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Suzette
Educator and Blogger; curating and celebrating a life where colour and creativity collide.
Interests: Developing and testing new ice cream recipes, creating new material for the K - 6 classroom, watercolour everything, local market travels and stops, relaxing by the water: especially on a warm saltwater beach, swimming, at-home movie nights, gymnastics, ballet, ice skating, inspiring book reads, modern jazz and indulging in a hearty and grill-ful gluten-free cheeseburger-- hold the fries please! Photos by me unless otherwise stated.
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{creamed potato carb craze this past week; oodles of fresh salted butter and cream} It's been a fully-loaded week of police investigations and media reveals here and around our world... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at suzette roberts
Thanks so much Xeens! Yes, it's a really big year for you and you deserve all wonderful things. Love all your focuses for this year and I can so relate to being too nervous to raise your hand in class. :) I was the same, and sure enough for the love of education became a teacher. Now they can't get me off the stage. I have a lot to say. haha And yes, we 'needs' the water for healthy living. All good things little lady! Love you so much. xx
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This month, I've been enjoying my evening milk tea at supper time like never before-- with a quarter of a teaspoon of this elixir. It takes everything to the next... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at suzette roberts
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For decades now, I've written shortened versions of this simple and savoured family casserole recipe on little squares of paper, napkins, sticky notes, in pocket diaries--, and even the name... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at suzette roberts
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HIGHLIGHTS IN GOLD A little colourful elevation for our new week, and with all our teachers and younger ones now back into the full(er) swing of things school-wise and such.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at suzette roberts
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{one windy snow-hazed afternoon; 'made these gorgeous crinkle cookies just for fun} Now that we're all dressed like bandits for outdoor travels with our deep-freeze elements in the north (Florida... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at suzette roberts
Thanks Emily. All good things and another truth: good health is the new wealth. Have a lovely year too.
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... which I wholeheartedly believe, makes it everything. Happy New Year! Welcome, and welcome some more! :) I hope you had a wonderfully relaxing holiday and that our new year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at suzette roberts
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{rooted in family, love, and sentimentality; holiday card from my dad} The well-known saying, "Kindness begins at home," is one of the truths I will always stand by... because how... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2017 at suzette roberts
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The second of my top three travelling tracks of 2017; a year of ♫ quick turnaround travels indeed... Lazy Hammock - In Flight Hello to our new season, Winter, at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2017 at suzette roberts
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{it still pays to look up; our larger than life itself reindeer and holiday tree from a recent mall pickup} It's a done week and I'm still seriously wondering, "What... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at suzette roberts
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They are their own group and rightly so, and because she promptly told me that she saw no holiday gift ideas for teens on the blog... Here's to you Xeens... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at suzette roberts
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A few recent loved reads and finds for our Tuesday... ... 19 Best Christmas Movies You Can Watch on Netflix + this weekend thriller. ... 22 Great toasts for our... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at suzette roberts
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... that 2018's Colour of the Year will have some serious blue/ navy blue pigments within. Last month, we started reflecting on 2017 and all that evolved throughout the year,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at suzette roberts
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Wrapping up a busy work week with a few gift ideas for our loving dads, husbands, brothers, uncles, cousins and then some, doing the good do, especially behind the scenes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at suzette roberts
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When they said it could take up to six days for my oh so lovely Ontario pears to ripen to perfection, they weren't kidding. And not even my brown-paper-bag-in-the-oven trick... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at suzette roberts
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A few loved favourites and selections for our very cherished younger and older ladies in our lives (moms, aunts, sisters, daughters, nieces, cousins, besties and friends) who inspire us, support... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at suzette roberts
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What's your greeting style with family and close friends? Without even thinking about it, most of us go right in for that lips to cheek kiss, and a gentle hug... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at suzette roberts
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'Kicking off a week of gift ideas and sweet little tokens for our kids (younger and a little bit older), for her, for him, and for our host/ hostess to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at suzette roberts
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{bosc pears moment at the market; had to take a few home- yum!} We're taking a pause today for a few days to veg, catch-up and enjoy some slower downtime... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at suzette roberts
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Six recently loved reads and finds celebrating the good tidings of our season... ... An absolutely gorgeous coaster collection; here's my favourite. ... It's time: The Gifts of Hibernation ...... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at suzette roberts
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Mood-magic music to get us going on this our Monday from my loved ♫ Satin Jackets ... Satin Jackets feat. Kids At Midnight - Say You When we really think... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at suzette roberts
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It's been such an eventful year on all emotional spectrums-- where do I begin? :) Hands down, my most memorable moments of 2017 all started in... kitchens(!): from my simple... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at suzette roberts
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AUTUMN LEAVES (our backyard) The title says it all... and it's where I often immerse myself as I can to just breathe and be and enjoy the most beautiful season... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at suzette roberts
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More than a poppy, and more than just remembering-- because their true stories continue to be many and endless... On this our Remembrance and Veterans Day we say a special... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2017 at suzette roberts