• shifting perspectives

    I haven’t written in a while because if I’m honest, I wasn’t sure what to write.   I have all these half written blog posts started and then my confidence in my writing peters off  and I drop down into the rabbit hole of thinking… it’s not good enough, it’s not perfect.   I never […]

  • Finding my WHY?

    One of the big topics my accountability group discusses is WHY.  Why are you doing this? Why did you decide to start, why do you continue? etc.  The first time that topic came up, I realized to answer my WHY, I had to go back further and be really honest about my HOW.   How […]

  • You are your only limit

    The other night I was listening to this audio book  “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear” by Elizabeth Gilbert while prepping food for the week, and all of a sudden she said something that made me drop everything I was doing and rewind to hear it again.   She was talking about this saying “Argue […]

  • Be A priority in your life!

    I wrote this post a few weeks ago for our health initiative at work, and thought I would share it here also.  As part of this journey, I want to be my truest self,  so here it goes… I have struggled with my weight and body image for most of my life and have tried […]

  • A Journey begins…

    Oh Heeeeyyyy!  It’s been a while since I’ve been in here … almost four years now that I look at it.  I honestly have no idea how  four years went by in a blink of an eye, but it did.    I lost my way for a while there, consumed with other things in my […]

  • A Day with the Bundy Family

    A few weekends ago I had the pleasure of spending the entire day with one of my favourite families.  These four are pretty special let me tell you!   I have known Sarah  since we first met back in our teens working at Science World… ahhh yes the formative years…  and although she only worked […]

  • Taking Stock

    Its the first day of Autumn today and I thought I would celebrate with this little diddy I found on the Daybook blog.  Autumn is my hands down favourite season…in case you didn’t know already.. here are a couple odes to my love for autumn from last year here and here   Making : plans […]

  • one last post on Colorado before I move on to new topics

    So this week has gotten a little crazier than I thought it was going to be.  I haven’t been home one night yet this week and won’t be home for the remainder.   With surprise visitors from out of town, free hockey tickets, the Lumineers concert and the arrival and snuggling of a new little, […]

  • Denver… continued

    So here is another post filled with landscape photos and no people from my trip a few weeks ago to Denver.  Thank goodness I went when I did, because they had some crazy flooding over the last week that has wreaked havoc on some of the gorgeous places I saw.  Not sure where my head […]

  • Weekend Wanderings in Denver (Part II)- Red Rocks in the daylight

    So I’m a little obsessed with Red Rocks!  If you couldn’t tell by the last post, I absolutely fell in love with this place.  Hands down best venue I’ve ever seen a live show in!  I was so wanting to go back during the day because I just knew that those rocks would be even […]

latest posts

Thankful

Its our Thanksgiving dinner tonight, and true to form, the house is a buzz of activity.  We’ve been baking and cooking for two days.  The turkey is just about ready to go in, stuffed and dressed.  There are pumpkin soup bowls waiting on the counter to be filled with roasted carrot and brie soup topped […]

Ben Howard

Did I mention I am a music lover?  I’m not quite sure if I emphasized it enough, but my music collection is continuously growing (nearing the 15,000 mp3s mark).  It’s an expensive addiction, but its worth every, single cent. The first time I heard a Ben Howard song was actually on an episode of House. […]

happy

I woke up this morning happy.  Even though the alarm clock went off too early and I didn’t sleep as long as I wanted to, I woke up smiling, warm, content.  I watched the sun come up while getting ready, the crest of the golden orb creeping over the mountains as I dried my hair […]

Strolling for a Cure

Last Sunday, September 23, 2012 marked the Myeloma Vancouver’s second annual Stroll for a Cure.  I wanted to be there to support my friend D, but unfortunately, was unable to make it.  As you can see in the picture above, they had quite the crew out for the walk. D came into my life about […]

cards… cards… CARDS

Sooooo, it’s that time of year again and the card making has begun! I realized the other day that the holiday season is about to be upon us…  yup you heard me. Thanksgiving ( at least up here in Canada) arrives next Monday, and I hadn’t made any new cards yet!  From there, it’s only a […]

Chicago… the windy city?

  I went to Chicago for the first time ever at the beginning of the summer over the July 1 long weekend.  I decided to go to meet up with my dearest friend N who I haven’t seen in 4 years.  Hanging out with one of your besties in a city you have never been […]

September twenty-third…

♥ Little Sophie arrived today!  So excited for this new little family of three and can’t wait for my first snuggles with her… hopefully soon! ♥ 2nd annual Myeloma Stroll for a Cure ( which unfortunately I couldn’t attend) was  a big success.  I had never heard of this type of cancer until my friend was […]

these are a few of my favourite things….

Sooooo,  some friends have been asking for some fashion posts, but let me tell you it’s really hard to take outfit pictures of yourself that don’t involve shots like these.  I’m working on finding someone to help me take pictures when I’m not lounging around in lulus and hoodies (which may or may not be […]

boy or girl?

This past weekend was one of my dearest friend’s baby shower. She and her hubby are expecting a little boy or girl in about a MONTH!… wait a second……Oh.my.god.the.baby.is.coming.in.one.MONTH! I am so excited for these two to become three and really overjoyed to watch them enter this new stage in their life and become parents.  […]

m.i.a.

So apparently when I get sick… I really get SICK.  It’s not one of my best traits…. I’ll admit that.  Normally I have the strongest immune system, but every once in a while my body decides to let a bug in… and when it does, it really really lets it in. After thinking I was […]