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Christmas dinner: < I am so lucky to have such a great husband and daughter. I enjoyed every single item they gave me. Here are the Pandora charms. And here are these great gifts! I especially love the mini printer for iPhone. I am so grateful.

Fave Five

Thinking back over the past week and remembering 5 favorite things.  1. I spent some time working in my garden and Caesar helped me out a bit.  2. Took several pictures with my “big” camera.  3. I enjoy playing Farmville on the computer, and the latest addition is a baby horse.  4. I enjoy talking … Continue reading

Fave Five

 Thinking back over the past week and remembering 5 favorite things. 1. Walking every morning with Loki and enjoying all the spring signs in people’s gardens. [nest with a long green string in it] 2. A visit to the dentist and being  complimented by him for doing a good job with teeth cleaning [I felt like … Continue reading

Good Bye 2009

So let’s see if I can summarize my year in few sentences.First of all I want to say that I am glad there are not too many extremely exciting events to report. How strange that this would have bothered me few years ago, instead now I am so grateful ….So, here it goes. I took my yearly … Continue reading

And Happy Birthday To Me, Too

So here I am bragging about it.. I had a great day.  I really felt I was celebrated throughout the day, and I am not saying that because of the gifts I was given; it’s just that the gifts are what I can show in pictures… So here it goes: The flowers  Stephanie sent to me: so … Continue reading

Porch Adventure

Yesterday I went to see my friend Valerie.  I arrived on her porch and knocked at her door, but nobody answered. A neighbor told me that she was probably trying to have little Sophie take a nap. So I decided to hang around on her porch  for a little while. Of course I took my … Continue reading

Pink Link 20

I gathered all the pink things on my desk and I photographed them in group. I’ll name them all starting from the top left item and moving clockwise  and concentrically. First is my pink journal, pink ruled too. Next to it, an empty box of Good & Plenty, my favorite candy.  A super cute Vera the Mouse … Continue reading

Garden Moments

It’s so nice to be able to go out in the garden and notice that spring is here! I never saw rosemary’s flowers before, so I was really happy to see my rosemary bush showing off these purple tiny flowers. Loki really loves it out there, I often catch him sitting in the sun and … Continue reading

98 Things Meme

I thought that I would try this meme and maybe discover some things I didn’t know/remember about myself. Things you’ve already done: boldThings you want to do: italiciseThings you haven’t done and don’t want to: leave in plain font Started your own blogSlept under the starsPlayed in a band Visited HawaiiWatched a meteor shower Given … Continue reading

Camera Resolutions

The current Round Robins challenge calls for sharing three photos representing three photo themes we plan to photograph this year. Here are mine: collections vintage books fire escapes And now visit for more photo resolutions. Today I am grateful for being off from work.

Pens & Paper Phinds

I was [internet] surfing, looking for pink ink, and I came across these fantabulous items: Scented fountain pen inks: can you imagine? only pen and paper aficionados can understand the excitement. All other will probably think I am nuts.Anyway, it’s made by J. Herbin, the oldest producer of ink in the world, making ink since … Continue reading

Pink Link 16

New year, new journal.Actually, I really do not need the beginning of a new year, to start a new journal: I own several sketch books and journals, and I use them for many different reasons at different times. What can I say? I just like paper products.When I saw the pink journal pictured below, I … Continue reading

Pink Link 11

A little trip to the store to capture few pink food items: how about some pink sugar: yum! right next to a pink tin of pie spices. Want some hot cocoa? how about Snoopy Pink Hot Chocolate? Caffe’ rosa. That’s Pink Coffee. Pink on the packaging only, thank you! And for Martini lovers, a Pomegranate … Continue reading

10 Things I Really Like

My friend Valerie recently “suggested” to blog about 10 things I really like. So here goes. This list does not record the things I like the most, just the first 10 THINGS I really like that came to my mind. 1) Good & Plenty candies 2)The moment when, after work, I change into my comfy … Continue reading

Pink Link 6

Musica Maestro! A pink violin to start my Pink Saturday: more music with my iPod: and few dance steps by Angelina Ballerina: For more pink, visit Beverly’s blog for a list of all the links to Pink Saturday participants.

Pink Link 5

Useful and humble pink stuff: little tree air freshener post-it notepad colored pencils 1000 uses string coffee thermos This concludes today showing of Pink Saturday photos.For more, please visit Beverly’s blog where a list of all Pink Saturday participants [and their photos] is available.

Pink Link 4

This is my contribution to this week Pink Saturday: links to Pinks! “Web sites will Go Pink during the month of October to bring attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, get people talking about breast cancer, and raise money for research. But to be clear, raising money isn’t the primary purpose of this web event. … Continue reading

Pink Link 3

This week, for Pink Saturday, I’d like to share some of my art: few whimsical paintings and drawings. Here is “Pink as a Hippo”. Media: Watercolor pencils. Dimensions: 3″ X 5″. Next is “Pink Polka-dots Poodle Piling Pears on a Perplexed Panther”.Media: acrylics on canvasDimensions: 6″ X 6″ x 5/8″ This was an entry in … Continue reading

Pink Link 2

My contribution to Pink Saturday this week consists of shots taken while I was in Italy last month visiting my family. First I am sharing the image of this Hello Kitty Smart car. The interior is also pink. Cool, uh? Then, a little trip to the grocery store; here are some salami and hams featuring … Continue reading

Stop and Smell. Period.

When I was 13 or 14 years old, my dad gave me a bottle of Miss Dior by Christian Dior perfume as a gift.I liked everything about that gift: the box, the fact I had to struggle to tear the cellophane wrapping, the shape of the bottle, the black and white checkered label, the scent, … Continue reading

I Heart Your Blog!

This is so exciting!!! Someone loves my blog!!!! And I got a cute badge to show, see? Thank you, Budding Gardener, yours is one of the first blogs I subscribed to when I started my blog. 🙂 I am going to spread more love by listing 7 blogs I love [as instructed by the rules … Continue reading

Clutter Control

A few tips to help get rid of “stuff” when attempting to confront clutter in a room: 1. Get rid of the largest items in the room first, this would make a noticeable improvement right away. 2. Clear the floor: use boxes, trash bags or laundry basket to collect items on the floor. You can … Continue reading