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Home again, and the mango bread recipe

I’m home from a fabulous few days away. On some crazy whim/inspiration I drove 1070 km from Saturday to Tuesday and loved every minute of it. I loved my visit to my cabin, loved my visit with my darling daughter Kerstin, Adam and our…

May 26, 2016
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With Kerstie, Adam and our little girls; a long weekend round up

Little girls in the morning! That’s always so wonderful for me. There’s nothing like the pitter patter of little feet, and believe me, with our three it really is nothing like pitter patter. It’s more like a mini elephant stampede. Lol, but we love…

May 25, 2016
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Got out of town…to my cabin

It’s a bank holiday weekend here and I’ve been dying to get away for a few days, and I wanted to visit my daughter Kerstin, but I also wanted to spend some time at my cabin. I decided to take the very long way…

May 22, 2016
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Pizza, family and friends

What is one of the simplest things to make for supper when you have an impromptu get-together at the end of a very busy weekend? Pizza! While the little ones were busy with snacks… …and toys, we welcomed out friends Warren and Taven and…

May 16, 2016
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A Sunday painting en plein air with Opus

Hey, I was just so excited for today to come because today is the Opus outdoor painting challenge day. I already scouted the Opus painting corridor and decided that I loved the quiet of this little creek in the green space. The theme was…

May 15, 2016
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Eric’s art challenge: sky

Helloo, helloooo! Long time, no DC. I’m so happy that Eric has called a new DC, Drawing Challenge, which has now been renamed AC, Art Challenge. (And it’s our 194th! WOW) It’s so lovely, and I think Melodye suggested it first, but it’s true…

May 14, 2016
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Painting on ephemera workshop day

Hi everyone, It’s been a wonderful week round here and lately I’ve done all sorts of things which have taken me out of my comfort zone…and survived them! Last night I was asked to teach a painting on ephemera workshop at my local Opus…

May 13, 2016
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Painting while Primavera smiles

Just today! I stepped out of the front door and look at these amazing orange poppies! It’s hard to believe that when I first moved into my home, now five years ago, the whole garden was various shades of pink! Now there is an…

May 10, 2016
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Catching up…in an artistic way

Hi everybody! I know I’ve been bad this week and practically ignored the blog, so sorry about that and thank you to all of you who emailed me to ask what the heck was going on. 😀 It’s been an unusually heavy week of…

May 7, 2016