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Vancouver Island: Tofino and Ucluelet

Tofino Chesterman Beach | Dutchie Love

After stops in Big White and Cathedral Grove on our Vancouver Island road trip, we followed the map to Tofino and Ucluelet. How does one begin to describe Tofino? As a genuine prarie gal, being near the ocean always resonates deeply with me since I don’t see it often, but something about Tofino was different. […]

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Chalkboard Gift Wrap DIY

Chalkboard Gift Wrap

To compliment the whimsical Christmas gift wrap, I wanted to try chalkboard gift wrap! This came together relatively quickly with black wrapping paper from Party City, and chalk markers and red and white twine from Michaels Craft Store. It’s simple, fun, and striking! The chalk pens were a bit confusing […]

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Whimsical Christmas Gift Wrap DIY

Whimsical Christmas Wrapping from Dutchie Love

For the first time in a long time, Nathan and I finished most of our Christmas shopping fairly early this year! I was ready to set up and decorate our Christmas tree come end of November, but Nathan’s birthday is in early December and he politely requested that we wait to set up […]

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