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Thank you 2016

Dear 2016, Here are some of your: Travel highlights: A trip to Southern France with Family. Long weekends with Mum and Dad. Hiking and Skiing in Blue Mountain with Family. Visit Family in New Jersey. Spend time in New York … Continue reading

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Books of 2016

These are my fun friends of the past year: The Continuum Concept: In Search Of Happiness Lost by Jean Liedloff I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti No se lo digas a nadie by Jamie Bayly Supleantul by Petru Popescu The … Continue reading

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Gift giving

I am a big fan of Christmas and I have always been. I started holding on to Christmas as a strict tradition to follow in our small family with my mom and my brother, probably overcompensating my parent’s divorce. Each … Continue reading

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Beading – Part 2

To continue the collection from the previous post, please enjoy some more necklaces. These two necklaces are in my collection but unfortunately I do not remember the beads. This one has made its way to my sister-in-law for Christmas and … Continue reading

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Beading – Part 1

Beading has been an extremely fun hobby recently absorbed under the guidance of a friend, let us call her Mrs. BeadMaster. She is an amazing woman who inspires me to create fun projects such as these, she is the engineer … Continue reading

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My book companions in 2015

These are my fun friends of the past year: Police by Jo Nesbo Unusual Creatures by Michael Hearst 19 Trandafiri by Mircea Eliade Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado Persuasion by Jane Austen Detroit by Charlie LeDuff … Continue reading

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My book companions in 2014

These are my fun friends of the past year: El amor en los tiempos del cólera by Gabriel García Márquez The Darling Buds of May by H.E. Bates Ida by Gertrude Stein Despre bucurie in Est si in Vest si … Continue reading

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Thank you 2014

Dear 2014, You were a odd one. Here are some of your: Travel highlights: Attended three weddings. Family wedding Florida, adopted-cousins wedding in Sardinia and friend’s wedding in Toronto. All spectacular. Secluded beaches in Sardinia. Family time and delicious seafood … Continue reading

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First Sale

My Etsy shop has been an endeavor close to my heart since its start in 2010. I mentioned before that it was originally a venue for my mother to extend her passion for knitting and tailoring. It was subsequently put … Continue reading

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Record cabinet gets a new life

I notice that every other post, I make a note that I am months late in writing it. By now it is safe to assume this always happens. The story of this beautiful cabinet starts summer 2013. We rolled into … Continue reading

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