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Happy Mother's Day

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To all Mothers out there in Australia, New Zealand, America and anywhere else that celebrates Mother's Day this weekend, wishing you all a fabulous day.
Put your feet up and enjoy being spoilt as this is your day!
L x
p.s. Mum, hope that the flowers arrived in time!

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  1. That's so kind. Thank you for your Mother's Day wishes! I'm a mother in New Zealand - so a kiwi too!
    My daughter has lived in France for over 10 years, initially in Paris and now in a beautiful village just over an hour south of Paris.
    I visit as often as I can and love it all. I'm convinced I was french in a previous life - maybe Mme Carnavalet!!
    Love you blog and I've subscribed

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  2. Oh, this is just the second year that I celebrate Mother's day!!! and I love it!!!!

    Have a great week end!!!
    Hugs!
    Mara

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  3. To morrow will be our day!!! thank you for your good wishes...Bonne fete

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  4. We had our Mother's Day here in the U.K. in March so....Happy Mother's Day to everyone celebrating this Sunday. XXXX

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  5. Happy Mums Day to you too!

    Au Revoir,

    L.

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  6. Happy Mother's Day to you too!

    Kat :)

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  7. I'm a mother from Canada heading to Paris on Thursday. Yippee!!

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  8. Thank you Leeann ~ I am having a lovely day and being very spoiled.
    I hope that you are having a lovely weekend

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  9. Happy Mother's Day and a great weekend!

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  10. You are so sweet Leeann. Thank you so much for the comment on my post about my Aunt and Uncle. That's sweet that you sent your Mom flowers...I brought the Napoleons over to my Mom, but alas the recipe didn't warn that if you refrigerate them, they get soggy. Ahhh well, next time I will know. Hope you had a great Mother's Day too Leeann! ~Lili

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  11. Thanks for your kind wishes. I was spoilt with flowers and candles and choccies from my Daughter in Perth, and son in London. I know your Mum will love that you remembered her.

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