Weekly Pleasures

Another weekly pleasures post! This post always makes me smile because there is always something to smile about. If you can’t see the silver lining or recognize the amazing little moments, then it’s time to start! Life is just better when you can take note of worldly pleasures. And with that… Chamomile tea- I have […]

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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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A Tea for all Times

Daily prompts for tea and satisfaction. Some of my earliest memories of visiting and sharing involve a cup of tea-always black, as the herbal varieties and certainly green tea was not yet available and so much a part of the current culture. My parents were largely coffee drinkers, and the pungent smell hanging loftily in […]

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touchstones

I could easily write a blog post about things that annoy me. I mean…where would I start? Slow drivers, long lines in the grocery mart, piles of footwear parked at my front door. Believe me, the list goes on and on. However, I was reading a lovely Bellagrace magazine blog post the other day, and […]

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Scones with strawberries & cream.

Today I was in the mood for baking up a tasty treat. I’ve never had too much interest in cooking however I have always baked. I have recently upped my baking game ( more on that later) and just felt in the mood. The snow was falling gently, and I heard a rumble in my […]

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How to brew a pot of tea

From my earliest memories, I recall performing I’m a little teapot for my mother and siblings. I’m a little teapot, short and stout, Here is my handle, here is my spout, When I get all steamed up, then I shout, Just tip me over, and pour me out! Well it’s pretty much that easy and who […]

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Autumn Gifts

I am fortunate this month to begin a studio class with the lovely & multi-talented Kim Klasssen ( kimklassen.com) who will be guiding me ( as well as other classmates) through lessons designed to improve, learn and style still-life photography. I have been creating/styling in this photo genre for awhile but Kim has made all […]

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