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monaco had been in my bucket list for quite some time now; but just like my other travels, i never really planned for it—-it just happened. MORE on my Blog…

monaco had been in my bucket list for quite some time now; but just like my other travels, i never really planned for it—-it just happened. MORE on my Blog…

palm sunday is the last sunday before easter and marks the beginning of the holy week. passing by a church in nice, france a few days ago, these beautiful works of palm arts caught my eyes. they brought me back to my childhood when i used to go to church on palm sunday with these in my hands. MORE ON MY BLOG…
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palm sunday is the last sunday before easter and marks the beginning of the holy week. passing by a church in nice, france a few days ago, these beautiful works of palm arts caught my eyes. they brought me back to my childhood when i used to go to church on palm sunday with these in my hands. MORE ON MY BLOG…

today, i decided to go off the beaten path and ended up in this beautiful medieval city that sells a delicious pie called “aalsterse vlaai”. More on MY BLOG

today, i decided to go off the beaten path and ended up in this beautiful medieval city that sells a delicious pie called “aalsterse vlaai”. More on MY BLOG

yep, spring has sprung in my part of town. i could no longer ignore the tiny flower buds on the bushes and trees that seem to be smiling at me sarcastically, saying… “there won’t be any more frosts this year…” oh… a frost-less winter, i can live with —-sadly, the melancholic grey skies, relentless rain and stormy winds had taken over. MORE ON MY BLOG…




i just couldn’t get inspired. a week ago, i decided to totally abandon my search for inspirations and just sit on the sofa and watch the time go by in a timelapse form. (mental picture: a wrinkly old woman with white long hair and beard, dented on a faded black fake leather sofa) MORE…
i just couldn’t get inspired. a week ago, i decided to totally abandon my search for inspirations and just sit on the sofa and watch the time go by in a timelapse form. (mental picture: a wrinkly old woman with white long hair and beard, dented on a faded black fake leather sofa) MORE…
laying the decors to rest for the next eleven months is a ritual… piped-in christmas carols on the background, put on happy faces, thank God for the wonderful year that passed; pray for a blessed new year, then, celebrate with a festive meal MORE ON MY BLOG

laying the decors to rest for the next eleven months is a ritual… piped-in christmas carols on the background, put on happy faces, thank God for the wonderful year that passed; pray for a blessed new year, then, celebrate with a festive meal MORE ON MY BLOG

not completely home alone… new year’s eve will be spent this year with the family. scarce that we are, we enjoy celebrating this eventful eve at home in relax mode. what is unthinkable for others is just what we love… serenity. MORE ON MY BLOG
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not completely home alone… new year’s eve will be spent this year with the family. scarce that we are, we enjoy celebrating this eventful eve at home in relax mode. what is unthinkable for others is just what we love… serenity. MORE ON MY BLOG

It’s not easy to blog about something and not say anything about it, so here is my first time… a picture blog of our recent Christmas celebration: My Christmas BLOG: http://la-maison-vil.blogspot.be/2013/12/christmas.html

It’s not easy to blog about something and not say anything about it, so here is my first time… a picture blog of our recent Christmas celebration: My Christmas BLOG: http://la-maison-vil.blogspot.be/2013/12/christmas.html

Now, i just can’t wait to open my present. I already know what it is, but i am still excited to tear the wrapper apart and re-excite myself with a scream of gladness MORE ON MY BLOG

Now, i just can’t wait to open my present. I already know what it is, but i am still excited to tear the wrapper apart and re-excite myself with a scream of gladness MORE ON MY BLOG

i have numbed myself with the sentimentalism that the holiday season often brings. it’s been decades since i last celebrated christmas with my first family. we live so far away from each other that the chance of meeting for a christmas dinner is but a miracle to hope for. MORE ON MY BLOG:
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i have numbed myself with the sentimentalism that the holiday season often brings. it’s been decades since i last celebrated christmas with my first family. we live so far away from each other that the chance of meeting for a christmas dinner is but a miracle to hope for. MORE ON MY BLOG:

If i have to undergo a colour therapy session, these would be the ideal colours for me to bring me to the happy mode  MORE ON MY BLOG
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If i have to undergo a colour therapy session, these would be the ideal colours for me to bring me to the happy mode  MORE ON MY BLOG

the final touches of this holiday season’s decorations were done last weekend. now, we are ready for our nightcaps of cocoa and redberries tea and sob as we watch Christmas stories on blu-ray… everyday MORE ON MY BLOG
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the final touches of this holiday season’s decorations were done last weekend. now, we are ready for our nightcaps of cocoa and redberries tea and sob as we watch Christmas stories on blu-ray… everyday MORE ON MY BLOG

if there is one place in the house that i love so much, is the tiny fireplace. i can’t really find words to describe it—- it looks old and cottage-y, which is a far cry from a bright, minimalist interior that i am trying to pursue. MORE ON MY BLOG…
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if there is one place in the house that i love so much, is the tiny fireplace. i can’t really find words to describe it—- it looks old and cottage-y, which is a far cry from a bright, minimalist interior that i am trying to pursue. MORE ON MY BLOG…

Red and White… more on my BLOG
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Red and White… more on my BLOG

last weekend, i finally had the tree erected in the living room and the boxes of balls and slingers dug out from the basement. then, i realized, i only had reds balls… no pure whites to be found! arrrgh! so, i picked up a few gold balls and covered them with yarns. it worked! MORE ON MY BLOG

last weekend, i finally had the tree erected in the living room and the boxes of balls and slingers dug out from the basement. then, i realized, i only had reds balls… no pure whites to be found! arrrgh! so, i picked up a few gold balls and covered them with yarns. it worked! MORE ON MY BLOG