When the water said, “Finish the house.”

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Could you imagine flying all the way to some dream travel location, then unpacking to a condo that had unfinished floors, or half done trim? Your first thought would probably be… “Wow, did they not respect me enough to provide me with a pretty place? So…. once I got home, slowly but surely, my eyes started darting […]

Hello friend! What would you like to say?

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Say you had this place.. this magical place where you could tell your stories. How your day went. What you learned. What you wished to learn. What you wished to teach. Anything you wish! And you’d know you’d have an audience without even asking. Your audience would be kind, appreciative, supportive, but best of all, engaged. There would […]

Charlotte and Jonathan take a chance

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Have you seen this yet? I can’t stop watching it. Charlotte and Jonathan are trying out for Britain’s Got Talent. But upon first appearance, the judges and audience make assumptions. Warning: this WILL move you. And quite possibly change you.

What my new little friend taught me

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source This story happened a short while ago. I wasn’t sure I was going to publish it. But I now feel if it can reach even one family struggling to maintain status quo on the home front, I’ll have done my job here. And it just seemed like the right time of year to post […]

Ready for a change

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Today was the perfect morning.  My boy was sitting by the front door with watch in hand, waiting for the magical moment he was allowed to walk to the bus stop for the first time. Too early would not be so cool you see. He’s in middle school now after all.  A neighbour’s cat joined […]

You vs. the computer; who’s the boss?

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Can you spot what’s missing from this picture? Excuse the bad photo, but it’s nighttime and changes happen here 24/7. Here’s the shot you’re use to seeing.   If you guessed my computer, you would be right. The Mac is currently residing in my downstairs office short term. I’m having trouble with the wireless router staying […]

A neighbourhood inspiration snoop

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One of our very favorite things to do is take walks around our lovely little neighborhood for inspiration. We are very fortunate to live close to a river so we’re always gravitating in that direction. I decided to tote my little point and shoot to see what inspiration could be captured for my own yard. […]

Would you live in a barn?

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 If you were to ask me what my dream home looked like, I’d say it was a heritage home with loads of architectural detail.You’d probably see very little drywall in the mix. And yeah, I’ve even had dreams of converting a barn into a home. Wouldn’t that be cool? I think that’s why I pull […]

Inspired by Pinterest

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  I recently discovered a website that provides amazing inspiration. Pinterest is a site that allows you to ‘pin’ any picture on the net, and place it in your own special collection. You can even pin other’s pin choices to your own. The neat thing is, not only are all of one’s pins shared with […]

Junkin’ in Fort Langley

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A sweet comment I found the other day was someone wondering what I look for when I go shopping. The outcome may surprise you abit, so follow along on a shopping day in… … historic and beautiful Fort Langely, located in BC Canada. I recently had a kidless half a day, so I scurried on […]