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vendredi fleurs......

{Beautiful bouquets de lavande fine bleue from Provence}


Unfortunately all the bouquets of lavender that I bought back with me from Provence, sold out today but I have more arriving next week.

Wishing you all a fabulous Friday,

L x

p.s. Have not forgotten about blogging about "A Good Year" and the locations that we visited whilst in Provence last week and promise to do this bientot.


Comments

  1. That French lavender is the best there is.
    I would love to buy some from you Leeann but I'm sure MAF would throw a fit!!!
    They are super cautious about what enters our borders.
    Have a wonderful weekend - the sun's out here today so fingers crossed it lasts!
    hugs
    Shane xox

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  2. I love lavender. So beautiful and the fragrance is wonderful.
    Teresa

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  3. ~*~*I LOVE lavender!! We sell it at the shop Bella I work at~*~* My favorite smell!~*~* Hugs,Rachel

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  4. Leanne - I am excited and heading for Provence tomorrow. It was a spare of the moment thing, we are staying at the moment in the beautiful perched village of Carros. It is picture perfect, I am loving this side of the world x

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  5. The basket of lavender looks so pretty.

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  6. Hi Leeann,

    Love your pretty basket of lavender.
    Hope that you are having a lovely weekend.

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  7. Leeann your lavander is so beautiful, I can just smell it now! Can't wait for your Provence week! Always a gorgeous inspiring post!

    a bientot!

    Kit

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  8. Lavender is my favorite scent!
    Theresa
    aka:TOT

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  9. Such timeless beauty Leeann.
    Millie ^_^

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  11. huh, i do not find any more your page our-visit-to-a-good-year-film-locations.......
    please let me know about it 04phil@gmail.com - thanks

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