Thrift Store Blue Glass Bowl Becomes Seashore Vignette

Thrift Store Blue Glass Bowl Becomes Seashore Vignette ~ Turn a thrift store into a beautiful vignette to showcase your seashore vacation souvenirs!

Thrift Store Blue Glass Bowl Becomes Seashore Vignette ~ Turn a thrift store into a beautiful vignette to showcase your seashore vacation souvenirs!

I love visiting the ocean for lots of reasons! First of all, I live quite a distance from hearing the sound of waves splashing and the smell of the salty air. I enjoy walking the beach in my bare feet and love being in the water on a hot summer day! It is also such a beautiful landscape compared to the Rocky Mountains and prairie land where I live.

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Inexpensive Large Wedding Gift Wrapping Ideas

Inexpensive Large Wedding Gift Wrapping Ideas ~ Wrapping a large wedding gift so it is pretty does not have to be pricey using these easy inexpensive ideas!

Inexpensive Large Wedding Gift Wrapping Ideas ~ Wrapping a large wedding gift so it is pretty does not have to be pricey using these easy inexpensive ideas!

Last weekend my husband and I attended a lovely wedding to celebrate the marriage of a lovely young couple. I know the bride Carleen quite well because I taught her many years ago when she was a student in Grade Two. She then came back about twenty years later but this time as a student teacher working in my classroom. I had the privilege of teaching her again!

It was while she was doing her practice teaching in my classroom that she met her future husband through friends. So it was also kind of neat to observe this relationship slowly blossom into something pretty special from the beginning.

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Kate Spade Inspired DIY Clipboard

Kate Spade Inspired DIY Clipboard ~ Easily turn a basic black vinyl clipboard into something gorgeous and stylish that you will love to display and use!

Kate Spade Inspired DIY Clipboard ~ Easily turn a basic black vinyl clipboard into something gorgeous and stylish that you will love to display and use!

I love anything that has a classic look with basic lines, fonts and bold colours. It is funny how I’ll be in a store and my eye will immediately be drawn to anything in the Kate Spade product line. If I am looking at stationary, accessories or items for the home I will inevitably pick up something that Kate Spade label.

The problem is that Kate Spade purchases are pretty pricey. If you have been following me for a while you will know that I like making do-it-yourself projects that are actually very doable and do not cost a lot of money to do! This Kate Spade Inspired DIY Clipboard is one of those projects.

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Freezing Fresh Blueberries Simplified

Freezing Fresh Blueberries Simplified ~ A convenient and easy method for preparing and packaging fresh blueberries to store in the freezer so they are handy to add to your favourite recipe or dish!

Freezing Fresh Blueberries Simplified ~ A convenient and easy method for preparing and packaging fresh blueberries to store in the freezer!

Are you a blueberry fun as much as my family and I are? They are quite tasty and make a fabulous addition to cooked oatmeal, dried cereal, yogurt, pancakes and baking or even just to eat on their own.

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