Weekend Away

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I enjoy a fall weekend away, just to relax, spend time together and to notice the changes of the season. Fall walks are my favourite kinds of walks.  Through the woods, or even along the shore.   Quiet activities are brought out, … Continued

First Days of Summer…

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  We’ve been starting our summer out right with all of our favourite beginning of summer activities.  This is the Point Roberts Marina.  I’ve been getting more time to run.  Here’s my favourite route at Point Roberts. Berry-picking at Emma Lea … Continued

Fresh Squeezed

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I was completely inspired by these young entrepreneurs. With the right ingredients, brainstorming and collaboration, careful preparation, good advertising, and a great sales strategy, profits can indeed be made. Now we are off to the candy store (the remaining change … Continued

Salt Spring Island

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We recently returned from a camping trip to Salt Spring Island, one of the larger Southern Gulf Islands. We were completely charmed by, the cheerful farms, the endless hills and fields outlining ocean views, the vineyards draping the hillsides, the bustling villages … Continued

Front Porch

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A beach house is really all about the front porch, and ours needed a bit of a facelift. I finished it off by painting the door yellow, adding to projects from past summers. We’d always used the porch quite practically, … Continued

Summer Sublime

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We’ve been enjoying more summer days at Pt. Roberts, days full of simple pleasures: running at Lily Point,horse fields, beach time with friends,project ideas,evening bike rides to the marina, tenting in the front yard,lunch at Brewsters while the kids are at day … Continued

DIY Rustic Shell Mobile

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I have a bit of a hobby collecting shells and making shell mobiles while we are staying at the beach house. I got the idea for this mobile from a photo in House and Home magazine. I thought I could … Continued

Early Summer

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We started off our summer in our favourite place, Point Roberts, Washington.  It’s always fun to spot wildlife, The lettuce was gigantic this year!  The best part is going to South Beach everyday. Forth of July parade,The firefighters entertained the kids … Continued

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