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This is my 100th post!  In honour of this very special occasion, I wanted to look back at some of my favourite posts and discuss where I’m at with my goals for my 32nd year! I have a number of favourite posts, all for various reasons.  Some posts I like the writing, others I like […]

Gratitude Gems: A List

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I’m thankful for too many things today to narrow it down to just one, so instead here are a bunch of little gems! 1. It’s my niece Laurel’s birthday today and she is such a sweet and happy […]

Random Acts of Kindness: A Rant

I’m having a little trouble with one of my goals because, apparently, I’m too “kind.”  Yes, “kind” in quotations because some people, I’ve discovered, have a skewed sense of the meaning of the word. Let me back up.  I was inspired by an Aunt to set a goal of completing 12 random acts of kindness […]

And now to interrupt my regularly scheduled programming…

I’m just a girl who likes to write and my main outlet is this blog.  I have no illusions about this whole blogging thing – I understand that there are millions of them and that mine is just one tiny dot in a sky full of stars.  That is, until I was nominated for an award. What happened […]

Gratitude Gems: The /’Thee-EH-tah/

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! This weekend I was fortunate to spend a bunch of time with my mom.  We enjoy many of the same things so this weekend we indulged in one of our favourite past times: going to the theatre (pronounced […]

A Boring Read

I really love to read.  I go through spurts, but give me an awesome book and a comfy chair and I could stay at it for days.  It’s why I joined two book clubs, why I have a huge wishlist on, and why getting to read a chapter book to my niece is one […]

Mini Garden Spaces

Moving to our new place was a big adjustment in many ways, including leaving our garden.  Who knew growing up that I would care so much about a plot of dirt and some plants when back then my mom had to force me to help with the weeding.  I absolutely hated weeding, and I mostly still do […]