Category Archives: Christmas

An Uncommon Winter

It’s been an uncommon winter here on Denman Island. The ground froze for 6+ weeks, which is an unusual state of cold we normally count in days, not weeks (No need to roll your eyeballs – we know we’re spoiled … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel Challenges

Do you ever have one of those mornings where you wake up with a leisurely stretch and wonder how you’re going to fill your day? Yeah, me neither. Especially this year. Busy doesn’t even have a seat at the kiddie … Continue reading

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Happy Hot Toddies!

Another Christmas Eve has arrived. The tree is up, the wreath is hung, and the shopping is done. December 24th is my favourite day of the holidays. For me, it’s the calm before the storm; a quiet day to enjoy … Continue reading

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Christmas and Odds & Sods

Miraculously, five days before Christmas, I find myself in the position of having some free time. Not sure how that happened. Somehow the parcels got wrapped, mailed, bagged, and tagged; the vacuum and dust mitt performed a slap and dash; … Continue reading

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New Year Surprise

It’s January third already and yet it still doesn’t feel like a brand new year. Despite the “2013 Year in Review” news clips and the “Predictions for 2014” that are floating around on TV and online, it never really feels … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Day

This is my favourite day of the season. As a child it was a day stretched full with anticipation and too many treats. It was the day my grandmother arrived with her neatly packed suitcase. It was the day I … Continue reading

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