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101 Things in 1001 Days

I first heard about the concept of 101 in 1001 from Mackenzie Horan who writes the blog Design Darling.  I absolutely love the idea: accomplish 101 things that you want to try for the first time or do more of - like a to-do list with a set deadline.  I think part of the reason why this idea… Continue reading 101 Things in 1001 Days

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Day Trip to Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

  Earlier this month my friend and I went to Terre Bleu Lavender Farm in Milton, Ontario.  This farm is dedicated to the growth and harvest of lavender plants.  It is a bit of an unexpected tourist location, but people drive for hours to visit Terre Bleu because of its beauty, fragrance, and peaceful environment. At… Continue reading Day Trip to Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

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Printmaking at Black Creek Pioneer Village

A little while back my boyfriend Ryan gave me an apprenticeship in the Print Shop at Black Creek Pioneer Village for my birthday (check out the apprenticeship that I gave Ryan for his birthday last year with the Brew Master).  This gave me the chance to operate the 18th Century printing presses that they have… Continue reading Printmaking at Black Creek Pioneer Village

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The Old Fashioned Brewery at Black Creek Pioneer Village

My boyfriend, Ryan, recently celebrated his 21st birthday this month.  When I was trying to decide what I wanted to give him for his present, I was considering taking him to try and make his own beer.  He and his friends have always appreciated drinking beer, so I thought it would be a fun opportunity… Continue reading The Old Fashioned Brewery at Black Creek Pioneer Village