It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on September 19, 2013

When I saw the 3×4 cut-apart sheet from Jilliean Soup’s “Happy camper stew” collection, I knew that I had to have it for this one card with the pair of foxes. I had recently taken some photos of Matt as we were driving around Austin. Just simple this-is-regular-life photos. I didn’t know exactly what I […]


I heart trying new recipes

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 4, 2013

I really love the process of reading through recipes, imagining the ingredients coming together to make flavors and textures and then choosing and making one. It’s quite gratifying for me to finish cooking something new. And I love hearing feedback from those I serve it to (usually just Matt, but on the day represented in […]


Honey & Bunny

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 29, 2012

My layout highlights a photo of Phil and me on Halloween night in 1977. We were all ready to head out for some heavy-duty trick-or-treating. Because I think it’s kind of funny, let me take a moment to list the elements that made up our costumes that night: Phil’s female impersonator costume: An auburn wig […]

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Food coma

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 21, 2012

When it’s time to be fed Liam just about ricochets off the walls in anticipation. And once we dish up his vittles for him he sort of attacks his bowl. I think it’s safe to say this boy likes to eat a little too much! But once he’s plowed through his meal and cleaned all […]


‘Tis near Halloween

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 26, 2011

Blogtoberfest Day 26 Don’t miss out on my GIVEAWAY! Twisted Sketches has revealed its latest sketch, #125, and the twist is “black.” Be sure to head over to the site to grab the sketch, then create something and link it up! Here’s my Design Team layout inspired by the sketch. The simple story behind this […]