I'm slowly building up a collection of blogs that I find special - so far, mostly blogs pertaining to miniatures and cooking. I'm going to search out some nice needlework ones also - there's one I've visited that is really beautiful - I just need to find it again. I'm getting smarter - I'm now learning to say "follow this blog" when I find one that really appeals to me. :)
Without further ado, here's my current list:
A Beautiful World
A Greenleaf Fairfield for Miss Lydia Pickett
La Casa Rossa
Snippets From My Studio
Elly in Amsterdam
Cooking for One in Paris - The author has discontinued this one and started the one below (practical cooking). But the Paris one is still there and I plan to go back and spend some time there.
Practical Cooking for One
Mangia Bene Pasta - Informative, good recipes, and I love the name "Eat Good Pasta"!
Sandra From Sydney - This is a second blog by the author of "Snippets From My Studio" and is a wonderful account of a 6 month or more that she, her husband and their sun made in a travel trailer through Australia. I found it really good reading.
Hillbilly Hotdogs - Just because I think they're a hoot. And I love their hotdogs and fries!
- Mary Lynne
- West Virginia
- When I started my retirement travels - the first of which was my solo overseas trip to Italy in 2009 - I wanted a way to share it with family and friends as it happened. Hence, "My Travel Journal". However I realized I wouldn't always be on a trip and wondered what to do with the blog in between times. My daughter pointed out, wisely, that travels can also include trips to the kitchen to try a new recipe, trips to visit family, trips to my neighborhood Starbucks, or a fun day trip with a friend. You're welcome to join me on any of these journeys!
P.S. I've set up separate pages for each of my major trips (see tabs above).
I recently added an "Italian Word a Day" thingie which shows up at the bottom of every page. You see the word and can click to hear it pronounced. I've been enjoying it and I think my accent is improving as time goes by.