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A Chocolate Affair

Posted by Caroline Dodd on December 11, 2015

It's that time of year when we are all craving that one of a kind, stand out, unique gift. Whether you are giving or receiving we all go hunting to find that special something that know one else has.  Lets face it, there's always someone on our list who has everything (or almost everything!) and…

The Reason Behind the Trees

Posted by Caroline Dodd on November 21, 2015

" Your Greatness is not what you have, its what you Give." Year after year, our Christmas Trees bring joy. We love the fresh smell, the spirit they bring and especially watching families come year after year to pick out just the perfect one. Our trees are not only a way to share in the holiday…

No Fuss Plants!

Posted on January 27, 2015

spider plants, houseplants, orchids, nasa,

Beer Burgers and bloom workshop!

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 13, 2014

  Last evening we hosted our very first all male workshop. This might not be a big deal to some but to us OH YES it is!  During the months of November and December we had over 4000 participants attending workshops and out of that number, 11 were men.  So, to get 65 men out in…

Olympics Day 5

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 12, 2014

    A realization came to mind of what makes us truly Canadian! As a young child my parents immigrated to Canada.  I have always considered myself to truly be a Canadian and hold my Canadian passport proudly.  Yes, that realization is compounded once again from…

Let the Games begin!

Posted by Lisa Lautenbach on February 7, 2014

   Tonight I will be sitting in my Olympic pj's watching with great anticipation, the opening ceremonies at the Fisht Olympic Stadium.  This event captures the hearts of the world like none other. The excitement is so great in my household, that even my children know you…

Lift your spirts from the winter doldrums

Posted by Arlene on February 6, 2014

This winter has been relentless with its continuous blast of frigid air and snow. When will it end? Woke up this morn only to look outside to see more fresh fallen snow. This season has been very long and dreary not to mention COLD!  I don't even want to think that we are only at the…

Christmas Time

Posted by Arlene on November 6, 2013

  It seems too early to be thinking about Christmas but lets face it, the Christmas season is just around the corner and is arriving at a good pace.  The malls are already gearing up in anticipation for the hustle and bustle that this season brings.  At our place of work Christmas…

Exotic and Out of this World!

Posted by Caroline Dodd on June 24, 2013

The life of plants abounds; whether it be magical, dangerous, sweet, prickly or even spicy. Plants can captivate, leaveing you speechless or dreaming of a world beyond. In our world there are 200,000 identified (named) plant species and 400,000 known (unnamed) plant species.

Recycle, Reuse, Redesign!

Posted by Caroline Dodd on April 2, 2013

Spring is well known for it's blossoms and birds but is also a time to clean, sort, and re organize our homes and garages. Yes 'Spring Cleaning' that job you despise but love. Don't despair! We have a few simple solutions to help clean out that Vase cupboard of yours. Your different styled and unique shaped vase's can come to life with a little imagination.