Walnut box with Maple Splines

Boxes Make A great Christmas Gift !!

I’m sure we all have had the experience of our own, or another’s kid or pet playing for hours with the cardboard box that held their gift. But right now, I am talking about a different box. These are handcrafted wood boxes we offer for sale at WoodnWhimsey. The line is called Premium Boxes by

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Blue painted Hall Table

For Sale at our Local Pickup Only Booth

I hope you guys are having a great Sunday. I am still adding bits N pieces to my in house tree and home decoration. I have these great solar lights for the outside dogwood tree but I cannot reach the branches! Typical planning glitch….hope to get a tall person to assist me soon. Today I

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Decorating My New Christmas Tree with my Right Brain

I usually spend the winter in Ireland, but since I have grandbabies, I now try to be in Ohio for Christmas every other year.   When my boys lived with me, we cut down our tree at a local tree farm. Those trees stayed fragrant. How I loved the smell of the pine.   Then, for a

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How Safe Are You. Tips on Holiday Safety

 Over this past weekend, I had an event scared me.  I live in a condo on a golf course in a quiet suburb in northeast Ohio.   I really do not wish to identify the area any closer to that location. The town is really a great area.  Fantastic school systems, pretty layout, taxes are

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criochfort terminal 2

The Story of My Plane Trip from Hell

I had to come back from Ireland, and so I booked my flight and limo trip the week prior to my leaving date. With the sale of Irish airlines Aer Lingus to the UK, various airline routes changed. We routinely used the Dublin to Philly to Akron Canton circuit. Dublin airport However, for the past

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My First Home in Ireland

Over ten years ago now, I went to Ireland with John to begin our duel continent living. Until fairly recently, John always traveled on a three-month nonimmigrant visa waiver program. Ireland and the United States have an agreement that allows travel from Ireland to the USA with Visa for 90 days. For details on this

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Do You Like Raw Honey?

I have never been a fan of honey.  You know, that little honey bear plastic bottle?  My kids loved it on toast, but I never cared for the taste.  I preferred maple syrup and used it as my sweet syrup goto. A few weeks ago,  when the kids came to collect the grand dog, they

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Why You Can’t Find Tasty Fruit & Veg

I was not able to plant my veggies garden this year. It’s now the height of summer, and I keep buying fruit at the grocery store and throwing it away after one bite. It’s either hard as a rock, dry as a bone, tastes bland or a combination of all three! When I was a

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Whimsical Pebble Art

I started collecting stones as a small child.  When I got older, it was something I shared with my mother.  After I married, I traveled across the country with my husband for his work.  Every time I went someplace new, I got a stone and bought it home. She kept those stones on a bookcase

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BlackStair Mountains in Wexford

Every day I can see a bit of the Blackstair Mountains in counties Wexford and Carlow.  If we drive toward Enniscorthy and north, we follow them along our way. These mountains are not high peaks but a more rounded shape as you look at them they mound after each other one by one kind of

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Hi guys, I told you I would show you the finished coffee table and picture frames I painted in Boxwood green.  In a past posting, I shared with you the old yellow oak oversized coffee table in the downstairs family room that needed a makeover. I loved the look of the table but hated that

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