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Living Vintage Lavender & Lemon Tea Party

       If any of you can remember the thrill of getting your new Easter Bonnet... well, I guess that makes you 'living vintage' too, because I sure can!   For many years Dragonfly Dreaming has been part of the South Cowichan Hospital Auxiliary's annual Lavender & Lemon Tea fund raiser. This year, I suggested that (being as we're all pretty much bona fide 'vintage') we should extend the invite to our younger neighbours who are such great fans of all things vintage!  It's a wonderful chance to have some 'girl time' - over a lovely set tea (and NOT at Empress prices!) - $7.00 has to be the best deal around! So bring your Mum, bring your BFF, bring your granddaughter -...

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Christmas is Coming! Cobble Hill!

2016 is drawing to a close with our annual Dragonfly's @ Home! A lovely stress-free chance to stop by for a visit, enjoy some mulled cider and a browse through all our beautiful useful things!  We'll be joined this year again by the charming Ms. Stones (aka my Mum) who makes stunning jewellery ~  Leave the crowds behind and come join us!  When: Friday through Sunday, December 9 - 10 - 11th from 11am - 3 pm or by appointment  3616 Garland Avenue, Cobble Hill Village in south Cowichan (35 minutes drive from downtown Victoria, 12 minutes from Duncan)  call 250-743-8036 for more info 

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Solstice Open House & Sale!

  Details, details..... we've been holding an open house before Christmas for the past 16 years! Enjoy our yummy mulled juice (& wine) and a sweet treat while you have a visit and explore our ever growing line of fabulous artisanal organic body care products! USEFUL gifts that will be appreciated by everyone on your list ~ and for those gals who love bijoux? We'll have gorgeous yet affordable things by the fabulous Ms. Stones!  You'll find our studio at the top of Garland Ave in Cobble Hill Village - up from the post office and Union 22 - and if you can't make the day, give us a call and we'll be happy to welcome you when you can...

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Local General Store - Two but no Toddler!

This Saturday afternoon Dragonfly Dreaming will be in Victoria to celebrate the second anniversary of the Local General Store! Hope to see lots of friends - new and old - there!  The Local General Store On May 23rd The Local General Store is turning 2!! Come help us celebrate! 10am-2pm Organic Bedding Plant Fundraiser (All proceeds go to support the programs of Feeding Ourselves and Others Farm)10am-3pm SaltSpring Sunrise Hazelnut Oil11am-3pm Tree Island Yogurt 1-4pm Dragonfly Dreaming 1-3pm Face painting for the kids! Thank you so much for your support this past year. We look forward to another great year here in the neighborhood!

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Bird's Eye Cove Farm event tomorrow!

How could I possibly NOT be there! Bird's Eye Cove Farm was the site of our first 'proper' Cowichan Festival of Lavender way back in 2004 (?) ~ wonderful memories of it and am really looking forward to being there again! Here's a shot of Katie and I on that weekend - and THIS weekend I'll go to pick her up from first year uni! How time does fly...   

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