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Notes From A California Summer Road Trip
California HISTORY NATURE + GARDENS

Notes From A California Summer Road Trip

What a wonderful, carefree summer we had! I started the new school year with ambitious creative projects underway and plans for a return trip to the UK this month (yay!) My kids recently returned to school and curiously they have California-edition textbooks for science and Spanish California doesn’t…

September 5, 2015
Travel To Slovenia
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Travel :: Slovenia

How was your summer? – Ours was fantastic partly due to this completely (what seemed to me) random trip – – Slovenia – – I find some of the best experiences come in obscure packaging – And I also find that as we travel…

September 14, 2013
Last Days of Summer in Surrey
England: Kent + Surrey NATURE + GARDENS

Last Weeks Of An English Summer

 The great weather continues to hold in England as summer dons her most beautiful dress – Views of fields and majestic oak trees… – – charming homes… – – the nearby river… – – & gardens in full bloom…  – – Getting into the…

September 1, 2013
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NATURE + GARDENS

Twirling In The Poppy Fields

Peeking over hedgerows, coast to coast, I’ve been on a quest to find a field of poppies for months * I’d researched on the internet where to uncover their sneaky location but ended up empty handed Apparently it is like seeing a rainbow… * One…

July 31, 2012
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MY STORY

About The 4th Of July

My favorite holiday of the year is the 4th Of July No longer a celebration of gaining independence from England (parts of the US belonged to France, Spain and Russia as well) this hot summer bank holiday is welcomed by all * People decked out…

July 3, 2012
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England: London FAMILY ACTIVITIES

The Wimbledon Queue

I wanted to attempt one of England’s summer traditions, The Wimbledon Queue * * But hearing stories of 3 hour waits and people camping out, I was feeling a bit nervous Then tipped off by a few friends, I learned the key is to…

June 27, 2012
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NATURE + GARDENS

English Gardens In June

Gardens in England are at their most gorgeous right now with their first summer blossoms of the season * * These photos are from our village fundraiser garden tour, private homes opening their gardens to the public * * * See the orange oriental…

June 19, 2012