Bulk Foods

Posted by & filed under Buy Local, Cooking, Food, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, greener living, Healthy Eating, Shopping on Gabriola, West Coast Living.

It is amazing what you discover is in your backyard just by googling something somewhat unrelated.  While searching for Belvedere Farm whilst writing the previous blog I stumbled across “Supply Line Organic Foods Buyers Club” which is accepting orders for Gabriola residents for the next 2 weeks, May 4- May 16, 2010.  Very excited I… Read more »

Weekend Away

Posted by & filed under Daytripping on Vancouver Island, family life, Food, Gabriola Living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Holidays and Special Events, Kids, West Coast Living.

We took the girls to Victoria for the weekend which unfortunately meant we missed all the Gabriola festivities this weekend but I think we would miss something great here no matter when we went!  We stayed at a downtown hotel which made it so easy to get around on foot with the kids.  On Saturday… Read more »

What a year!

Posted by & filed under Causes, Food, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gardening on Gabriola, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, Holidays and Special Events, Kids.

Well the year is winding down and it is time to look back and remember all the days sunny or rainy, happy or sad. The girls are another year older and our oldest will be registered for Kindergarten in the coming months. The younger will be starting pre-school this year and so begins the yearly… Read more »

Apple Time

Posted by & filed under Food, Gabriola Living, Gardening on Gabriola.

Most of the apple trees have been producing well this year and these century old Kings are no exception. There are half a dozen old trees on this property and we were invited to pick. 100 lbs of apples later and the trees looked the same as when we started. Now it is time to… Read more »