Gratia Bakery

My favourite bakery in Maple Ridge is Gratia Bakery

These things are my fav but don’t know the name. See picture below.

lunch with @biggdee23 at @gratiabakeryandcafe

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My hubby loves their coffee. I’m not a coffee drinker. The meatball sandwich is good too.

lunch with @biggdee23 at @gratiabakeryandcafe #meatballsandwich

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Lantern making

Are you looking for something free and fun to do with kids next week? Check out the lantern making at Robi Smith Artist in residence Her studio is located at 23740 Fern Crescent, Maple Ridge. It’s the house on the river near hot rocks and Davidson Pool.

Here’s the schedule:
August 22 – 25 (Mon – Thurs), 1 – 4 pm (single afternoon drop-ins welcome)
Sept 8 (Thurs): 6 pm – 8 pm
Sept 11 (Sun): 2 pm – 4 pm
Sept 15 (Thurs): 6 pm – 8 pm
Sept 18 (Sun): 2 pm – 4 pm
Oct 1 (Sat): 2 pm – 4 pm
For more info and RSVP: robi [at] robismith.com

Here’s a lantern that I made today. My daughter didn’t like her lantern. We might check out the lantern workshops next month since we can’t make it next week.