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Eleonor
Pacific Northwest
Interests: rubber stamping, scrapbooking, traveling, reading.
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Do you? Our family sure does. We like to play games on a regular basis.....sometimes we will go to Jordan and Erika's place and sometimes they come over to our place. With the advent of video games, tablets and smart... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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We have a Keurig coffeemaker and one of the things I don't like about it is the plastic cup some of the coffee comes in. I say some because more and more manufacturers have come out with biodegradable cups that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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My niece, Celine got married last month to her long time boyfriend and now husband, Eric. These 2 have been together since high school days -- a testament to the saying, "if you are meant to be together, you will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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Yesterday I was lucky enough to be part of a movement, an event, a cause so worthwhile and important that I couldn't help but feel a rush, a buzz, a euphoria from the energy that surrounded the street as I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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My niece is getting married next month. Thus, it was time to shop for a snazzy new suit for Trevor. When I brought this up, and I suggested buying a new suit, I got a look full of daggers. Okay,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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Last month we went away to a lovely bed and breakfast in North Vancouver to celebrate my birthday. We stayed at the Riverfront Bed & Breakfast. We had a lovely bedroom, with private bath and a comfortable bed. At first... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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In just 2 weeks it's Halloween time again! While my kids are now older and there isn't a need for me to take them out trick or treating.....a yearly event that I did not enjoy....due to the cold and almost... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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Finally, another post. It's been busy, plain and simple. First, Jordan and Erika went to Mexico and we watched Bentley for them. He is a cutie and so spoiled. He basically gets what he wants. We only feed him Orijen... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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Do you see me? It's been well over a month since I've posted, so the answer to that would of course be no. Sorry. I keep apologizing for the infrequent blog posts, but the reality of it is I will... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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I was in my kitchen this afternoon and realized that I had too many avocados. I've had to throw out avocados before due to not eating them in time and well you know.....they get brown and mushy and uneatable! So... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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After months of working long days week after week, this week off was a long awaited getaway. We are visiting the west coast of Vancouver Island's Pacific Rim in Tofino/Ucluelet. We are at Club Intrawest Ucluelet. We are here for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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Wow. My last post on this blog was on January 10. I 've received emails from some who subscribe to my blog asking if I had decided to stop blogging. I didn't reply immediately because frankly, I wasnt sure what... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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It's been a long time since I've spent almost the entire weekend creating. Playing with my stamps, ink and paper. This weekend, I did just that. I spent both days creating with some new stamp sets and ink. Intersperesed between... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2016 at A Colourful Life
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First, it's been a month since my last post....what can I say. No reason other than, life is BUSY! My family had a wonderful christmas, so I will let the pictures speak for themselves. First, here are pics taken at... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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Yup, that's right. One more month. Then Santa arrives!! Are you ready?? I'd like to say I am, but that would be a lie. However, I plan to diligently start with the Christmas preparations next week. I have some gift... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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I haven't been here for awhile. Sorry. No real reason really other than life. It's busy. I've started crocheting. I told my sister that I wanted to start crocheting and she gave me this. How could I not start at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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Poaching eggs couldn’t be easier. It’s also a great low-calorie way to prepare eggs—you don’t need to use added fat to cook them, as you would with scrambled or fried eggs. The perfect poached egg is a matter of taste... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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So my Iphone is old. It's a 4S, which in today's world is a dinosaur. Add to that the fact that there's no space left to add anything more -- my music, photos, apps, etc have used up all available... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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We have a new addition to the family. He is small and furry and oh so lovable. Here he is on his first day home. He likes to snuggle in your lap and rest his chin on your palm --... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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Summer is just about over -- we've had some really warm days and some not so warm days. Overall however, it's been a pretty good summer. On the hot days, it's good to drink lots of water and the best... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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Cooking: Trevor is a great cook....much better than myself I'm sorry to say. While we were in Whistler last month, he made us a fantabulous vegetarian pasta sauce! Chef Trevor in the kitchen preparing our dinner !! First things first... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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This past June 6, 2015 Alyss turned 19. Yup. Welcome to adulthood. We started her birthday with a quick trip to Starbucks for coffee, where she got her birthday refresher for free :) Trevor and I had a lot to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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For Christmas, Trevor and I gave my nephew Marty and his wife Eileen some dinner and a movie certificates and we threw in the babysitting as well. They have 3 amazing kids: Marcus, Emma and Noah. This past weekend was... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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A couple of weekends ago we made delicious quesadillas for lunch. I found this recipe online...really in this day and age a good recipe is just a click away. While I still like to have a cookbook now and then,... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at A Colourful Life
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In early April, Trevor and I visited family on the east coast. Aunt Ardith lives in Weehawken, NJ. Damon, Trevor's cousin lives in Princeton, NJ and my niece Carolyn and my cousin, Patty live in New York. We flew the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at A Colourful Life