#InThePink: In Eze, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. Eze was one of the reasons we booked the Mediterranean cruise. I had seen pictures of Eze. I had to see this mountain-top village by the sea for myself! I was not disappointed! So, just a peek at Eze, but there is more to follow! The one pink bloom…

WeekendCoffeeShare: We Interrupt This Program……..

I am interrupting this program with an important message. Do not come over for our morning coffee share, because we are hunkered down for Hurricane Florence. We have been hunkered down for days now, waiting for the wind and the rain. As of this morning this is the wind damage. My contribution to preparing for…

Six on Saturday in Monte Carlo, Monaco

Here we are! The ship is docked in Monte-Carlo, Monaco! The walkways and gardens are nice…………….. And there are rock gardens as you climb up and up and up,,,,,,,,,,,, Nice fancy pink at the Monte-Carlo Casino………. And a reflection pool across from the famous casino………. I call this a bean tree…………… And there is a…

#InThePink: Fragonard Perfumery, Grasse, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. You can’t go to Provence and not buy perfume can you? Well I can’t. Traveling along the French Riviera we moved inland to Grasse. Fragonard Perfumery has been producing perfumes, eaux de toilettes and other perfumed products since 1926, using the traditional methods of French Perfumeries. Follow me on…

#InThe Pink: It’s All Good Fun in Cannes!

So, for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. Well, when it’s hot in Cannes and time to take a break, what is it better to do than eat ice cream? It’s the Crème de la Crème! Cream of the cream! How about a fresh strawberry yogurt?  Or the Bubble Gum flavor? Anyone? Or we could have an…

WeekendCoffeeShare: Is It Fall Yet?

If we were having coffee I would tell you I am sooooooo ready for Fall. Does my featured photo look like Fall to you? No! It is stilllllll hot and humid and sticky here! The summer plants are still blooming and looking quite splendid everywhere, except in my garden. I have been hot, hot, hot…

Six On Saturday: Forville Market, Cannes, France

One of the best things about traveling is eating! It is always interesting to try new dishes I have never heard of before and see the food prepared. On this Mediterranean cruise we will be stopping at many food markets in several countries.  Many times we had the option to visit the market with one…

Thursday Doors: Cannes, France

Cannes was a big surprise for me. I thought it would be a large metropolitan city and very busy……..I was totally wrong. Loved the tiny streets, the promenade, the boats!  Here are the beautiful doors from Cannes! With more flowers of course………Enjoy! Here the doors are seen in the motif on the wall…….lights, camera, action……..The…

#InThePink: At The Farmers’ Market in Cannes, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. Without a doubt, the best Farmers’ Market was in Cannes, France! More photos to come of this fabulous market! Won’t you join us with your square? Don’t forget though to keep your photo square, and to pingback with #InthePink!

#InThePink: Cruising Pink

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. We were  “InThePink”  and “TickledPink” to be cruising! Some days more than others! Here are the Guidelines for Becky’s Square Challenge: The theme for squares September is ‘In the Pink‘ and the one rule as always is that your main photograph must be square. After that the world is your oyster,…

#InThePink: Becky’s Square Challenge

I have been on a three week Mediterranean cruise. Artwork is everywhere on the cruise ship, Seven Seas Voyager, so you don’t have to look far. These paintings and their touch of pink caught my eye! Very quirky! Here are the Guidelines for Becky’s Square Challenge: The theme for squares September is ‘In the Pink‘…

Six on Saturday: Bormes les Mimosas, France

I’ve been on a cruise in the Mediterranean for three weeks, so my SOS will be featuring gardens in a different village for the next several weeks…………… This is the village of Bormes  des Mimosas, near the the Port of Toulon, in France. It is a favorite spot for artists because of the soft color…

Thursday Doors in Bormes les Mimosas, France

I am back from our three week cruise through the Mediterranean, but I am still playing catch-up on the days and dates. My Thursday Doors from Bormes les Mimosas, France is being posted on Friday, so I’m not toooooo far off. Thank you, Norm, for extending the posting days for gals like me! The first…

WeekendCoffeeShare: I’m Back!

If we were having coffee I’d invite you to a sit on the front porch to watch the world go by……..and drink our morning coffees……..of course. I have missed our weekend chats and it seems I have been gone forever on VaCa.  Well, I was gone for four weeks to the Mediterranean and a couple…

Six On Saturday: It’s All Purpley Today In the Garden

A new addition to my garden this year is the Agapanthus……The dark purple “Storm Cloud” is just now blooming……. The “Indigo Frost” has bloomed twice already! Here is the Agapanthus bud…… Another new addition is the allium, “Millennium.” It is my first time for allium too and I wish I had bought more………… The tucked…