Ice Age 2008

By Annie Holland / December 15, 2008

When I wrote about me wining the cake competition on Tuesday I was imagining this wonderful weekend, full of cinnamon smell, warm cookies, baked marshmallows, gift wrapping and stories by the fire. Our week starting from Wednesday until today ( Monday) turned out quite different. Tuesday the weather was bad, but this is usual here,…

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News, news, news!!!

By Annie Holland / July 28, 2008

Hi all!!!I have been so busy!!! We finally painted the kitchen, it put a hell of a fight, but so far we win! 🙂 There is a lot of finishing work we need to do, but it is getting there! 🙂 Imagine my surprise, when I saw that under the wallpaper we had there, there…

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The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination

By Annie Holland / June 7, 2008

The commencement speech of J.K Rowling at the Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association”This is one of the best and most inspiring speeches I’ve ever heard! Not that I am fan of J.K Rowling, but especially considering it as a commencement speech ( usually the speaker is as bored as the audience), it brought…

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The Garden that did not die!

By Annie Holland / April 24, 2008

It is a wonderful Spring day! At last!!! I was dying for a little bit of sun!Do you sometimes give flowers as a gift? Do you have a friend that always “kills” the flowers you give them? Well, that’s me! I can never grow anything, no matter how hard I try! In fact, I think…

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It’s Spring Cleaning Day, as Rabbit said

By Annie Holland / February 25, 2008

No food today, sorry guys 🙂I have been extremely busy since the beginning of the year, an awful start for that matter, many bad things happened but I am looking deeply in Phil’s eyes ( I am talking about the groundhog, honey,relax) and I can just see it there…the Spring coming! No matter the shadow,…

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My gift for you

By Annie Holland / January 1, 2008

Happy New year!!!I wish all of you to do better than the best you can do, to be better than the best person you can be and to get better results than the best ones you deserve in 2008!I wish to than my good friend Will for the New year’s present he gave me and…

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70 New Year’s resolutions to save the Earth!

By Annie Holland / December 31, 2007

Let me start with the words of Roger Ebert about Al Gore’s movie: ” In 39 years, I have never written these words in a movie review, but here they are: You owe it to yourself to see this film. If you do not, and you have grandchildren, you should explain to them why you…

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Going “green”!

By Annie Holland / November 9, 2007

There are so many important things we have to do to take care of our children, that sometimes we overlook and maybe even forget, that the Earth is not only our home, but the home of the generations to come.It is more than obvious that we do not take good care of her and that…

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How to wear a baby

By Annie Holland / November 1, 2007

Threading the sling You will have to do this only once, afterwards you just need to slip into the sling. Place the sling on a flat surface with the hem near the rings facing up. Gather together both ends of the sling tail ( opposite on the rings side) by walking your fingers together from…

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Native American Festival -part II

By Annie Holland / September 30, 2007

Another attraction we went to see were the wigwams (wigwam means “house” ).There were two present- one bark covered( the small picture on right), made by JeffreyKalin for this year’s Festival, andanother that was made of fabric( the big picture on the left).We didn’t get the chance to go inside the bark one, but I…

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