Painted Furniture Inspiration at A French Touch Furniture

a french touch furniture in victoria, bc canada

A few days ago I wrote about my dream-come-true chalk painting workshop at A French Touch Furniture in Victoria, BC.  As I was writing the post, I realized I had way too many pictures, so decided to post the extra pictures in a separate post of their own.  I was totally inspired by Debra’s beautiful […]

Fashion Over 40: The Half Tuck Shirt

half tuck front ps

Watching fashions change fascinates me. I love it when I can remember when the “new thing” used to be in style. Take the tucking-in-your-shirt dilemma. I remember when it was totally in vogue to tuck your shirt in your super high-waited jeans with a super wide belt. Then it was cool to have your shirts  untucked and flowing […]

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Workshop

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

For years I’ve had a secret dream of attending an Annie Sloan chalk painting workshop. I’d look at the pictures online of smiling ladies in beautiful locations surrounded by paint and brushes and projects and aprons… and sigh and wish I could be one of them. But, alas, the workshops were held in places like […]

Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash at harbourbreezehome.com

Overnight, our hot, sunny summer turned to Fall.  The clouds rolled in rain is pouring.  Our brown patched lawn is drinking it in, and we’re snuggled up to the first fire of the season in our wood stove. Ahhh, Fall, how I love you so. As I was grocery shopping this afternoon, I picked up […]

Tiny Houses and Transitional Spaces

office to dining room at harbourbreezehome.com

I have a fascination with the whole tiny house trend. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s the process of downsizing to a teeny tiny space (usually on wheels, so you have the option of a “home to go”) ~ keeping only the essential things that you need for day to day life. Some of […]

Transition Outfit

Summer to Fall Transition Outfits at harbourbreezehome.com

The weather these days is unpredictable. One day it’s hot as blazes and the next is rainy and cool. I realized it was time to get creative with some transitional outfits ~ the weather being the main factor : A little Summer + a little Autumn = the need for a warmer yet not too […]

Simple Summer Supper

Simple Summer Supper @ harbourbreezehome.com

Today is an exciting day. We have family arriving tomorrow, so I’m all aflutter getting menus planned and the house in order. As I type away on my dining table turned desk, I’m excited to think that in just a little while, my Dining Room will be a Dining Room again for a week, with […]

Sunday Songs

As I discover new-to-me Christian songs that I really enjoy, I’ve been jotting them down in my journal. Here are 2 more from my current “favorites” list:   {Day One by Matthew West} {Start a Fire by Unspoken} If the videos don’t show up in your browser, click the links below.

Sunday Songs

As I discover new-to-me Christian songs that I really enjoy, I’ve been jotting them down in my journal. Here are 2 more from my current “favorites” list:   {Come As You Are by Crowder} {Lay it Down by Sanctus Real} If you can’t view the video in your browser, just click on the links below.