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Family Time

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Summer is magical in the Pacific Northwest. The world is beautiful and lush. There’s so much to do within a 90 minute drive. We have enjoyed this family time immensely. It gives us... READ MORE

The Cross Country Journey

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We landed in Portland in June 30 after a four day cross country drive. Husband and I packed up the Rogue with the kitties and ourselves to head west. Our goal was 8... READ MORE

Culinary Bucket List

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Champaign-Urbana (C-U) has become a foodie paradise over the last decade. I chalk it up to a number of factors: a constant influx of new people because of the university, the developed palettes... READ MORE

Right Now 5.29

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I’ve been out of touch with blogging for awhile and I’ve been missing it. I know I’ve said this before, but I want to blog more. What blogging means to me has changed... READ MORE

Introducing: Cheekymagpie Kits

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    Introducing: Cheekymagpie Kits I came up with the idea of making kits after my Caribbean vacation. There’s something about stepping away from the day to day that allows ideas to flourish.... READ MORE

Cruise to Southern Caribbean

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We are just back from a cruise to the southern Caribbean. It was refreshing to be in the sun and wind. We nearly touched South America and traveled the farthest south ever: 10... READ MORE