Category Archives: Seasonal

When I think of Summer …

Summer has arrived.  School is out and the freedom of no schedules is here.  This is only one sign of summer,View full post »


I’ve had the awesome privilege of travelling into each province of Canada (except New Foundland, yet). MyView full post »

He is Risen Indeed!

  We live in a throwaway world. So said my husband after finding out it would cost over $700 to replace theView full post »

Faith in the Unseen

So there’s been a common thread weaving its way through my life this past week. You know – whenView full post »

A Greeting for 2015

A handshake…a bow…a kiss on the cheek…a smile…a nod of the head…words of endearment…a simple hello…View full post »

We remember – They will never forget

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks,View full post »

True north strong and free

I love my country of Canada! I am patriotic though in a quiet reserved kind of way – so typically Canadian.View full post »

Autumn reflections (Part 3)

An autumn day road trip… …sharing our 29th anniversary with our son and daughter-in-law …sipping mapleView full post »

Autumn Reflections (Part 2)

Discipline is a word that often carries negative images. No one really enjoys discipline, but it is necessary forView full post »

A Vintage Thanksgiving

The calendar page has turned yet again, and we welcome one of my favourite months.  OCTOBER!!  I’m not a realView full post »

Autumn Reflections (Part 1)

October is usually a time of reflection for me. It follows the busyness of September that, due to the nature ofView full post »

Autumn Tablescape Review

Happy Fall everyone!  There is a definite change in the air lately in my little corner of the world.  With only twoView full post »

Harvest Time

  The Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia never fails to beckon my husband and I to make the forty-five minuteView full post »

Hydrangea & Turkey Feathers

Ok…so I’m kinda on a roll right now with the turkey feathers.    The kids are all coming for supper todayView full post »


Sunflowers are a symbol to me, that summer is winding down.  In Nova Scotia, they bloom in the later part ofView full post »

The Zinnia Bed

Zinnias are such bright, cheerful flowers. They are not a flower that I’ve grown in the past. I startedView full post »

Daisy Table Vignette

One of my favorite things about August is my yellow daisies!  I eagerly await their sunny blossoms, every year.View full post »

Little Village In the Country

Our vegetable garden is completely surrounded with the cutest little village.  I enjoy it so much!  There is aView full post »

Vegetable Garden 2014

 This is year #3 for a vegetable garden, and the garden is having a great year.  I spent some time this week pullingView full post »

Chalkboard Christmas Ornaments

I picked up these cute little ornament frames on clearance after Christmas one year. I say “one year”View full post »

Chive Blossom Vinegar

This time of year, most yards have a chive plant full of those bright mauve blossoms.  Do you? I do, and I’veView full post »

My Lilac Dilemma

My lilac bush is about 6 years old. Last year it was beautiful. Lots of gorgeous fragrant blooms. This year… TwoView full post »

Pansy Ring Vase

I love pansies! I love the sweet little faces that look up at you, and their bright cheerful colors. So did my sister-inView full post »

2014 Garden & Landscape Fabric Staples

It’s vegetable garden time again.  Woo hoo! We Nova Scotian’s didn’t think we were going to seeView full post »