The weekend before this happened (this photo was taken yesterday we took a drive into the hills to take in some stunning views that hubby had come across in his travels for work the week before. It's an area surrounding Coast Gravity Park and is about 20 minutes' drive from Sechelt town centre. The dirt … Continue reading Saturday Drive up into the Hills with Stunning Views
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!