Thursday, March 3, 2011

I simply remember my favorite things…Friday’s favs…french-style milk bottle…

When the Hubs and I spent a couple of days at the beach for Valentine’s we had set back a little extra spending money to take along.  I looked at the outlet mall and not a thing caught my eye.  I browsed through some of the antique stores…nada.

Later on when I saw this French style milk bottle here I knew that it was the little Valentine present I wanted.  (I also got a card filled with love words and a bag of my favorite peanut M&Ms. My mama always said I had “champagne taste and a beer budget”.  But that’s not the case with me when it comes to chocolate…give me peanuts covered in chocolate over fancy chocolates any day!)

I love the red, which is one of my favorite colors.  I love the French words, probably because my mama and her family were French Canadian and when I was little I thought that was so exotic…my Nana spoke French!  I took four years of French in high school.  Parlez-vous francais?  I barely parlez-vous anymore…sad.






(The healthy muffin recipe can be found here, only this time I halved the amount of oil and sugar to make it even healthier.  Baby granddaughter loves them. The vintage style chicken wire basket was purchased at Marshall’s.)

Happy Friday Everyone!


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  1. Your new milk bottle is wonderful! I'm so glad you got it. What a special treat.

  2. Love the french milk bottle...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  3. What a wonderful little treasures! And how cool that your Nana spoke French!


  4. Oooo lala, ma cherie! (is that right??? lol!) I love your sweet milk bottle, Elizabeth! And the price certainly is right! I just may have to buy one of those for my French inspired country kitchen. Mmmmm - those muffins look so yummy, too! :)

    xoxo laurie

  5. What a gorgeous vignette you created in those photos! Crisp, cheerful and that milk bottle is lovely. My mom used to pretend that she could speak Spanish for awhile and we believed her and thought she was exotic too...until we finally took Spanish classes! You definitely had the real deal with your French Nana. :-)Thank you so much for linking this up to Inspiration Friday this week!

  6. Love your sweet milk bottle~ it is just darling! The vintage style basket goes perfectly with it too! I love the French language... I speak very little but love to hear it! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday!: )

  7. What a lovely basket ~ chicken wire is one of my favorites. Its 6am right now and Im thinking how yummy a nice muffin would be right about now with my tea. Great photos.

  8. I love to see vintage treasures. I love them MUCH more when they aren't just displayed, which is pretty, but actually used like you did.

  9. Great vintage milk bottle, and thanks for the recipe. enjoy them and your day.

  10. Your Milk bottle is so unique...I just love that...that's so sweet that you'll have something special to remember your Valentine's trip is always fun to pick up a little treasure while vacationing isn't it?! :)

  11. I love the milk bottle! It's beautiful. :)

  12. It really is the little things, isn't it! Love your giftie. :)

  13. I made these muffins this weekend. They are so good. Even Brent liked them! Thank you for sharing your recipe.


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