Celebrate Summer and Welcome Fall!

Posted by & filed under Gabriola Living, Gardening on Gabriola, greener living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Healthy Living, Holidays and Special Events, Shopping on Gabriola.

It is that time of year again when the Gabriola Commons hosts the Fall Fair. It is a fun filled day full of animals and cotton candy, games, contests, demonstrations and more. It is wonderful way to spend the last day of summer, we hope to see you there! For more info visit the Gabriola… Read more »


Posted by & filed under Baking, Cooking, Holidays and Special Events.

Yesterday was Annie’s first birthday, the family assembled and we were treated to Robyn’s custard filled eclairs, simple ingredients, exceptional taste. If you would like to try making them you can find the recipe at the website below, http://www.thefreshloaf.com/recipes/eclairs

This little piggy went to market…

Posted by & filed under Daytripping on Vancouver Island, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Holidays and Special Events, The Arts.

Entertainment abounds both on and off Island this weekend. On Gabriola we had the Theater Festival, a three day extravaganza with eight superb plays, Street Art Artists Fair, Lions Pancake Breakfast, an Improv Workshop and dancers and musicians. At the same time in Nanaimo the Vancouver Island Exhibition took place at Beban Park. On Sunday… Read more »

Air Show

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This past evening was a warm and sunny affair, perfect weather for an outdoor dinner party. Wine, good food, friends – and the Snowbirds for entertainment. They were doing an airshow in the Nanaimo inner harbour and this brought their flight path in a curve over our property. It was a very impressive addition to… Read more »