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Friday again.....

{beautiful peonies -pivoines in French, at a local flower market}

I cannot believe that it is Friday already. Another week has whizzed past again, I am hoping that next week moves more slowly as then I can get more done.

Does anyone know how to slow down time, if so, please let me know how to do this.

Wishing you all a weekend full of beautiful things/Je vous souhaite à tous un week-end plein de belles choses..

L x


  1. What stunning flowers! My peony bushes are not looking the best so it may be a while before I see blooms like this in my garden.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  2. if only we had more time... however, i think of life this way... everyday is a gift... so enjoy every moment... day by day... xx

  3. The trick to slowing down time, turn the clock back an hour and pretend you added an extra hour to your day. LOL...Happy Weekend! ~lulu

  4. The flowers are beautiful.....makes me want to get out and play in the garden today!

  5. I love this picture of the peonies, they're some of my favorite flowers - so luscious! It's still Thursday here, but Friday is just around the corner...hope you have a great weekend.

  6. Hi Leeann,

    I can't believe that it is going to be May tomorrow!
    Love the pretty pink peonies.

    Happy weekend

  7. Wish I could get as gorgeous peonies...
    They are beautiful!

  8. One of my 2 favorite flowers. There is only one place in town where to find them and for a very short time! :(

  9. Bonjour LeeAnn,
    Lovely peonies, one of my favorites. I knowe exactly what you mean - I've been trying to figure out how to slow down time for a long time now!
    Bon week-end,

  10. Happy weekend, LeeAnn...ooh...that is such a gorgeous photo. Can never have too many peonies! XO Trish

  11. It is a flowerful kind of day on my blog, too. Ironically, I am also trying to work on slowing down. We cannot slow down time, we can slow do our movements and thoughts and be in the moment. And take time to linger, linger over thoughts ... smells ... sights ... even problems. Let it sit. And sit with it. That's what I am trying to do!

  12. Slow do? I meant slow down our movements ...

    LOL - maybe "Slow Do" can be a new phrase! I must slow down my typing and catch my errors before I post a comment.

  13. I love Peonies! They remind me of an elderly neighbor when I was growing up, great memories! Hey if you figure out how to slow down time let me know and I'll let you know if I figure it out, deal?

  14. Leeann these peonies are divine!! If you ever find out how to slow time would you mind sharing? Wishing you a wonderful weekend my dear ~ Tina xx

  15. I believe I could look at the beautiful flowers forever and not get tired of them. I love pink, and I love your post. xx's

  16. Dear LeeAnn
    those peonies are truly MAGNIFIQUES..! Maybe if we don't think too much about the time that "passe si vite" we can slow it down a bit? mm.. don't think it's so simple so.. let's just enjoy every moment !
    Bon weekend !

  17. Mes fleurs préferées!!! Merci, surtout pour tes email, je reviens toute suit avec mon ordre!!!!

  18. I am learning how to live in the present and whilst it is not slowing down time I do seem to have more! I remember my Grandmother telling me that time went faster the older you got (mine is now whizzing through my fingers! But I also remember my then eight year old daughter telling me that the year had gone so quickly she hadn't had time to get to know her teacher!! I guess it's all relative just enjoy each and every moment! xo

  19. Thank you for sharing this stunning photo! Pink peonies are my very favorite flower. I dream of them on a daily basis! Mine are just beginning to pop up from the ground so this should tide me over for a bit!:-)

    Have a lovely weekend!

  20. without doubt, peonies are the most beautiful of all flowers. My favourites and if God does exist I'm guessing there his too. Sadie at Flea xx

  21. My absolute favorites!!!!!! And we can't grow them here!!!!!!! Thanks for yours though. Maryanne :)

  22. Hello, What Gorgeous Flowers, !!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I would love to be sitting in a garden of those, drinking tea and feeling the soft breeze in my hair.

  23. I just want to jump into that photo! Those are my absolute favorite flowers and the ones pictured are just perfect!

    I wish I knew how to slow down time. It definitely would have helped me last week.

    Thanks for sharing, have a beautiful weekend!

  24. Love your Blog-it is amazing, those Flowers are so Pretty- I LOVE what flowers can do to any space- Just love all the inspiration...

  25. Gorgeous your blog...Have 2 great giveaways that I am drawing for on Sunday night

  26. love peonies too - ours are yet to bloom, every year I tell myself to pick some and bring them indoors but I always feel guilty cutting beautiful flowers - stupid I know :)

  27. Wow! What a beautiful color! It could be mine!
    greetings from Holland,

  28. Oh, Leeann, these peonies are a dream!! Thank you so much for your comment on my blog!!! Yours is so beautiful!!!! I've added it on my sidebar an will come again and again to visit you!


  29. Leeann,
    That typing machine for only 14 euro!!!???
    Unbelievable! So vintage! You did good to buy it!!

  30. J'adore these pivoines♥
    also wish for time to stand still..
    come and visit moi
    if you have a petite chance

  31. Urteter nuytre:

  32. Bonjour LeeAnn, Lovely peonies, one of my favorites. I knowe exactly what you mean - I've been trying to figure out how to slow down time for a long time now! Bon week-end, Mimi

  33. Beautiful flowers! Bon week-end!


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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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