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I received a gift from a stranger at the beach!

I received a gift from a stranger at the beach!

This past Friday was a busy day for me, my plans for the day were: Visit the beach, work on seaglass and prep for my very first Facebook live event! It was an absolutely perfect day and let me tell you, a shocking one! I was given a gift by a complete stranger at the beach! I need to share the story with you, this small act of kindness meant so much to me. I hope to return this act to someone else in the future.  On Friday, arriving at the beach I was so happy to have made it....

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My First Visit To Mabou & The Red Shoe Pub

My First Visit To Mabou & The Red Shoe Pub

  Last weekend Nick and I decided we would do a day trip out to Mabou. I have dreamed of visiting for years along with the renowned Red Shoe Pub! Mabou is a little village, located on the western side of Cape Breton Island. It truly is a magical place, bustling but quint. The drive in reminded me of scenes from a movie, it was like driving into another world. The winding roads were surrounded by tall trees, different from the rest of the island. I imagine this would be a very beautiful drive during winter. As we drove into Mabou...

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A Day In The Life Of a Beachcomber & Seaglass Artist

A Day In The Life Of a Beachcomber & Seaglass Artist

*Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are my own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission. Living life on island time is about slowing down and taking time to enjoy the little things. Today was one of those days and I snapped some photos along the way so I could show you all what my day was like. Things started off with coffee as usual. I checked the Tides app on my phone and planned my trip to the beach. I was hoping to explore...

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Where To Find Sea Glass In Nova Scotia

Where To Find Sea Glass In Nova Scotia

*Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are my own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission. Nova Scotia is a beautiful province you'll want to visit during your next road trip. It is known for breathtaking coastline, salty ocean air and friendly locals. As you drive along the coast, you'll stumble on lots of beaches. Secret beaches, public beaches, groomed beaches and rocky ones. So you might be wondering, where are the Seaglass beaches?  I'd love to share some of my favourite...

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Mother's Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE 2018: 10 GREAT GIFT IDEAS FOR MOMS

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