Long time, no love! Sorry about my absence, but I can assure it was well worth it. The coast was beautiful (as always), relaxing (when is it not?), and too funny (I adore my family). I managed to get plenty of sand in my toes, and even went to visit the lemurs at the zoo! I have plenty of pretty pics to share with you, but that will be in another post, as this is Friday, Lovers! And every Friday deserves a bit of Friday Love. To kick things off tonight, I really wanted to share a special birthday with you all. If you know me on Facebook, you saw it on the actual day, and although I had planned a proper post here about it, time was not on my side. So here it is:
December 5th would have been the 111th birthday of the exceptionally inspiring Walt (Walter) Elias Disney (Dec 5 1901- Dec15 1966). So much of my childhood was filled with the beautiful movies of his studio, and for a little while there I actually dreamed that Belle from Beauty and the Beast may have been me (well hey, pale skin, dark hair and eyes, and french descent with a huge passion for reading and animals) haha! Alas, it turns out it wasn't me after all, sigh, but that hasn't stopped the immense warmth and gratitude I have to Walt for bringing such imagination and whimsy to Tiny Me.... and for inspiring me creatively still to this day. I am comfortable enough to admit that yes, I am a Disneyphile. Walt said quite a few fantastic things over the years, but one of my favourites remains to be "It's kind of fun to do the impossible." You are so missed.
Well, as I'm sure you have noticed, through the incessant carols in malls and the plagues of shoppers, it is December (already!!?), so ofcourse there's going to be a bit of Xmas stuff in this post. And what better thing to have than something sweet to get you over the exhaustion of Christmas shopping? Nodding head to my fellow 'leave it late' shoppers. These little Chrissy Tree shaped sugar cubes (36 to a pack) equal just under a teaspoon each of sugar, and the little stars are edible glitter, which means they will float around the top of your drink for a while after the sugar melts in. So pretty! Oh, they make tiny skull shaped ones too, if thats more your bag :) Cute idea for a Secret Santa present, huh?
Be still my wild heart. I think these may just be the first thing on my Xmas Wishlist! Such beautiful, vintage inspired shoes, and well, you know how I feel about mint green! Ha! The only issue I'm having is whether I
It wouldn't be a LNL post without a bit of zombie to balance out the girly things, right? Well, while searching for Chrissy tree ornaments today, I stumbled across this amazing bird feeder! What has this to do with ornaments, you ask? According to this description: "Nails serve as bird perches. Also great as gory Christmas ornaments"!!!!!! Yay!!!! That flowed well, right? Pretty shoes, gorey zombie....? Yeah, totally nailed it haahaha! (See what I did there?)
Well, I'm off to go and decorate our tree - late I know! My house is also looking a bit 'bah-humbuggy', so it looks like its time to bust out the decorations and fairy lights! Sparkle, sparkle! It's a sickness, I know.... I just don't care :)
Hows your Xmas-ing going so far, Dearhearts? Are you all sorted and sitting back, looking at the pile of pressies under your immaculate tree, or are you planning on braving the maddening crowds (elbows out!) this weekend... along with Yours Truly?
Well, whichever one you are, I wish you the sweetest of moments and abit of Sinatra crooning on the record player!
Ps. If you like otters, meerkats or deers, you may want to check out my next post coming this week. Hint, hint! And Maryann of Moruya, if you are reading this, I wrote back to your comment last post! Thank you Sweetie!