Lovella's Blog's

Blogs that Inspire me

  • 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...
    5 hours ago
  • I'm a bit behind.... We've had two very busy weekends in a row and somehow the weeks just zip on by. I will start this post with my first ever apple pie cr...
    7 hours ago
  • I just like it. Wonderful colors. Graceful lines. And 'tis the season for pumpkins. No idea who/how to credit; found on someone's Pinterest.
    8 hours ago
  • Two years ago, both of my sons’ hockey teams called themselves the “Abbotsford Rebels.” It caused me to think about how our society values rebellion. In mo...
    9 hours ago
  • There's always a long list of sewing projects around here - in various stages, I'm afraid. I'm a great starter, a less-than-great finisher. Sigh. What ca...
    12 hours ago
  • It was in the decade that I graduated from high school that the book *Peace Child* by missionary author Don Richardson was published. I'm not even sure any...
    15 hours ago
  • “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” from Anne of Green Gables October…one of my favorite months of the year. It’s when colors begin ...
    16 hours ago
  • Do you see the little window in the barn on the right? This is the view from it. A closer look at the view. Interesting fences. The end of the Ingraham...
    18 hours ago
  • This Butternut Quinoa {Vegetarian} Enchiladas recipe is excellent to serve next time you have a gathering. Either make enchiladas or use the mixture in i...
    20 hours ago
  • It was a simple western party, but we were so happy to get together on a Monday evening. We were celebrating two little guys. We can't believe they hav...
    20 hours ago
  • 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...
    1 day ago
  • 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 ...
    1 day ago
  • *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...
    3 days ago
  • I have the best reason in the world for showing up late for Friday Fave Fives. How could I say anything about my week without making THIS my best, first f...
    4 days ago
  • And I wonder as I drive by....what is blooming behind the gates where once we stopped to smell the roses and meandered down beau...
    4 days ago
  • 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...
    4 days ago
  • The *100th Anniversary celebrations of Rocky Mountain National Park* began this year in September, with special events held each month until next Septe...
    6 days ago
  • 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 ...
    1 week 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...
    1 week ago
  • Every time a new season arrives, I find myself thinking it's the best one ever. Ever in my life. This autumn has taken my breath away. We pick the last...
    2 weeks ago
  • 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 ...
    2 weeks ago
  • 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...
    3 weeks ago
  • 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...
    3 weeks ago
  • Andre Brakke, CCSVI Treatment Coordinator at the Merimed Hospital (where my CCSVI treatment was performed) is undertaking a great challenge for charity. Co...
    4 weeks ago
  • *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...
    4 weeks ago
  • Oh Jon you are a hoot! This photo makes me laugh!
    5 weeks ago
  • 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...
    1 month ago
  • 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...
    1 month ago
  • 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 ...
    1 month ago
  • I spent some time recently with my granddaughters and their new Japanese student, Sumira. The girls were practising Japanese 'letters' although Japanese wr...
    1 month ago
  • 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...
    1 month 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...
    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 ...
    3 months ago
  • Oh newborns … I’m not sure I could ever get enough! So, getting to photograph (aka. cuddle, rock, hold, soothe, smell, enjoy) these precious brand new lit...
    4 months ago
  • *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...
    5 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...
    9 months 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
  • 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...
    2 years ago
  • 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 ...
    3 years ago
  • 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... ...
    3 years ago
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    4 years ago