The Things I’ve Been Loving

I’ve been walking around the house doing random things knowing very well I should be writing my blog. I mean, I’ve been thinking about it for months but haven’t made the time. There’s something about writing for me; sometimes I sit down with a clear idea and it flows easily, today for some reason I’m…

Weekend Journalling – Banana Loaf Recipe and Finding Happiness.

I’ve always chosen a topic to photograph and write about when planning my blogs.  Yet the blogs I follow and most enjoy are about daily life and journalling.  I like stepping into other people’s worlds, knowing what the weather is like up in the Chilcotin Mountains when I read the Wilderness Dweller blog. I love…

Scrapbooks, Collages and Dreams, Oh My.

#TBT alert!  Before Pinterest or Instagram I had my printer, scissors and tape.  I like to keep blank journals and love receiving them as gifts.  See, I write A LOT.  I journal, write lists, take notes when I’m studying, write letters.  Today we were at the grocery store and my Fiancee looked and me and…

A Peek Inside My Library II

In our digital world, we’ve become disconnected with the pleasure of holding a book in our hands. The smell of the paper and the swishing sound when our fingers glide over each page turned. I’m an old fashioned girl, I don’t own a cel. phone and still handwrite letters. Whenever I’m on holiday, especially visiting…

December Favourites

  “When night comes on with song and tale we pass the wintery hours; By keeping up a cheerful heart we hope for better days. We tend the cattle, sow the seed, give work unto the ploughers. With patience wait till winter yields before the sun’s fair rays.” The Seasons by Loreena Mackennit   As the…

June Favourites

Welcome back to another edition of my favourite things I’ve been using, reading & watching in June.   Where I’m Relaxing:  Halsa Float House and Spa is a little piece of Sweden nestled in my Kitsilano neighbourhood.  Halsa means Health in Swedish and the services revolve around sensory deprivation floating in 25cms of water and 1,000 lbs…

April Favourites

Hello friends!  These are the things I’ve been using and loving this month 1. Reading  –  At different times, in conversation with my boyfriend I’ve said things that he’s said sounded like something out of a Carlos Castaneda book.  I  had heard about him many times and was curious.  Luckily he has the entire collection…