By Peggy McGinley

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year 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...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes

April 9, 2018 posted by Lindsay These Lemon Raspberry Cupcakes are moist, light and some of my favorite flavors for spring! It’s amazing how babies come with a massive learning curve. And not just one curve, it’s like 500,000 curves all overlapping and intermingling. As soon as you get to...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

13 of the Best Places in Canada for Solo Travelers

Oh, Canada, you’re one fantastic country to travel in, especially as a solo traveler! For those who love the outdoors, want a safe and incredibly friendly place to travel through, and who want to experience many different cultures all at once, Canada is the perfect solo destination at any time o...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 422

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 422 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Welcome, welcome! This post will feel big because I had a hard time knowing where to stop with the fab features this round. You guys are making this hard in the very best of ways. I on the other hand, st...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

What Changed My Mind about the Philippines

I wrote this post years ago after visiting the Philippines but never had the guts to post it. As travelers, and especially as a travel blogger, I think we often feel like we are supposed to absolutely adore and connect with each place we visit. There has to be some kind of enthusiasm or positive...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Easy Coconut Cheesecake

April 4, 2018 posted by Lindsay This Easy Coconut Cheesecake is simple to put together with layers of buttery graham cracker crust, thick and creamy cheesecake and fluffy whipped cream! It’s full of the refreshing flavor of coconut! So there was a day this week that was even crazier than yo...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Panna Cotta and Kombucha Jello Slice

Shares 111 Honey-sweetened panna cotta is a favorite spring dessert, so I thought it would be fun to layer it with a cookie crust and strawberry kombucha jello! To be honest, I was a bit crunched for time last week so I used Simple Mills grain-free pecan cookies for the crust. They are made...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Where to Stay in Bali: Dreamy Komaneka at Keramas

When I dream of Bali, the Island of the Gods, my mind drifts back to my first trip there in 2007, before Eat Pray Love. I recall arriving and feeling like it had really lived up to the promises of beautiful beachfront resorts with those pools in the villas facing the ocean. I’ve always thought o...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

How to spring clean the outdoors with pressure washing tips

Just recently, I got these weird intense aches that literally shut me down midway on the bike trail the other day. I honestly felt like I pulled a Forest Gump. I was out in the middle of nowhere, like Snow White in full song mode amongst birds and nature, then BAM. I got off my bike, and sat on...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Nusa Ceningan: Everything You Need to Know

Bali has been romanticized in books and movies for its dreamy temples and the sacred vibes, but these days, it’s lost a lot of its charm due to the overwhelming popularity. Thankfully there’s another option – the Nusa Islands. The Nusa Islands are, to me, the perfect option for those who want to...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 421

Welcome to DIY Salvaged Junk Projects 421 Every Friday, 7 PM through Wednesday 11 PM Pacific Hello friends, and a Happy Easter Weekend to you all! I am hoping you are enjoying some downtime with family, however in between the big egg hunts and indulging a little too much, here’s some happy junk...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Reclaimed wood farmhouse Office sign chalkboard with twine

What is it about chalkboards?! I love the look of one, even though I don’t really desire to write on one with chalk! Anyone try the chalk pens yet? I’ve yet to but sure want to. I think I love them because they help anchor a room feature so well. And if painted black, look SO good against reclai...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Holiday Villa On Mallorca

Holiday Villa On Mallorca, Spain designed by Louise Holt. With a brief to create a warm relaxed holiday home we worked with our clients and a local architect in Mallorca to create a cohesive interior design scheme for the house. We specified and installed the furniture and soft furnishings thr...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 year ago

Mini Berries and Cream Puff Pastry “Cakes”

March 29, 2018 posted by Lindsay This post is sponsored by Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry, but all opinions are my own. These Mini Berries and Cream Puff Pastry “Cakes” are made with layers of Puff Pastry Sheets, fresh berries and fresh almond mascarpone whipped cream! They are easy to make an...