Through Her Eyes
As some of you know, I have a teaching degree which I received from the University of Victoria.  I’ve had many great experiences with children but after my degree I had the opportunity to work as a teacher’s assistant with...
DIY Saturday - Make a Bunting
I’m a huge fan of “Downton Abbey” and have watched every episode. I love the clothes, the era, the acting, the scenery, the characters, the history. I’ve loved Lady Mary since Season 1 (Cybil was also wonderful but of course...
How Do You Handle Defeat?
I’ll admit it I’ve been trying to plan out my blog posts for the week. Monday is a recipe, Tuesday is about travelling, etc. Then when inspiration strikes I try to write while the moment is fresh but I did...
Let It Run
Year (and years) ago, the family unit decided that we all loved to row.  We knew about the lake nearby and we’d seen boats on it, so we phoned up to enquire about lessons and joyfully signed up.   No...
Artisan Soy Wax Candles
Candles have used for over 5,000 years. Not much is known about the original origin but the Romans were the first to develop the wick candle.  Before electricity there were candles. When the light bulb came out in 1879 there was...
Travel Tuesday - The Philippines
I had originally planned to post about places I have travelled and then inspiration struck and I penned something completely different. Then the worst happened, I lost it all and now I'm hoping my hosting platform can somehow help me retrieve....
Better then Junk Food Crispy Chick Peas
Today I'm sharing with you a chick pea recipe that I dearly love and it holds a special place in my heart.  Years ago I had the amazing chance to go the Philippines to work as a volunteer with a humanitarian...
https://twobloomsandco.myshopify.com/admin/articles/newEssential Oils Versus Fragrance Oils There is a Difference
Essential oils vs fragrance oils is  often the great debate amongst those in the bath body industry.  Let's talk a little about both,  look at the pros and cons and why we use what we do. This is by no means a...
DIY Saturday - Making Your Own Rustic Beach Hanging
Who doesn't love collecting shells? Your feet sinking into the soft sand, wind blowing in your hair, the blue water so calming with the sound of lapping waves. To this day I love collecting shells and living on the west...
Why Being a Kid is Okay
Often I’m thrilled by the simple things in life. Not sure if it’s to do with my upbringing or the fact that I am a passionate person and look through life with childlike eyes.  To this day I can’t resist...
Is There an Expiry Date for [Dreams] Dreamers?
Sat down the other day and thought about making a ‘bucket list’.  You know, all the things you want to get done before you turn 105.  And I got really depressed because I couldn’t think of a single thing that...
Bergamot How Lovely Your Essence
Bergamot (Perfume on a tree) what a wonder you are, your sweet delicate aroma fills me with such delight.  I’ve become fascinated with this fruit for many reasons. Most people are familiar with Earl Grey tea and incidentally one of...
Travel Tuesday
Day 3 of the 30 Day Blog Challenge As I’ve travelled a fair bit in my lifetime it was only fitting that I talk about some of my adventures. Living on Vancouver Island in the west coast I’d always heard...
Perk Me Up Blueberry Shake Recipe
Day 2 of the 30 Day Blog Challenge You know the mornings when you wake up and you have no idea what to eat for breakfast? Or you go through your list of breakfast ideas you’ve made in the past and...
The 30 Day Challenge
We’ve decided to accept the 30 day blogging challenge sponsored by the Indie Business Network. For 30 days the goal is to post 200 words per day.  Caron and I are the two sisters behind Two Blooms Design Studio and...
Scrunchy Hair Sea Spray Tutorial
We created a brand new product for beach worthy waves wherever you go and wherever you are. Scented with our favourite blend of Rose and Vanilla. Key Ingredients:  Organic Argan Oil known as liquid gold. It makes your hair softer, silkier and...
Get Er Done
I didn’t think I could do it. Come get your lazy butt up that hill and just get it over with already.  We know you’re tired and exhausted but cry me a river just get it done and stop whining...
Beauty in the Tried, Tired & True
I remember it clearly almost as if it was yesterday. My friends and I would squeeze our feet into our pointe shoes like it was a rite of passage and get ready for our ballet class to begin. I had the...
Rebrand? Unbrand?
It seems to be the thing to do these days.  Rebrand.  Start fresh, start new and of course the masses will follow.  I can actually remember a songstress years ago saying she was rebranding her image.  So we all watched...
Stealing Away Moments of Quiet Gratitude
With the rush of life and the constant whirl of never ending things to do I've been reminded lately to enjoy the quiet moments in life.  The first reminder came in early March when a dear friend I've known for...