Castles Royale

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/25/2014
Hi Friends, If you haven't tired yet of learning about our cruise travels last month, I'd like to tell you about our castle tour. Unlike the Americas, Europe has a long history of kings and queens. For more than a thousand years, Europe was ruled by monarchs and feudal lords. Castle building was a huge part of the lives of the citizenry and there are countless examples of castles from every period in European history.

Architecture

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/22/2014
Hi Friends, As you may know from my last blog post, we just returned from a cruise up the Atlantic Coast of Europe. I wanted to tell you about a place that really surprised us in Spain. On the northern coast of Spain is a city called Bilbao. It has industrial origins and a port on the Atlantic and one can see where it was an exciting seaport for hundreds of years.

Flowers, Flowers

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/17/2014
Hi Everyone! In August we were fortunate enough to be able to travel to Europe on a cruise. Our cruise started in Lisbon, went north from there and made a half dozen stops in Spain, France and England. It was a part of the world I had never seen, but had read about.

For Scrapbookers

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/15/2014
Hello Friends, As you know, a fair amount of my friends are in to scrapbooking. I am constantly amazed at how creative they can be with paper, scissors and a printer. I wish that I had the creative genes that they have; I would struggle less on holidays!

A New Year

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/10/2014
Hi Friends, Because this is a calendar blog, I thought it would be helpful to point out a few things from time to time that might come in handy. This post is about 16 month calendars.

Jumping the Gun

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/4/2014
Hello Everyone, There is a special category on our site that I would like to draw your attention to. I may be jumping the gun on this one, but there are dozens of advent calendars that you might want to take a look at.

All in a Day's Work

Posted by Rebekka Quinn on 9/1/2014
Dear Friends,

Today is Labor Day which means a day off for most, the last day before school starts for some, and the closing bookend to the summer season for the rest of us.  There is a finality about the day...because what comes next is the whirlwind time of year.  School, holidays, leaves falling, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's; it seems to build in intensity each day like a snowball rolling down a hill.

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