travel ~~ my florida fix

Bonjour!  I hope everyone is enjoying January.  In just a few days, we will be rounding that corner of the long winter and settling into the pleasantly short month of February.  And then, my friends, Spring is just a short journey away (I hope). I have returned from a glorious week in Florida.  Sadly, the […]

french chic ~~ longchamp le pliage (personalized) bag

As you know from my summer recap post, we spent quite a bit of time in Europe this past summer.  It was a dream vacation–it really was.  I was so caught up in the moments that I didn’t even think about shopping for souvenirs until we were past the first week of our travels.  Thus, […]

vintage ~~ an antique automobile afternoon

This week Western Michigan exploded in a profusion of amazing color.  PEAK had arrived!  And I was ready: I have been carrying my camera with me at all times…always ready for that perfect photo-op.  I have developed a new system in which carrying my camera has become easier for me to do…more on that in […]

vintage french chic ~~ my summer recap

Well! When I say I am taking a blogging break, I guess I mean it.  Summer has come and gone and I guess I did too.  I have really good reasons for being absent–both good and bad…mostly good.  Before I share some of my summer memories with you I want to let you in on […]