container gardening & old chairs

I love container gardening. In my professional job before starting a family I was the marketing director for one of the largest pottery importers|distributors in the United States. It was fun selecting the styles & sizes to import and actually designing some styles for the factories to create.  I still see some of the designsContinue reading “container gardening & old chairs”

easter eggs

I’m very inspired for Easter this year since we’ll be hosting at our house.  I’ve been decorating, crafting and menu planning.  Here are some Easter eggs I crafted.  Moss bunny rabbit crowned my easter egg display for Paris Flea Market last weekend.  Isn’t he cute?  He sold but of course I have one for myselfContinue reading “easter eggs”

monday musings

Yes, I’m back.  Yes, it’s been awhile.  And yes, once again, I have great plans. I’ve primarily used this blog in the past to keep family & friends back east, in Uruguay and wherever else they may be abreast of our doings in California.  I will continue to do that ‘cuz it does maintain someContinue reading “monday musings”

paris flea market again

It’s that time again.  The Paris Flea market showing for March started last night. Schedule every month runs: Thursday {6pm~9pm} Friday {9am~4pm} Saturday {9am~4pm} Sunday {10am~4pm} On the first weekend of the month.  You can view the calendar on the website: Paris Flea Market. I didn’t take as thorough close ups as I did last monthContinue reading “paris flea market again”

football games & flea markets

That was my life last weekend.  Saturday was the Sebastian bowl as we celebrated his 10th birthday with all his buddies.  Here’s Seb’s field of awesomeness: It’s hard to read in the picture but that’s exactly what it says on the field “Seb’s field of awesomeness” as per the the birthday boy’s request.  Daddy workedContinue reading “football games & flea markets”

“knock knock”

“Who’s there?” “MaryJo.” “Maryjo who?” “I know, I wouldn’t remember who I was either”. It’s been 4 months since I last blogged and I won’t even attempt to explain or excuse myself.  I’ll simply back track and share in subsequent posts.  Right now I have some exciting news to share. My Etsy shop is upContinue reading ““knock knock””