What caught my eye in the past month!

First Monday of a new month and the year now half over. WHAT!!  I enjoy these posts as nothing serious and mainly eye candy. Hope something captures your eye! I thought of my friend Wanda when I saw this apartment. It combines vintage and second-hand finds (something she loves). Head over to Apartment Therapy to check … Continue reading What caught my eye in the past month!

Weekend Coffee Share – new normal???

July 1st was Canada Day.  A Wednesday so not a long weekend unless you took vacation days. Which I did for Thursday and Friday.  I didn't use up all last year's vacation due to COVID-19 and April started a new vacation year so have days to play with.  I know that is a privilege that … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share – new normal???

Creative Leap – Your Map

Grab a piece of paper and draw a map of some aspect of your everyday life.  Maybe it is your route to work.  Or your route to get ready in the morning.  What about a map of meal prep?  How many times to you open the fridge getting supper ready? Is your map a series … Continue reading Creative Leap – Your Map

What I do isn’t going to make a difference……this is a rant

I had to shake my head recently when I heard someone I respect say "what I do isn't going to make a difference."    The issue would have meant spending more time and energy on the alternative. The alternative would have been better for the environment.  But no, it required more time and energy than … Continue reading What I do isn’t going to make a difference……this is a rant

Creative Leap – My Escape Capsule or well carry-on!

Two weeks ago I challenged myself to write what I would take if I had 12 hours to get out of the house and not come back.  Check this  link  to read the creative leap challenge. I have been travelling for a few years with a carry-on.  So clothes wise I’m pretty good at getting … Continue reading Creative Leap – My Escape Capsule or well carry-on!

WOOP! You have to check it out

My sister and I are doing a free on-line course on happiness.  I have to say I have been impressed with the universities, organizations and more that have stepped up and offered free classes during this pandemic.  Well done. Thank you. In a recent class they explained WOOP and how it can help achieve goals. … Continue reading WOOP! You have to check it out

What do you collect?

Justine over at  the tea chest  and I were discussing collections recently.  So we thought we 'd share and hopefully encourage you to share yours.  As I'm nosy and would love to see what people collect!  Terri over at meadow tree style  joined in - you have to see what she collects! I can't remember … Continue reading What do you collect?

Creative Leap #4 – Escape Capsule

If you have been following along you know I give a creative leap or challenge on the first Wednesday of the month.  I post my response two weeks later on Wednesday - for better or worst.  Head over to  here to read more background on why I started. This month's leap is:   you have less … Continue reading Creative Leap #4 – Escape Capsule

What caught my eye in the past month

Rolling into June - not sure how I feel about it.  As the end of this month 2020 will be half over.  Hmm... something to mull . I'm trying to keep busy and complete projects to have something to show for my year. As it is happening with or without me. That said below is … Continue reading What caught my eye in the past month

Stop and reflect now

I had a post planned for today. I even had it completed in draft.  But things changed and I felt moved to write this. It is Sunday afternoon and I'm sitting on the balcony.  First time this season.  Just brought the table and chairs up from storage. The sun feels good and I know my … Continue reading Stop and reflect now