For the Love of Books | Favourite Reads of 2018

Last year was a great year for reading.  It was difficult to whittle the list down, but here are my six favourites:  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman: Back in January, I told you  that I received this for Christmas (it may have been a gift to myself …) and I devoured it between … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Favourite Reads of 2018

10 Things About 10 Years of Blogging

I wrote my first {short} blog post on the 2nd February, 2008.  During 2018, I wrote a series of posts called On This Day where I randomly selected dates to look back at. I can hardly believe that as I move into year eleven, here I am, still tapping away at the keyboard and hitting … Continue reading 10 Things About 10 Years of Blogging

Blog Review | 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours!Throughout 2018, one thing was crystal clear, I absolutely write for me, and for me alone.  That you, a reader, may have found something of interest is always a bonus.  (I have a post about my thoughts on 10 years of blogging going live later this week.)  Becoming more … Continue reading Blog Review | 2018

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

Scrapping in 2018 #8 | The Gogo Getaway After Hours

The Gogo Getaway had a specific theme for its 10 year anniversary. The special guest designer was Shimelle Laine and all the products used in each and every class were from her latest paper range for American Crafts, A Box of Crayons. Those of you who attend residential scrapbooking retreats will know that sticking and … Continue reading Scrapping in 2018 #8 | The Gogo Getaway After Hours

Washington, DC | The Travel Journal

Our Easter trip to Washington, DC was recorded, obviously, in a Traveler's Notebook. Travelling with both The Brainy One and The Boy Child meant that I didn't have as much time during the trip to keep the journal up to date.  It came home full of pencil markings indicating where photos would go and with … Continue reading Washington, DC | The Travel Journal

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

The latest additions to my Nourish traveler's journal are Washington, DC ...   ... and the lovely fox who has taken to sleeping away his day on top of our garden shed.There's two things I've noticed with this project: 1) the journal is becoming quite bulky which, although I love that, is making adding extra spreads … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Month in Numbers | April 2018

Blimey, that first quarter of 2018 has whizzed by!  Let's see if April lived up to its promise of awesomeness: We were fortunate to spend 5 nights in Washington, DC.  I sent a total of 2 postcards (What?!  I'm suffering from postcard writing fatigue, obviously) and took 341 photos in the process. A highest Daily … Continue reading Month in Numbers | April 2018