Advent 2014 – Day 20, Stowaway

by Carol Browne on December 20, 2014 · 0 comments

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Christmas arrangement

Woohoo! It’s the annual Christmas arrangement from the family in Truro, Nova Scotia. I love it every year it comes. Hey. Wait a second. What is in that pinecone?

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Advent 2014 – Day 19, They can’t all be winners

by Carol Browne on December 19, 2014 · 0 comments

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Uh, so, THIS happened.

Before you see this...

But before I show you the tree in its “after” photo, let’s take a minute to remember the tree before it was vandalized with yellow flowers (totally fake!) and blue bows (totally cheap plastic!) in the night. Remember how beautiful it looked yesterday? It was so beautiful it glowed in the white tree. Today?

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Advent 2014 – Day 12 – BREAKING NEWS!

by Carol Browne on December 12, 2014 · 1 comment

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Your regularly scheduled Advent calendar has been interrupted for breaking news – namely, this AWESOME new Christmas ornament hand crafted by my buddy, Cynthia. It’s a reproduction of my “fur” coat (don’t worry, no cheetahs were harmed in the making of my coat. It’s just a pile of acrylic that feels like heaven) WITH a little camera. This could NOT be more perfect.

My coat!

I want to find a broach just like this one to wear to the SHAW Christmas party on Saturday.

Cynthia told me she used a pattern for a Barbie coat, but had to make it even smaller. I can’t even imagine sewing that up! It’s incredible! Thank you, thank you, thank you. It’s front and centre on the Christmas tree. WEWT!

And speaking of Christmas trees…

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Wait, did you hear that? Oh! I think I know what that is! Follow me! Just be very quiet. You don’t want to scare them! They scare easily…

SHHH! Look over there!

They’re wood elves. And they’re getting ready for Christmas. Oh man. My mom is not going to be happy about waiting for me. But we have to see them. We’ll be quick. Oh..wait…look at that on the perch…

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Advent 2014 – Day 5, A Golden Day

December 4, 2014

I am EXHAUSTED from my weekend job at the fairy dust shop. So much dusting to do. I also have to stock all the different dusts – silver, gold, bronze and the very limited edition, Tinkerbell Pixie Dust. That dust is a big seller. It glitters like diamonds or Swarovski crystals or cubic zirconia! The […]

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Advent 2014 – Day 4, Last night I had the strangest dream…

December 3, 2014

I think I may have been reading too much about those fairy photos from the early 1900’s, because last night I dreamed that it was me visiting a girl in the city. In my dream, I could see lights, I could see cars and I could see all kinds of interesting buildings, but I have […]

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Old Vegas at night

November 29, 2014

Was it Thursday or Friday? Wait. Yesterday was Friday, so it must have been Thursday when we discovered our true love of of Vegas was OLD Vegas, not fancy pants, The Strip. While The Strip did offer beautiful and lovely things to see, like The Venetian and Tori Spelling, Old Vegas has awesome signage, history, […]

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Feasts for the eyes, the ears…

November 26, 2014

and for the belly. OOF. Las Vegas is not only the city of lights (or is that New York? Or Tokyo?) but it is the city of buffets. We started the day off with a breakfast buffet at The Paris this morning (chandeliers in the lobby shown above) where I had a berry crepe, an […]

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And we saw Tori Spelling!

November 25, 2014

Day 1 of our trip to Vegas: We were up at 4:30 this morning and got to the Belligham Airport in plenty of time for our flight. For the very first time in ages, we actually got to walk on the tarmac to get on the plane. This reminded me of getting our flights in […]

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Just another day at the office

November 19, 2014

There is never a dull moment around these parts. Right now we are planning a graduation ceremony, a company Christmas party and another portfolio show (that will be in January). PHEW! Such parties! Such celebrations! After a long day of party planning, I came home and cleaned out the front closet. I have HAD it […]

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