Tag: treasure hunting

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Frozen Beach Glass

At this time of the year it is really so wonderful to get out into nature, breath the fresh, cold air, and move your body. When you live in a snowy place half the year you learn to either find things to do outside or you are miserable while you wait for spring. My husband and I like to head to the beach to check out the waves - they take on a whole new character in the winter. The beach is my happy place and somewhere I feel connected to the planet. I can think about life while listening to…

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Beach Treasures

Treasures One of my favourite hobbies is treasure hunting. Be it that perfect photo image, the best sunset, a great deal at a charity shop, or the gently buffed piece of beach glass. treasures I love to wander along the tide lines of beaches seeking out hidden treasures. Driftwood rims my gardens and beautiful rounded stones speckle throughout the rich earth and plants. Every beach seems to be different in the stones it offers. Some have nicely rounded stones and glass, others have the jagged stuff. Colours vary too - from bright pinks, oranges, yellows and greens to monotone grey, black, and…

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Preparing for the Big Leap

As many of you may know, Thing 1 is heading off to Queen’s University this fall. #noTears! The Big Leap In order to help get him ready, we’ve decided to take a few trips to Kingston to check out the new "hood". The transition from high school to university will be shocking enough without having to worry about getting around campus, buying groceries, a shirt or finding some decent fries. I can’t do much to help once school starts - especially being as far away as we’ll be. But I can do something now to assist him in preparing for "the big leap".…

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