Lovella's Blog's

  • Sticky Bran Muffins - My favorite bran muffins are made at a local bakery shop that I used to pop in at when my sister-in-law worked there. This past spring I had a craving fo...
    8 hours ago
  • June 2016 - Happy Canada Day! I hope you and your family are enjoying each other in this great land! And... Happy 4th of July to all my American friends! We star...
    3 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • When the weekend temperature is near 100 degrees and the humidity is high... When the flowers in your garden look wilted and seem to be crying out for w...
    23 hours ago
  • Clothes. We all wear them. I like wearing clothes that suit me, that I feel comfortable in, and that are reasonably fashionable. People seem to dress in ...
    1 day ago
  • The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is the most breathtaking sight inside Yellowstone Park. Twenty miles long, the canyon is up to 4,000-feet wide and 1,20...
    1 day ago
  • *Hallooooooo* - Dear Reader are you still there? It's your old friend, Pondside, reporting in from the Pacific Northwest, where this morning we woke to the...
    4 days ago
  • Tenacity is the ability to hang on when letting go appears most attractive – Anonymous Let us hold fast our confession, for He who promised is faithful –...
    4 days ago
  • In the midst of tucking the final necessities into my suitcase, I watched in horror and sadness, as the most recent tragedy unfolded from Dallas, T...
    4 days ago
  • *The "kids" are going to the cottage this weekend* *and this coffee cake is synonymous with "cottage" to me.* *This is my go to coffee cake for many occasio...
    5 days ago
  • I can hardly begin to explain the buzz of excitement in the kitchen on this cooking class! I'm hoping the pictures do it justice. Four girls at the sink, ...
    5 days ago
  • Water Street, Saint Andrews. Sailing school. Hello my friends. How is your summer going? July is whizzing on by way too fast for me. It's been hot...
    6 days ago
  • *There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.* ~ Aristotle I need to get a grip. Being concerned over what others thi...
    1 week ago
  • I enjoy watching the hummingbirds that come to drink of my flowers and my feeders on the patio. I hung the feeders for the pleasure of watching the beauti...
    1 week ago
  • Sometimes, it’s hard to remember what brings you joy. Life is full of things to do. Essential things. Things that need to be done, like groceries to buy ...
    1 week ago
  • "School's out for the summer" and I was definitely ready for it to be over this year. With a wedding just a week and a bit before the end I only realized a...
    2 weeks ago
  • We were away over the weekend...celebrating Canada Day at a family reunion. Now it's high time to page back to the beginning of June and see what has all h...
    3 weeks ago
  • June is the only "school-free" month in our year these days so it felt kind of special. We had one Saturday where just about everyone made it to Andrew's ...
    3 weeks ago
  • Maureen's Little Cuban/Virgin Mojito, Version 1: 6-7 mint leaves 2 tsp sugar Juice of 1/2 lime Muddle in the bottom of the glass Fill glass with ice Po...
    3 weeks ago
  • Rain tapped on the roof last night and early morning sunshine beckoned me out to the garden. And here is what greeted me outdoors...
    1 month ago
  • It's Mother's Day! My best gift ever...having all my grandchildren together. We planned this day in advance. As you see, my absence from my blog tells you ...
    2 months ago
  • My last post was Easter 2015. A lot happened during the past 12 months of course. My Grandsons grew like weeds, my parents moved up to Salt Lake, and bl...
    3 months ago
  • I’ve had the opportunity to use my new diving equipment. I’ve done two more scuba dives since my last post. That means four dives in total. The third div...
    3 months ago
  • Hi there! This Friday Blessing list is long overdue but here I am with no shortage of blessings to document. Hope you enjoy! 1. Beautiful winter morning li...
    5 months ago
  • If you haven't found my new blog, feel free subscribe to it and to check out my latest post there on grieving during Lent: https://vanessamsiemens.wordpres...
    5 months ago
  • my little cousin. awaiting her first little babe. she’s beautiful inside and out. what a blessed little one growing inside of her. these two make such ...
    9 months ago
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  • 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...
    1 year 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...
    1 year 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 year 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 ...
    1 year 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 - everythi...
    1 year 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...
    2 years 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...
    2 years ago