Mad about decorating with Poinsettias! (in my own home)

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My kitten has her eye on something. And that’s those pretty red poinsettias at the bottom of the stairs. But I did lots more than just place them there. They landed everywhere. 🙂 Please come visit that post HERE to see the place all decked out… with poinsettias! All parts to this series are HERE Part […]

Favorite things for $30 or less

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 I would wither and die if I didn’t have some of these favourite consumable things for under $30. If you’re a Keurig coffee fan, try the Mexico variety. LOVE it. (Black Silk is nice too) Add less water for more kick and you have one kickin’ homebrew to start your morning off right. But then […]

Ultimate girl’s day out with Tamara ~ Part 3, decorating the barn store

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  Imagine if you will, walking into a store with unlimited decorating resources and you could play to your hearts content. Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? Well, that’s exactly what I was able to do  in Tamara’s gift shop,  Milner Gardens! Tamara’s poinsettia and gift shop consists of three barns joined together with many others offering […]

SNS 109 – handmade gifts

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #109, the multi themed link party!  * Home Decor  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific.  Handmade gifts A pendant painted out in chalkboard paint… how fun to personalize your own necklace every day. 🙂  By  Henry Happened […]

Help! I need a new vacuum cleaner

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Everyone… meet Bissell. Bissell has been a good friend for so many years, I’ve lost count. But there comes a time when good things must come to an end. And the sooner the better this round. My budget has never allowed for a decent vacuum so I just… suffered. To put it mildly. Oh, I’ve […]

Are you a flower in the snow? ~ inspiration for hard times

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Hello friends! Today’s post isn’t a new one. I ran this piece about the same time last year. While I admit to hesitating hitting publish because of how direct some of my opinions came across, I went for it. What I didn’t expect was how many it seemed to help. Why again? The ‘stressful’ time […]

One last photoshoot of those amazing fall leaves

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While I’m currently going crazy with Christmas decorating in the house and nothing to show for it yet, I thought I’d pay a little farewell tribute to fall in honour of the upcoming American Thanksgiving this weekend.  I will miss our fall walks in all it’s colourful splendour. But then again, winter walks are equally […]