Kate’s Fabulous Finds

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Spring into change

We have been sharing our thoughts together now for 5 and a half months.  Always open to ideas, providing each other with shoulders and ears for the tougher days of being a mother, wife, daughter, partner, exchanging recipes and top tips on home crafts for the family.  It is with this spirit that we are […]

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Round toits, lists and let’s get organized!

I have a distinct memory of when I was 8 and my eldest cousin was 15 being given a ‘Round toit’.  He was given it for Christmas from his parents and he placed it on his bedroom door along with the stickers of the time, and various other statements of youth.  It was divided up […]

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New friends

Vancouver, 2010 is here! I’m pretty sure if you tuned in to your preferred news station last night or picked up the paper this morning, you will know of the sad news of the 21 year old Georgian Luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili’s fatal accident yesterday on a practice run in an event that he loved. I […]

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Message in a Bottle~A Fun Twist on the Valentine

What are you sending your Valentine?  I might be sending one of these….. I think this one is my favorite…she types a personal message…on vintage book paper…with a vintage type writer…then seals it with a wee bit ‘o wax, then adds a little key tied on with twine and stamped with initials…then packs it in […]

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Chocolate + partner = Romance

Did you know that if you googled the word ‘Chocolate’ you get a whopping 141,000,000 hits? Chocolate has been part of our lives for a very long time. In fact the earliest documented use of the cacao bean dates back to 1100BC! There are lots of fact and figures out there about chocolate, and I guess you’d […]

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Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize.

First this week, an apology. If you checked in to find some thing fab-u-lous last week, you’d have seen that I had let you down. Sorry. I could say that it had slipped my mind or that I had lost my mind, or both. I have no good excuse other than I started my find […]

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Ready for new memories?

As the clock ticked into 2010 we entered into the second decade of the 21st century.  Some-when during New Year’s Day I had one of those moments…. no not a give me a G&T (Gin and Tonic) now moment, although if someone had poured me one I’d have happily have quaffed it (let’s just say […]

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Easy Thank You’s

If your house is anything like ours, it will be filled with lots of marvelous gifts, pictures, toys and food.  All given with love and good will from those around us in our lives.  Our family traditions do not amount to much, the token walk after Christmas lunch before diving back into more eating of […]

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Take a deep breath and laugh

So I am thinking that a lot of you will be spending the festive time at home with family, at another family house, on holiday with family, extended family… basically there are lots of extra people around, in our lives and space. We are not alone in that equasion. It can be a happy and […]

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A unique gift

Okay, it’s a Saturday evening and I have a confession for you. I haven’t given the find of the week much (if any) thought. Sorry. My mum arrived from England on Monday and we have been catching up and getting out and showing her the sights of beautiful, sunny Denver. I had great ideas but […]

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