Last Thursday evening I got a text from Sophie that said, "100 things we f.....g love about Albuquerque. Go!" Over the course of about half an hour we texted back and forth all of the things we love about the Duke City. After I compiled the list, there were far more than 100 things! Here's what we have so far. What…Continue
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I'm not ashamed to admit I was a spoiled kid. I was lucky enough to have parents who indulged both my and my sister’s artistic endeavors. When we entered UNM, we each were able to go to Langell’s Art Supply and buy…Continue
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The other evening my sweetie and I drove around Rio Grande Blvd. in search of spectacular light displays. Needless to say, we were a bit disappointed. Don't get me wrong, there were a few houses that had some pretty cool displays including one with a vintage truck decked out…Continue
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A timely Throw Back Thursday!
Please don't laugh, but every year when my relatives from Northern New Mexico come to visit for for the holidays we argue about silly stuff. One of the things we don't agree on is the…Continue
I have a terrible sweet tooth. My father was a dentist so we didn't have a whole lot of candy at the house. My mom always had a hidden stash of chocolate bars and we all knew where to sneak a piece! Every year my dad would special order fancy Jordan Almonds for me. I've never been able to find …Continue
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Who doesn't love tamales? They are a traditional holiday food in New Mexico and everyone has a favorite type of tamale. A couple of years ago I wrote about the tamale making tradition in our family. This happens to be one of…Continue
This is the time of year when artists and crafts persons depend on big sales. For me, making jewelry is a hobby. For others, it's their livelihood. I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a post that made my heart sink and gave me a sick feeling. Fellow jeweler …Continue
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If you hate crowds, don't want to deal with parking,hate shopping in cold weather but want to keep it local, then I have an easy solution for you! Shop local Etsy vendors online. If you never ventured into the world of Etsy, OH MY GAWD! It's a wealth of handmade products as well as all the crafting supplies and…Continue
Black Friday has come and gone. I didn't participate. Small Business Saturday was, hopefully, successful for local businesses. The convenience of Cyber Monday is staring at us in the face today and my fingers are just itching to buy, buy, buy online.
Honestly, though, the older I get, the more I prefer…Continue
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This year has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for me. I’ve had some pretty big changes in my life. Some of these changes have been difficult and others have been fantastic. On this Thanksgiving Day, I thought I’d tell the world what I am thankful for.
Thankful for good…Continue
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