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Tonight there was a beautiful sunset best captured from the tree house at the Clayburn Village B&B (Abbotsford, B.C.).

Tonight there was a beautiful sunset best captured from the tree house at the Clayburn Village B&B (Abbotsford, B.C.).

There are so many interesting things going on every bit of the day -- you have the guests who come from all over Canada and the United States -- then you have the neighbors in the village stopping by to say hi and chat. (Plus, we usually eat breakfast, lunch and dinner together in the main house.)

The grounds of the Clayburn Village B&B where I’m staying (in THE COTTAGE). Every bit of the day something always going onĀ — you have the guests who come from all over Canada and the United States — then you have the neighbors in the village stopping by to say hi and chat. (Plus, we usually eat breakfast, lunch and dinner together in the main house.)

I'm working on a brick path and in exchange I stay at The Cottage for FREE (meals included.) We've excavated about eight inches of earth and hauled 30 wheelbarrows full of dirt away from the site.

I’m working on a brick path and in exchange I stay at The Cottage for FREE (meals included). We’ve excavated about eight inches of earth — all which we hauled away.

We are reusing old historic bricks from the village -- and right now are trying to make sure we have enough pieces for our design.

We are reusing old historic bricks from the village — and right now are trying to make sure we have enough pieces for our design.

If I need a little snack while working I just walk over to the cherry tomatoes...oh goodness they are tasty!!

If I need a little snack while working I just walk over to the cherry tomatoes…oh goodness they are tasty!!

You gotta remember to 'stop and smell the roses.'

You gotta remember to ‘stop and smell the roses.’

We are all awaiting the harvest of this 'bad boy' watermelon. Oh this is gonna be tasty.

We are all awaiting the harvest of this ‘bad boy’ watermelon. Oh this is gonna be tasty.

The big problem here is what to do with the abundance of apples (so far, I've had the best apple crunch of my life -- and apple waldorf salad. (Our host even pulled out a crock pot recipe for apple butter ... next time I'll show you how that turned out. YUM!!)

The big problem here is what to do with the abundance of apples (so far, I’ve had the best apple crunch of my life — and Apple Waldorf. (Our host even pulled out a crock pot recipe for apple butter … next time I’ll show you how that turned out. YUM!!)