Category Archives: Hobbies

Portraits of Talent and Inspiration

Sitting in the front row at the main stage listening to gifted writers speak about their craft was the icing on the cake for me at the Toronto International Book Fair.  Reading has always been my favourite and most satisfying … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Blogging, Books, Excitement, Famous People, Happiness, Hobbies, Inspiration, Memories, Photography, Reading, Toronto, Ontario, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

A Booklover’s Paradise

I think I made it pretty obvious in my mystery photo blog last Friday that I was incredibly excited about the book fair I was going to attend all weekend.  Well, I am happy to report that the book fair … Continue reading

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A Booklover’s Dream

Best day ever yesterday!!!!  My bff and I drove to Barrie, Ontario to see Diana Gabaldon, author of the bestselling Outlander series.  We haven’t had a chance to get together in ages, so the hour drive gave us a great … Continue reading

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Can an addiction be good?

You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as much lately.  Part of the reason is how crazy busy life always is, but there is also another reason.  I have an addiction but one that I just can’t look … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art, Blogging, Books, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Famous Landmarks, Fascination, History, Hobbies, Ottawa, Ontario, Patterns, Photography, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Mother of the Year!!

Yes, you guessed it, this blog post is about me :).  After last night, I have bestowed upon myself the Mother of the Year award.  Pretty cheeky eh?  Well, let me explain.  Since I have always been a total geek, … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Children, Family, Happiness, Hobbies, Humour, Memories, People, Photography, School/Education, Shopping, Street Photography, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

It’s a wrap!

Did you know that staycations can be really awesome?  Although it would have been nice if Mikey could have taken this week off with me, being home alone for a whole week has allowed me to spend a huge amount … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Gardening, Hobbies, Insects, Arachnids, etc., Macro Photography, Nature, Photography, Reading, Relaxation, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

A Treasure Found

I really wasn’t planning on posting this weekend because as  most of you know Mike and I are visiting my parents in Kingston, Ontario, but I was so excited about a treasure I found today that I needed to share … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Books, Family, Happiness, Hobbies, Kingston, Ontario, Photography, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

My Shadow

Books have always played a very important role in my life.  In fact, some of my earliest happy memories revolve around books, and one in particular that I have incredibly fond memories of is A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Blogging, Books, Composition, Happiness, Hobbies, Isle of Palms, SC, Memories, Photography, Reading, Shadows, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Me, OCD??

My kids say that I’m OCD.   Isn’t that ridiculous?  Well, I do like things done a certain way and everything has to be in its proper place, but that’s just because I like to be organized (right TBM?).  So, … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishments, Blogging, Caledon, Ontario, Composition, Hobbies, Landscapes, Motivation/Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Rivers, Rural Photography, Scenery, Snow & Ice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Treasured Possessions

A couple of days before Christmas I was in a Chapters bookstore picking up a gift when my hubby called me over to a table that held some new releases.  Approaching the table my eyes caught sight of a beautiful … Continue reading

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