Two for Tuesday: The Four Leaf Clover

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and while I don’t generally celebrate the day or do anything out of the ordinary, it doesn’t hurt to spread some wishes of good luck around this time!

clover charm, Links of London

clover necklace, Swarovski

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The Friday Five: It’s a Duck’s Life

Well, well, what a week! On Monday morning, a duck was sitting calmly in my planter box. On Monday evening, I discovered a circle of white eggs. Since then, my neighbours and I have been monitoring the duck action that’s right outside my front door. I’m from Toronto, so drop me into a big city, and I am happy. Nature…nature is still pretty foreign to me. I was initially freaked out by the mom duck, but we have survived our first week together! I know her routine, and we each have our space. I’ve given the planter box over to her, and I even added a sign so that others know there’s some important business going on. I think the duck conversations with my neighbours have been entirely amusing! It makes sense, then, that today’s post revolves around the ol’ duck!

sprutt-duck-ikeaSPRUTT duck storage, Ikea

white-duck-art-etsywhite duck print, Tiny Kiwi Prints

Anaheim-ducks-print-artAnaheim Ducks print, Society 6

VLB20-DCS-WHITE-FEATHER-SHADEduck feet light, Porta Romana

happy-duck-Swarovskihappy duck, Swarovski

Happy weekend, everyone!

Marketplace: Swarovski Crystal and Traditions

Swarovski - The Magic of Crystal

Before I could barely even string a sentence together, my mom taught about Swarovski crystal. I know, right? She tells me stories of going to the Swarovski factory in Austria when I was quite young and buying pairs of Swarovski animals. There was always a pair Рone for me and one for my sister, she said.

She hasn’t added to her collection in quite some time, so this past Christmas, I thought I should spoil her. I picked up a¬†couple of sweet little animals to add to her collection. Swarovski‘s growing collection is¬†amazing…as is my mom’s!¬†Here’s a peek into her collection…

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a pair of crystal squirrels

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a pair of bears

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a pair of bunnies

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a hedgehog (this one might be my favourite!)

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a kangaroo (my sister brought this one back from Australia)

View the entire collection at Swarovski.

Photos by me.