Summer Scrapbook

Have you heard that expression, "What's need got to do with it?"  That was me recently, right at the moment I clicked 'buy'.I have an ongoing 12x12 album for our travels this year (New York City, Washington, DC and Jersey).  I use a Traveler's Notebook for a spot of scrapbooking on the road. I have … Continue reading Summer Scrapbook

Five Acts of Self Care

We're experiencing a frustrating time just now over The Boy Child's high school placement.  What should have been a simple process has morphed into hours spent calling and emailing the so-called educational professionals in the search of a concrete answer.  And right in the middle of it, The Brainy One reminded me of something important … Continue reading Five Acts of Self Care

OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook

One thing I've noticed about recording my One Little Word in 2018 ... I'm actually appearing in a photo or two.  Well, one for now, but it's a start.There was always going to be a spread on New York City and I love how the finished spread looks.If you're looking for some inspiration on Traveler's … Continue reading OLW – Nourish & the Traveler’s Notebook

Month in Numbers| March 2018

Let's see if March turned out to be marvellous ...: There was just one day this month when school closed because of heavy snowfall. 270 lengths of the pool in the gym.  A better than expected total given that I missed a week because of a heavy cold. 15 scrapbook pages made this month.  Most … Continue reading Month in Numbers| March 2018

For The Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2018

~ window of Barnes and Noble, 5th Avenue, New York City ~ The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah (on Kindle):  I loved, loved, loved this story and whipped through it over a few evenings.  I think it's the first time I've read a novel where you might consider the setting (no spoiler: it's set in … Continue reading For The Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2018

New York City | The Journal

And what of the journal I took to New York City earlier this month? I'm pleased to say that 1) it's finished, 2) it's looking quite fat and 3) it's looking rather dishevelled.And I love that last bit.  Travel journals are meant to look a little ragged, a little beaten up.  They're with you on … Continue reading New York City | The Journal