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Chloe

Birthdays and art

It’s been a long standing tradition with me and my children to make gifts for friends’ birthdays. I think it’s a much lovelier thing than buying something mass market at some store, (unless of course the gift you buy is a handmade something special),…

May 12, 2017

Hello from Sunday night and the Opus outdoor painting challenge

Today was the Opus Art Supply outdoor painting challenge day and I must tell you that I’ve been painting up a storm lately for the Art in the Garden show May 27th weekend, and painting plein air all day was something I really didn’t…

May 7, 2017

Late night ridiculous!

It’s Friday night, and so what are three city girls free for an evening going to do? So we found ourselves without the wee ones as their other grandmother took them for Friday night. Well, as it turns out, we walked down to the…

April 1, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend part three

Our last day up at Big White and we reluctantly packed the car and checked out of our condo, but we were not leaving the mountain. Not when the day dawned sunny and bright. The best of spring skiing. Since Sunday was the children’s…

March 29, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend part two

Sunday morning promised a bit of fresh snow and we couldn’t wait to get outside, so after breakfast, Kerstie put a pork roast into the oven for a slow cooked pulled pork for supper. And, since we were all excited, after some morning cuddles……

March 29, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend in three parts

Part one: Hello there from us over here with jelly legs and arms. We’ve just returned from a long weekend at the most beautiful resort in my daughter Kerstin’s town. Chloe and I drove the 300 miles to Kelowna, and, after a rest, all…

March 28, 2017

Nadine’s Art Challenge: Rituals and Routines

OK, apart form Earl Grey tea in the morning, (without which I would die!), and my daily phone call with Robbie when we’re in separate countries, I really have very few rituals or routines. I mean, I brush and floss and all that mundane…

March 18, 2017