“Nothing in nature blooms all year long…” Feeling a little too much pressure to smash goals, be on and amazing, have your whole year planned out and become your best self in just the first few weeks of the year? Holy expectation, Batman! Seriously, remove that insane pressure. Sometimes it’s okay if the only thing you accomplish in a day is time to BREATHE!
We’re back to regular programing around here. Routine is good for us all, I find. While I loved having no schedule, time off work and loads of time to “just be”, lots of time indoors because of the extreme cold had us all going a bit insane. I always find the end/beginning of the year is such a reflective time – what’s happened over the
Happy New Year, guys! We had our usual seafood dinner, dance parties and kiddy countdown last night, and the struggle to make it to midnight was real. Andrew woke up 20 seconds before midnight, we did a quick toast and went to bed. Low key, a little crazy, a lot of loud, and kinda how we roll most days. Today was finally less silly cold
**Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by LG Canada, meaning I’ve received perks by way of compensation and/or product in exchange for my review and account of my experience. As always, opinions are my own. View our Disclosure for more information.** We moved into our current home just over two years ago now. The bones were good, and most rooms recently updated, but with our
I’m at this stage in my blogging journey where I’m focusing on reflecting who we are, what our core values entail, and how to build those into the work I put out and the partnerships we align with. Well, we are pretty proud Canadians, who believe in living with a spirit of generosity and kindness, and keeping our family values central to all we do.
I’m going to be really honest – the last month has been overwhelming and kinda knocked me off my productivity rails. Among all the regular crazy of our large crew, the start of hockey season and still trying to find my groove back at my day job, there’s been what seem like unending, unexpected stressors that are weighing on my spirit. Having so many things
Blogging has been a great outlet and endeavour, but can also feel lonely and isolating at times. Getting out to network and learn more about the industry is not only rewarding from a growth perspective, but to get out of the blogger bubble once in a while and interact with some incredible people in the digital realm. Attending Blog Podium in Toronto this past
Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Skechers Canada. We received product and/or compensation in exchange for our honest review. We only recommend products we use and love ourselves. View our Disclosure for more info. I recall so clearly the excitement of heading back to school as a kid. Not the studying part, of course, but because of the brand new kicks we’d get
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This post is in proud partnership with Wateraft . We received the Junior Wateraft product complimentary in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are our own. View our Disclosure for more information. “All that I’m after is a life full of laughter..” These sweet Summer days are quickly drifting away. It had been a while since we headed up to Andrew’s family cottage, but