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To be and not to buy

A couple of months ago I blogged about a wedding. Anna-Marie and Daniel got married in May and I was struck by the care and thought that went into their day. Nothing was done “just because that’s how it’s done” … Continue reading

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Simplifying Life

I love it when people come up with ideas to solve problems. In the past two weeks, I’ve had two websites come to my attention that do this perfectly. Resource Furniture These folks take living small to a whole new … Continue reading

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Ozzy’s Nearly Naked Vacation

What do you do if you’re traveling and you arrive at your destination only to discover that you forgot all your clothes at home? That’s exactly what happened to Ozzy Wagner. Well, actually, Ozzy didn’t forget his clothes, his parents … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog

Thank you to Stephanie of Stephanie Gets Rid of her Crap for choosing me for a One Lovely Blog Award! The origins of this award seem to be impossible to find but it’s a little bit unique in that it’s … Continue reading

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A few of my favourite things #4: Lulastic and the Hippyshake

Okay, you have to love this blog just for its name, don’ t you?  But more than that, this is a fabulous blog for anyone who loves thrift, crafting, parenting and living simply and intentionally. This blog comes from Britain … Continue reading

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Sharing the Love

It is with somewhat mixed emotions that I can announce that I’ve received a Liebster Blog Award. This is best described as a peer award – given by bloggers to bloggers. Its origins are hard to pin down but the … Continue reading

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A few of my favourite things #2 – thrift shop finds and a blog

A few recent purchases  I took my own challenge to see what cool thing/s I could buy this week for either a loonie or a toonie. Here’s some of my best finds: The Beach Boys “Spirit of America” double album … Continue reading

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