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Elizabeth O. Vintage

One of my favourite things about moving into shopping slower, is the amazing gems I get to add into my closet and my home.  They are things that have had a life and a story before me, and are now a part of my story.   This beautiful vintage blanket is now where my kids cuddle up for a movie night and the blanket we throw down for a a backyard picnic.  These Italian made leather shoes are the exact…

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Holiday Kick Off

Does anyone else feel like now that we are past the mid-November mark, that the holiday season is kicking off?  The Starbucks cups are festive, the streets are filling with Christmas lights, the holiday commercials are in full swing, and my calendar is filling up.  Things are definitely getting busy.  I am not wearing that busy like a badge of honour though.  I’m excited about the kind of busy I’ve scheduled for the upcoming month and a bit.  My busy…

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Taves Applebarn Farm

  It has become a bit of a family Fall tradition to head to one of the local farms for a day of fun.   This year we took our little crew out to Abbotsford to Taves Family Farm.  We absolutely chose to go on one of the busiest days of the year….a sunny Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend. How busy can it be?  Haha!  Strangely, we were not the only ones to have thought to head out to the farm…

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Cleaner Beauty Guide

After months of searching and trying out some amazing cleaner beauty products, I have finally compiled my list of note worthy clean beauty brands.  My biggest advice is to take your time with it.  As I would use up old products or found myself in search of something better, I would swap out the old with a clean beauty item.  I think about what put in my body, so thinking about what I’m putting on my body just makes sense…

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Five Little Things That Make Me Happy

  Five little things that make me really happy…. Our backyard patio, aka, my happy place.  It is where our kids play, where our family dines, and where I like to unwind with a glass of wine after the kidlettes go to bed. Opening a new book.  Truth be told, I barley carve out any time for myself to sit down and read, but I love it so much when I do.  And not to mention that new book smell.…

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