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Eleonor
Pacific Northwest
Interests: rubber stamping, scrapbooking, traveling, reading.
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Have I gone completely plant based? Well, almost. I find I can go about 5 days eating completely plant based. Then the weekend comes, and sometimes I might want some fish or a little bit of chicken breast with my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2020 at A Colourful Life
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It's Dec 26 and I am tired! Yesterday was a full, long day.....starting at 7 AM, when we woke up on Christmas day. We sat in the living room quietly enjoying some coffee, taking in the peace before the inevitable... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2019 at A Colourful Life
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2 weeks ago we visited the Gulf Islands. We visited the Southern Gulf Islands, Salt Spring in particular. We have never been so we were glad that we decided to visit. You know how most people never explore in their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2019 at A Colourful Life
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Uh-oh.....you know what that means, right? It means if you really love what you see in this post act now and order! This kit costs a bit more.....but you get SO MUCH in it! Click below to see the promotional... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2019 at A Colourful Life
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Today I was able to play a little bit with some of the stamp sets and matching dies from Stampin' Up that I hadn't had time to play with yet. It's always a good day when I get time to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2019 at A Colourful Life
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It's cold and snowy in the Pacific Northwest today and so what better way to spend a snow day than staying indoors crafting. In our neck of the woods -- Bellingham, Washington we also had a strong windstorm. The wind... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2019 at A Colourful Life
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I have started a new hobby -- weaving! I learned to weave from my sister who has been weaving for years. She makes the most beautiful baby wraps for new mommas. If you are pregnant, know someone who is pregnant... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2018 at A Colourful Life
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We are thoroughly enjoying our Desert vacation. While driving into town and looking all around you see this. Miles and miles of this: Brown hills everywhere! And it made me wonder how this place even gets its water...how do people... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at A Colourful Life
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So here we are in Palm Desert. The last month has been extremely busy at work and this short week away is a welcome respite. We are staying at Embarc Palm Desert. This used to be called Club Intrawest and... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2018 at A Colourful Life
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No, I haven't completely switched to a vegetarian diet. What I have done however, is try to eliminate meat as much as I can. I have realized as I have gotten older, that I cannot be 100% true to my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at A Colourful Life
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This last week I took the time for some "me" time, taking one day off work and foregoing housework some days to take the time to craft. I used to craft a lot.....everyday really and I taught classes at home... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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Yes, I know Halloween comes first, but since I love Christmas much more than Halloween, I'm concentrating on Christmas. 2 days ago I made my first Christmas playlist on Spotify and yes I am already listening to it on my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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Well, it's September. This week kids went back to school. I expected to see a bit more traffic on my commute to work, but have yet to see a marked difference. I work outside town, so I drive the opposite... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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I haven't played with my paper and ink in what seems like forever. It's not because I don't enjoy crafting anymore....in fact I miss it so much. It's just life is busier than usual, and my hobby has taken a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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I live in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, home to lush green parks, bodies of water and friendly people. In particular, I am talking about Vancouver, in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. To say that this little corner of the world is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at A Colourful Life
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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