In lieu of a Woman Crush Wednesday episode I just wanted to publish a quick post to say HELLO, Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy Ash Wednesday! I am back in London and while things on Yankee Doodle Paddy are busy, busy with all the fabulous Guest Blogger Posts, I wanted to explain why I am not doing a WCW cooking tutorial and love story for a lovely lady chef!
As we begin a new month, Yankee Doodle Paddy is also welcoming back one of the most popular series to hit the blogosphere. Last year for the first time ever, during the month of February, I hosted a series of posts with guest bloggers. One guess on the theme? Continue reading
As many of you know, I host a hashtag day each week called #tellthetruththursday Yesterday I spoke about a topic close to my heart. I have been wanting to write a blog post about it for ages. What topic you ask? Sensitivity. Yes, I am sensitive. I am thin skinned and I wear my heart on my sleeve! So much so that I even designed a sweater with hearts literally on the sleeves and is embroidered with “Where do you where YOUR heart?” Continue reading
It was an unlikely and unusual way to meet those who would become life long friends. Our three year old daughters were in the same class in preschool. And on the first day of school it was love at first bite. Yep their daughter bit my daughter and the rest is history! Continue reading
Here we are on the last day of 2017. I couldn’t let this opportunity pass without wishing you a Happy New Year and sharing a post. I’ve always felt that it’s a good thing to honor the past year before moving on to the next. Whether it is savoring the memories and reflecting on all the good that’s happened or finding ways to learn from the pain and struggles. There are a myriad of ways to do that, but I decided when I first started this blog to focus on a different perspective each year. On New Year’s Eve in 2015 I focused on lasting words, and in 2016 on lasting images. I’ve chosen to call this end of the year reflection “Lasting Sounds”. Continue reading
Wine and Wreaths. Yep, that is what I’m talking about today! If you’re like many folks during this “twixmas” (the time between Christmas and New Years) you’ve got some time on your hands and maybe you’ve even been doing a fair bit of imbibing. If your drink of choice is wine, that means you have plenty of wine corks left over. Unless you like box o wine. Then you can just skip along past this blog post. Continue reading