In Canada, we've already had our Thanksgiving but it's just around the corner for our American friends so Happy Thanksgiving to all of you there. This fall I was dealing with some medical issues and was pretty exhausted so we kept things simple and went to the lake and roasted turkey dogs with cranberries which… Continue reading What To Do With Twelve Rubber Turkeys At Thanksgiving
Today I thought I'd share a few of my favorite DIY beauty and self-care tips and tricks with you since some warmer weather has finally arrived in Alberta. We actually had blue skies last weekend and while I'm sitting under dreary clouds today, next week is suppose to be a scorcher! Some how beauty routines… Continue reading 10 DIY Beauty and Self-Care Tips and Tricks
I love earthy tones but who says bright colors can't be considered earthy too? Vibrant colors are found throughout nature in rocks and gems, flowers, fruit & berries, seashells and sunsets to name just a few and there are lots of great ways to incorporate them when you're decorating your patio or yard. Here are… Continue reading 25 Creative Ways to Add Color to Your Outdoor Space
If you love the home decor show Trading Spaces, consider this an opportunity to decorate a room for someone else, just on a smaller scale! As most of you know, I love to come up with up-cycled Barbie Doll furniture from Thrift Store or garage sale finds, even stuff you might consider throwing away can… Continue reading Barbie’s ‘Feeling Groovy’ Trash to Treasure 70’s Pad
It's been awhile since I've blogged and I've missed the WordPress community and all the wonderful blogs written by all of you. Where have I been? Back in time! I suddenly felt inspired to return to my research and writing on historical Calgary and when the inspiration hits me, I run with it. I had… Continue reading A Little Bit of This & Little Bit of That
Our little two year old Henry (half Chihuahua and half Terrier) loves to play with stuffed animals, well, by play I mean rip their little stuffie guts out. We initially spent a lot of money on dog toys, many which he didn't play with. It was evident that stuffed animals were his favs, but buying… Continue reading Puppy Cuteness: Henry’s Toy Tip!
This easy DIY reversible Barbie Doll furniture made from a box is just a sneak preview of what will be part of my upcoming Barbie's Groovy Pad project. I wanted to highlight this particular piece first because its something that kids can easily make and best of all this piece of furniture is reversible for… Continue reading Easy DIY Reversible Barbie Furniture
Loyal In Love by Jean Plaidy is a historical fiction novel that tells the story of Henrietta Maria, the wife of Charles l of England. If you aren’t familiar with Henrietta, you likely aren’t the only one, she is not well known nor a popular figure in historical fiction novels or movies and yet………. this seemingly harmless, somewhat over indulged French Princess inadvertently plays a notable part in the rise of Oliver Cromwell and his support to overthrow the English Monarchy.
Happy Easter Everyone. I hope you enjoy your celebrations and time with friends and family. Here's a bit of Easter cuteness to start your holiday off with a smile! Which one is your favorite? Don't forget to "hop" on over to more of my Easter blogs