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Tales of the Traveling Tote

Once upon a time...

there was a group of creative, dynamic women who enjoyed beauty and celebrating the joys of life with their families and friends.  They met over the interwebs quite serendipitously due to their appreciation for the whimsical and quirky handmade (in America) products of MacKenzie-Childs.  One day, they decided to post about their adventures at home and around the world, and they share their stories via link parties.  

The Tales of the Traveling Tote is a quarterly link party that chronicles the travels and activities of nine women who live all across the United States.  I'm so happy to be a part of this group of fun women! You can read tales about our travels on March 1st, June 1st, September 1st, and December 1st.  We have each named our totes, and mine is called La Countess de Monet. 

But wait!  There's more...

We give away lovely MacKenzie-Childs prizes via sweepstakes during each party.  How much fun is that! Most of us are avid MacKenzie-Childs collectors, and we enjoy sharing our collections and how we use different pieces to decorate our homes and entertain on our blogs.

Join us for our next adventures on 
June 1, 2024!

Also, we have new adventures with our one-of-a-kind totes!

Join me and Miss Square Peggy as we go on fun field trips and other adventures.

Click HERE to read more!

This is the baby of the family, Miss Candy Max.  She enjoys visiting the library and other local adventures.

Links to a few Tales of the Traveling Tote posts:

You can read about our summertime trip to New Orleans HERE.

Please read about our ski trip to Big Sky, Montana HERE.

You can read about the beautiful La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, Texas, HERE.

You can read about summertime 2019 adventures in Chicago HERE.

You can read about my spring 2019 adventures at Lake Martin, Alabama HERE.

You can read about my autumn 2018 adventures in Seaside, Scottsdale, and Sedona HERE.

You can read about my winter adventures in St. Kitts and Nevis HERE.


I'm Ricki Jill. Welcome! I'm honored that you're reading my blog. I enjoy sharing my creative lifestyle @ The Bookish Dilettante. For more information about my blog, please read the Start Here page. Thank-you for stopping by, and I hope you'll consider following me via email.

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