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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Irish Eyes Are Smiling

Happy St. Patrick’s Day ! When Irish eyes are smiling, sure ’tis like a morn in spring. In the lilt of Irish laughter you can hear the angels sing. When Irish hearts are happy, all the world seems bright and gay, And when Irish eyes are smiling, sure they’ll steal your heart away. Lyrics Chauncey […]

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A Gnome Home Of Your Own

I hadn’t ever made a fairy garden before, in fact it wasn’t even on my radar until I became a frequent visitor and friend at Gardening Nirvana.  Alys revamp’s her very own Fairy Garden for every special occasion and is brilliant at recycling everyday objects into her charming creations.  With that in mind, I used […]

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Fascinating!

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always loved Kaleidoscope’s.   I remember having one as a kid and looking at it for hours. The inventor, Sir David Brewster was a 19th century Scottish mathematician, astronomer, inventor, and writer (talk about over archiever).  He certainly looked like one serious dude, but I guess he […]

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