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Elinor Florence (Company name) Elinor Florence

My Reading Life

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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What are your top ten trips? Here are the travel destinations I am longing to visit again.

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My book club recommends these top ten selections. In the past twenty-five years, we have read hundreds of books, but it wasn’t until five years ago that we started rating them on a scale of one to ten. These ten books were ranked very highly by everyone.

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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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To kick off the new year, I have selected ten of the best blogs that I think YOU, dear readers, might enjoy.

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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: Comfort reading is far more enjoyable than scanning the headlines these days. I hope that sharing some of my favourite books in all genres will help your retreat from reality.

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I have tried everything in my power over the decades to force my straight locks into curly hair. Unfortunately, I was born with hair so straight it bends backwards.

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Dear Friends: Many of you will remember growing up in a house with vintage wallpaper. At one time patterned wallpaper was the latest word in farmhouse chic! Take a look at these photos for a trip down memory lane.

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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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