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And This Little Piggie says “Aaaahhh …”

August 22, 2012


One of my summertime treats is to spend an afternoon at my favourite spa and have my tootsies pampered with a pedicure and foot massage. My feet work hard out in the garden, and they deserve a break now and then. This salon is not one of those quickie “in-and-out” places with foot stations regimentally lined up […]

Twelve Nasty Things I Love About Being a Grandma

August 12, 2012


Having regular babysitting time with our little grand-daughter has caused me to reflect upon some of the talents needed in child-minding, as well as some of the gross things that mothers have to handle on a daily basis. Motherhood is about the toughest job out there – but the most rewarding. When you “sign on” […]

The Real Beach is Calling – Bring Your Bucket

August 1, 2012


Living where we do, I have a 70-mile long stretch of lake that’s minutes away, Okanagan Lake, which we are fond of and appreciate for its striking natural beauty. The sandy beach areas, however, are few and very crowded with tourists during these hot summer days. Smells that waft through the air down at the lake range from […]