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Back to Work on the House

Back to working on the house. This time it is painting baseboards for the master bedroom and en suite bath. I’ve been putting this task off for a while as it isn’t that much fun painting baseboards indoors with the … Continue reading

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Old Becomes New

This week we have been working on our yard. A raised bed has been built. One section of potatoes has been planted. The big job however has been the fence. Back in the winter a large section of fence had … Continue reading

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Wind and Fences

Our plan for our December time on the island was to kick back and relax after an incredibly stressful couple of months back in Alberta. Evidently the weather had different plans for us, and in a windstorm down came a … Continue reading

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Still Painting

How everyone spends their “vacation”…..painting the deck. My plan is if I paint in the morning that I can kayak in the afternoon. I am certain that by the time I finish this huge deck that I will have to … Continue reading

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New Plants for the Front Garden

Work on the yard and garden has been a very slow process. The first summer we had the house we just sat back and watched what grew. In the fall I planted some bulbs and called it good. The second … Continue reading

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Work Day – window trim

Today was the day to tackle working on the house. Work on the master bath has been taking a while. As the work was started by the previous owner, we are constantly guessing what they were thinking in order to … Continue reading

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Backyard Blackberries

Some along the fence. A huge jumble in the backyard. Many scratches and snags later ……….blackberry bran muffins.  

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A Spring Garden

(Please click on the images in the gallery to view full size.) Here are a few images of our garden from several weeks ago. I have to admit I love our garden, even though certain areas are in desperate need … Continue reading

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Gardening Late in the Year

A few weeks ago we decided it was time to finally pick the last of what was growing in our raised beds at the house on Pender Island. This year had been our experimental year as we had never grown … Continue reading

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Fence – before & after

I haven’t done an update on the progress on the house recently so I thought it was about time. We have put hours and hours into renovations, but many of the jobs are still in progress. It is a little … Continue reading

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