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Mark, salmon roe, and his cats.

Mark, salmon roe, and his cats.

Mark, salmon roe, and his cats. When Mark refers to the dogs, they’re always “my dogs”. I know they seem attached and like to lounge all over me, come to me for their protection, and run to me for my protection when they feel I’m being threatened, but they are just as much his. Just […]

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Anne of Green Gables? or Erin Blythe?

Anne of Green Gables? or Erin Blythe?

Is this Anne of Green Gables? …or Erin Blythe? When our daughter Erin was three and my son Stuart was eighteen months, we left Cold Lake, Alberta because my husband was transferred by the Canadian Armed Forces to 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario. We decided to make a vacation trip out of it and on our […]

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Questions to ask yourself before buying a wood stove.

Questions to ask yourself before buying a wood stove.

You may be considering buying a wood stove as they are very popular nowadays because of their efficiency and economy. They allow an escape from the modern setting of the city every time you cook your own food. Moreover, a wood stove can serve as a focal point in a home for a classic setting. […]

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Closed-cell foam pads: A helpful, versatile material to have on hand.

Closed-cell foam pads: A helpful, versatile material to have on hand.

I started this post with just the plain closed-cell foam slabs in mind, but quickly found much more to talk about. Plain foam slabs have always been used by us, simply because they are versatile and easily stored away when not in use. Mark and I have been camping a few times with our kids […]

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The best couponing sites to help you save money.

The best couponing sites to help you save money.

Extreme couponing has risen in popularity as more shoppers reveal the deals they get at the grocery store. Not everyone wants a year’s supply of toilet paper sitting in their garage, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take advantage of the best couponing sites and extreme coupon deals. There are several websites that allow […]

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Bob’s Feeling ‘Slugish’!

Bob’s Feeling ‘Slugish’!

Who would ever have known that we have had the secret weapon against slugs living in our household all of these years – and it happens when Bob’s feeling slugish? All we have to do is let our ‘fluffy’ cat Bob roam free throughout our gardens and he invariably returns with at least one slippery, […]

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For safety and security, outdoor lighting is illuminating.

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For safety and security, outdoor lighting is illuminating.

Mark and I depend on outdoor lighting in our front and back yards for several reasons, but they all related in some way to our safety and security. In the back yard, we need lighting so we and our pets can see our way down the stairs of the deck about 10 feet to the […]

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Atlanta Braves baby clothes make the perfect gift!

Atlanta Braves baby clothes make the perfect gift!

Looking for the perfect gift for soon to be parents?  Atlanta Braves baby clothes (or for any other sports team fans) make the perfect gift. While you can always head to a toy store or a baby store and find dozens of toys and onesies or other outfits, the Braves fans in your life might […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
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