Cowichan Contest: Guess & Win!

This Christmas, I created a Cowichan Christmas Pot for my family. In a cooking pot bought from a local thrift store (inspired by the mister) I assembled seven items from local businesses in the Valley. (more…)

The Fairest (Santa) of Them All

With a Santa poised in every mall corridor, school gym, community parade, and craft fair, it’s no wonder my kids are scared of the Big Man In Red. Every time they see him, he looks different. Sometimes he knows their names; sometimes he doesn’t. Sometimes he gives them a present; sometimes he doesn’t. This passive-aggressive behaviour makes him very unpredictable. (more…)