Getting Ready For The Garden

CraftsGardenApr 2nd, 2013

Getting Ready for the Garden


We’re planting a ton of vegetables this year at our new house, and my daughter and I decided to try something we saw on Pinterest. We’re painting rocks bright colors with Patio paint from the craft store, and will use permanent markers to write the names of the vegetable varieties on them and embellish them with designs. I love the…

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Happy Easter

HorsesMy Small Town LifeTerrace BCApr 1st, 2013

Happy Easter


We spent Easter morning at the Spotted Horse Nursery here in Terrace, BC, where Kathy Jackson and her family put on an amazing Easter egg hunt every year. Somehow the weather is always beautiful and today was no exception. It was cool when we arrived but warmed up during the morning and by afternoon we were in shorts. While we…

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Today I’m Visiting Flirting With Romance

Cowboy NovelsMar 23rd, 2013

Today I’m Visiting Flirting With Romance


I'm "on tour" for The Cowboy's E-Mail Order Bride. I hope you'll join me. I'll be at Flirting With Romance, so come on over and comment for your chance to win the grand blog tour prize of a $50 Etsy gift card! I'll be popping in and out all day to answer questions and chat! I'll be popping in and out all…

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Terrace BCMar 11th, 2013

An Old-Fashioned Fashion Show


Yesterday was the annual fashion show to raise money for Heritage Park in Terrace, BC. A group of women, young and old, took to the catwalk to show off historical fashions from the museum's collection and from closets around town. We were served tea in china cups and offered scones and fruit. Very yummy and lots of fun to see…

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My Hometown

Terrace BCMar 11th, 2013

My Hometown


Terrace, British Columbia is a town of about 10,000 people situated along the Skeena River in northwestern, B.C.  Surrounded by mountains, it is breathtakingly beautiful throughout the year, but I especially love the summer nights that stay light past 11 pm. I'd never heard of Terrace before I met my husband in California, and I never suspected I'd make my…

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I’m Reading: Practical Jean, By Trevor Cole

Book ReviewsMar 11th, 2013

I’m Reading: Practical Jean, by Trevor Cole


The Terrace Public Library’s book club picked Practical Jean for this month’s read and I was one of the people who helped choose it. Here’s the blurb: Jean Vale Horemarsh is an ordinary, small-town woman with the usual challenges of middle age. She’s content, mostly, with the life she’s built: a semi-successful career as a ceramics artist, a close collection…

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