Saturday, 08 August, 2020

Tag: Love


Why I Love Playdates! — Encourage Play

The play date has been getting some negative press, with people listing all the things they don’t like about them.  There are pros and cons to everything, so I decided to explain why I appreciate play dates. I’ve found them to Read more…


Four Games I Love That Work on Social Skills — Encourage Play

This post contains affiliate links, learn more here.Playing board games is a fantastic way to work on social skills for kids. As a therapist, I play a lot of games both in individual and group therapy. As a mom, I Read more…


Live the life you love

What is Your “WHY”? Why Do You Wake Up in the Morning? I am writing this short article during our NY “pause” in the midst of the Covid pandemic. So many people started had life change dramatically around the 16th Read more…


Patchwork n Play: The love of quilting!

I had the opportunity today to share some of my  quilts with my colleagues! I have never done anything like this before, and it felt quite a privilege to be asked! People were very kind in their comments and  questions. Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Shadows of Love

I finished piecing together my Delilah quilt today. Even my Ikea trolley is colour co-ordinated! Here are month 12 blocks names Black Cockatoo. I calmed the overall look by using a grey spot   in the 3″ filler blocks, rather than 30 Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Chuckies in Love

Or should that be “Chucky’s in Love”? Too late now, it’s labeled and finished! I loved everything about making this quilt…  from planning which blocks to include,  to choosing fabrics,  to learning a variety of techniques in each 6″ block, Read more…


Oh Christmas Tree I love you!

I love everything about this quilt! I wonder if that has to do with the relative ease it  came together! Yes it was a lot of work, but I had no real problems  with it from start to finish… Well, maybe these Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Bubbles of Love quilt

This is my fourth finish for the quarter, It’s a difficult quilt to photograph… Maybe because there’s not much colour contrast? I traced around a couple of shapes  (that seemed to do the trick) with a hera marker, not wanting Read more…


❤︎ Not feeling the love....

I started making Glitter blocks back in January… These were my two ‘trial’ blocks… The one on the right is it’s original size, the one on  the left up-scaled somewhat. And this is what I have ended up with… I Read more…


Is Travel Part of Your “Second Act?” Chris and I are entering our sixth year as professional travel planners, and we couldn’t be happier.  We really enjoy helping people plan spectacular vacations and being able to travel ourselves.  We often say Read more…