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My favorite Pinterest pins for DIY Christmas gift ideas

My favorite Pinterest pins for DIY Christmas gift ideas

I am a Pinterest fan, and I get some of the inspiration for my blog posts from other bloggers and favorite Pinterest pins. I decided I’d amassed enough of a collection of pins for DIY Christmas gift ideas that I should let you all know about them in time for Christmas – so here they […]

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Bringing your home interior design into the 21st century.

Bringing your home interior design into the 21st century.

Let’s face it. Times have changed, and so have tastes in home interior design. Homes can get pretty ugly, especially as time goes on and your tastes change. Even worse, of course, is when you are purchasing a home that has already had the interior decorated; sometimes this can lead to some truly horrific rooms […]

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Great tech gadgets for that ‘ hard to buy for ‘ man.

Great tech gadgets for that ‘ hard to buy for ‘ man.

My husband, Mark is fascinated with anything tech – games, computers, wireless devices, smart devices, etc. I searched the internet to find some newer, innovative tech gadgets for that ‘ hard to buy for ‘ man on your list. Speedo – Aquabeat 2.0 Waterproof MP3 Player $95.50Amazon.com Nest Labs – Learning Thermostat – 2nd Generation […]

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How to stop condensation on windows.

How to stop condensation on windows.

Condensation on windows is formed when the warm air on one side makes contact with cool and dry air on the other. Due to the temperature differences, a fog appears on the inside or outside of your window. There may be a wide range of reasons for the condensation on your windows, especially nowadays with […]

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No giant mug of coffee, tea or cocoa? Then, it ain’t Christmas!

No giant mug of coffee, tea or cocoa? Then, it ain’t Christmas!

I am a coffee drinker, but I do like tea and cocoa once in a while as well. But, if there’s no giant mug of coffee, tea or cocoa, then, it just ain’t Christmas! One of my favorite gifts to receive for any occasion is an oversize mug! I can wrap my hands around it […]

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Are the internet, gaming, and social media getting a bad rap?

Are the internet, gaming, and social media getting a bad rap?

We hear it all the time, “…social media is causing our kids to be too sedentary and isolated, with all the side effects that can result includimg anti-social behavior, loneliness, internet addiction, etc. But… could the internet and social media be getting a bad rap? On the surface, this may seem true, but I’ve seen […]

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British Columbia’s great except for 3 months poor sleddin’.

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British Columbia’s great except for 3 months poor sleddin’.

For the most part, the weather in the temperate zone of British Columbia is, as my husband puts it, wonderful, except for 3 months poor sleddin’ (rainy season). In 1990, at 30 years old, I finally left Courtenay on Vancouver Island for the first time since moving there at 10 years old, moving to Edmonton […]

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Lost a special piece of jewelry? Here is how to find it!

Filed in Consumer, Finances, Hints, Household, Mom Stuff, Tips by on 2014/12/09 0 Comments
Lost a special piece of jewelry?  Here is how to find it!

We’ve all been in the position of having lost a special piece of jewelry. One minute you’re having fun outside, and the next you realize your beautiful wedding ring, necklace, hair clip or other piece of precious jewelry is gone. Although you may think it’s lost forever, there’s actually a good chance you can find […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, transcriptions, sources, images, data

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