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Farmyard Birthday Plans -- Egg Carton Thank You Gifts

Aidan’s 3rd birthday, a late June celebration, will be a very happy day for me and my family.

Our high-spirited son made us whole. He came into this world on the night of a massive thunder/lightning storm in Washington D.C. 885 more words


Edible Easter Baskets -- Red Velvet Cupcakes & White Chocolate Cake Balls

A few Easters ago, my family and I were lucky enough to spend the holiday at my mother-in-law’s home in Ireland (and yes, I do say “lucky”, because yes, I do think my mother-in-law is pretty darn great). 1,109 more words


Stairway to Stencilling -- My First "Practice Client"

Earlier this month I challenged myself. I took on another wall stencilling project, this time in a different home altogether.

I met Jessica through my blog. 1,238 more words


A Place to Write -- Finding Inspiration in my Stencilled Office

I miss being in an office. A real, bustling office, where my colleagues run back and forth screaming out breaking news, where we challenge each other to write better and report better, and where, at the end of the day, we walk out of the building, hang up our writer’s hats, and call it a day. 708 more words


DIY Family Tree - the good, the bad, and the downright crazies

It’s not easy being away from your family.

Years ago when Stephen and I left Hong Kong it was because we wanted to be closer to home. 1,042 more words


A Kitchen in Need - Stencilling 101

I come from a long line of painters. Sounds strange to say aloud, but when I look at my family history, that’s what sticks out. 797 more words


Gone Too Long......

Bonjour mon ami’s! Wow I can’t believe it’s been nearly six months since my last post. Pretty much life is the same but there have been a few changes. 607 more words

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