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Fairy Tales Palaces in Europe…

Once the homes of emperors, kings and nobles, some of the finest palaces in the world can be found in Europe. Scattered across the centuries, from medieval mansions to neoclassical halls, from baroque beauties to renaissance residences, these centres of … Continue reading

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The Artist in Me – A Learning Process

I have spent my spare time through the Fall and Winter watching how-to videos on YouTube, the majority of which have been on the topic of watercolor painting, drawing and a few on pastels.  I have these dreams of sitting … Continue reading

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February 21st is National Sticky Buns Day!

Here are today’s five things to know about sticky buns: Sticky buns are also known as cinnamon rolls and monkey bread.  A sticky bun should always be made of yeast dough.  Ancient Egyptians were th… Source: February 21st is National Sticky … Continue reading

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Five food things to know about cherry pie: Cherries belong to the rose family. Cherry pie is the fifth most popular pie in the US. In the 19th century, fruit pies were a common breakfast food. Oliver Cromwell banned the … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Challenge – Solitude for Mr. Barks A Lot

Mr. Tex, waiting for his girlfriend (fellow Husky female) to come out to play.  He’s getting old and I realized yesterday, he’s quite deaf.  I walked up behind him to pet his head and he just about jumped out of … Continue reading

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4 Days in Devon

And here’s another spot for my bucket list! Over Christmas holiday we had the pleasure to explore the Devon county of England. Southwest to London, it was a three-and-a-half-hour journey by car, where we stayed in a rural cabin in … Continue reading

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Resilience in Sirmione, Italy

I’m determined to put Sirmione on my bucket list! The most resilient thing about Sirmione, Italy was one particular steadfast nonna. Source: Resilience in Sirmione, Italy

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