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Golden goodness

It’s been a season defined by flowers it seems. Orion arrived at the end of April and I’ve got the sight and smell of Lilacs imprinted in my memory from the drive to the hospital which was lined with various hues of purple and some white Lilac trees, it’s been the smell of blooming black…

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Oh maman! Belly Balm DIY

I’ve started to take on some rather luscious morning rituals these days and among them is putting this lovely rich oil blend on my stomach when I get out of the shower. I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in the battle against stretch marks! Some of you might know that before moving to France I…

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Holiday Wreath Making DIY

This year, more than ever, I have felt in the Christmas spirit and I couldn’t help but indulge myself. I always think it’s nice to have a project that doesn’t require having to run to the store to pick up supplies (unless you need floral wire) and so if you have a few minutes to…

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  • SueNovember 30, 2017 - 17:52

    Turned out beautiful!

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    • Christina (Vine and the Olive)November 30, 2017 - 18:05

      Thank you! I’ve got lots more branches, I thought I’d make something original and different with what’s left so I can put something in one of the inside windowsReplyCancel

Everything old is new again

I admit I’ve been so quiet as of late. The end of summer and the beginning of fall were harder than anticipated as I fought hard against morning (read: all day) sickness. I felt like I was having to hide a part of my story as we waited to get through the first trimester since…

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End of summer garden propagation

Well summer is officially drawing to a close and the mornings are cool and you can smell fall already. It’s a little sad but I’m equally excited because there really is just something about the fall that feels like it ushers in “newness.” Perhaps it’s because we’re conditioned to start school in September and so…

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