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Laraine Sims (LaraineRoses)

Joined 2 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.




Thank you for taking time to view my lenses and for leaving wonderful, positive comments and refreshing feedback.

I am an immigrant from Squidoo with Giant Squid status.  While there I earned with 17 purple star lenses and 3 Lens of the Day.

I will do my best to fit in here and I hope that you will enjoy my lenses.

~Laraine Rose

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  • Canada's Boreal Forest

    Canada's Boreal Forest

    21 months ago

    TIMBER-R-R-R! rings out through the woods. Seconds later, another mighty giant of the forest hits the ground with a rending crash. But, turn your eyes to the mountain slope where the giant fell. It is along the rugged...

  • How to Make a Paper Mache Hot Air Balloon

    How to Make a Paper Mache Hot Air Balloon

    2 years ago

    Hot air balloons are fun to ride in, their colorful display is lovely to watch and make exceptionally pretty photographs. Have you ever wondered if you could capture the beauty of these hot air balloons in another way?...

  • Boston Cream Pie

    Boston Cream Pie

    3 years ago

    I love Boston Cream Pie! When my husband and I were both working in downtown Vancouver, B.C. we used to bring our lunch from home but once in a while we would walk up to a restaurant named "Scotts." There we...

  • Quinoa - Recipes for babies and young children

    Quinoa - Recipes for babies and young children

    3 years ago

    The ancient Incas, called quinoa "the mother grain" for a reason. This "whole" food was thought to promote healthy pregnancy, contribute to a healthy baby and enhance a mother's milk. Quinoa, a...

  • Quinoa - Plant It and Help Solve World Hunger

    Quinoa - Plant It and Help Solve World Hunger

    3 years ago

    Quinoa is important to researchers the world over. Why? Because It is a plant that could play a role in alleviating world hunger. This past summer, in the Okanagan Valley, Canada, I had the pleasure of watching this...

  • Tribute to a Loving Mother - The End of Alzheimer's Disease

    Tribute to a Loving Mother - The End of Alzheimer's Disease

    3 years ago

    I never thought that anyone dear to me would have a medical problem so severe that there would be no cure, not even a chance that the problem would stabilize or become less severe. But, that is exactly what has...

  • The Amazing Locust

    The Amazing Locust

    3 years ago

    Since ancient times, locust plagues have been viewed as one of the most spectacular events in nature. In seemingly spontaneous fashion, as many as 10 billion critters can suddenly swarm the air and carpet the ground,...

  • Comedy Series - Corner Gas

    Comedy Series - Corner Gas

    4 years ago

    Forty kilometres from nowhere and way beyond normal is Corner Gas, an ensemble comedy series about a bunch of nobodies who get up to a whole lot of nothing in the fictional prairie town of Dog River. Starring...

  • Wild Flowers of Ireland

    Wild Flowers of Ireland

    4 years ago

    Despite the dark side of Ireland's history, the land glows with green-colored beauty. It is an emerald jewel of an island with misty, verdant countrysides framed by rocky coastlines. Travel its 170 miles from east to...