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  • One Hundred Christmases Ago | Alex Inspired
    History Holidays

    One hundred Christmases Ago

    One hundred Christmases ago, like today, children all over the world were writing letters to Santa Claus. Unlike today, some of the items listed are a tad unconventional; I don’t know of any children…

  • Have yourself a Canadian Little Christmas - blog hop, hosted by Alex Inspired
    Holidays

    Have Yourself a Canadian Little Christmas

    Boy, do I ever have a special treat for you today! I’ve teamed up with 8 amazing Canadian bloggers; bringing you an awesome array of Christmas activities, recipes, decor, adventure and more! It’s almost like…

  • The Court Street Ridge, Port Arthur
    History

    Vanished from the Ridge

    Court Street has a very interesting and long history. It was one of the first streets developed in Port Arthur, with stately homes and sprawling properties. Van Horn Street was actually considered the end…

  • Do you ever wonder about Home history in Port Arthur? Court Street's Civil War Connection
    History

    Court Street’s Civil War Connection

    1906– Port Arthur Nestled between Wolseley and Van Horn streets at the end of city limits, sits a stately home. It is comprised of three floors overlooking Lake Superior and the Sleeping Giant, it…

  • Remembrance Day Glittered Poppy Wreath | Alex Inspired
    Creative

    Remembrance Day Poppy Wreath

    As a Royal Canadian Legion member, the yearly Remembrance Day Poppy Campaign has always been important to me. Poppies are a symbol of Remembrance; wearing a poppy is a visual promise identifying we will…

  • Tricia & JJ Custom wedding designs for tables, menus and donation card.
    Designs

    Tricia & JJ – Wedding Prints

    *note: Tricia & JJ’s wedding prints and design are based off their wedding invitation ordered through Wedding Paper Divas. I studied the design carefully to ensure their menus, programs and donation cards had corresponding typography…

  • Canada Day Essentials. "Eh" pillow, Hudson's Bay pointe blanket, Hudson's Bay vintage crate | Alex Inspired
    Holidays

    Oh Canada

    O Canada! Our home and native land… Oh Canada indeed! Every post on Pinterest seems to be about the 4th of July… So here’s my take on easy Canada Day décor for all you…

  • Ready to kick-start your genealogy hunt? Here are 10 questions to ask your grandparents to start you on your journey | site: Alex Inspiried – picture of her grandparents.
    Genealogy

    10 Questions to Ask your Grandparents

    Here are 10 questions to ask your grandparents 10 questions to help plant the seed to grow your voluptuous family tree. Researching my families’ genealogy has been a rough road. Some days I want to toss in…

  • Zeddy Bear (Zellers), waving good bye to Target |Alex Inspired - a Canadian Perspective
    History

    Au Revoir, Tar-Jay

    Dear Zellers, je suis désolé. It appears Target, commonly referred to as “Tar-jay” by all Canadians, (in our best outrageous French Accents) missed the bullseye with “Great White North” customers. As announced, Target revealed…