Category Archives: Reasons why I love my Husband

There are so many of them, these are just a few!

A Romantic Walk in the Rain with my Sweetheart

Last week Michael & I visited Vancouver for the opening of Touch Wood at VanDusen Botanical Gardens. We enjoyed a wonderful evening of art, fantastic food and great company in one of the most beautiful gardens in BC. It was … Continue reading

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The Hazy Romantic Glow of Dicentra Spectabilis ‘Alba’

“Oh, how this spring of love resembleth, The uncertain glory of an April day, Which now shows all beauty of the Sun, And by and by a cloud takes all away” William Shakespeare The Two Gentlemen of Verona – Act 1, Scene … Continue reading

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Colony Farms: My Plot in the Sun!

I got a very exciting email a few weeks back. My name had finally made the top of the oh-so-very-long waiting list for a plot at Colony Farms Community Garden. I am very excited to be gardening in one of … Continue reading

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Spring in the Port Coquitlam Heritage Garden!

There is a little corner in Port Coquitlam that has been undergoing a revitalization. Last year myself and another Heritage Society volunteer took to this neglected bed tucked between an apartment building and the society’s display centre on Mary Hill rd … Continue reading

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Coming to a Ballot Box Near You: Michael Thomas for Port Coquitlam City Council!

The post these days come in odd frequency. It can get pretty quiet around here, and then I’ll throw up a flurry of posts. I’m not going away, or forgetting to write. I haven’t stopped getting out to garden events, although I … Continue reading

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Harvest Dinner: Cherry Tomato & Onion Tart!

It’s harvest time, and I’m swimming in cherry tomatoes! So when my family was invited to a friends for a Harvest Dinner, I knew exactly which ingredient we would incorporate into our dish. I scoured the internet for an interesting … Continue reading

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The Merger

I’ve finally done it. I left blogspot for the greener pastures of my own domain and the freedom that it brings. FlorabyLaura.ca will now be hosting my blog, and with it (he, he!) we added in my previous blog too! … Continue reading

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Lost in Mexico! Tell the kids I love them!

Our third Mexican port was the lovely city of Huatulco. Located at the foothills of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, Huatulco is a resort town. It is breath takingly beautiful. After our wild but fun adventures with the kids … Continue reading

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We made it! Somehow?!

To understand what happened that morning in Acapulco, Mexico we must go back to the night before….. Every morning on our trip (save that first queasy morning) we enjoyed room service breakfast on the patio. It served two purposes, the … Continue reading

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And back to me….

I know, there is only so much navel gazing I can stand too, but this post was unavoidable. Last night the City of Port Coquitlam held a reception for the garden award winners and their families prior to the council … Continue reading

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