Photo courtesy of Distinctly Kelowna Tours.
There are many ways to enjoy the BeadTrails experience. You can follow the maps and take a self-guided tour; walking or driving. Or as of this year you can book ... Read the rest of this entry »
On joining the Osoyoos Bead Trails Frances Sologuk chose a gecko bead to represent her business, Osoyoos Home Hardware. The cool Gecko can be found at their customer service department along with a copy of their story. “Geckos are among the ... Read the rest of this entry »
Valentine's Day is celebrated differently across the world, Having moved to North America from the UK, I noticed that in Britain February 14th is earmarked for boyfriends & girlfriends and husbands & wives. In Canada, the day is shared across-the-board. Here, the cashier at the local supermarket might wish ... Read the rest of this entry »
Many of us know we have a birthstone - but do you know why? Birthstones come in a wide-range of hues; traditionally there is one or more gemstone associated with each month of the year. January’s stone for example is garnet, ... Read the rest of this entry »
Christmas place names in Canada: The festive names include, Gift Lake, Alberta; Bible Hill, Chimney Corner and Christmas Island, Nova Scotia; Cranberry Lake in BC; Holly, Turkey Point and Noëlville in Ontario; Reindeer Station, N.W. Territories; Sled Lake, Saskatchewan; ... Read the rest of this entry »
Karen is an artist ... Read the rest of this entry »