Just About Perfect

Do you remember a post I did last December about the Princess Theater in Old Strathcona?  The same night we saw ‘Hitchcock’ there, we hung around Old Strathcona to surf some of the cute little shops.  All of a sudden, GASP! I spotted the ‘Holy Grail’ of a Boomdee Christmas. I couldn’t believe my luck and immediately […]

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Christmas Tree? Check!

Is there one thing you love to shop for on a vacation?  We reminisced  about the whole spoon collecting thing a while back.  While I’m not sure that’s still a big hit, I bet there’s a few clanging around peoples drawers somewhere.  Guess what?  Why not take some inspiration from this talented Aussie, Suzie Stanford.  Suzie […]

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The Holy Grail

Look what I spotted at Greenland Garden Centre! For aqua-holics** like myself,  this surely is the Holy Grail! ** Aqua-aholic is one who, without cause or provocation, shops for and/or buys items the colour aqua blue.  A term I’ve totally made up to appease Mr B (ie. “sorry hon, it’s not me..it’s the disease”) PS, They had […]

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I Got Us A Real Beauty

When we were little, our dad worked out-of-town a whole lot.  Dad had his own gravel truck and with four kids, he went wherever the work was. I can still see dad bringing home the most misshapen Christmas trees.  They were never too tall, he’d just chopped off the bottom two feet.  The fact that […]

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