Fall walking up Majuba hill. Stress free.

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It’s full throttle fall in the west coast of BC. The grapevines against my shed out back were spectacular as was the recent fall retreat I took photos of.  Fall is just flat out amazing!  I just wish I could say I felt the same. Every now and then, I fall into a rut of […]

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 cute little shed in the middle of fall

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The cute little shed in the middle of fall wears fall well. The canning jar lid wreath continues to rust away in the most perfect of ways. Isn’t it interesting how some lids didn’t rust? I love the quirky mix! The grapevine gone crazy is spectacular this time of year, wearing it’s vivid yellow self. […]

Party Junk 207 – fall mantel decorating

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 Welcome to Party Junk 207 – fall mantel decorating Home Decor / Gardening Crafts / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog Tips *Theme of the Week Every Friday, 7pm thru Sunday, 11pm Pacific With the season of fall, comes images of fireplaces, blankets and warm fires. So let’s check out three very different fall […]

A garden gone wild therapy session

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I’ve been a good girl! True to my word from my last post, I’ve been staying offline more, getting caught up with things. And one of the first places I turned to was the garden. Oh goodness. It needed me. And it wasn’t until I got out there that I quickly realized, I needed it […]

How to arrange hydrangeas in baskets for a fall mantel!

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How to arrange hydrangeas in baskets for a fall mantel! And a happy fall to you! Is it fall yet? I’m not entirely sure. It’s still super muggy out here and coats aren’t needed quite yet. But that hasn’t stopped me from playing around with hydrangea filled baskets for a fall mantel. Oh hello there […]

Make this natural leaf fall wreath… straight off the tree

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Make this natural leaf fall wreath… straight off the tree! Fall is such a gorgeous time of year with all the leaves changing colour. It would be a shame not to capture it somehow, someway, even if for a short while, don’t you think? So, why not create a wreath straight from the tree before […]

SNS 158 – funky fall decorating

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special, the multi themed DIY link party!  * Home Decor / Gardening  * Crafts, / Sewing / Recipes / Printables / Blog tips * Theme of the week Every Fri 7pm  to Sunday 11 pm Pacific. Hello and happy fall weekend! Has the weather officially changed in your area too? Loving […]

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 […]

Plant low cost, low upkeep perennial flower beds that forever bloom!

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Plant low cost, low upkeep perennial flower beds that forever bloom! Don’t you just adore English-style gardens? A few years back, whenever I went to my gardening brother and sis-in-law’s place, the first thing I always wanted to do was look at their English styled garden flower bed borders around the perimeter of their backyard. […]