Garden at my front door

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For Mother’s Day my husband and eldest daughter went to the local nursery and picked out some herbs to plant a nice little herb garden outside our front door. Just a couple steps away, I can now pick fresh chives, basil, rosemary, sage, thyme and mint to add flavour to our meals.

The Inner Harbour

Posted by & filed under Daytripping on Vancouver Island, West Coast Living.

When we say we are going to ‘town’ we mean we are heading to Nanaimo (as opposed to ‘The Village’ which would be Gabriola). On foot, as you leave the ferry terminal in Nanaimo you find yourself passing the Cameron Island wharf and the Port Place shopping center and quite quickly you will be on… Read more »

Yoga and Wine

Posted by & filed under Food, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle.

While at a cross conditioning class this evening I came upon a brochure for what looks to be a well paired evening. This began last Friday but runs for four weeks so this Friday is as good as any… Friday, May 22nd – 5:00 PMYoga and Wine TastingProgressively Enlightening Evenings How it works …The evenings… Read more »

A Dip in the Lake

Posted by & filed under Camping on Vancouver Island, Gulf Island Lifestyle.

A weather forecast of warm sunny days sent us off to Cowichan Lake to enjoy the mid week camping experience. We were not disappointed, a 1&1/2 hour drive and we were there, blue skies and clear water welcomed us. We tried out our new zero gravity lounge chairs and I took a dip in the… Read more »