Add lavender to antique silver serving ware or canisters or tea cups or just about anything. Lavender dresses up your setting for more elegant, formal affairs. It can also dress down for rustic simplicity. A truly versatile flower.
My dream dog, the Bernese Mountain Dog. Sadly this breed is very short-lived compared to breeds of similar size. Bernese Mountain Dogs have a median longevity of years, where most other breeds of similar size have median longevities of 10 to 11 years.