Archive for June, 2008

Today I am reminiscing… Once upon a time, when my lovely daughter turned two, I decided to use my iMac to make stuff for people. I made a business name – amamagogo – based on something my daughter said. I made personalized party invitations. I made miscellaneous wedding things. I made “I’ve Moved” announcements. I […]

This past week the kids spent a night at Auntie and Uncle’s house with the cousins and had a great time. When I came to pick them up – running behind, of course – I was greeted by my daughter with a hug and this cup of wild fleurs she picked on a walk. Then […]

I just discovered something at – Under “Printer Options” you can select “Word Search Puzzle” (Oh Boy!). So, I thought this was a fun discovery, though I am not sure when I’ll take advantage of it. Maybe while I am traveling? Maybe for a kid gathering where we cook? Maybe as part of some […]

First Birds


I have chosen my first birds, two prints from Geninne’s on Etsy. Geninne has a watercolor series “20 Birds”. I love them. The Bird Wall begins! Cheers! P.S. Visit “Geninne’s Art Blog” at for more fun, interesting and creative stuff. Nice.



The pink peonies have burst into bloom. I had to bring some into the house. The white are just blooming. I only became a fan when we moved into this house with the pinks already here. Two years later my mother-in-law was given several white peonies from a friends mother’s home which she shared with […]

Bird Wall


I wrote in my Etsy post that I am contemplating bird art purchases. I have a wall in the front stairway that keeps saying “Bird Wall” to me. So, I am looking at Etsy. I will do some painting of my own. I’ll also scout Goodwill and some garage sales. (I have some wheels turning […]

I Do Love Etsy


I’ve mentioned before that one of the reasons I started looking at blogs was to get inspired. On that journey I also discovered Oh, Etsy, whose trademark is “your place to buy & sell all things handmade”, is a little slice of internet heaven. Artists, artisians, crafters, creators from around the globe selling their […]