Friday, May 10, 2013

French bread on Friday! le vin de printemps est arrivé!

it's a time for more Spring revelry celebration on 34th street!

fête des mères


un anniversaire de mariage 
de quarante ans!

yesterday...another reminder of Spring arrived on 34th street!

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Mr D and i belong to a wine club.

we receive six bottles, twice a year.

the timing of the shipments is perfect for us.

(the first week of May...just before our anniversary, and the 

the first week of December...just in time for the holidays.)

we opened the box last night!

inside the shipment there is always a simple, but sweet surprise!

i was thrilled with the poster that they included from the


 it's going to look adorably chic framed and displayed in our kitchen!
(is it just me, or does it speak chalkboard French to you, too!?)

reveal the REVELRY!

please bring the French bread!

...and so the story goes...

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when i was seventeen, i studied in France for two weeks.

i remember the men carrying a fresh loaf of

bread on the train from Paris to Nanterre!  i thought it was such

a lovely ritual!  that memory is why precisely there is...

...French bread on Friday!



  1. What a delightful memory you have held of the man and the baquette.

    Yes the lettering and style of the poster reminds me of a chalkboard
    Enjoy your weekend


  2. The free poster looks great. The man with the funny...every time my g.daughter Emma draws herself in Paris, she is carrying one. :):) Happy mother's day. xoxo,Susie

  3. Cute post! French Bread on Friday, lovely idea!

    Take Care,

  4. Lovely post and so evocative. I remember going with Madame to the patisserie and buying warm pain au chocolat....absolutely yummy. Enjoy your wine. Joan

  5. GOOD MORNING MY DEAR...or rather, BONJOUR! I am very late but here,enjoying the the POSSIBILITIES of your France Link Party post!

    Come on by and see the giveaway I am offering for you all who are participating. Anita

  6. HI LYNN! Yes, you have been on my list; you are the fourth one down! I WILL PUT YOUR NAME IN FOR THE GIVEAWAY!!! Anita