Raise your hand if you shopped small over the holiday season. I know you can’t actually see me but I’m waving both hands vigorously in the air. I purchased several items for various family members from some of my favourite small business over Christmas and my goal for this year is to try and continue… Continue reading Small Shop Saturday
It’s still acceptable to post your New Year’s Resolutions a week after New Year’s right?… I’m not one to really make resolutions for myself every year because let’s face it, by the end of January the vast majority of people have already broken or forgotten about the things they wanted to do or change about… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
Thanks to maternity leave with Nate, three years ago I discovered another side to Instagram, one that I never knew existed before; the small business side. This was a world full of small, online shops who were using Instagram as a means to sell their local, handmade items ranging from baby accessories, to beauty products,… Continue reading Shopping Small/ Shopping Local
It’s been almost a full week since we had to say good-bye to our beloved Stella. This whole experience has been the hardest thing Kurt and I have ever gone through together. And even though it was the best decision we could make for her, it doesn’t make it any easier on us. Stella was… Continue reading Stella
So, I’m what you would call a #basicwhitegirl when it comes to Fall. I am most definitely the stereotypical girl who lives for sweater weather, chunky plaid blanket scarves, adorable boots, and pumpkin spice everything! I can’t help it. It’s in my blood. I was born a September baby and Autumn has always had a… Continue reading Oh Fall, Where Are You?
Like most young, developing girls in high school I was never comfortable or confident in my own body. I worked out both in and outside of school but because boys can be immature, mean, and in some ways cruel with their words, it all lead to unhealthy thoughts and ideals of what the ‘perfect body’… Continue reading Losing It
Wow! It’s hard to imagine that after all that build-up towards Christmas, it’s finally over! No more Christmas specials on TV, no more last minute trips to the mall looking for the ‘perfect gift’, no more binge-eating non-calorie counting dinners. I find myself looking back at the last few days and not being able to… Continue reading Farewell Christmas