5 Packing Tips to Tour the Fashion Capital

New York City. 10 Days. What to Pack?   With Only a Carry-On Bag. Can You Do It – Pack for 10 Days in a Carry-On??? Try These 5 Tips to Ease Packing Stress for Big City Travel. Tip 1:  Buy and Stockpile New Clothes for the Trip. This really does work.  It May Sound Extravagant, but it’s […]

A Troll Hunt

Are You Ready to Have a Frozen Party this Summer? Great! But You Must Have Trolls! Here’s the Best Ever Scavenger Hunt – Searching for Trolls! Trolls are So Simple to Make.   I Surprised Myself. 4 Materials:  Rocks, Sharpie, Googly Eyes.  Yarn. Trolls are Made in 3 Steps…Search, Draw, Glue. Search:  Take a Stroll.  Carry a small […]

Ready to Listen Again

Ancient Wood.  Still Heavy and Strong. It began life as a Door in a Church in Penasco, New Mexico. Worn Smooth from the Caresses of Many Parishioners. With Sturdy Hinges to Withstand the Freezing Cold and Searing Heat. The Door Listened to Many, Many Voices. Over Many, Many Years in the Shadow of the Mountains. In its […]

What’s New Here?

Home Design. Two Words.  Modern Blending. The Homes of Enchantment Parade of Homes showcases New Home Design in New Mexico. This is Such a Fun Event –  Touring the Newest of New in Home Design. The Girls and I joined the Parade and paid a Visit to this Stunner. It did not disappoint. Come Walk […]

Bollywood Summer – Skirt in a Flash

It may be Cold and Wet Here in New Mexico, but Summer is Coming. A Rainy Afternoon was the Perfect Moment for a New Bollywood Creation. Missy Doodle needed a costume for her class play, All the Rice in India.  She is a Princess from India.  An Elephant Keeper boy and the princess are in […]

The Liebster Award to Doodle T!

The Liebster Award 2016 is an award that exists only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. The earliest case of the award goes as far back as 2011. Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. My favorite blogger, Summer Daisy, […]

Crayola’s Spring Green

Crayola Has a Gift for Naming Colors. I Have Always Been in Awe. In 1958, Crayola introduced its Line of 64 Colors… With a Spectacular Array of Color Names…Check these out… Crayola No. 64 Box – APRICOT, AQUAMARINE, BITTERSWEET, BLACK, BLUE, BLUE GRAY, BLUE GREEN, BLUE VIOLET, BRICK RED, BRILLIANT ROSE, BROWN, BURNT ORANGE, BURNT […]

Lady Mary’s Top…Found!

I found it!  A Top that Lady Mary would Love. In Linen.  Weighty, but Not Heavy.  Soft but Not Wimpy.  Luscious Colors and True White. In a very Un-Lady Mary-ish Shop…Wild Moon Boutique in Old Town, Albuquerque. Where the Wild WoMan Shops! A Shop that Pays Homage to Frida Kahlo in a huge way. With […]

Pineapple Hunk

He Sat on the Counter.  Ripening. Tall.  Woody.  Spiky Green Plumage.  Handsome in his Own Uniqueness. From Costa Rica. Initially, I was Unsure How to Approach Him. Should I try with the Specially-Designed Williams Sonoma Kitchen Aid? A Sharp Knife?  Yes.  Keep It Simple. He Came with Picture Instructions on How to Handle. Simple Steps […]

Naming Colors

Color is Fascinating. With Only a Change in Paint Color, a Room is Transformed. Adding a Colorful Scarf Will Always Transform the Black Suit and the Woman Who Wears It. I am Intrigued with the Name This Color Contest run by House Beautiful. You Already Know the Power of Color. Can You Put a Name […]