It’s a dunn deal.

I enjoyed a tasty breakfast this morning in my new rae dunn clay bowl!  There were several bowls on the shelf, all with different words on them, but “blessed” is the most fitting for me. <grin> A true artist, Rae Dunn is originally from California. She calls herself a “maker + an observer.” I truly …

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Oldhand Coffee

        oliday Monday… oh where to go? Hummm, I’ve been hearing great things about Oldhand Coffee downtown Abby. So off I went! Casey was very friendly and served me with a smile. The beautiful Kristine (owner) was happy to answer any questions I had. I asked her where the name “old hand” came from. She shared how …

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House of James Coffeehouse

  ome photos I took at one of my most favourite places to frequent! Nom, nom, nom! <grin> A tasty destination in Abbotsford is the coffeehouse at House of James! Great tasting coffee from Pacific Roasters, tasty grub + baking. And of course an awesome bookstore!!!  2743 Emerson Street, Abbotsford, BC V2T 4H8 (map)  Website  Facebook  …

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Tegan Owens

hen I think of adventure + talent, one gal comes to mind. Tegan Owens. Originally from Cochrane Alberta, this BC-planted photographer captures movement and adventure in unexpected ways – it makes you want to get outside and LIVE!!  Her impressive list of clients include British Columbia Magazine, Adventure Kayaker, Men’s Fitness Magazine and many others! I’ve been checking …

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Mary Bayes

wner of Western Canoeing and Kayaking in Abbotsford BC, Mary Bayes is a pioneer in the small business world. Once upon a time WC+K was a small business (It all began with Clipper Canoes), and is now a thriving Fraser Valley company – it’s the #1 place for all things paddling in BC!  I was curious to …

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The Farmhouse Artisans

These two lovely wooden pieces are handmade & designed by Rhonda & Michael, The Farmhouse Artisans. As custom pieces, I wanted “Campbell” on both, which shouldn’t surprise anyone who knows me well. <grin> They turned out even better than I expected! Their craftsmanship & artistry is top notch! The shappy chic box (Pine) is on my …

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Nina Wood

Nina is a lovely person, and an amazing photographer! Her photos are some of the very best I’ve ever seen! She makes my BRILLIANT GIRL list with flying colours!  I found Nina on Instagram, and had to reach out and request one of her photos; I suggested we do a photo exchange. She loved the …

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Q & A with CKNW ‘s Emily Lazatin

As a small business, I rely on Canada Post – they are essential to my business! Canada Post’s prices are so reasonable, so they are my first (and only) choice to deliver my products across Canada.  With talks of a strike looming, this of course would greatly affect my business. I have never used any other courier service, …

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Review: Pungo 140

I was happy to take the Wilderness Systems Pungo 140 for a spin – the best kayak I’ve personally paddled! It’s a good looking kayak – important, yes? And the ride is smooothhhh… The cockpit is spacious. The Phase 3 AirPro seat in the Pungo is the best in the business! It’s very comfortable. Lots of colours to …

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Paddle Mill Lake

                   A FUN morning paddling at Mill Lake, thanks to Western Canoe & Kayak in Abbotsford. I was happy to take the Wilderness Systems Pungo 140 for a spin – the best kayak I’ve personally paddled! Read my review

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