The bucket list bike ride down Kettle Valley Railway trail

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Bike ride down Kettle Valley Railway Trail

The bucket list bike ride down Kettle Valley Railway trail My sister and brother-in-law Wendy and Wes live in Hope, BC, Canada, approx 45 minutes from me. I’ve written about Hope HERE many times. I adore the area. It is SO forest-Canadian like. With all my adventures there, from camping in THIS cool bed and […]

An old theatre, Flood Falls and other must visits in Hope

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When I glanced outside this AM, I noticed the clouds moved in. Going out onto the patio with my first coffee of the day, the air was crisp! How can that be? Yesterday was one of the hottest days we’ve had this summer yet! Signs that summer is coming to a close are looming ahead. […]

Alexandria Bridge and surprise junkin’!

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Alexandria Bridge and surprise junkin’! One of my VERY fav things to do in the whole wide world when traveling is to come upon new discoveries myself without having read about them first. And such was the case when I went on an adventure in search of my bucket list must-see, the old Alexandria Bridge. It’s […]

Inspired by my tranquil Othello cabin riverfront getaway

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Happy summer, friends! How is your summer shaping up? Thought I’d share a little of my small town travel I’ve been doing of late in beautiful Hope, British Columbia, Canada! I’ll be completely honest… once I returned from my much needed little extended getaway, I wasn’t sure where my mind was. It was stuck somewhere […]

Longer.

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Thank-you friends, for your heartfelt messages you left in the last post. So, as you know, I dashed off to the mountains for a short little getaway. I needed this like you have no idea. And staying in a place you don’t even really desire to leave just to keep yourself busy is such a […]

My glamping in the mountains weekend

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We have officially hit fall in our region. But rather than decorate the house to the hilt for the season, there was something else on my agenda I desired more. And that was head for the hills before our rain started. When it rains in BC, it doesn’t mess around. We can be buried for WEEKS with […]

A surprising goldmine at a cabin on the river

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It was right before I left for Toronto. My son was due to go to camp the next weekend so I knew I had to act fast. I searched for a bed and breakfast in the nearby area so I could enjoy a little r&r myself.  Fully expecting to perhaps stay where I stayed last time, […]

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 […]