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Simply Christmas

Simply Christmas

Christmas is a holiday that is notorious for being stressful. We put pressure on ourselves to make everything "perfect." We strive for the Martha Stewart Christmas Tree elaborately decorated, an expertly timed Christmas dinner and an elegant table at which to eat it and presents overflowing around the tree- all adorned with ribbons and bows. Why do we exhaust ourselves this way? When did the Spirit of Christmas go from simply being a time to enjoy the company of our friends and family to waiting to crash out on Boxing Day from all the hustle and bustle? In thinking of...

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It's the Small Things that Matter

It's the Small Things that Matter

One thing I love about working at Jake by the Lake is how they give back to the community whether it be within the small boundaries of Westport or on a wider scale such as the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.

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Life is Good...in Westport

Life is Good...in Westport

While it's a complete coincidence that Canada's ONLY dedicated Life is Good store is located in little ol' Westport, it's made me think of all great things we have in this area. 

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Life is Good. In All Shades.

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Life is Good. In All Shades.

“In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity, and mutual respect.” » Bill Clinton

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One-of-a-kind Life is good Tee shirt quilt for The Children's Wish Foundation

One-of-a-kind Life is good Tee shirt quilt for The Children's Wish Foundation

At Jake by the Lake-Life Is Good, we are always looking for exciting ways for new experiences and positive opportunities, and this year is no exception.With the help of our staff and friends a wonderful new opportunity has arisen. After lots of brainstorming with our optimist Debbie Bell, Ahhh moments and the talented, quilt craftsmanship of a lovely lady Mary Wamboldt whose attitude is one of “Life is Good”, a wonderful new, positive and optimistic tee shirt moment has been created. Each and every square represents a positive affirmation with Jake and Rocket the dog, Jackie and Willy the cat....

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