At last, Blackberry Season is here. We are very lucky here in Vancouver we have a very blackberry friendly environment. Most of the year blackberry canes are annoying weeds, but for a couple of weeks, they completely redeem themselves. " order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] It is something of a family tradition to brave the thorns to … Continue reading Delicious Recipes for Blackberry Season
Before and After - Sklar Peppler Coffee Table Makeover A few years ago I was looking to add a coffee table to our TV room. We had chosen, originally, not to have one to keep the space as open as possible for horsing around and laying around. Once the boys were older I thought it … Continue reading Sklar Peppler Coffee Table Makeover
I recently had an upper eyelid blepharoplasty or eyelid lift surgery. I am sharing my experience so that people considering eyelid lift surgery might get more information to help them with their choice. To make this honest and accurate I have had to forgo my dislike of having my picture taken, taking selfies, and being … Continue reading Blepharoplasty or Gillie gets eyelid lift surgery.
More fun making my new home really MY new home with an inexpensive powder room makeover. My townhouse has a little powder room on the first floor. The color was definitely not my style but it had an intriguing sink and vanity. In fact, the vanity really felt like it went with what I hoped … Continue reading Inexpensive Powder Room Makeover
I sold my house in December 2017. One of the things I was sorry to leave was my backyard and beautiful deck shaded by a big maple tree. Fortunately, I found a townhouse with a super patio that backs on to a forested area. I recently had the natural gas line hooked up for my … Continue reading A Refreshing Summer Cooler – Not Too Sweet! by Black Fly