A moody, gorgeous fall trail bike ride with a life update

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moody fall bike ride on the vedder river rotary trail in Chilliwack, BC

Wow… it’s been a LONG time since I’ve shared a trail bike ride with you from my own trails! April to be exact. I suppose when you’re out there every day, it feels… well, every dayish. I do share lots of daily video clips on Instagram stories, so please follow me HERE if you like […]

Welcome Fall rustic living room tour

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pumpkins and antique welcome fall crates on a fireplace mantel

I really did wanted a Welcome Fall rustic living room tour… but at the moment, I didn’t think it would happen. I was sitting on the sofa watching a little TV. When a commercial came on, my eyes wandered around the room. The fireplace mantel was FAR from a fall rustic living room tour.. in fact, it […]

The rustic garden shed during fall

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rustic garden shed during fall

There’s always this magical moment when the leaves are falling like rain while still wearing most of them. The grapevine starts to change colour from the truck first, with the leaves morphing from their crisp green to vivid tones of orange, lime and yellow. That’s prime time to dash out to the garden shed out […]

Cutest pumpkin pillows and fall placemats

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Happy Fall! Would you believe I do not have even one pumpkin yet?! Well, I suppose that’s not entirely true if one counts my new cute pumpkin pillows, thanks to a few new fall stencils just released! I love new toys to play with… View Fall Stencils HERE These four new fall stencils HERE are […]

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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DIY rustic Apple Farm crate for fall, made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-001

Every morning, I enjoy my first cup of brew on my outdoor patio overlooking the mountain view. There’s just something about nature that pulls me outdoors, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, our BC skies have been filled with forest fire smoke lately, creating an eerie pink glowing sun. It just seems that our summers […]

Surviving the storm and trimming the shrubs

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The other night, the wind was absolutely howling through our little valley leaving me surprised any tree was left standing. But you can bet this blogger-nerd was on top of it! I ran out there barefoot my iPhone and captured a true Instagram Stories moment filming the willow tree out back swaying like crazy. It was gorgeous actually. Sidenote: […]

Lessons from the fall rain

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I’m beginning to appreciate the many layers of fall. It seems like yesterday that I was moping about the heat of summer leaving us. It packed its shades and sunscreen and just flat out left our country seemingly overnight, leaving leaves all over the place in complete haste. The nerve! I guess that meant while I moped about being home […]

Buffalo check and Plaid placemats for a fall or everyday table

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I really do love my big metal kitchen island that also doubles as a table. And I also really love my pallet wood sawhorse office desk where a kitchen table would normally go.  All that works in this house. It really does. However I secretly miss having a kitchen table at times. I’m picturing a big […]

Stencil a reversible Christmas and Fall Buffalo Check Cabin Pillow

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Imagine ALL your all season home decor items having the ability to magically morph into full out fall or Christmas with the snap of your fingers.  Wouldn’t it be amazing to get rid of the big boxes of Christmas we only use 1 month out of the entire year? Only to use things we use every day instead? Yes… why yes it […]