Category Archives: Canada

Knit City 2013

Vancouver’s annual fiber festival, Knit City, took place this past weekend.  It was bigger and better this year. Thank you Amanda & Fiona!  Two days filled with yarny fun and this time we even had the pleasure of listening to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Day

I have been thinking a lot about traditions lately.  Come October, my kids never miss out on reminding me that Pumpkin Day is almost here.  What began as a bit of fun picking out pumpkins at the patch, has become … Continue reading

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I love a spontaneous plan.  We made last minute reservations to take the ferry across to the Sunshine Coast and boy was it a spectacular few days!  It’s a good thing we reserved because this is what was in store … Continue reading

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Being Thankful

We are overwhelmed because we have so much to be thankful for.  Happy Thanksgiving, Canada!

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Off To Market

Over the weekend, we visited the Vancouver Christmas Market to enjoy some holiday festivities but mostly to indulge in German yumminess and spiced mulled wine, mmm!  The Ice King and Queen and The Nutcracker were some of the stars But look at all those knitted … Continue reading

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Today, I’m thankful for so much and all you wonderful people are right up there on my list! Happy Thanksgiving from the Great White North!

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And Then

This is the last of the vacation series, for reals!!! One of the main draws of our Island trip was to hang out with my cousins and we spent a lovely day giggling and reminiscing and swapping news about all … Continue reading

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The One With The Flowers

Disclaimer :: Plenty of pictures in this post and zero knitting content Visiting the capital is a must for every Island tourist and so we slotted a whole day to explore Victoria.  This is one of the most beautiful cities … Continue reading

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An Island Vacation

It’s been 15 years since I’ve been on Vancouver Island and it was just as spectacular as I remember and then some.  Back then I was a student on The Island and didn’t really take the time to do any … Continue reading

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Day Trippin’

We drove inland through the Fraser Valley over the long weekend to Harrison Hot Springs.  My idea of a good time isn’t sitting in boiling water that smells like rotten eggs.  I know that it’s the sulphur in the water … Continue reading

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