By Peggy McGinley

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

The Best DIY New Home Gifts

Some of the best gifts are the ones made by you. Not only does this offer the chance to completely tailor your gift to the recipient and their taste, it can often be a little cheaper than buying generic homeware gifts on the highstreet. When certain trends pick up, shops catch up and often charge ex...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

The Rumah Pohon Treehouse in Nusa Penida

There have been many brilliant sunrises in my life, but it’s hard to top the one at the Rumah Pohon Treehouse in Nusa Penida, Indonesia. The way that the sun rose over the jagged islets, lighting up the entire bay in layers of orange, pink, and gold, all while I watched from the perch in the tre...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Coconut Cream Pie

April 19, 2018 posted by Lindsay This Coconut Cream Pie is made with a coconut custard filling and a coconut whipped cream, all topped with toasted coconut! It’s a classic pie that is wonderfully delicious! So pie is something I’ve developed more of a love and appreciation for in recent yea...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

The Ideal Indonesia Itinerary for 2 Weeks to 2 Months

When the sun rose over the volcano caldera, lighting up the sky in shades of orange, pink, and yellow, it illuminated the electric blue lake and the blue flames of the volcano faded into the light. I looked at the French guy next to me, whom I’d met during the hike up with the stars, and we smi...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes

April 17, 2018 posted by Lindsay These Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes are made with a chocolate cupcake flavored with Guinness, Guinness ganache filling and fudgy chocolate frosting! They are moist, rich and delicious! So last week, the boys had some pretty exciting times. First, their great g...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

The Feng Shui Colors To Create A Happy Home

Shifting the energy in your home and generally creating a happier environment is easy to do by using feng shui, The use of color in your living space is vital in creating the atmosphere that you want. With colors all around, you respond to them in different ways on a daily basis without even re...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

A junk shopping day with birthday girl musings with video

My favorite kind of day in the whole wide world is an unplanned one. Can you relate? I actually had an appointment earlier on April 6th, which also just happened to be my birthday. Prepared for rain, I glanced up at the sky and the clouds parted. Shadows! Some sunshine! So without a care in the...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

The Journey: Why I Love this Travel Podcast by KLM

Podcasts have become a mainstay in my ears now while I travel, not just internationally but on the train in Berlin, while making dinner, while cleaning up after my messy self, and while out for an evening stroll. Podcasts usually help me learn something and entertain me simultaneously, and I can...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 423

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 423 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hey friends! Well! This past week I finally got my junk on, and took off on a little hunt and picked up… Grain Sack Striped tote used 3 ways by Funky Junk Interiors this cutie pie! It’s apparently a vin...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

The Perfect Nusa Islands Itinerary

The Nusa islands off the coast of Bali in Indonesia are exactly what you’re looking for if you want the beauty of Balinese culture but wish it came without the crowds. Located just 30 minutes by boat from Bali’s Sanur, this is what people say Bali was like 30 years ago. There are three Nusa isla...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

Grain sack striped farmhouse tote used 3 ways

My friends, I had one fun weekend! And I do believe it helped activate my love of junk again! It’s been awhile. Sunday was actually my birthday. So I head out without a real destination, and ended up antique / junk shopping! Full intentions to show you around was planned for tonight, however par...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

Golden Dreams and Pastel Shades Come to Life

This elegantly designed home by Crosby Studios, is much like a pink palace sheathed in luxurious textures framed in precious metals with art deco styled highlights. The architect of this dazzling interior is Harry Nuriev, a creative professional who also produces custom furniture and art object...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

Why You Should Invest in Your Skin in Your 20s

Attention, ladies! All of those less-than-great skincare habits will one day catch up with you. I know we’re all guilty of forgetting sunscreen sometimes or falling asleep with makeup on after a night out, but it’s always a great time to start treating your skin with a little more TLC. As soon as...

by Peggy McGinley - 3 months ago

Nusa Penida’s Secret Spots

I remember hearing about the Nusa Islands off of Bali in Indonesia years ago. People said it was like Bali used to be before the tourism and development took over. Ever since I’d imagined how it would be – jungly, with friendly people and rocky roads, rugged beaches, and hidden treasures. When...