 2006 for the year was to get seriously into mixed media textile art. In order to do so, I first did 2 of the exercises...

  • South of France anyone???

    07 septembre 2007 ( #Food )

    A few days ago, while on a workshop, I went to a restaurant with a Mediteranean theme. In the bread basket were nice rolls, but also cubes of Olive Bread.... I ADORE OLIVE BREAD!!!!!!!! Not to copy on MIC, but it is true she has inspired me.... and so...

  • Phew!!!! Not Tagged !!!!!!!

    10 septembre 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    While going on MIC 's blog, yes, her again, I saw that she had been "tagged", and to my great relief, I hadn't!!!!! I don't really like these questions where you have to show yourself, but this last tag she received looked like so much fun, so, since...

  • Finally !!!! Go West some more!!!!!

    23 septembre 2007 ( #Travellog )

    We were able to progress a little in the sorting of our pix, so here's a little article on our trip last summer. Last time we had visited Mesa Verde. The next stop on our voyage was Moab, in Utah. The road was pleasant even though, not far from Moab,...

  • The Cat's Meow !!!

    05 octobre 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    Yes, I know, it's been ages since I posted a new article... but what have you, that's life!!! But I do think of you and while my wholemeal multigrain bread is mixing and rising in my bread machine, I found what follows for you!!!!! I have an email account...

  • Keep on Trekkin'

    09 octobre 2007 ( #Travellog )

    Last time I left you with the first two sites in Arches, Windows and Double Arch. We then proceeded to the visit of Broken Arch via Sand Dune Arch. It was getting hot and my daughter was still under the effects of jetlag, so we left the kids in the car...

  • It's My Party !!!!

    12 octobre 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    While visiting MTSA 's blog, I learned that it was "La Foire aux Potirons" (i.e. Pumpkin Celebration) (Note : Potiron, my pseudonym in French means pumpkin). It is happening HERE . But since it's a bit far from where I live, I still wanted to go see pumpkins....

  • Challenge

    13 octobre 2007 ( #Textile Arts - Patchwork )

    CHALLENGE FOR LE BURKINA FASO When I got back from my vacation in the States, I saw this post on the FRANCE PATCHWORK forum. I arrived too late to be chosen for the "first line", so I'm in the "second line". That is to say that a person from the "first...

  • New Discovery

    16 octobre 2007 ( #Lalalalala )

    The other day I went to the new "mediathèque" (library that lends cds, dvd, as well as books and magazines and newspapers) in Chartres, and while going through their CDs, I fell upon a CD which cover seemed really nice, in colors I particularly like....

  • My floorcloth

    09 novembre 2007 ( #Knitting - Crochet )

    I just finished knitting myself the fabulous " Juliet " from Zephyr Style that has been knitted this way or like this by VeroM (scroll down her pages to see the photos) or again on the Sexy Knitters Club blog where we can see many different interpretations...

  • Thanksgiving

    24 novembre 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    The other day in the States it was Thanksgiving, a purely American celebration linked to their history. In my case, being only with my daughter this year, DH is on a trip and my son is studying in Paris, I decided to make a miniature Thanksgiving meal....

  • Christmas is around the corner.....

    03 décembre 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    Maybe some of you have already decorated your house in a Christmassy theme.... We haven't yet. In our family two of us are celebrating our birthdays in December, and usually I prefer to put up the tree afterwards, that way we don't mix the special birthday...

  • It's Christmas !!!

    25 décembre 2007 ( #Miscellaneous )

    I hope you've all had a nice Christmas and that Santa has spoiled you once again!!!! And especially that you were able to share some precious moments with those you love, and that you had a bundle of laughs !!!!! I really wanted to say hi today with a...

  • TIF and ESP - beware, very very long article!!!!!

    05 janvier 2008 ( #Textile Arts - Patchwork )

    In this my first article for 2008, I wanted to wish you all a great creative year filled with love and laughter and creative imagination all over!!!!! Here is my first installment concerning the TIF challenge (see my article "I've done gone crazy"). On...

  • The eternal blank page... TIFC continued...

    23 janvier 2008 ( #Textile Arts - Patchwork )

    Or should I say fabric????? Here I am thinking and thinking about the TIF challenge, and so far I have not much to show for it. I have decided that to work on something about someone I admire, one month is not enough, so I am keeping this concept in mind...

  • TIFC continued.....

    27 janvier 2008 ( #Textile Arts - Patchwork )

    I've continued working on my bag which is the ongoing piece I'm doing for the January TIFC. However, I've decided to officially name the following square to my bag as the official contribution to the January TIFC. What do you think????? I used naturally...

  • The Universe ...

    04 février 2008 ( #Lalalalala )

    Today, Nasa is beaming the Beatles song "Across the Universe" into space to mark the 50th anniversary of the first launching of Explorer 1, the 45th anniversary of the Deep Space Network, and it also happens to be the 40th birthday of the first recording...

  • TIFC - February

    05 février 2008 ( #Take it Further Challenge )

    Hello!!!! I've been thinking about the new concept for February, and at first I thought I wouldn't take up the challenge of my earliest memory, but the next day, when I woke up this song was in my mind, and it is one of my earliest memories. I must have...

  • Let's talk about knitting ...

    16 février 2008 ( #Knitting - Crochet )

    Yes, I know, I don't write often ... I have lots of late postings, but that's the way it is !!!!! Do you remember my "Floorcloth" ??? And that I had found it too big and so I had asked you what you thought I should do here ? Well, I've done it !!!!! What...

  • My own bag... / TIFC ...(sort of)

    18 février 2008 ( #Textile Arts - Patchwork )

    That's it : I prepared the interior with its pockets, and I finished the squares : Do you want some details ? OK, now I'm off to assemble all these squares !!!! See you tonight maybe with the whole thing sewn up !!! Bye !!!! PS a little game : guess which...

  • For MLG

    20 février 2008 ( #Miscellaneous )

    Yesterday, I went to Paris and had lunch with her . And right next to the place where we ate delicious Thai food, we saw these and got a kick out ot them!!! And these : and these : There were also some golden pigs, but alas, I didn't take any pictures...

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