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A Flea Market & Gardening Junkie’s Rewards

This is why I love flea marketing and gardening: seeing it all come together on our kitchen window sill! Or, bathroom window sill: I use these lovely Mason Jars (a steal! from an antique store in New Hampshire USA) to store my sea salts, soaps, and bath beads on the sill just above our bathtub.…

A Few of my Favourite Things: Blogging

I have found a second home here in the blogosphere, with too many benefits to mention. I started my blog a little over two years ago, but I didn’t get really involved with the blogging community until my book Leap came out in February 2010. I had posted a few of the poems from my…

A Few of My Favourite Things: Breakfast for Dinner

Sometimes my favourite thing to do–while not the easiest thing to do–is letting go of my Superwoman complex. I can’t do it all; I can’t be all things to all people. I’m only now learning to admit and accept that. I do like to cook, but not when I have to cook. Breakfast for dinner–waffles…

A Few of My Favourite Things: Dresses and Heels

I’m a girly girl. There, I said it. Sometimes I have problems admitting it, because it seems a little weak. And I’m not weak. I like to inline skate long distances. I love to cardio box. I like to debate a point. I love to win. But the girly girl in me takes over when…

A Few of My Favourite Things: Crosby & Bowie

When you put the voices of Bing Crosby and David Bowie together with the beauty of Peace on Earth and Little Drummer Boy, something magical happens. I only like Christmas carols for about two weeks a year, and then I get sick of them. But this song–this one I could play all year long. It…