Wednesday, 22 December 2010

This afternoon.....

{photo taken by moi in Bordeaux last week}

.......we had afternoon tea with my French amie preferee alias the lovely and always thinking about others - Christine.

We ate lots of lovely chocolate gateau and macarons - my favourite flavour is caramel au beurre salé which Christine had bought especially for moi. I also received a beautiful gift, which I will tell you about once I have had time to photograph it.

I spent this morning making gingerbread cookies whilst listening to French Christmas carols and even managed to deliver a few gifts so all in all it was a productive day.

How did you spend your day? Dites-moi.....

Leeann x

10 comments:

  1. Bonjour Leeann, sounds like a perfect day! Today I'm looking forward to delivering things to homeless shelter, animal shelter, finishing wrapping, an overnight package sent, a little shopping and enjoying the preparations for our family festivities!

    Joyeaux Noel!

    Kit

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  2. Wow what a lovely delicious day. CArla

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  3. MERRY CHRISTMAS LEEANN:
    What a lovely day and I am sure certainly well deserved. Our families of course, are so important to us and fill us up. But, our girlfriends, aren't we blessed to have them. I had a Christmas Tea this past Sunday and was able to share the J0Y of the season with them. (Gatsbys Gardens blogged the Christmas Tea in my home.) I hope you have many more of those wonderful "friend days" they are just the best. Love your site and I look forward to visiting you often in 2011.

    As for today and what I did.......I have been baking for 5 hours, wrapping gifts and now I am ready to do my deliveries of baked gifts for friends. Tonight....a cookie exchange. Do you do this in France? I have been to your wonderful part of the world about 5times and I couldn't love it more. I have never been there at Christmas time.

    Again Leeann, a very Merry Christmas to you, your family and friends wherever you may be.

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  4. Dearest Leeann,

    Well, I'm about to bake my Amaretti hearts as little gifts for friends, together with home made bon-bons.

    Loved your macarons; they're my favorite cookie too.

    Enjoy this special time of the year and have a Merry Christmas!

    Mariette's Back to Basics

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  5. Sounds like a fabulous day! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

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  6. thank you for your Christmas wishes dear Leeann, my very best wishes to you and your better half..may it be a blessed day and also wishing you a healthy and productive 2011..big hugs
    Colette ~Afrique du Sud

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  7. gingerbread and carols . . . how lovely.

    Merry Christmas/

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  8. Looks delicious! So enchanting. Happy Holidays!

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  9. Oh if only my day were spent eating a macaron or two!
    Have a lovely lovely Christmas Leeann. I so enjoy following your blog and lovely market escapades, and look forward to catching up in the new year. Amanda xx

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