Aren't ranunculus just a lovely variety of flowers? The name is Latin for "little frog" because the species was often found near the water, like froggies.
I found this frilly bunch today and am gushing over the combination of yellows and pinks. What I adore about this particular flower is the lushness of the bloom and the distinctly punctuated black center. Now, if only we could get them smelling like roses and they would be spot on.
Like Amélie Poulain, my life is all about the littlest pleasures: the freshest, pinkest raspberries; the deep blue of a Vermeer painting; the perfect crispness of a glass of Prosecco; the divine simplicity of an afternoon at the beach; the heavenly scent of a vanilla bean. Here I blog to celebrate the good life, la dolce vita, la belle vie. Cherish life's petits plaisirs and enrich your daily existence.
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