Life

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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Life, pioneer

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

Books

Book Review: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Image courtesy of Goodreads.com I've been dancing ballet since I was three years old. After I injured my back in high school I was forced to choose a different career path for university, so I chose to study Art and Art History.  I fell in love with the way that art is so reflective of… Continue reading Book Review: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Life

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

DIY, Knitting

DIY – Reusable Coffee Sleeves

As a part of my journey to live a vintage inspired lifestyle, I have been working on improving my knitting skills.  I'm not going to pretend to be an expert by any means, but the more that I practice my knitting with small projects, the easier it gets.  I see knitting as an important part… Continue reading DIY – Reusable Coffee Sleeves