May 11th, 2010
Blueberry Hill – sign outside club
Chuck Berry, rock and roll legend also known as “The Father of Rock and Roll”, was born in St. Louis and still lives in a suburb of St. Louis today. He and the St. Louis landmark restaurant and music club, Blueberry Hill, have a strong connection going [...]
March 21st, 2010
Danielle of Pussman & Co., Pussman Stuffies is giving away the sweetest hand-dyed teddy to celebrate her three-year blogging anniversary. There are two more days to join – until March 23!
You can join the giveaway here:
Please check out her wonderful blogs and other sweet teddies, too. [...]
March 20th, 2010
In the last few months, I have gotten three new teddies for my teddy collection. Most of my small collection is artist bears.
This teddy came from Japan and is by Rutsu. She has small, wonderful mohair teddies with a vintage look.
This teddy came from Russia and is [...]
February 16th, 2010
Paris – we visited Paris a few summers ago. It was like a surreal dream, ancient mingling with avant-garde, beauty everywhere. Some of my favorite memories are from that visit, and included a very special evening in which we visited my French penpal and her family and had dinner at her house.
When you go [...]
February 7th, 2010
I am excited to be participating in the One World One Heart Giveaway this year. This is the third year Lisa of “A Whimsicial Bohemian” is hosting this wonderful event started to bring bloggers from all over the world together. You can read more about it and see the list of all the participants (over [...]
May 21st, 2009
Price Tower is the tallest actualized skyscraper designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. (He designed one other vertical structure, the S.C. Johnson Wax Research Tower.) You will find it in the seemingly unlikely town of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. However, a little digging into the history of Bartlesville shows that Bartlesville was a town that developed [...]
January 31st, 2009
Stuffed magazine published by Stampington and Co., pieces on front cover by Susan Mitchel (Sweet Pea of It’s a Whimsical Life)
I just bought an issue of the new Stuffed magazine published by Stampington & Co. The publisher also publishes a variety of beautiful magazines [...]