Saturday Crafternoon: A Few Favorite Things

"...Brown paper packages tied up with strings; these are a few of my favorite things." Greetings everyone! Today is Saturday, which means that we are going to kick this day off with another DIY project. Now, this may be shocking news to some of you and the best news all year to others, but there is only ONE more week… Continue reading Saturday Crafternoon: A Few Favorite Things


Feature Friday: Batman’s Sidekick

Aloha Friday! Fridays around here are super awesome, not just because they mark the beginning of the weekend, but also because here on This Darling Adventure we have the unique opportunity to turn the floor over to a fellow adventurer and give them a chance to shine. As you may recall, yesterday we talked about Lithuania.… Continue reading Feature Friday: Batman’s Sidekick


Throwback Thursday: Labas!

Labas! (Hello!) This Throwback Thursday we are going to talk about the southernmost Baltic state: the beautiful country of Lithuania! This may be a country you know little to nothing about, but by the end of this post I hope to perk up your interest in traveling there someday. Lithuania is an amazing country filled with… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Labas!


Whatever Wednesday: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

It is Wednesday. Wednesdays are smack dab in the middle of the week and, for those of you who are not familiar with the popular term that has been coined over the years, it is "Hump Day!" Ok, enough with the silliness. I just could not resist. (Get on with it already, Laura) Fair enough. Here… Continue reading Whatever Wednesday: Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Travel Tips

Travel Tip Tuesday: When in Rome

Happy Tuesday friends and welcome to This Darling Adventure. Today we have the opportunity to talk about one of my favorite cities in the world: ROME! Now, you may have heard the phrase "When in Rome, do as the Romans do" and today we are going to talk about how to do just that. So… Continue reading Travel Tip Tuesday: When in Rome

Something Meaningful

Meaningful Monday: Your Story

Good morning! It is good for you to be here today on this lovely Monday morning (or afternoon depending on where you are). I hope you had a beautiful weekend and are looking ahead to a fantastic week. For those of you who do not know me very well, I write. This may be super… Continue reading Meaningful Monday: Your Story


Saturday Crafternoon: Holiday Branch Decor

Welcome friends! As promised, today we are kicking off our new blogging format with our VERY FIRST SATURDAY CRAFTERNOON! What are we making today, you may ask? Well... (Drum roll please) In the spirit of the Christmas season, we will be making an awesome (and really easy) tree branch ornament display. I call it "Holiday Branch… Continue reading Saturday Crafternoon: Holiday Branch Decor


Aloha Friday & Much, Much More!

Good morning everyone! It is Friday at last and I hope that you are looking forward to an awesome weekend of adventures. Fridays have always been one of my favorite days of the week. It is more than just the end of a week of working. It is also the beginning of the weekend -  a time… Continue reading Aloha Friday & Much, Much More!


Blue Skies & Butterflies

Today, we have blue skies and sunshine! It is -20 degrees outside, the days are short, and there is still plenty of snow blanketing the ground, but we have blue skies and sunshine after several months of cloud coverage. We finally have Manitoba winter weather and life is good! A year ago today, we were in… Continue reading Blue Skies & Butterflies



I have recently discovered the wonder and excitement of snowflakes. This may sound a bit silly, but growing up in southern California, snow was not really a thing. Sure, we could pack up the car and drive to the mountains where my family and I would make snowmen and sled down random hills. But snow… Continue reading Snowflakes