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je ne sais quoi

“Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.”     – Herodotus ,The Histories   Molly Bair | Valentino HC S/S 2016 ph. Sarah Moon   “The rare individuals who unselfishly try to serve others have an enormous advantage-they have little competition.“   – Andrew […]

so cool

“Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.”  – Epictetus zsazsabellagio Shuichi Machimoto Photography in a cool way zsazsabellagio TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY STACY RODGERS JEWELRY slik pleat & knit top @keplerlondon  shot @robbiel1 model @nyx92k “The best way out is always through.”  – Robert […]

love and romance

Happy Valentine’s Day… love, love,                      ZsaZsa “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe Backstage Giambattista Valli Couture.   Paris Fashion Week. “Love never gives up.” 1 Corinthians 13:7 via:silviapatriciabalaguer “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes […]

Sweet Valentine Cookies

* VALENTINE’S DAY HEART CUTOUT COOKIES   * These Heart-Shaped Cutout Cookies are super simple, pretty and great for Valentine’s Day!    This recipe comes from: Life Love and Sugar,  (they also make a great treat for gifting.)   Is there ever really a bad time for a cookie? I think not. And certainly when it […]

A Provence Dream: Chateau des Alpilles

Chateau des Alpilles Beautiful photography of the stunning “Chateau des Alpilles” from Jamie Beck of Ann Street Studio, NY. Chateau des Alpilles is a historic chateau in the heart of Provence in the south of France.  Jamie Beck:  “A family run property by three generations of women fills your soul with warmth as you drive up […]

How Sweet It Is: Etsy Sweetsy!

It’s all about “love and romance” today with some wonderful Etsy Valentine finds! Love is Sweet Cake Banner ETSY SHOP:  Pipsqueak and Bean Valentine’s Day Heart Shirt Sweatshirt ETSY SHOP:  Shop Love And Bambii The Red Velvet Cake Truffle ETSY SHOP: Chocolat by AdamTuroni Pink Marble Hearts Balloon Bundle ETSY SHOP: Oh Shiny Paper Co Sequin Heart Patch. Valentines […]

It’s a LOVE Thing

Love is the answer. instagram love “When you are in love with one of its inhabitants a city can become a world.”   — Lawrence Durrell, Clea      Source:mdemarta    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”    ― William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well   Chrisellelim Source:instagram.com  Cupid Blindfolded, on a Cloud […]

A Little Sparkle

  ZsaZsa Bellagio “I encourage you to remember that you are, indeed, as the stars. You glow with the same intensity. The answers that you seek outside of yourself may very well be found within the cosmic intelligence inside you. Go ahead; show the world what you are made of! Sparkle, shine, light the way, […]