Lovella's Blog's

  • Penne with Creamy Salmon - When we grill salmon I'm always happy to have enough left over meat to make this simple but flavourful pasta dish. Serves 4. - 2 cups (or more)baked sa...
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  • June 2015 - June 2015 was the driest month of June that I remember. The peonies were finishing as the Abraham Darby Roses began to bloom and together they were ...
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Blogs that Inspire me

  • Popping in to wish you a blessed, wonderful, safe 4th of July! (We'll chat about the substitute header next week.) *Comments are* *closed* so you can sco...
    13 hours ago
  • In the morning, after breakfast, I wander around my garden. Feverfew is blooming. It's an independent plant, seeding itself thither and yon. I don't mi...
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  • *I debated about whether to title my post today "how to make a hoop thread holder" or "how not to make a hoop thread holder'.* *I had debated about c...
    14 hours ago
  • It's that 4h time of year again and for the fourth year in a row Andrew is working on genealogy. I couldn't be happier with his choice because it gives me ...
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  • This Easy Chili Dog Recipe is perfect for Fourth of July entertaining, or any holiday or summer party! Friends, it’s hot in Oregon! We’re up to 108 degre...
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  • We got up early on Canada Day morning - at 6:20 - as it was warm and the sun was shining. I decided it would be a good time to go out and take some p...
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  • The perfect way to spend a summer evening is aboard a restored 1928 yacht. This I know because I did just that on our friends' gem of a restored classic ...
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  • Happy Canada Day to all my friends, family and fellow Canadians! *(photo @ Whistler, B.C.)* As we celebrate our country's birthday today ...may we be r...
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  • To print your own *Happy Canada Day* bunting see Lovella's post today on Mennonite Girls Can Cook
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  • …is what this post is all about. The following photo collages from Dan and Jamie’s wedding day were nicked from my sister, nieces, or whoever shared them o...
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  • We celebrated her birthday with cake, back then when she was tiny enough to sit on my lap, and too little to talk. When sticking her tiny finger into th...
    3 days ago
  • Oh gosh it feels great to be sitting outside after dinner tonight. A light breeze is blowing and the sounds of summer are in the air. I couldn't resist br...
    4 days ago
  • Do you see the big letter "M" that sits at 6,900 feet, towards the top side of Mt. Zion in Golden, Colorado? It is made of white washed rocks and measure...
    5 days ago
  • Well, it's official. Our oldest has finished Grade 10 and our youngest is day T-2, ending our 11 year participation at our local public school. Off to hi...
    1 week ago
  • *Our little two week "Escape" to the East Coast* *has come to an end (more about our travels on a future post).* *The trailer has been cleaned out,* *the ...
    1 week ago
  • The longest days of the year are here. The evenings are filled with magical June beauty. Why don’t you come along with me and we’ll count blessings toget...
    2 weeks ago
  • I love living in the now and then... but there are times when I just need to reflect way back.... Last year, I observed these women during my travels, then...
    2 weeks ago
  • he likes to be close … and i like him there too.
    4 weeks ago
  • Someone didn't see it's potential...but we did. Summer came for a sleep over and did some baking. Some to take home and some to leave with us. Oh...they were...
    4 weeks ago
  • Not long ago my husband and I went for a Sunday afternoon drive and I enjoyed gazing at the passing homes and envisioning the people who lived th...
    5 weeks ago
  • On our final outing of the week Ben took us to the Haitian village. These people are refugees in the Dominican so the foundation really went out on a limb ...
    1 month ago
  • Dear Diary, this blog has been very quiet for a few months now, and also very quiet has been my desire to record words and pictures in this little corner o...
    1 month ago
  • *Once upon a time...............* Isn't that how it starts? Once upon a time, there was a little girl who loved birthdays. After all, what little girl doesn'...
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  • I’m afraid one has all the goodness and the other all the appearance of it. – Jane Austen Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the sp...
    2 months ago
  • Thanks for reading my blog on this host site. Now it's time for me to move on to my OWN website! I've purchased the domain artfulaccentsstudio.com and plan...
    2 months ago
  • Easter was lovely at our house. It was a perfect Easter! The weather was clear, the spring colors fully out, the grandkids well and every aspect of the...
    2 months ago
  • Watch the clip for an invite from Kristal to our Spring Bible studies on the book of Ephesians! Mondays in Abbotsford & Mission and Wednesdays in Abbotsfor...
    3 months ago
  • After a dark and dreary year, we were thrilled to hear that Kristin's cousin Brody was invited into the Chopped Canada Kitchen! The timing of his episod...
    4 months ago
  • We headed up to the lake Sunday and were excited to see DJ, Julie and their boys, also for them to meet Colson. They live right across from Great-grandma ...
    5 months ago
  • It's funny how quickly we can lose perspective. As Christmas approached last year, we were clinging to the hope that my mom would still be alive to celebrat...
    5 months ago
  • Oh my goodness, she's back at her blog!  That's what I IMAGINE my readers are saying when this post comes up on their blogroll. Again, I IMAGINE that I actua...
    6 months ago
  • Andre Brakke, CCSVI Treatment Coordinator at the Merimed Hospital (where my CCSVI treatment was performed) is undertaking a great challenge for charity. Co...
    9 months ago
  • First - please notice the tabs above. 'Making Crust' has everything you need to master the art of flaky pie crust. 'SL' is your shopping list - everythin...
    9 months ago
  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
    11 months ago
  • I’ve been doing music videos for my son and this one, that we taped & edited today, seems perfect for a wintry January day when I would really like to be a...
    1 year ago
  • Vancouver is a beautiful city - in the sunlight on warm spring days, it truly is intoxicating. I was drinking it up on the back of a Goldwing. Lighthou...
    1 year ago