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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Home Decor

Pattern Love: Agate and Marble

Agate Marble Bathroom Wall | DutchieLove

I don’t know if I’m late to this party, but I’ve seen a lot of agate and marble pattern inspiration floating around lately and I wanted to collect some of my favourites to share with you! I was doing some research for a graphic design project at work a few […]

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Canada, Travel

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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Food & Drink

Cacao Truffles

Valentines Day Cacao Truffles | Dutchie Love

Just in time for Valentine’s day, here’s a little recipe for cacao truffles that are raw, gluten free, dairy free, and refined sugar free! Did I mention that they are also delicious? The ever so talented Dr. Candace Haarsma, naturopathic doctor extraordinaire (also my cousin, one of my bridesmaids, and […]

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Style & Beauty

Fashion Inspiration: Classic Shirt Dress

Shirt Dress Style Inspiration | Dutchie Love

I don’t know what it is, but a classic shirt dress creates this instantly polished and put together look, despite being the simplest piece of clothing ever! Really, there is little to no thought needed to put one on in the morning and walk out the door. Perhaps that’s why I love them […]

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