Themed Nomination – Being Unique


There is  nothing like handmade if you’re looking for something unique or unusual. I am constantly amazed and inspired by the incredible variety of styles, shapes, color combinations and personal expression in items which have been made by hand. One of the qualities I admire most is authenticity.  It is a wonderful thing to be […]

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Themed Nomination – Out and About in the Great Outdoors.


Partially inspired by Jen’s wonderful Monday article about frogs, this weeks’ theme is a celebration of the great outdoors. During the summer months in  North America millions of people participate in a variety of outdoors adventures. Where I live in the mountains of BC in Canada we love to explore our beautiful environment through hiking, […]

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Themed Nomination – Music Festival


It seems like summer is the season for music festivals.  There is an incredible variety of festivals almost every week-end, something for everyone from jazz, folk, R+B to reggae, techno and world music. Of course every music festival has vendors selling their wares from serious handmade to outrageous fun stuff only to be found (and […]

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Themed Nomination – Full Bloom


What is blooming in your garden right now? From June to August my garden is a festival of color and I’m sure that many of you are enjoying the blooms of the season either in your own garden or in those of the community where you live.  If you live further South you may experience […]

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Themed Nomination – It’s Summer Time and the Eating is Easy

the butterfly bag by kootsac

Most of us eat so much better in the summertime! We eat what we grow and we can shop locally for so many more nutritious foods. Plus those farmer’s markets just make everything look so good that even the kids are eating their veggies without a battle (sort of). So for this week’s theme let’s check […]

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