Hi, I'm Shirley

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!
 I'M HAPPY TO TELL YOU ABOUT MYSELF--WELL A LITTLE ABOUT ME. 

 
 
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CREATing A HOME TO LOVE

I lived in apartments for many years, then owned homes and now have downsized back to an apartment in my "retirement" years.  No matter what type of space I live in, it is home. And I love creating it, hiding in it and sharing it too with family and friends..

Annsliee blog is where I share decorating notes on what I know and discovered about decorating. And no, I'm an interior decorator.  I simply love everything decorating.  But this blog is not intended to be a one-way conversation, I'm eager to learn from you too--your thoughts and experiences on making an apartment a home to love.  .


PHOTOGRAPHING food 

I've always loved food!  But then, I guess who doesn't!  I learned to cook at my grandmother's side, through travels in different cultures and simply just creating and testing out recipes I create.

Becoming a food photographer is just a natural progression.  I invite you to check out my photography and recipes at anns-liee food photography.

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A butterfly garden, my last volunteer master gardening project.

VOLUNTEERing BUT now TAKING-A VERY LONG BREAK

  • Tutored in reading to adults
  • Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa
  • Tutored in English as A Second Language to nursing students
  • Taught typing to high school girls in West Africa
  • Former volunteer Master Gardener for 5-1/2 years, having served in three different state

Question:  Does cycling for 5-miles for breast cancer research count as volunteering?