It was a busy but relaxing 10-day visit. From the fishing dead-start in Virginia (reported in previous post), the action heated up. Brookie Joe managed to fish and push beyond his usual boundaries, casting over Shenandoah Park’s Staunton, Conway, Rose, and Rapidan rivers, in addition to Hogcamp Branch and Pocosin Hollow. Hiking with his wife […]
Yes, I tell students… these word problems with different rates are a shared misery — stand up comics know they can get laughs bringing back memories. They’re also solvable. So, I was wondering about doing a visual-to-abstract progression. A quick google found a whole lot of procedural explanations… I’m also chatting w/ the folks from […]
On April 25, Australians across the country celebrate those who have served to protect at Anzac Day services and marches. Independent Advisor Megan Crowley from Australia created this beautiful military-inspired layout featuring the Camouflage Paper Pack and Tulips Border Punch to preserve her family’s memories of Anzac Day commemorations. Take a look below!
Review: The Brink, the follow up novel to the international bestselling book Awakened. By authors: James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth. I recieved a free copy of the book from HarperCollins Publishers in exchange for this review. *Contains spoilers for Awakened* The Brink takes place a year after the devasting tragedy that destroyed the brand […]
RICHMOND, Va. — “Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life. They appear so while they are passing; they seem to have been so when we look back on them; and they take up more room in our memory than all the years that succeed them.” […]
Ever since I started writing about frugal living, I’ve gotten more & more direct messages asking for advice or tips on finances and savings, and on topics ranging from eliminating debt to investing in low-cost index funds to questions on how to stretch a dollar. I am not a finance person, nor do I claim […]
The Gatefold Cards from Dreaming Tree are true multi-taskers. I have used them primarily for sympathy cards, but they can easily be used for other occasions like Mother’s Day. The Flora Gatefold Card is a beautiful card that you can embellish and personalized with your recipient’s favorite colors.
Nha Trang has a very pretty beach which the locals embellish with found art projects. Across the water is an expensive resort that features a large ferris wheel. The young women enjoy posing for photographs. Although at times flamboyant most of the local dress is modest. These young women are having some Banh Mi, the very […]
My next wine club meeting is scheduled for early June. Every year I’ve considered a Kentucky Derby theme, but the derby date is usually the day I host my Mothers Tea. After placing the theme on hold for the past two years, I noticed more and more options of bourbon aged wines in the stores, […]
Today I am sharing a fun project to make with the kids . Making homemade seed paper. Perfect project for this week and makes a great gift for Mother’s Day ! How to make Seed Paper : Gather Paper, Tear, Put into Blender Pour in Warm Water, Blend into a Smooth Pulp Stir in Seed, […]
Solar Lights – Gown Up Your Lawn With Solar Light Fixtures Highlight the best in your yard with a solar spotlight. Solar spotlights will wonderfully highlight any part of your backyard. They can personalize your landscape with incredible solar landscape light. Solar lighting is the safest and simplest way to embellish the outdoors. Whatever type […]