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Waiting for the Easter bunny.....

If you are ever in France around Easter time, you must come and visit Riquewihr in the Alsace region, where all the windows are decorated especially for Easter or as is is called here in France - les fêtes de Pâques.

Now that is what I call an Easter egg.......

I saw some fabulous Easter eggs in our local boulangerie yesterday morning but unfortunately did not have my camera with me but I am planning on popping back tomorrow (it is closed today) and taking some photos so that I can share them with you.

J'espère que vous avez une semaine très belle,
L x


  1. You're right, I'm always amazed by the ornate chocolate decorations turned out by small village bakers in France.

  2. That is indeed an impressive egg, and that sweet window looks so cute. What a lovely tradition. Can't wait to see the special Easter Egg photos. My imagination has them something along the lines of those in the movie 'Chocolat' xx

  3. Hi Leeann sorry i havent commented for a while; really busy in my store unpacking all my stock from the Sydney gift fair. I cant believe Easter is nearly upon us going camping what are you guys up to.

  4. Oh adorable..thanks for sharing that part of the world with us :) x

  5. Our family is scattered everywhere this Easter so it is a very quiet time for us. I am thoroughly enjoying my hops around the world and seeing how everyone else celebrates!!

  6. Now that's an egg for Mr FF when ever you need some shopping time ;-)

  7. Å, så nydelig! Spennende å få høre hvordan Franskmenn dekorerer og feirer påske. Her i Norge er det skitur, appelsin og sjokoladen "kvikklunsj" Som er obligatorisk ... Og påskekrim da selfølgelig:) Klem Renate

  8. Oh how amazing that everyone decorates like that, I would love to see it some day! Thanks for sharing!

  9. So adorable! If I was visiting I would be that lady that with a smile on her face bigger than a 5 years old as I love Easter! Can't wait to see the Easter egg photos!

  10. Can Easter really be this weekend?!? None of the craft projects I've been storing since last Easter have even been given a second look... hmm maybe I'll keep storing those and just look at these pictures instead :)

  11. I like the idea of decorating windows for Easter. I must try that next Easter :)

  12. I hope you're going to sample some of these gorgeous eggs as well as take photos! Leigh

  13. I love it! Thank you for the ideas to dress up our windows for easter! I just love it! Thank you for stopping by and visiting me! I look forward to your posts and favor this one and Easter! ~lulu

  14. OH! I can't wait to see photos! I am sorry I don't comment more often, I really enjoy your blog!
    Angela, Parisienne Farmgirl

  15. I love Easter eggs... especially bright coloured and FABULOUSLY decorated!

  16. Easter is a sweet little holiday, But usually i forget to put out all my decor until it is only a few days away-so then i don't/That Easter egg is beautiful..LOVE your Blog

  17. Oh that window is so charming...I want to do that!!! ~Lili


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Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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