Lovella's Blog's

  • 24 Hour Fruit Salad - A girlfriend, a former Miss Abbotsford, shared this recipe with me many years ago, and it has remained one of my favorite salads. Can be made ahead and ...
    13 hours ago
  • April 2016 - April was beautiful and fun in my world. How blessed I am! Sometimes, my beloved makes decisions to begin big projects and by noon we are at the tas...
    4 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • Dear friends of "A Haven for Vee", I'm Abby from *Little Birdie Blessings*, writing a guest post here at Vee's request. So many of you have been praying ...
    9 hours ago
  • Digdeguash #3 McGuire 1913 There are still about 60 covered bridges left in New Brunswick and most of them can be driven through today. The two bridges...
    1 day ago
  • We take time to stop and remember the sacrifices that have been made for our freedom. Some gave all. Pay to all what is due them—taxes to whom taxes are du...
    1 day ago
  • My final day in New York City dawned bright but blustery! I took the subway down to Chelsea Market where I planned to meet my cousin, Anna, for lunch! ...
    2 days ago
  • A climbing rose against the deck, name unknown. Weathered boards add texture to a photo, but I'm embarrassed to say these are ours. They are almost past ...
    3 days ago
  • Though our trip to Israel seems a distant memory by now...this post is a bit of a postscript to my Holy Land' travelogue. Our route home took us through T...
    4 days ago
  • She chose a simple glass bowl. She added a few clear pebbles, and some water to cover them. She added fresh flowers, mostly from her garden. She gave i...
    4 days ago
  • *Eight days have gone quickly and sometimes seem like forever as well!* *Crossing the upper USA States with our little RV trailer in tow* *has been amazing s...
    4 days ago
  • To those who have not missed the day to day experiences, it may seem like they just left, but to those of us who had to say the difficult goodbyes, the ...
    5 days ago
  • photo by Luke Goodway In a pleasant clearing, cushioned with a carpet...
    6 days ago
  • Around here we've been checking things off the spring to do list. The flowers and vegetables are now planted. The porch and patio furniture scrubbed. D...
    1 week ago
  • This Friday, I’m doing something radical. I’m taking three weeks off. Three weeks, just me. I’m not going anywhere, doing anything special, or making gia...
    1 week ago
  • It's that time of year again. Trade show season in NYC (also known as I-look-awful-in-this-photo season!) It's bakery for breakfast time, too... and I h...
    1 week ago
  • I was on duty this morning when one of my Kindergarten students came walking by. I was shocked to see the size of his backpack! This little guy is definitel...
    2 weeks ago
  • May 7, 1951 Sacred Heart Church in Sydney, Cape Breton Island He said *I promise* She said *I do* In front of family, friends and God they made vows that th...
    2 weeks ago
  • *I started this week thinking I would finally complete the bag order I have for the Yukon. I had the machine embroidery patterns selected, the new threa...
    2 weeks 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 ...
    3 weeks 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...
    1 month ago
  • The past few weeks have gone by in a blur. Months, maybe even! Responsibilities and obligations have filled my days off, keeping my fingers tied to my la...
    1 month 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...
    1 month 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...
    3 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.wordpress...
    3 months ago
  • I call it Joy, which must be sharply distinguished both from Happiness and Pleasure. Joy has indeed one characteristic, and one only, in common with them; ...
    6 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 ...
    8 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...
    1 year 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