• Life

    2018 – Year In Review

    2018 brought with it so many joyous moments – 365 days sprinkled with happiness and memories to treasure. We wouldn’t know the value of happiness however if life wasn’t also accompanied by sorrow. While there have been so many reasons to be thankful this past year, our family also said goodbye to some very precious souls. We began 2018 with our cousins amongst a whirlwind of vacation prepping. January was filled with tobogganing trips, chilly but serene dog walks and finally an escape to Curaçao where my sister and her fiancée tied the knot during sunset on the beach. It…

  • Crafts

    Fall Focus

    What is your favourite season? For me – it has always been Fall. Fall is a welcome relief after the heat of summer. It’s full of fresh, but still warm, air and sunny days. The days get shorter but still…

  • Life

    Rediscover The Butterflies

    A few weeks ago I was walking the dogs mid-day around our neighbourhood. During this time of year I avoid the water front trails because the ice is melting off the lake and the trails themselves turn in to a…

  • Life

    Corn Mazes, Apple Picking & The Pumpkin Patch

    It’s that time of year again when the leaves are in their glory, the air has chilled and the nights grow shorter. I excitedly await October’s return every year, so you can imagine just how thrilled I was to be…

  • Life

    Happy Birthday Canada!

    This past weekend, Canada celebrated it’s 150th birthday and we couldn’t let such a special occasion pass us by without joining in on the festivities! Plus, we currently have our super awesome godchildren here with us for most of the…

  • Life

    #BellLetsTalk

    Every day I fight. I fight to get out of bed. I fight to love myself. I fight to leave the house. I fight to socialize. I fight for happiness. I fight to exist. If you are struggling, know that…

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    Week 5

    Day 29: This is what happens when you decide to walk the dogs during the peak of a snowstorm. Day 30: ‘Snow…is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in another quite…

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    Birthdays, Chili & Snow Days!

     This past week we celebrated my brother-in-law’s 23rd birthday while enjoying vegan chili and watching the Superbowl! It was great to get together with the family, drink too much and enjoy some good food!  We love to eat our chili…

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    Week 4

    Day 22: Slow cooking one of my favourite winter meals – vegan butter chicken! Day 23: It smells so yummy in my house! Day 24: Saturday shopping for the Home with Hubby! Day 25: Lingering leaves still hanging on. Day…

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    Week 3

    Day 15: Icicle. Day 16: Target is closing in Canada! Stocking up on my favourite cruelty free products while I can! Day 17: Best night at the Besties! Day 18: Sunday morning pancakes. Day 19: Finally the sun is shining!…

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