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Far away in the sunshine

‘Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations’ Louisa May Alcott Back in the tropics again, for days filled with sunshine.  I feel so totally spoiled being able to enjoy long beach walks like these. Working on some new creative projects that I can’t wait to share soon. Link Parties: Connecting with Nature Sky […]

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Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

Inspire your heart with art is all about celebrating your love of art or creativity.  The Unruly Paper Arts group is hosting a link up party with lots of talented creative people.  My latest creative project is a mixed media canvas using Rebekah Meier’s new Fabric Elements Collection, image transfers, stencils, pop of lace and […]

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California Adventures

Happy New Year everyone. We had a great holiday break visiting family and friends in southern California.  There is always lots to see and do in that part of the world aside from the theme parks, the beach and dessert are not far and fascinating.   Huntington Beach with a touch of smog on the horizon. Palm […]

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Christmas gifts don’t always come with packages, boxes and bows

the Grinch says “Christmas gifts don’t always come with packages, boxes and bows” but we know sometimes it is nice when it does.  Every year I share gifts and tutorials of some of my favourite projects.  This year I teamed up with Catherine Scanlon to create a series of free e-books that you can read […]

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Counting down the days to holidays with family, friends and the beach. Joining Linky Parties: Sky Watch Friday Chrisy’s Reconnecting With Nature party

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The first day of summer has arrived, along with heat and lots of rain that equals flowers bursting out everywhere.  We are being treated to a kaleidoscope this year, avenues lined with frangipani and Poinciana create a blaze of color. Am really looking forward to the holiday break, time on the beach and with family.  […]

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The earth laughs in flowers

Happy Thanksgiving to all my family and friends based in the USA.  Thanksgiving is my favourite holiday mostly because it is so uncomplicated, all we have to do is remember we have something to be grateful for. The earth laughs in flowers is a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson a favourite poet. Am pretty sure […]

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Sparkle like crystal

Some days just sparkle going to the crystal castle in Mullumbimby was something I wanted to do for ages. Seeing giant sized crystals used as garden ornaments was really cool but this is the sight that had me enchanted. They had planted an avenue of bamboo, creating a cool shaded breezeway with whispers in the […]

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Attitude of Gratitude

Develop and attitude of gratitude and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better” Brian Tracy Sharing a photo of the Myles Standish Monument for my nature loving and sky watching friends. The park has a lovely view of the bay […]

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Early morning light

“Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good where ever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.’ Alan Cohen. Sharing a photo of the early morning light which is always a little more special on the water.  Have a great weekend at what ever you are up to. […]