Sooooo…last October, I kind of accidentally got myself invited to a dahlia farm. Vallejo Street Dahlias, to be exact. Willbe orchestrated and Max was the gracious host, and together, we wandered the rows of the season’s last blooms. Many were, delightedly, the size of my face, and the riot of color was a blast of […]
If you love France or are planning a trip, download one of my FREE travel guides! Paris is rife with green spaces, be it parks, gardens, or lawns. You may know a few by the names of Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens), Jardin des Tuileries (Tuileries Gardens), and the Parc Monceau. However, there are so […]
The Jardin des Plantes was already in full sun at 7:30am when Madeleine and I showed up for an adventure in the roserie…the rose garden! It was a…wild experience…to say the least! Madeleine came in MY DREAM COLOUR PALETTE! It was so fun to explore and experiment, and the light was beautiful. She’s also a lovely […]
Spring in Paris is fleeting. One week the magnolias are out, and the next, you come back to find the petals, brown on the edges, sprinkled across the road. So when your friend says the first roses are out, and she says, “QUICKLY!,” you go! I had lots of fun running around Parc de Bagatelle […]
Something I love about Paris is the abundance of florists and flower markets. It’s hard to take a long stroll and not fall on something absolutely delightful. So here’s another running list for you, to be updated as I make more discoveries. My favorite florists and flower markets in Paris, voilà! Julian This one’s not too far […]
Paris & California strolls; plenty of flowers; stories; and looking for the beauty in the everyday. I hope you'll come along as I take the year to document the entirety of my home state!