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October 13, 2013
A cruise vacation

Over the past month, my normal schedule has taken a back seat to traveling, as well as attending a few out-of-town events.  I feel blessed to have been able to go on two fabulous trips and be part of so many exciting and informative events in the blogging community,  but as the saying goes – […]

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My Trip to The Riviera Maya in Mexico

September 18, 2013
El Castillo at ChiChen Itza

I am back from one fabulous trip to the Riviera Maya on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico.  It was a last minute trip that Ed sprung on me only 4 days before we left.  With our life in limbo and living for the past 5 years with unemployment hanging over us – we needed to […]

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Been Trav’ling

September 16, 2013

Hola!  Ed and I dusted off our Passports last week and took a 30th wedding anniversary trip to the Riviera Maya in Mexico. I am getting back later today and will have lots to catch up on.  I will post about the trip with lots of photos on Wednesday. I totally unplugged and I am […]

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Alt Summit NYC at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

June 21, 2013
Alt summit NYC  At Martha Stewart Living offices

Happy Friday and first day of Summer!  It has been beautiful here the past few days – the perfect weather perfectly timed for a 2 day trip for me to New York City.  I had an amazing opportunity to attend the Alt Summit NYC blog conference that is held at the offices of Martha Stewart […]

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A Weekend Spent Junking at Lucketts Spring Market

May 20, 2013
Painted Furniture Ideas

Now that it is May  – the “junking” season has begun. I had read a lot about Lucketts Antique Market in Virginia from reading the blog, Miss Mustard Seed and have always wanted to go. Ed was going away for the weekend, so I thought I would take the opportunity to get away from the computer […]

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How Henry Ford Amazed Me

January 24, 2013
Furniture Collection at the Henry Ford Museum

I never could have foreseen when I first started this blogging journey that there would be such cool perks – especially the opportunities to travel. I have been able to take trips to faraway places and attend events I would never have gone to otherwise. I had one such opportunity last week when I was […]

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It’s Nice to Go Trav’lin

October 15, 2012
NYC Photos

Have you ever listened to the song – It’s Nice to  go Trav’lin by Frank Sinatra?     The lyrics are just what I am feeling now. It’s oh, so nice to go trav’lin’ But it’s so much nicer, yes, it’s so much nicer to come home I have been out and about quite a bit over […]

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Happy October 1st!

October 1, 2012
Decorate for fall with photo frames

Today marks the first day of October – Fall is really here!  Can I get a big Hooray! Hand pump in the air!  A glass of Champagne!  Yes, I love Fall that much.  October and November are my favorite months of the year – I love the nesting feeling I get when the calendar flips […]

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My Mini Vacation + Photo in House Beautiful

August 10, 2012
My Colortopia Team in House Beautiful Magazine

I am still playing catch up after my week of marathon painting and mini vacation. I was hoping to get a lot done this week, but it is already the weekend again and my normal routine has not resurfaced.  I think I have August to blame – everything is in slow motion – vacations, end […]

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Biking on the Lehigh River Gorge Trail

June 11, 2012
Biking in the Lehigh River Gorge

All work and no play is no way to live life.  I try to focus all of my efforts during the week on my blog and then on the weekends it is time to have fun, time to get away from the computer for some fresh air and sunshine. Yesterday my husband, Ed and I […]

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