Category Archives: books

Thrifting in the Outer Hebrides

My husband and I recently visited Scotland for the third time, this time focusing on the Outer Hebrides and the Isle of Skye. I knew from previous visits that Scotland is a haven for charity shops, with even the smallest … Continue reading

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Great Things in Store

I’m traveling on the other coast for a couple of weeks, my hubby and I are taking my mom on another bucket list trip to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Now, my mom instilled in me and my sister a love … Continue reading

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The Attic on Davie

A few weeks ago my hubby and I spend the weekend in Vancouver. Our hotel was just off of Davie Street so we wandered west on Davie looking for a great place for breakfast (which we found: Red Umbrella. Highly … Continue reading

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Baker’s Books

Every once in a while you come across a little gem that you wish was closer to you so you could visit it more often. This is how I feel about Baker’s Books in the little town of Hope, BC, … Continue reading

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Big Score, Little Shops – Thrifting in Ontario

I recently visited the nation’s capital, Ottawa, for a very special purpose: to remember my mother-in-law, Vivian Dawson, who passed away in February. I won the lottery when it comes to in-laws: James and Vivian were the best second set … Continue reading

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On a Mission Book Store

This seems to be my month for finding used book stores. A friend recommended that I check out Better Buy Books on First Avenue in Mission, BC, just over the Fraser River from where I live. It did not disappoint. … Continue reading

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The Paper Hound Book Shop

My sweetheart and I spent a night in Vancouver celebrating my birthday. We stayed at the Victorian Hotel, a quaint little place on Howe and Pender. As it happens it was right around the corner from the Paper Hound Book … Continue reading

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