October 2020

Image of a Carved Pumpkin, lit from the inside with a candle, glowing in the darkness

Halloween Memories

Halloween is the time of year where everyone seems to get really excited to dress up in cool costumes, go trick or treating, and watch scary movies. However, for kids who are blind or partially sighted, it might look a little different. Growing up as a kid with low vision kid who was blind in… Read more Halloween Memories

Image of a glass of milk beside a stack of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies

Baking With Jill

The best part of baking is of course getting to eat the delicious treat at the end, but there is so much more to it than that. Growing up, I remember never really caring much for baking and I probably just didn’t have enough patience for it at the time. So I would just let… Read more Baking With Jill

Wine List for the Harvesting Hope Online Gala is Here!

As part of the Blind Beginnings Harvesting Hope Online Gala, we’ll be having an interactive wine-tasting lesson where everyone at home can join in. For reference, here’s the wines that we’ll be using for the demonstration. These can be purchased at most BC Liquor Stores. Kendall Jackson Chardonnay – $24.49 Murphy Goode Pinot Noir –… Read more Wine List for the Harvesting Hope Online Gala is Here!

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My Blindness Is A Gift

Throughout my childhood my family sat down to dinner together every night.  One particular dinner stands out in my memory as the day my life changed.  “You have an eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa” my mom said.  “Bet you can’t say that three times fast” my Dad added trying to lighten the mood.  “Your vision… Read more My Blindness Is A Gift