Lovella's Blog's

  • Popping Popcorn on the Cob - Have you ever met anyone who doesn't like popcorn? I think they are few and far between! We quite enjoy popcorn over here...and happen to have a brother-...
    5 hours ago
  • January 2015 - January 1st is always Portzelky making day. Our kids, big and small came to spend the day and take part in the big fry. The weather was lovely and so the ...
    3 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • Wow. The second month of 2015 is done. I don't think I'm keeping up very well. I'm even late with my Friday Fave Fives. Here are my 'stop and breathe an...
    15 hours ago
  • …to get out and move has it’s benefits which are blessings! This is part of the group of seniors that I walk the trail with on Tuesdays. I join a few of th...
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  • Welcome to Friday’s blessing list. The end of February is almost here. I think I can hear a collective sigh of relief across the Island. It’s been a stormy...
    1 day ago
  • You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning. My God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28 The Lord is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear? Psalm 2:1 ...
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  • I first heard of Grasmere Gingerbread while reading an article in my favorite magazine, Victoria, several years ago. Of course I wanted to go in person, bu...
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  • We were away most of the month...and returned home last weekend to find that spring had arrived in our valley! The magnolia that always blooms at the begi...
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  • Sometimes it seems to me that life is one adventure after another. Some are grand and full of fun, others quieter and more daily. But any life's story is ...
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  • Here's what the lemon tree looks like when it's cold. The Christmas lights come on and keep it toasty warm. I snapped this from the dining room window (b...
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  • Sometimes the kids just warm my heart... ...and other times they just make me laugh out loud!
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  • Hi there! Just checking in and I thought I'd share some winter scenes with you today. I took these photos before I went away and New Brunswick got a...
    2 days ago
  • *A couple of weeks ago,* *a stunning bouquet of roses was delivered to my desk ...* *I recognized the vase and knew immediately who had sent them!* The farm...
    2 days ago
  • I know I wasn’t the only Mennonite girl whose very first movie seen in a theater was The Sound of Music. No Saturday afternoons watching comics and western...
    2 days ago
  • Creamy perfect winter-into-spring pasta dish, Linguine with Shrimp and Green Onions, perfect to serve at any dinner party! Dinner invitations are tricky,...
    2 days ago
  • What if you knew someone close to you, who was celebrating a milestone birthday. You know you could always go to the store and purchase a card that exp...
    2 days ago
  • Some years ago now, I made my grandsons some marble bags, if one could call them that. They were simple pouches made from painter's cloth and with ties th...
    3 days ago
  • Something about this tray caught my eye recently. Perhaps it was the chippy handle, the yellow bead board or the fact that it was made by a local woma...
    3 days ago
  • Outside my window the rising sun is reflected off the roof tops of the neighbourhood. We've had such lovely weather recently, with blossoms arriving earli...
    5 days ago
  • The Daily News building, also known as The News Building, is a 476 foot *Art Deco* style skyscraper located at 220 East 42nd Street, between Second and ...
    6 days ago
  • Greetings on this snowy day! We've got at least 10" of snow, and it's still coming down. It's been awhile since I've posted on here. With so many social me...
    6 days ago
  • Ok. So it's no secret that our family kinda loves the country. And...ummm...it's probably no surprise that Jon is intrigued by animals that roam his land ...
    1 week 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...
    1 week ago
  • Flanking our clubhouse entry sidewalk stand two oak trees. Oak trees have a unique characteristic that sets them apart from the other deciduous trees in ...
    1 week ago
  • Continuing with my out of order/by topic rather than chronological events journaling... (And those wishing they could take a tropical vacation may find thi...
    2 weeks ago
  • February Is Birthday Month It's the time of year that we all love to celebrate. One of my children, in her early years thought that by default all birthd...
    2 weeks ago
  • Dear friends, All is well here, and life is indeed very good. My attention is directed to other things right now and it will be quiet here at *Come Away W...
    3 weeks ago
  • December 27th was the official ending of our family Christmas. Our prairie kids and grand kids left early in the morning on December 27. They traveled...
    4 weeks ago
  • 12:30 PM *Last Sunday Tim and I were making another overnight trip into Whitehorse. As we were driving the winding road around Kluane Lake at Sheep Mou...
    4 weeks 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 ...
    4 weeks ago
  • Well. I guess 2015 is the new thing now. I've been laid out with the Christmas sick. You know, whatever virus happens to decide to strike just when I thi...
    1 month 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...
    1 month 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...
    1 month ago
  • So, this is Christmas. – John Lennon Its the most wonderful weekend of the year. No, seriously. Forget your fowl and your favors and your fragrant festive ...
    2 months ago
  • Registration is up for Monday Evening & Wednesday Morning Women’s Bible Studies – Winter 2015! The Winter semester of our Women’s Bible Studies follow a cl...
    2 months ago
  • There is beauty in every season. Autumn brings a change of colors to the landscape. Yellows, golds, and purples are sending happy vibes through the mo...
    4 months ago
  • here she is! this family’s newest member. she’s just perfectly perfect. right?! perfectly perfect.
    5 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...
    5 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...
    5 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...
    7 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
  • Sometimes its just nice to get away! We went on alittle family trip last month to the beach. Just a couple of days to just be a family. We've had so much ...
    2 years ago
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    4 years ago