Monthly Archives: September 2012

What’s in a Name?

I feel as though I travel around the world every day just checking in with customers – and some of them have the most entrancing place names!  Runaway Bay!  I would love to!   Ngaruawahia could only be in New … Continue reading

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Domestic Upkeep

My friend Carolyn is very often the voice of my domestic conscience.  ”Hmmm,” she said the other night as we were having dinner, “how come the local Queen of Linen has such a chaotic napkin drawer?” So I got up … Continue reading

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                                  I checked some of my favorite blogs this morning while my mind was still soft and open from yoga and it occurred to me … Continue reading

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I am so touched at all the encouragement and support and sheer goodwill beaming at me from my blogging community right now – thank you!  We have come on a journey together, each of us sitting at home (or in … Continue reading

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I Made the Cut!

This is like getting into college! I am one of one hundred finalists from two thousand entries to the Martha Stewart American Made Awards, so I am absolutely thrilled. You can vote every day – just click the graphic above. … Continue reading

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