How to winterize an rv by blowing out the lines

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We were backing out of the driveway, taking off into town yesterday when my son piped up, “Mom, it’s 1 degree out! It’s nearly ready to snow, right?!” SCREEEEECH!!!!! Yes, son, it’s nearly ready to snow. And good golly, I could have busted my travel trailer! I had forgotten to drain the the water lines […]

9 – a tour of the fabulous Lucketts Design House

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 Part 8 – Let’s Meetup at Lucketts! is HERE. Let’s say there was this cool old house that you could decorate any way you wish, using all the things you love. Wouldn’t that be like a dream come true? That’s exactly what visiting Lucketts’ Design House is like.  For those not in the know, I […]

Unplugging and retreating

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This past weekend, I had an opportunity for unplugging and retreating with about 25 wonderful gals from my church. I really didn’t know what to expect. This was pretty much out of my element and comfort zone. But I quickly found out the 24 others felt pretty much the same way, which made for a […]

The message from the amazing sights of Hope

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Remember my little two night getaway to Hope while my son was in camp? Today I’m going to take you for a walk, taking in the awesome sights! And wait till you see where it led me… { click pics to enlarge } Hope is a neat little town. The streets feel unbelievably spacious, like […]

Reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre

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This magical find of reclaimed garden features at a Hope garden centre called Mountain Border Floral in Hope, BC Canada was a complete and wonderful fluke! When my son was at camp, I had a full day to tour the little town of Hope at my complete and utter leisure. Do you have any idea how thrilling […]

A funky tool box side table with hidden junk storage

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This funky little side table has a secret. Actually, two! #1. It’s a toolbox on wheels.  #2. Wait till you see what it can store… You saw it here first…  official remote storage! YAHTZEE! (bustin! this is what we say in Your Funky Junk to something pretty spectacular) When I went on my little weekend trip […]

A little R&R at a bed and breakfast

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In my last post, I talked about taking my son to camp for the weekend, and rather than do all this driving for hours, I decided to look into staying at a bed and breakfast instead. I mean, to enjoy a new town by yourself, eating where you want and shopping wherever you please? What […]

Our Summer Adventure 5 – the TV fix

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Recap: Part 4 / The Cozy LIttle Cottage We finally settled into Karen’s quaint little cottage. Everything was gorgeous and perfect! But… where was the almighty important TV every 14 year old boy is addicted to? We were off to check the ‘suite’ in the other building… – – – – – Ask any man. […]

Our Summer Adventure 4 – the cozy little cottage

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Recap: Part 3 / Let’s NOT get lost! We just rolled in from our VERY long, somewhat stressful drive, and finally arrived at Karen’s vacation home on 100 acres. – – – – – Karen had described the cozy little cottage as, “It’s nothing fancy, it’s an older home that’s been fixed up. And it’s […]