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Why I Quit Blogging (and Why I’m Back Again)

Dutchie Love Quit Blogging Back Again

My love of storytelling and blogging began in kindergarten, with riveting tales of girls named Sophie.  This is Sophie. Sophie made the stars. She turned purple. She had long legs. Sophie had nineteen eyes. The End. In grade 3 I wrote letters to my parents in a weekly home journal. It’s hilarious to look back […]

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Books, Home Decor, Local Love

The Rutherford House Tour (Plus a Giveaway!)

Rutherford House | Dutchie Love

As a huge admirer of local heritage homes, when the opportunity to take a private tour of the Rutherford House presented itself I couldn’t resist! Built in 1909, this stately and picturesque home was the private residence of Alberta’s first Premier, Alexander Rutherford. It stands proudly on the University of Alberta grounds, […]

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DIY, Local Love

Edmonton Calligraphy Workshop with Justine Ma

Edmonton Calligraphy Workshop with Justine Ma | Dutchie Love

I’ve wanted to try calligraphy for a long time, and I love workshops! Being a creative for a living means that I like to learn new skills to grow, challenge myself, and stay inspired. Thankfully, Edmonton has a variety of workshops to choose from, like the one I did with Uppercase Press for […]

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Mexico, Travel

Iberostar Paraiso Lindo: a review

I’ll preface this post by sharing that I never in a million years thought that I would be the type of person to enjoy an all-inclusive resort vacation experience. Every vacation that I’ve experienced up to this point in my life has either been a family gathering of some kind, or an adventure in a […]

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DIY, Local Love

The Best Edmonton Letterpress Workshop!

A few months ago, a local blogger friend of mine – Janis Galloway from Dress Me Dearly, posted about an Edmonton letterpress workshop that she was attending. Being the passionate graphic designer that I am and the even BIGGER type geek that I am, my ears perked up and I […]

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