Hello friends. Yesterday, I had the most lovely Sunday that I've had in a long time. No over-ambitious meal prep for the week (well, I made my lunches, but that was it!), no rushing around trying to squeeze a week's worth of housework into 2 hours, just a "it'll get done when it gets done" attitude … Continue reading Sometimes It’s the Little Things – New Projects, Pantry Re-organization & Coffee Table-scapes
Hello all. I hope you've all had a good start to the week. I finally got my Christmas tree up and a few decorations. My house is tiny (I may have mentioned that before - LOL), so it's a bit of squeeze. But, it's only for a few weeks. This year's theme is blue white … Continue reading Christmas Decorations are Finally Up!
There's no better way to ward off winter chills than with a hot toddy. Hot toddies were my mother's go-to when we had a cold. But have you ever wondered where the term - and the drink came from? Some say the British brought it back from Colonial India, while Americans insist it was their … Continue reading Winter Warmers – Hot Toddies and Other Classics
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 I LOVE where … Continue reading Beautiful Fall
Hi Guys. Happy New Year! I hope you all had a good holiday and are all getting back to normal. I'm sure glad we are. I love the holidays, but it's quite exhausting. We had a very chocolate Christmas. I picked up some ideas from Jamie Oliver and made this lovely, lacy chocolate It was so … Continue reading Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate & Mulled Wine
Hi Guys! Well, I got round to putting up the Christmas tree last weekend, and then made some little tweaks during the week. The first thing was to make a simple wreath and decorate my porch a little. We have lots of fir trees surrounding our house, so I cut a few fronds, grabbed a … Continue reading Christmas Decorations and Christmas Jam
HellOooo. Well, I had this post on here in September, but I recently had a bloggy glitch and I lost a lot of my content! September was an exciting month! It was the month that we made a bold move from bustling Surrey, a suburb of Vancouver, to a sleepy coastal area known as the … Continue reading Coast Life: Moving to the Sunshine Coast
Hello everyone! Welcome to the first day of Spring! It's zero deg. C here - somebody really should get Mother Nature up to speed! Soooo, we were going to go to Lighthouse Park on Saturday, but it started hailing which turned to rain, so I filed that outing away for a more weather-friendly day. … Continue reading A Day Off: A Good Book, A Good Movie, A Good Dinner
Hello Bloggie friends! We finally had some sun this weekend - no more snow! Yay! The top of this cabinet seemed to be a place to store empty bottles that didn't have a home yet The plant was originally on the Mantle, but my cat developed a fatal attraction for it, and knocked it off … Continue reading A Dining Room Cabinet Vignette – LOVE!
Hi friends! I have a really tiny entry way - really tiny. I'm always interested in how other people deal with their small entryway storage, so I searched around the internet and came across these solutions found on 24cottonwoodlane.com USE THE WALL Make use of the space on an entry way wall, freeing up space … Continue reading 4 Storage Solutions for Small Entryways