Today’s feature pic shines the spotlight on a wonderfully sunny Spring flower … Mimosa.
I came home from picking up the kids the other day and there was a huge bouquet of it on our doorstep – a gift from our neighbour. That it was left at the front door is something in and of itself. Unlike in North America, typically, the French wouldn’t come into your yard without you letting them in… it goes to show the level of comfort between us (but… it’s also the first time).
To get a bright yellow bouquet like this, you have to pull all the leaves off (there’s one leaf at the base of each flower branch – so it’s a bit of work) but it’s so worth it… by later that evening, the entire house was bathed in its sweet scent.Continue reading