My Happiness Box

I was reading one of my favorite magazines Bellagrace, and inside was an article that had me thinking. Topic: Happiness, and what would you include in your Happiness box? I’ve been pondering most of the day. The truth is, so many small things make me happy. Maybe not jump up and down happy, but deep […]

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Gotta love cake!

Who doesn’t love cake? You gotta love cake! Last Saturday, we had friends over who we have not seen in a good while. So naturally, the occasion called for a dessert. I have my go-to recipes for dessert, and this one has recently joined my list of fool proof, deliciously moist cakes, so I quickly […]

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Weekly Pleasures-April

Where do I start? Now that April has brought some spring weather I can finally, FINALLY begin tackling  a few much-awaited chores. The snow has come and gone and come and gone so many times and with the most snow in our area in over 30 years-we are just now seeing it melt away. There […]

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Brown paper packages

I donned my parka and trudged off to the mailbox through drifts of snow, eagerly awaiting a parcel from my friend Aeleen. She makes amazing wrist wraps from loops of knitted wool and they are beautiful. Aeleen (@prariegirlstudio) opened her online shop 2 weeks ago and she was immediately sold out of these soft and […]

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Photo Challenge-Smile

The challenge this week is to feature something that makes you smile. For me, I love this tea cup that I had to truck home across the continent from New York. I love the design and trying to pair it with something has been a challenge but I smiled when I saw the matching colour […]

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Welcome Back!

I am welcoming myself back to Bloggerland. After a 5 month hiatus, I am welcoming you here, and if you stuck around while I took my break then my most humble thanks. Sometimes our lives can get a bit overwhelming and something has to go. For me, it was this blog and house organizing. A […]

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Pumpkin Love

This is the season for the harvest, and though I do not have a garden of my own, I am drawn to harvest time as if in another life I was a pioneer, working hard on the land to make magic out of a few scattered seeds and some tilled soil. Perhaps it is in […]

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10 Ways to Prepare for Fall

Each Fall, I am used to getting ready. As a teacher, I would get ready to welcome new students with their  fresh school supplies and eager faces. As a mom, I would help to get my own brood ready with new clothes as they prepared to begin another year of music lessons, or sports. sometimes […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Hello. It’s been awhile. I have had a CRAZY few weeks with lots of traveling for family related needs and now I’m back in my studio, and hopefully in my right mind. Ha. So, I am doing some baking for my college son who doesn’t cook, barely does laundry and has no time for even […]

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Photography Challenge-Layered

For this week, I am showcasing my version of “Layered” the prompt for the week. Each surface is layered, from the wall to the table and finally the chair. In fact, most of the layers contain my favourite things including linens, books and those floral sketches! Have a great weekend:)

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