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{image from here}
......pictures speak louder than words ever can.
L x

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  1. YUM !!! do they taste like the loveheart lollies here in Oz???? :) Cate

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  2. More luscious hearts. I remember lollies with words on as a child, they were such fun, and you had to keep dipping for just one more message.

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  3. ... and a pretty bag of love couldn't be better!

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  4. Leeann - These are so lovely. Even more so since they are in French :) How lovely would a bag of these be on Valentine's Day!! ~ Tina x

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  5. And I never knew you cared ;-)... me too je t'aime ;-)

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  6. Hi Leeann,
    Je t'aime! I love your burlap pillows! I just received my second one and it is tres magnifique! I am giving these as gifts, so eventually I will have to buy one or two for myself.

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  7. How much fun for me to see these written in French. Talk about the language of love! ~Lili

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  8. Hi! I just passed on the sunshine awards to you for your blog.
    Please check http://lacabezademariantonieta.blogspot.com
    of-awards-and-accolads.html to accept it.

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  9. Bonjour Leeann,
    How right you are - it says it all...
    Thanks for stopping by and your kind comment.
    Bonne nuit!

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  10. Lu from Dustylu sent me here. Fantastic blog. Great post. Maria

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  11. So true Leeann...so true!

    Lovely image.

    Best Valentines wishes,
    Natasha.

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  12. Hi Leeann,

    How true ... and it even looks more romantic in French.

    Happy week
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  13. how much do I love those hearts with tiny french phrases on them???

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