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Sunset concert

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 30, 2014

One of the joys of summer is sitting out under the evening sky and being carried away by the gift of free music. Concerts in the park are such a sweet summer tradition! On a Sunday last June Matt and I packed up our lawn chairs and something to drink and headed to downtown Austin […]

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Good help is hard to find

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 31, 2014

Oliver, like most cats, loves to curl up on the newest at least semi-horizontal addition to his environment. So when Matt set up our computers on the dining room table one evening to rebuild them, Ollie found one of the keyboards irresistible. Thankfully, Matt called me into the room to see it, and I snapped […]


Meeting the girls

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 23, 2014

A few days ago I shared a layout about an old friendship of ours with a man named Jeremy, who both Matt and I worked and were friends with several years ago. Today’s layout features photos of Jeremy’s family from last November when they came to town. It was the first time we had met […]

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A bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 24, 2014

I wanted to pull together a few photos of me and my mom for this page. Once I had selected these three I realized that in each we were “hugging around the neck.” Thus, my title was born! Product/technique notes I bought two of the We R Memory Keepers Sew Ribbon punches when they first […]


Wheat-free zone

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 15, 2014

When my brother visited us for New Year’s this year, we set a fun goal of trying several new recipes following our new wheat-free lifestyle. We ended up baking almost every day Phil was here. They weren’t all great recipes, but we sure had a lot of fun making them all together. Product/technique notes I […]