Little Yellow Bicycle

Easy as pie

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 4, 2014

Mom and Dad married in June 1965, and not long after that Dad left his teaching job for a position as an investigator with the government. This new job required some pretty extensive training, so Mom and Dad had to live for a time in New Jersey while he attended classes. This photo was taken […]


Dotted swiss

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 31, 2013

I just loved wearing the beautiful dresses Mom made for me over the years. She sewed me a new dress for the first day of just about every year I was in grade school. She made my gorgeous First Communion and Confirmation dresses. She even made me dresses to wear in my piano recitals. It […]


You’re gonna find yourself somewhere, somehow

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 28, 2013

The seventh sketch challenge, which I’m proud to have designed, has been posted at the SCRAP & MUSIC challenge blog! Head over to the site to grab the sketch and play along. This seventh sketch came with the song “Put your records on” by Corinne Bailey Rae. My layout In case you can’t read it […]


Labor Day 1974

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 28, 2013

On this layout is a photo of a very rare occurrence: both sets of my grandparents are visiting us at the same time. We lived in Ohio; Nana and Papa, Dad’s parents (on the left), lived in Pennsylvania; and Grandma and Grandpa, Mom’s parents (on the right) lived in California. So there were not a […]


Celtic warrior

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 27, 2012

For Halloween in 2005 Matt wanted to wear his kilt and be a Celtic warrior, so we pulled together this outfit. After doing a little online research for face tattoo designs, I “tattooed” Matt’s face. It was fun to do! Then we sprayed his hair with this outrageous color of orange to finish the look. […]