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Elinor Florence (Company name) Elinor Florence

My Lakeside Home

Art From the Attic was a great fundraiser, and so much fun to organize! I helped Windermere Elementary School earn money for a new playground by selling donated art that folks had gathering dust in their closets. Here's how we did it.

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What would YOU save in a fire? The forest fire smoke hanging over our heads here in southeastern British Columbia is a constant reminder that the worst could happen, although everyone is vulnerable to house fires. Here’s a handy guide to help you plan in advance.

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Beating the covid blues during a cold Canadian winter is no easy feat. Reading novels is just one of several ways I’m keeping myself entertained.

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My old-fashioned traditional tree simply glitters with nostalgia, and this Christmas season I want to share some of my favourite ornaments with you.

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Dear Friends: We built a treehouse! Now our little grandchildren have a place to hang out when they come to visit.

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This vintage camper renovation took place after our daughter Melinda decided to turn the old 1989 Starcraft into a palace on wheels!

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Dear Friends: Welcome to my home office overlooking Lake Windermere, where I AM WRITING A NEW BOOK! I'll be spending most of my time here until the book is finished, so I'd like to share some photos with you.

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Dear Friends: When I wanted to salvage a wrecked log cabin and bring it home, my husband thought I was off my rocker! Now it's a charming addition to our acreage, and a perfect home for my favourite Canadiana collectables.

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Dear Friends: My dream is to renovate an old house, but that passion is sadly not shared by my husband! So when we built our new house in 2002, we incorporated some features to make it look like our “historic” home had been standing on this spot since 1924. My Dream Home When I envision […]

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