Inherited Land

There once was a Princess who was sent to live on a plot of land inherited by her grandparents. It held many family secrets and was said to be a sacred place for the family. On the land was a big house with many rooms and happy smells. Everyday food was cooked to perfection and Read More

Babagoonosh & The Princess

The Princess wanted so badly to flee the underground basement of her mother’s castle. Her whole life she had the door in front of her to leave. But, scared of the unknown, she had always stayed inside. Until finally one day, she could no longer stay. She gathered her pet bird, Babagoonosh, a gift from Read More

The Crone’s Life

Crone: an old woman who is thin and ugly. Many years ago, the Crone lived a life of solitude in the enchanted forest. In a faraway Kingdom lived a princess, who was so wildly misbehaved, the King and Queen needed to send her away. Often times, when children of nobleness, such as this Princess, misbehaved, Read More

The Flowering Babagoonosh

There once was a Princess who lived in a castle with the most impressive gardens. When she became of age, the Princess started growing her own gardens on the estate. But sadly, she was unable to grow, for her green thumb simply did not work. The Princess cried for her garden did not bloom. But Read More

Church Camp

Growing up, my mom would pluck my sister and me out of New York City for the summer. She’d take us to our summer cabin in the middle of nowhere in Pennsylvania. We’d spend the entire two-month summer vacation there. But one summer she had to work an extra two weeks, so she sent us Read More

The Princess, The Bad Man & Their Feathered Friend

In old town Gallawalena, lived a Princess. Her parents forbade her from leaving the castle, for the world was too scary for their little Princess. Since she was young, fear of suffocation often haunted the Princess, for the castle was massive but her heart and adventurous spirit were even bigger. To settle her fear, the Read More

Contemplating Life, Lent and Shopping

Hi Friends! Thanks for stopping by the Lent Series. As you many of you know, Lent starts on VaLentine’s Day this year. While Lent has always been a time I truly enjoy as a Catholic, it is also a time of sadness within the Catholic community, representing the time that Jesus gave up his life Read More

Wood Burning 101

Wood burning is one of the most therapeutic art forms. It is also a technique that isn’t too difficult.  Friends I’ve introduced to wood burning have picked it up quickly. With a bit of practice, they became quite good at it.  What You Will Need: Wood Burner  (~$19 on Amazon) Plywood – Find some easily Read More