My $500 Jeanne Oliver windfall… (giveaway now closed)

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This giveaway is now closed. Thank-you for entering! A winner will be announced Monday. I remember this day very well. My beloved kitten had just been put down and I was feeling pretty low. I was passing some time away on Facebook when I noticed a post on a magnificent giveaway event over at Jeanne […]

A junk themed campsite. Really.

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Me – “So, it’s gonna be nice for a week and I don’t have to work. What do you want to do?” Son  – “Go camping at Harrison.” Me – “Yeah, me too, but we should really stay home…” But I started itching for a beach. Our last camping trip had a pool and I […]

SNS 96 – things used as vases

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Welcome friends! My son and I are off galavanting to parts unknown this weekend. I’ll be highlighting your wonderful projects next week on Facebook and sharing new stories. Happy summer partying! 🙂 Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #96 If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as […]

What it takes to ‘get the shot’

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I need to say it. Photoshoots are positively exhausting. Fun but exhausting. I will destroy my entire house to get ‘the shot’. Right down to running around outdoors in pjs to walking on top of decor shrapnel strewn all over the floor. Ever feel you aren’t getting the look you want? Here are a few […]

31 mind blowing JUNK pics… inside a pub

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  I’m fortunate to live a short 30 minutes away from a restaurant that knows their junk. Not only do they have incredible food, the place is decked out in junk eye candy with not a square inch of boring in sight. Welcome to Mission Springs Pub, located in Mission, BC Canada! *sob* Gotta love […]

SNS 95 ~ barn/farm/western things

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  Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #95   This weekend’s theme: ~ Farm/western things ~ When you say farm / western to me, I immediately think of: Barn wood doors by The Marian House Book Three planks later, you have an outstanding feature that looks 100 years old. Makes you want to run for the […]

Content. Finally! (with vacation video of camping at Hope)

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I was cleaning up the travel trailer today after our last little camping adventure. And it left me feeling confused. Every summer we camp. It wasn’t that long ago that we could afford a lifestyle of leaving our trailer year around at our favorite camping resort and enjoy a getaway every single weekend. In fact, […]

The campground that helped save our dog

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I’ve often been asked why we don’t make more wilderness types of choices with our chosen campsites. And my stock answer is always, “What if we need help?” I’m a sole parent that is relatively new to towing a travel trailer. ‘Nuff said! However, this round I received help only a private campsite with heart […]