Fall in New Hampshire

Fall-New Hampshire
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From Travel to Design – Salzburg, Austria Part 2


After our travels to Salzburg, it’s now time to translate that visual journey to our home design. Notice the various colors in our travel/design palette.  There are many colors represented here but all are “toned’ down, note the pinks and yellows are not too bright but the greens seem to stand out. Gold is a […]

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Recipe for the Month – Sacher Torte – Austrian


Why not try your hand at making the Original Sacher Torte! Ingredients Cake ¾ cup (170 g) butter; 6 ½ oz (180 g) semi-sweet chocolate; ¾ cup (170 g) sugar; 8 egg yolks; 1 cup (120 g) flour; 10 egg whites, stiffly beaten; 2 tbs. apricot jam; Icing 1 cup (225 g) sugar; ⅓ cup […]

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2 Days in Salzburg, Austria


You can really cover a lot of ground in 2 days in Salzburg, Austria.  This town is small enough for you to feel like you’re a local, but big enough for you to be a tourist. Let’s visit some sites! Accommodations in Salzburg can be pricey, so we stayed a short distance down the road […]

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Inspirational Quote for the Week

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Photo for the Week – Garden of the Gods Park

'Garden of the Gods Park'

Photo By Janet Franz Nelson www.pathwaysandpatinas.com

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Travel Tips – Rubber Bands


Hey Friends!  This is my first post for tips for traveling, so I decided to go with my favorite “go to” item. Every since studying abroad I have brought rubber bands with me.  I take about 10, just in case. Here are 3 ideas for using rubber bands while you travel. 1) If you tend […]

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Recipe for the week – Highclere Castle Bread

Maybe, Mrs. Patmore of Downtown Abbey used this bread recipe. Highclere Castle makes this bread on a regular basis.  Lady Carnarvon of Highclere castle is quiet an expert in creating unique recipes for her home; see all her tasteful delights at – Cooking with Lady Carnarvon on YouTube.  See Video below.

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Quote of the Week – N. T. Wright

“When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves–that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience.” ― N.T. Wright

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Photo of the week – Highclere Castle, England

Downton Abbey

 The anticipation for the Downton Abbey movie in the US is spreading. The premiere is Friday, September 20th.  Add this place to your bucket list!   Check out one of my past blogs about this wonderful place.

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