The Best (and Worst) Day of My Life

The best (and worst) thing that happened to me was when I read the words, "You are responsible for everything that has happened in your life up until now." I remember everything about that moment 17 years ago. It was a beautiful summer's day and I was sitting in an office working at a job … Continue reading The Best (and Worst) Day of My Life

From Old & Tired Hope Chest to New TV Stand

Hope chest upcycle

Three years ago, hubby's mom passed away. Among her things, was beautiful hope chest that was given to her for her 16th birthday, in the late 1950s. Since then, it's been used to store a variety of things, mainly her childrens' baby things, but, more recently, it was left to gather dust in a corner … Continue reading From Old & Tired Hope Chest to New TV Stand

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Freezer Meals and How to Cook for a Truck Driver

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Hi everyone! I know, I know, it's been a long, long time since I last posted. Things have changed drastically around here. We made a huge life change and moved from the small holiday town of Halfmoon Bay in British Columbia, to chilly Edmonton in Alberta! Why, do you ask? Mainly family - our children … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Freezer Meals and How to Cook for a Truck Driver

A Day In the Life of Willow The Cat

Hello. My name is Willow and I am the boss of my two hoomans who I have pretty much wrapped around my paw. I like to sleep A lot The couch and my hooman's lap are very comfortable. But sometimes I just lie there and watch the world go by - upside down. or from … Continue reading A Day In the Life of Willow The Cat

Beautiful Fall

Hello everyone, We've been having the most beautiful Fall weather here, I just thought I would pop in and show you. This weekend we went to Vancouver. Vancouver is a beautiful city all year round, but the colours at this time of the year are stunning And sunsets on the Sunshine Coast

August in Our Garden

tomatoes

Hello home-grown vegetable lovers. We finally finished all the beans and peas and pulled up the plants along with the potatoes which are now drying out in our shed. Our garden started to look a little sad and empty It's sad to think that summer's almost over, but, at the same time, I love the … Continue reading August in Our Garden

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Packed Lunches

Hi all. It's been a busy weekend! After almost two years on worker's compensation, hubby has been cleared to go back to work! Yay! It's been that long since I made packed lunches, and this weekend I decided to keep it simple until I could come up with more, er, creative but not too time-consuming, … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Packed Lunches

An Epic African Road Trip: Zambia to Uganda and Back in Classic Cars

Hi everyone! I’m so excited about this post. I was born and raised in Africa (Zimbabwe, to be exact), and moved to Canada in 1998. A few friends and family still live there and one of them, another Jane, and a group of fellow travelers, recently completed a road trip from Zambia’s capital city, Lusaka, … Continue reading An Epic African Road Trip: Zambia to Uganda and Back in Classic Cars