Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mozart - Sonata no.11 (K. 331) Andante Grazioso


Here is something to sooth the soul!

A few of our favourite things

Every year we must all answer the question "What do you want for Christmas?" or even harder, "What do the kids want?". I always feel like a crazy person trying to figure things out, so this year I am on it!
For my 17 year old son, here are a few things I know he'd like:
http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/house-and-home/gifts/scratch-map/5060146590525-item.html?ref=shop%3agift-ideas%3agifts-him%3alg-for-him-products-on%3a94%3a
Create your very own personalized world map with Scratch Map. It’s designed with a top layer of gold foil that scratches off to reveal a whole new world below, including colour-printed facts about countries and cities along with geographical detail. It’s a great way to record your travel adventures, and comes packaged in a slick tube for easy gifting. 23” x 32”
$29.50 For his travels

http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/house-and-home/gifts/14-in-1-car-emergency/713429127103-item.html?ref=by-shop%3ahouse-and-home%3abff%3a_carousel-trending-in-fun-stuff%3a91%3a
$34.50 For driving to University
http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/house-and-home/gifts/iconx-empire-state-building/032309013108-item.html?ref=by-shop%3ahouse-and-home%3abff%3a_carousel-trending-in-fun-stuff%3a114%3a

$14.50 For the engineering degree.



http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/house-and-home/glux-glow/655400002026-item.html?ikwsec=HouseAndHome&ikwidx=0
$9.95 Just because it's cool
And if you can't decide, he's a fan of WorldVision Canada and a donation made in his name is a wonderful thing!
Now for my girlie:
http://www.thebodyshop.ca/en/shop-by-line/coconut/body-butter-coconut.aspx
$10.00
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/162005695/pride-and-prejudice-literary-scarf-jane?ref=sr_gallery_5&ga_search_query=pride+and+prejudice+scarf&ga_page=1&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery

Pride and Prejudice Literary Scarf - Jane Austen Reading Quote - Long Knit Jersey Raw Edged Scarf $36.94

Pretty much anything "Jane Austen"
http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/paper/key-lock-leather-journal/882709089193-item.html?ikwsec=Home&ikwidx=0
$25.00 
online price
$49.00 list price


https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/94348101/pillow-cushion-cover-with-eco-friendly?ref=sr_gallery_34&ga_search_query=westie&ga_page=5&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery

Pillow Cushion Cover with Eco Friendly Felt Westie - Decorative Accent Pillow Cushion Cover


$31.17
And my cute Hubby:


http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/books/the-monuments-men-allied-heroes/9781599951508-item.html?ref=shop%3agift-ideas%3agifts-him%3alg-for-him-products-on%3a23%3a

$13.36

https://www.etsy.com/ca/search?q=five+roses&page=8
US $200.00
If I could afford this I would grab it for him!
Or this beauty:


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Baby Shower x2

The baby shower for two of my nieces is over, and we had a great time! Both girls were blessed with so many wonderful gifts, and one of the girls got an early present, her baby! Stephanie had her baby by emergency c-section 7 weeks early, but I'm happy to say they are both well and are now at home. Her little boy Wesley is a miracle in every sense. Now one more to go, for Brooke. Hoping for a girl!




Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Beauty in Fashion

I generally hate most things I see on the runway. Today is the exception. Take a look at all of this gorgeousness! All by Naeem Khan

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A Double Baby Shower

Both of my nieces are currently pregnant.Due within 2 weeks of each other! How much fun is that to have the little cousins so close together?!
I volunteered to have a double baby shower for the first time moms-to-be, so I'm getting lots of ideas together and thought I'd set them all out here.
My girlie says we MUST have chocolate covered strawberries. Check!
And check out this idea to iron on words and pictures to create custom onesies.
Pretzels dipped half in pink and half in blue chocolate.
Cute, but I'd dip the top in crushed graham crackers and call them smor's.
Just yum!
So many ideas, most of them food related. I hope the girls have fun at the party!