I walked past these flowers in the shop and back tracked. A beautiful purple mini mums. My mom had said go get some flowers to get well and treat yourself while healing. So when I saw these I knew they were perfect. Plus I get to use them in my photo a day.
"If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies."
Not part of my cocktail a week. Just going through old food magazines and came across this purple cocktail. So great for my purple theme. Frozen grapes, raspberries, vodka and cointreau throw in a blender and enjoy.
This is an opium poppy, more purple in colour then the corn poppy or Flanders Poppy of the famous poem by Colonel John McCrae. I was friends and neighbours with relatives of McCrae, where I grew up in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
There's a few things I've learned in life:
always throw salt over your left shoulder, keep rosemary by your garden
gate, plant lavender for good luck, and fall in love whenever you can William Shakespeare
When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, With a red hat which doesn't go and doesn't suit me, And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves, And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter. Jenny Joseph