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EOV Holiday Window

I think I could bellow this message out at the top of my lungs and never get tired.  The truth is, this year has been tough.  For all of us, in all ways.  Not seeing family & friends, cancelling weddings and big travel plans, businesses shutting down and not being able to reopen ever. And worst of all, people getting sick and even worse than that, people dying.  It's breaks my heart how many people have lost a loved one this year. 

With all that being said, my main...


Local Hikes To Get Back To Nature

okanagan hikes

A little while back I asked for hike suggestions on Instagram, and you guys shared so many good ones! I knew I had to share them more permanently on the shop blog.  SOmetimes being in nature just grounds my soul and replenishes my cup. The Okanagan is so beautiful any time of year, trees, mountains and lakes; what more could you ask for?

  • Peach Cliff - overlooks OK Falls
  • Trails off of Green Lake Rd
  • Naramata Falls - off of Arawana Rd
  • Three Blind Mice - bike trails
  • Brent...


A Follow Up to my Vegetarian Journey

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash

I became vegetarian at the start of 2020 and am still making my way through this journey.  When I first started talking about this back in January, I had a few questions asked of me of my why, why I decided to this.  My answer is still the same, I'm an animal lover.  

This choice was made pre-pandemic, and although it could have made things easier in our household, had I given in and begun to eat meat...


October Picks From the Shop


Fall Mood Board

Crisp mornings and leaves on trees changing colour, I am here for it. 

So many of the things I love happen in the fall.  You all know my morning tea routine, and it feels so good when that hot cuppa is sipped upon during a crisp morning, while looking out the living room window.  I love getting back into some movie and televison watching, of course while being bundled up under cozy blankets.  But still adventuring outside, taking in the beauty...