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Belfast Exploring / Lunch at the National

I’ve been so impressed by the design I’ve stumbled across in Ireland lately. A year or so ago I was lamenting that every cafe felt a little bit the same – the same industrial style that wasn’t too adventurous or … Continue reading

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Recent Baby Photography / Tiny in Tulle

I’ve been snapping a few more baby photographs lately, for friends, family and a few clients. Over the weekend, I got to take photos of our little neighbor girls. Baby Tillie Ann was so curious about her little tulle skirt. Ten … Continue reading

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Friday Finds

Happy, happy Friday! How are ya? This week absolutely flew by. But it was a productive one. I got two days minding my gorgeous little niece while her usual sitter (welcome back, Grandma Lolo!) was away, crossed some BIG things off … Continue reading

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Delightful Design / Blas Cafe at the Chocolate Factory

When Michael was on school break last week, we took a little field trip to the Blas Cafe in the Chocolate Factory. I had been meaning to check it out – it’s always great to hear about a new northside … Continue reading

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How Dublin Bikes Took Over the City

This infographic on Dublin Bikes, our city’s public bike system, arrived in my inbox last week and I thought it would be fun to share with you. I get a lot of infographics in my inbox but I usually delete them … Continue reading

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All Over the World with Conde Nast Traveler

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been writing about places all over the world for Conde Nast Traveler. I thought I’d send you on a little journey through those articles today! 10 Best Free Things to Do in Dublin – I … Continue reading

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5 Dublin Cafes for Tea Drinkers

I must admit I rarely drink tea, despite living in a country that takes tea very seriously and despite growing up with a dad who drinks tea all day long. I love to drink tea when an Irish person makes … Continue reading

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True Quests Aren’t Measured in Time or Distance

My mom recommended a book when I was home in Maine at Christmas time, which she rarely does although she and my dad both read voraciously. Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walters, was an easy, mostly happy read, and I liked this particular passage … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Eating Clean and Lean

Pea fritters from The Healthy Chef I mentioned a few times in passing that Michael and I were endeavouring to eat “clean and lean” for several weeks in an effort to reset our sugar clocks, so to speak. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Dublin Flower Shops / Appassionata Flowers

Welcome to round two of our pre-Valentine’s Day virtual flower shop tours! This time, we’re visiting Appassionata Flowers on Drury Street, sandwiched right in between George’s Street Arcade and Cocoa Atelier. (And now that Cocoa Atelier has gone from charcoal to … Continue reading

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