Look whom I met today around Green Lake! Some were standing on the shore, others were sitting on benches, and there was one who was already defeated.
Happy New Year, everyone! – Boldog új évet kívánok!
Beautiful handcrafted baskets, bags, and hats in a small market in Maroantsetra. The marketplace sells many household goods and fruits and vegetables, but it’s known for the raffia hats and bags.
Did you remember to send a traditional Easter card this year? Maybe it’s not as common anymore as it was in the last century, but a handwritten card can still be a nice touch.
Did you know that Americans send more than 140 million Valentine’s Day greeting cards annually to their loved ones and friends?
Are you ready for a walk down memory lane? What were the images on Christmas cards more than 100 years ago?
These old Thanksgiving postcards, from the years 1907 through 1913, are from our collection that we inherited from one of Steve’s uncles. Yes, they are 100 years old!
While visiting Sacramento in the end of September, during the lunch breaks of the 9th International Food Blogger Conference, I got a chance to walk in the city. Besides enjoying the weather and the walk itself, I enjoyed the public art displayed along the streets.
I love traditional postcards. Picture on one side, writing on the other. From the many that we have received for Christmas over the years, I kept a number for my personal postcard collection. These are European cards, sent to us by our family members and friends in Slovakia and Czech Republic – previously Czechoslovakia – and Hungary.
Knitting has been one of my favorite hobbies for a long time. I started with easy projects – like scarves – and moved on to knit hats, pullovers, sweaters, vests, a skirt, mittens, a doll, even a blanket. There was a time in my life when I knitted with great intensity, then other interests took over, and knitting got abandoned a little bit.
One of the joys of the Christmas season is re-discovering our treasured Christmas ornaments that are so meaningful for us. Here is a selection of some of those favorites.
I like simplicity in everything, including Christmas decorating. Too many lights, too many artificial things displayed, and too much glitter – it’s just too much for me. I believe, less can be more.