Holland Has Cookies!

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Today, one of my cute nephews stopped by my house and stayed for awhile.  We baked some cookies together, and shared the recipe at Remodelaholic.   Over at Remodelaholic, Cassity is sharing 12 days of cookie recipes.  Click the image below if you’d like to learn more about the plain yet astonishingly delicious little cookies […]

The Post Where I Admit I’m Better at Public Speaking than Cleaning Toilets

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I’m beyond excited to announce something big in my life: I feel very privileged to have been asked to be a panel speaker at Altitude Design Summit this January in Salt Lake City, Utah. I’ll be sharing my experiences with working behind the scenes for pro-bloggers, helping other bloggers learn how their sites can benefit […]

Holland at Large: Other Places to You’ll Find Me this Month

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It’s no secret that around here, I’m just blogging for the fun of it.  But I do venture out of Holland on business on a regular basis, contributing research and writing to bloggers that have pretty amazing sites.  I’d be delighted if you’d stop by and check out the neat-o ideas I’ve discovered and shared […]

Let’s Talk about Holland

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Pull up a chair.  We need to chat.  If I were you, I’d pull up a chair that looks like this. {via} Here’s the deal.  Back in the spring, when I began blogging here at A House in Holland, I had big plans. It all started when my husband casually mentioned that since I was […]

The Latest Research from Holland

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Hi, friends!  I’ve mentioned before that I help behind the scenes with research, graphic design, and sometimes even writing for some other bloggers.  I’ve worked on some fun projects lately, so I’d like to give a shout-out to my latest efforts.  This is life-changing stuff, folks.  Particularly my in-depth study of mud (in the form […]

S’more Holland

Princess and the Pea S'more Cookie Bars

There are some days when I really, really enjoy my freelance jobs.  The day I got to research s’more treats was one of them.  Cassity from Remodelaholic uses my help to research some of her posts.  This week, she needed help finding the 25 best s’more inspired recipes on the web, and I was more […]

Notes from Holland

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Okay, I had good times with a couple of contributions to other sites over the weekend.  There are times when the research I do for these posts is so inspiring that I can’t believe I get paid to do this!  Just in case you missed them, click over and get in on the fun. 5 […]

Catching Up with Holland

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Hello, Friends!  It’s been so long since we’ve chatted.  While moving across the country really was a good excuse for temporarily neglecting my blog house, now that we’re getting more settled that excuse is starting to wear thin.  In the last couple of weeks, I did get to travel back to lovely Cache Valley for […]

At Home with Erin from Sunnyside Up

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I’m so excited to welcome Erin from Sunnyside Up to Holland, today! Like I said earlier in the month, there are a handful of blogs that were some of the first I ever read, and they remain my favorites.  Sunnyside Up is one of those.  I really appreciate Erin’s enthusiasm for her family, her roles […]

At Home with Lyndsey of The Stationery Place

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Lyndsey is another friend that I met at Alt Design Summit this winter.  (This seems to be a recurring theme…want to make some friends?  Go to Alt Summit.)  I’m not sure if I remember the particular class where we met, because Lyndsey was someone that I just kept running into.  I enjoyed every minute that […]