3 Crafty Ways to Repurpose Holiday Cards

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Thrilled to see this story idea materialize and land a home at RealSimple.com! My article covers three cool ideas from the experts on creative ways to recycle those personalized Christmas photo cards currently landing in your mailbox, to help keep ties strong with those you love but perhaps can’t be with.

Read in full at Real Simple.

My Daughter’s Pandemic-Era Farmstead Wedding In Scotland Was A Team Effort

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Everyone played a part to make it perfect.

If you’d have told me cows would be a significant theme at our daughter’s wedding and that I’d be shoveling manure the week of the wedding to clear a barn for revelries, I’d have called it “crazy talk!” Two bulls skirmishing the morning of the wedding near the chosen site of the outdoor ceremony, causing the farmer to worry? Nah, as mother-of-the bride I’d have day-of concerns (my hair! my makeup! my dress!), but frisky bulls wouldn’t have come to mind, I promise.

Read in full on AARP The Girlfriend.

Hot Drinks From Around The World You Can Make At Home

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Baby, it’s cold outside! Enjoy my article on The Girlfriend featuring hot drinks from Bolivia, Morocco, Mexico, Ireland and Sweden. 

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The hidden hiking trails of Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C., provides a wealth of museums, monuments and sights to explore, but sometimes the abundance can be overwhelming. Our advice? Take a day and head outdoors to get your nature fix at one of these urban escapes.”

My first time publishing in American Way, American Airlines’ magazine!! Read here in full: https://www.americanway.com/articles/the-hidden-hiking-trails-of-washington-dc/