Zoey just completed her 25th airplane ride!  Not bad for a 18 month old.  Girl is one well travelled child. I’m not saying that she is good on planes, in fact, she is pretty terrible onboard.  She’s just been on a lot of them.   Her first plane ride was at 11 weeks old (she was […]

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Duke Blue Devil Capes

by ilene on April 22, 2014 · 3 comments

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A couple weeks ago, my twin sister and I fulfilled a dream of ours and took our families back to Duke University in North Carolina, where we graduated over a decade(!!!) ago.   We’ve always dreamt of one day stepping back on campus with our husbands and children in tow, showing our kids where their […]

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Hello!  Sorry my blogging has been sporadic!   We just got back from a two week trip to North Carolina (visiting Duke University and the outerbanks) and Southern California. It was a special birthday trip for my twin sister and I, made even more fun that we brought our kids and hubbies along.   Zoey […]

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Back in Beantown!

by ilene on July 3, 2012

in travel

Jeff and I have been back in Boston the past few days!! We are out here celebrating Jeff’s sister’s wedding in Portland, Maine. It’s soooo good to be back in New England! This is my first visit back since we moved last summer so its been really nostalgic to be back after living here for […]

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Fabric and Flower Shopping in Taipei

by ilene on January 27, 2012 · 10 comments

in sewing, travel

When we were in Taiwan for Jeff’s work last week, my friend Jossy, who was back in Taipei for winter break, asked if I wanted to go to the flower market and fabric district with her. Since Jeff worked late most days and I was usually left alone at the hotel, this was a welcome […]

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