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Home Renovations – Part 2

Our new home, now 5 years old was a source of some fun projects. Bedroom Closet The first renovation in the home, other than flooring and painting was for us to maximize our closet in the bedroom. With three walls … Continue reading

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Thank you 2019!

Dear 2019, You were pretty impressive so here are some of your highlights. Personal highlights: Arranged travels to spend time with family and friends Organized the first birthday picnic for Cillian Cillian learning new life skills like walking, talking, starting … Continue reading

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Home Renovations – Part 1

I am glad to have a bit of a window to write some of the highlights of our journey into our first home. We entered the house hunt in 2014 after years of renting, traveling and living with parents. It … Continue reading

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Thank you 2018

Dear 2018, Well here I am on time this year. This time I have to start with personal highlights, one does not give birth in a year and still start with travel highlights. Personal highlights: Cillian, the Son arrived in … Continue reading

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Gift Giving 2018

I did this a couple of years ago and I would like to do it again this year. All the suggestions from that post are well worth a visit and your consideration so please feel free to visit Gift giving … Continue reading

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Thank you 2017

Dear 2017, I did not honour you earlier this year as it should have happened but it is even more fun trying to dig up my memory as 2018 approaches the end. Here are some of your: Travel highlights: A … Continue reading

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Books of 2017

These are my fun friends of 2017: Something out There by Nadine Gordimer Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA by Brenda Maddox Bossypants by Tina Fey That Summer Affair by Sarah Challis Cheri and The Last of Cheri by … Continue reading

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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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