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Le bol de fraises............

Today it is a hot one in SW France - 33 degrees to be exact and I think that this "bol de fraises" is exactly what we need to cool us down.....
Bon week-end a tous,
L x


  1. That's a lovely bowl of strawberries. I can buy that arrangement at my local supermarket, pre-made, believe it or not. : ) Instead, this morning, I just had one strawberry with my cup of coffee. It was organic!

    Stay cool!

  2. Oh Leeann,
    That is the perfect food for a hot day. Delicious and refreshing. We are having beautiful weather at the moment but I fear it will be changing again next week. Typical British weather !!
    Have a lovely weekend. XXXX

  3. Wow, its sounds quite balmy if you ask me, lol! Actually I would love it to be 33 degrees right now instead of 90, especially with a leg cast on! Enjoy your yummy treat!

  4. Lee Ann, Here I was sitting in the
    hot Florida sun, wishing I were in
    cool France, and I saw your post!
    Stay cool!

    Flora Doora

  5. The perfect faience bowl for strawberries. Lovely....

  6. Hi Leeann!
    I was shocked by seeing your Friday flowers as I didn't realize the week had flown by!!!!It is getting hot here too those berries look cool and delicious!Maryanne xo

  7. Hi Leeann, I wish you could send some of that warm weather my way. The watermelon looks delicious:) Hope you are having a wonderful weekend ~ Tina x

  8. Sorry...meant rockmelon! ~ Tina xx

  9. Oh, that looks delicious! What a great idea to do it like that!

  10. looks so delicious. stay cool and have a great week.

  11. Hi Leeann,

    Enjoy your lovely warm weather and your strawberries.
    It is cold and wet over here.


  12. That looks wonderfully summery..Not what we're experiencing here in Oz..Thank you so much for your lovely message today..Rachaelxx

  13. dear friend,
    please feel free to send any excess heat that you don't feel the need to use yourself to moi. I would be happy to receive it - along with any sunshine attached.
    your friend in the rain city of seattle...

  14. Your blog is very cute! I also need strawberries ^^

  15. Just found your lovely blog! I shall follow....

  16. Um... What a great idea. I think I need to bring this dish to England with me. :)


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