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And now for something different……..

Lily Hall and Francis Mennigke, also known as: Chesco and Marie

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Rain, Rain, go away………….

I live in Fort McMurray, Alberta where nature likes to keep us on our toes. If it’s too hot and dry- we end up with forest fires started by both man or nature (lightening storms) springing up around the province … Continue reading

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Which Path Will You Take?

The Road Not Taken BY ROBERT FROST Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it … Continue reading

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Favourite Recipe: Spaghetti

This is the recipe I’ve perfected to my taste buds. I like it, I hope you will as well if you try it 🙂 Spaghetti Sauce 2 lbs lean ground beef 1 large onion (diced) 2 cups mushrooms (sliced) 1 … Continue reading

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Cottage by the Lake

Source: capecodcollegiate.tumblr.com via ♥ Luvs 2 Travel on Pinterest ♥ I live in a province that has a number of lakes, and friends that have cottages by these lakes. I’ve visited them at their private oasis and am envious of … Continue reading

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Favourite Recipe: Lemon Cake made with Love ♥

I am a lover of lemons. The colour makes me happy, they smell fresh and energizing, and they taste wonderful….when the zing they provide is mixed in with other goodness. We had the opportunity to travel to the Amalfi Coast … Continue reading

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Inviting, warm, cosy…….the Fireplace

Those three words describe how I feel when I see flames dancing in a fireplace. The smell of wood and the crackle sound as it burns…..Ahhhhh! What’s not to love? A fireplace invites you to curl up on the couch … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a Master Bathroom: “The Plan”

Our home here in Alberta has been undergoing change since possession day last May (2012). It’s an older home built in 1979 with a backyard backing onto the forest. When I first walked into it with the realtor, I just … Continue reading

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Dining Alfresco

al·fres·co /alˈfreskō/ Adverb In the open air. Synonyms outdoors – in the open air – outside – out-of-doors As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I live in Northern Alberta, Canada. With winter being our longest season once it’s over it’s…………… … Continue reading

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My Morning Tradition

Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep oneself strong in the face of discord or stress. Being “at peace” is considered by many … Continue reading

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