Category Archives: Design Ideas

Under Construction

For anyone out there who still reads my blog (regularly or even occasionally) my website is currently under construction. My General Contractor? David Somerville! That’s right. David, a talented graphic designer and friend of mine, has agreed to take my, … Continue reading

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Looking for Meaningful Gifts?

I am excited to announce that I am now an Amani ya Juu volunteer and sales rep! What is Amani ya Juu? It’s an African boutique in D.C. that sells beautiful purses, clothes, and jewelry made by Kenyan women as … Continue reading

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More Blessed to Give

Dear blog readers, I have a secret to tell you. Well, it’s not even really a secret. It’s simply a beautiful principle, that when whispered into your heart by experience, warms the very core of your being and entire outlet … Continue reading

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Going Green

And us Americans think that we are good at recycling? Yesterday, I visited St. Edwin’s Orphanage in Kijabe with some other RVA ladies to deliver secondhand clothing and shoes. After Chai with Ruth, who runs the orphanage of 25 children, … Continue reading

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Winter Project Finished

Well, it’s April 21, and just last Friday, I finished my winter knitting project.  Better late than never, right?  🙂  I had done scarves before, but wanted to try something a bit more challenging.  A wonderful lady in my church … Continue reading

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Lately

what have i been doing lately? ::meeting jade ::   Last Saturday, I got to go meet Jon and Jenni’s newest little addition, Jade Lydia.   the smiths are like family to me, and it is always fun to be … Continue reading

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Design Sponge

…my new favorite girly-artsy website, which I discovered this week while web-surfing…  http://www.designspongeonline.com/the owner and director of the site: Design*Sponge is a daily website dedicated to home and product design run by Brooklyn-based writer, Grace Bonney. Launched in August of … Continue reading

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