Hi all! It's been a long time, and I'm sorry for the delay. I've been in a time of waiting & transition recently - waiting to get a new job, and then transitioning into that job once I (thankfully, gratefully, joyously) got it. I have been at my current job for just over 2 1/2… Continue reading Waiting Well
Welcome, friends, to my first ever favorites post! I am so excited to share a few of my favorite things with you today. I've actually been trying a lot of new products recently, so I've cultivated quite the list. Please let me know if you love some of these things as well, or if you… Continue reading 10 March Favorites!
Greetings, friends! I have a special treat for you today, and if it goes well I'll be making it a regular thing here on the blog. I'm calling this new section of the blog "Heart and Soul" because that is what will be the common thread in every sort of 'profile' I do. Today I… Continue reading Heart and Soul: Isabeau
Though Christmas is now behind us, I thought I'd briefly take us back to that wonderful time last month. One thing you should also know about me is that I love to bake, so I thought I'd share some of the Christmas baking I did! These Candy Cane Cupcakes were a hit as gifts and… Continue reading Candy Cane Cupcakes
People always ask, "Where would you go if you could go anywhere in the world?" My answer has always been: England. So many of the best things have come out of England; from films to tv, books, actors and actresses. I finally got to go to England two years (and three days) ago, and it… Continue reading On the Rooftops of London
I was SO kindly tagged by The Cozy Den to do the Anything but Books Tag. They are so lovely to me! Here I go! Name a cartoon that you love If we're talking movies here I'll say Sleeping Beauty - that was my favorite Disney film growing up. I also loved Tom & Jerry.… Continue reading Anything but Books Tag
There is a quote that a friend read to me the other day that actually fit quite well with what I already wanted to talk about in this post. It's from a book of letters by Vincent Van Gogh and he says, "There is a great difference between one idler and another idler. There is… Continue reading Being Useful in Idleness
I have something to admit: when I saw that I was nominated for a blogging award, I had absolutely no clue what that meant. Is there a voting process? Who decides such things? It turns out that the Versatile Blogger Award is actually simply passed along from one blogger to others, based on the quality of… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award
Autumn in Oregon is probably my favorite time of year. I’ve put together a little list of some of those things that I’m particularly grateful for during the cold months!