England · Paper Crafts · Paris · Travel Journals

Travel Journal for London & Paris

Another trip on the horizon means another travel journal to make! In November, I’m headed to London & Paris with my partner and daughter. This is our first trip together, our longest trip, and first time out of the country. I can’t wait! The main colors for this journal are red and blue, a reflection… Continue reading Travel Journal for London & Paris

Paris · Restaurants · Travel

Seeking the Best Croissants in Paris – 2017

I have a little tradition when I’m in Paris. Every morning, I seek out a different bakery and buy a croissant (or two). With just 10 days to spend in Paris, I knew that at most I could only sample a baker’s dozen of croissants. This time I wanted to take notes in case I… Continue reading Seeking the Best Croissants in Paris – 2017

Crafting · Paper Crafts

A Travel Journal for England and Paris

*Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you choose to make a purchase. I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers. For big trips like my recent one to England and Paris, I like to take along… Continue reading A Travel Journal for England and Paris

Appetizers · Cocktails · Holiday · Parties

Holiday Home Tour Blog Hop

My favorite part of the holidays is inviting friends and family into my home. Today I’m giving you a sneak peek into my holiday celebrations, along with two other bloggers – Kippi from Kippi at Home, and Lia from Southern Yankee DIY.  If you visit my house this time of year, you’re likely to find… Continue reading Holiday Home Tour Blog Hop

Fashion · Handmade · Vintage-Inspired

Springtime Shoes – A Subtle Update

Over the last year or so, I’ve been trying to update my wardrobe and refine my personal style. It’s still a work in progress, but there’s definitely a colorful, vintage vibe starting to emerge. I’ve been trying to move out of my comfort zone, especially where prints and colors, and *gasp* color mixing is concerned.… Continue reading Springtime Shoes – A Subtle Update

Products I Love

I often mention specific products I love using in my projects, and some of these supplies and materials can be very difficult to find. For the sake of convenience, here is a collected listing of my favorite embroidery supply recommendations. I also include many of these links in the Resources section of all my PDFs.… Continue reading Products I Love

Canada · Restaurants · Travel

An Anniversary Getaway to Vancouver, Canada

My partner and I took a road trip across the border into Canada this weekend, for an early anniversary getaway to Vancouver. Next to Paris, it’s one of my favorite cities in the world, and I was thrilled to experience it together.  We stayed at the Worldmark, The Club resort, the Canadian, on Hornby Street,… Continue reading An Anniversary Getaway to Vancouver, Canada