Lovella's Blog's

Blogs that Inspire me

  • My husband and I visited Rocky Mountain National Park in early October to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. I showed many photos of the beautiful ...
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  • Aaah. It's Friday afternoon. Grey outside, but when I walked into the house, the gas fireplace glowed welcome. A cup of tea and a page through a magazin...
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  • We are in day two of a nor'easter that is bringing lots of wind and rain to, well, the northeast. That includes the Maritime provinces and also New Eng...
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  • …and what’s been going on here at this old house. I’ll start with the latest and work back. We switched out our old fireplace insert for a new one with no ...
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  • When Bespoke Global asked me to highlight some of their gorgeous items in their gifts and entertaining collection, I was very excited to put together a d...
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  • Don't you love rituals? Repetition isn't boring to me; it's pleasure. So it's no surprise that for me, autumn wouldn't be autumn without a visit to Gord...
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  • Hello, it's Friday Fave Five time. Lately, I've been so overwhelmed with life and responsibilities that I have hardly had time to write here at Willow's C...
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  • Katy's boyfriend, David, brought us a loon that he had carved. We love it. He said he was almost finished when he dropped it and the beak broke. Because ...
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  • Are you interested in joining in some fun Fall projects with other Northview women? Here are two opportunities for you to get involved and serve: Dresses f...
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  • image library-trek-papua In search of some kind of photo to put the reader into this tribal setting, I came across images of tribal Papuans just too distu...
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  • Henry, now 3, is very much into construction vehicles, large trucks, loud motors … which is great and, well, quite typical for little boys, right? But the...
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  • Following up yesterday's post, here is another "just because" bit of artwork, this by Jessie Willcox Smith. Long, long ago, back in the 1970's I bought a ...
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  • Raindrops Keep falling on my Head. As a young girl I always enjoyed walking in the rain. My mom bought us girls umbrellas, and although I used mine on the ...
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  • Sunday evening we had an invitation to our friend's home. I knew you would enjoy seeing the Fall decorations and creativity exhibited by the family that...
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  • One of my favorite things about Fall is attending the historic homes tour in a nearby town. Through the years we have had the chance to step inside ma...
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  • Pumpkin Torte A Leis Family favourite!!! My sister-in-law, Marilyn, makes this for our Thanksgiving Dinner every year because it wouldn't be Thanksgivin...
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  • Saturday's newspaper had a notice of the 4th Annual Pumpkin Regatta that was to be held in our nearby Sugar House Park. I imagined pumpkins would be floate...
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  • For the past 15 years or so, we have enjoyed a community tradition here in the Shenandoah Valley: cooking for the annual Lion’s Club Pancake Days in Broadw...
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  •  Just spent a couple weeks in Portland for school. The days are always pretty intense but I'm always thankful for a couple days off in between to go explore ...
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  • *Do you remember reading about the Yukon Gold Rush in school?* *I do.* *What always struck me was how many of these men had actually left comfortable ho...
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  • Hello and welcome to the Friday blessing list. It’s been a very full week! I’m so thankful for Susanne‘s inspiration to look back over the week and count t...
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  • It doesn't seem possible but I suppose we are right into the very heart of fall! There are beautiful leaves all around and hiking at the park is something ...
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  • 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...
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  • Summer is officially over.... The kayaks are put away...and we're ready for fall. I keep asking myself what keeps me busy... I never seem to have enough ...
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  • Here I am as promised. I am well; thank you for asking. I did enjoy my time away. As you may remember, I'm working toward finding the balance between being...
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  • Some things come to an end in September...and others begin. We enjoyed our last camping trip of the season...with an excellent adventure on Vancouver Isla...
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  • Andre Brakke, CCSVI Treatment Coordinator at the Merimed Hospital (where my CCSVI treatment was performed) is undertaking a great challenge for charity. Co...
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  • *Welcome to A Year of Pie* First - please notice the tabs above. 'Making Crust' has everything you need to master the art of flaky pie crust. 'SL' is your...
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  • Oh Jon you are a hoot! This photo makes me laugh!
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  • The time has come – I knew it would – I planned for it, worked for it wept over it and had moments of deep regret. In the end the excitement of a fresh can...
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  • It's Friday morning, Sept. 5 and this is my view this morning as I drink my coffee. I'm drinking Starbucks *Thanksgiving Blend*, French pressed, thank...
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  • Summer. You beast. You fair-weather friend. You bring your endless promises of lengthy goodness and shorter nights. You smile your bounty of good food and ...
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  • I spent some time recently with my granddaughters and their new Japanese student, Sumira. The girls were practising Japanese 'letters' although Japanese wr...
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  • Aletha By Debora Rorvig In June I bought a tomato plant to sit out on my patio for fifteen-dollars and ninety-five. A tall sturdy sort with a fine t...
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  • 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...
    3 months ago
  • *Long Summer Days* ~ handcrafted earrings made with antiqued copper and aqua Czech glass ~ Like my Facebook page and look for directions there on how to ...
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  • *When Kristin was diagnosed with cancer on October 29, 2012, our family knew our lives would never be the same. In an instant, our world as we knew it no...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Sweet memories Caily- sky running around Lexi- dog ruffed at her and scared her - singing and playing piano with Darin, Blessed assurance and Jesus loves m...
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  • James 4:4 [image: God Touching the Earth]The story is told of Shah Abbis, a Persian Monarch who loved his people very much. To know and understand them ...
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  • Keeping others up-to-date with the details in our everyday lives has never been easier. We are in an over-load of information, from Facebook to Twitter... ...
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