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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Monday, December 2, 2013

{First Advent Week}

Already Advent Season for 2013, and also the beginning of December... 
Can't believe it but it is TRUE. 
Wishing you all a Meaningful First Advent Week.
Just using a red Point A la Ligne candle from France with fresh Rosemary sprigs from the garden.
Rosemary emits such a lovely fragrance!
The beautiful pineapple doily was hand crocheted by my sister-in-law Elly VandenMunckhof, she is a loyal reader of this blog.
The red rose ribbon is French too.
And so is the Baccarat vase...


Related link:
{First Week of Advent 2012} | Last year's post by me

46 comments:

  1. You designed a very pretty setting.

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    1. Dearest LV,
      Candles for this season of the year do make a difference and our Advent season is good for preparing ourselves for the true Christmas.
      Hugs to you!
      Mariette

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  2. happy 1st advent week to you, too.

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    1. Dearest Theresa,
      Thank you and hope you have a good one as well.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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    1. Beste Marianne,
      Ja, we zijn en blijven nederlanders in hart en ziel en dat is mét kaarsen!
      Liefs,
      Mariette

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  4. Dear Mariette,i wish you a wonderful and happy new month of December!!
    Hope you have a lovely week!!Hugs!!
    Dimi...

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    1. Dearest Dimi,
      Thank you and the very same to you!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  5. Fresh rosemary must smell absolutely divine dear Mariette. I am sure the room would smell amazing! I loved the rose candle too. Hope you have a great week .

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    1. Dearest Pallavi,
      Oh fresh rosemary is heaven! They do trim them as little tree topiary and sell those for Christmas. LOVE their fragrance.
      Enjoy your new tropical week; how much I miss your region at this time of year...
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  6. Liebe Mariette,
    eine wunderschöne, geschmackvolle Adventsdekoration.
    Gefällt mir sehr gut.
    Einen schönen 1. Advent wünscht Dir
    Irmi

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    1. Liebe Irmi,
      Danke, ich verliebe mich immer in Rosen... auch für den Advent können sie dienen.
      Eine schöne Dezemberwoche und alles liebe,
      Mariette

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  7. Liebe Mariette,

    eine besonders schöne Adventsdekoration hast Du da.

    Ich wünsche dir einen schönen 1. Avent.

    Liebe Grüße


    Claudia

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    1. Liebe Claudia,
      Danke und euch wünsche ich auch eine schöne 1. Advent Woche!
      Lieber Gruss,
      Mariette

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  8. So simple, yet so elegant, Mariette. <3

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    1. Dearest Stacy,
      Pieter learned this KISS concept at Campbell's Soup: Keep It Sweet & Simple...
      It works as a charm every time!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  9. Wishing you a beautiful December Mariette!
    xo Catherine

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    1. Dearest Catherine,
      The very same for you too and stay cozy inside your perfect home.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  10. Dearest Mariette
    Autumn has gone very fast.
    Now it's a few wonderful weeks ahead - Advent!
    I love this time before Christmas comes.
    Hugs to you
    Kajsa

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    1. Dearest Kajsa,
      Indeed, the time seems to be flying...
      Advent season is always a very lovely period of the year.
      Great preparation for Christmas.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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    1. Dearest Jo-Anne,
      Simple enough for being beautiful!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  12. Dear Mariette,

    Happy first Advent week, to you dear friend - love the beautiful candle and ribbon and know how wonderful the smell of the rosemary will be.
    hugs
    Carolyn

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    1. Dearest Carolyn,
      To you and yours also a happy 1st Advent week. You enjoy the summery weather and we enjoy the cozy indoor period...
      Hugs to you, loyal friend from New Zealand.
      Mariette

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  13. You have shared a lovely beginning to first Advent week with your beautiful arrangement of fragrant rosemary in the Baccarat vase, displayed on your sister in law's pretty crochet. Wishing you a good Advent week, Dear Friend.
    Hugs xo
    Karen

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    1. Dearest Karen,
      Thank you and wishing the very same to you both at your lovely home. Stay cozy and enjoy this special season my loyal Friend in the north west.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  14. Dearest Mariette,
    The red candle from beautiful season in December weeks time, France and Rosenmary from the garden. Your always having the Garden your sister has pineapple doily for crocheted and the Baccavat vase.
    Hugs and love to you always!
    Michiko

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    1. Dearest Michiko,
      Thank you very much and I'm still marveling at you winning the etched glass as a trophy for your 29 Putts on November 11! You really ROCK and especially after all you've been through with your accident.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  15. A beautiful image for us to reflect on about the mysteries to unfold in the season of Advent.
    Thank you dear Mariette.
    Hugs
    Shane

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    1. Dearest Shane,
      How lovely you just phrased it... Advent is a very special and mysterious time of the Liturgical year. We need to reflect on it even more during the hectic times we're living in now.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  16. Ook voor jou, Mariette, een gezellige, fijne adventstijd!
    Lieve groet,
    Nicole

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    1. Beste Nicole,
      Het was een hele mooie eerste Advents Zondag. Samen met lieve vrienden na een muzikale presentatie met Kestliedjes.
      Liefs,
      Mariette

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  17. Liebe Mariette,

    eine gute Adventszeit wünscht dir
    Elisabeth

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    1. Liebe Elisabeth,
      Auch dir wünsche ich eine bedeutungsvolle Adventszeit mit viel Wärme!
      Lieber Gruss,
      Mariette

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  18. Dir auch, liebe Mariette! Danke für Deine Treue auf meinem Blog! Habt es schön gemütlich! Liebe Grüße! Gabriella

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    1. Liebe Gabriella,
      Dass wünsche ich euch alle auch gleichfalls. Du hast auch soviel zu bieten auf deinem Blog, da stolpert man immer gerne rein.
      Geniesst diese besondere Jahreszeit und alles Liebe,
      Mariette

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  19. Lovely display. Time truly is just tick-tick-ticking away! Happy holidays to you and yours. Blessings, Tammy

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    1. Dearest Tammy,
      Thank you and indeed, the clock is behaving more like a fan at times...
      Enjoy your cozy evenings of crafting and reminiscing on fond memories.
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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  20. Mooi en met zorg samengesteld. Fijn begin van de decembermaand. Lieve groet,

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    1. Beste Willy,
      Dank je en jullie een héle fijne Sinterklaasperiode!
      Liefs,
      Mariette

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  21. Beautifully displayed my friend!... how wonderful to have such a treasure from your sister-in-law. Hugs and blessings, C (HHL)

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    1. Dearest Celia,
      Thanks dear friend and sure it is a cherished treasure from my sister-in-law.
      Hugs to you both.
      Mariette

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  22. Happy first Advent week to you, dearest Mariette!!!!!
    Hugs from the Alps :)

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    1. Dearest Anna,
      Thank you so much! You live in the best part of the world for Advent and Christmas... with the best wood carving and your regional fragrant 'Gewürzsträusschen'... http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2011/12/3rd-advent.html
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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    1. Dearest Serena,
      Rosemary is so very special and the Point A La Ligne candle too.
      Happy 2nd Advent meanwhile!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

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Mariette...

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