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Today's Obsession


Oops – I Shrunk it Again

How many times have you accidentally shrunk one of your favourite pieces of wool clothing? Yes, me too. I really wish I had discovered this product a long time ago. My give-to-the-thrift-store pile of clothing would’ve been much smaller. Unshrinkit is a patent-pending product that literally un-shrinks your wool clothing. There’s a lot of science […]

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From the Blogs


Music Notes – Dan Mangan + Blacksmith

I simply love it when local, lower mainland/Vancouver Island, home grown BC talent gets a chance to make it big in the world of Arts & Entertainment. I am a long time fan of Sarah McLachlan and Diana Krall. Michael Bublé’s voice teacher was my first voice teacher… we are truly blessed around these parts. But […]

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Release The Hounds!

The big dogs are out and showing their teeth as houndstooth fabric is a huge fashion must for fall. Black and white bold graphic statement prints are all over the catwalk and barking loudly. This print can be worn from hats to shoes and everywhere in between. Desire It Watch out for the Selma mini […]

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Steak and Stout Pie

                This comforting classic is transformed with a fabulous local stout beer, choice cuts of steak and bacon, and buttery pastry. On a crisp fall day, nothing’s better than digging into a rich, meaty dish full of amazing flavours.   Ingredients Pastry: 3 cups all purpose flour 2 […]

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Taking the TV off Centre Stage

A few designers I know would love to deny the existence (and dare I say, importance) of a TV in designing a room. “The TV should not be a focal point,” they insist. They forget that many a Stimulista learns about great design ideas, new trends and ways to create new spaces from that TV. […]

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Upcoming Events

Rove ~ An Art Opening Tour

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bike, walk, drive, skip, hop from art venue to art venue along Main Street this summer! I'm happy to announce ROVE will be happening again along Main Street on Thursday, August 7th and Thursday, October 2nd. Come out and rov…

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Fabulous Fall Painting pARTy

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

From 6-8:30pm local artist, Freda will guide you step by step in creating a master piece of your own during this painting party! No experience or artistic skills needed! Fun relaxed encouraging environment. Chat, paint and h…

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