Bloggers, Cherry Blossoms, and Memorials

Originally posted on arlingwords:
In the past week, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting people whose blogs I follow. It’s been amazing. They came from nearby in Virginia as well as California, Canada, and New Zealand. We began with a lunch party organized by Laurie of Life on the Bike who then whisked Alys, Kelly,…

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A Beautiful Gift

It’s always hard to decide what to do on your last day of a holiday. Do you find that too? Happily, our last day in Maui was bright and sunny so we rented some snorkel gear and headed to the beach.  To me, the ocean is a really magical sight. Living on the prairies we […]

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I’m No Expert, Aloha !

You’d have to be a long time friend of Boomdeeadda to remember when I FIRST mentioned sewing this dress. Did you think it was never going to happen?  I was starting to have my doubts too.  I bought the pattern and material August of 2012 after falling for the lovely peach and aqua fabric.  A […]

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Smile Napa! You’re On Boomdeeadda!

When you think of Napa, California, what comes to mind?  Wine of course.  That’s a big draw for tourists in the area and there’s no shortage of excellent tour selections, should you wish to partake.  We chose Platypus Tours and were thrilled with our guide.  She was cheerful, knowledgable and a delight.  The day included […]

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