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Feb/Mar Fitness Challenge: The Home Stretch

Feb/Mar Fitness Challenge: The Home Stretch

According to my midwife, I’ve had a “boring” pregnancy.  She meant it as a compliment… I’ve been pretty low maintenance for her over the last 8 months or so.  Even given that midwives as providers tend to take on the low risk and easier pregnancies, I’ve been a breeze for her.  I told her “you’re […]

Gratitude Gems: Quality Time

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! This past weekend with Good Friday as a statutory holiday meant that I got to spend three whole days with my husband.  And it was wonderful!

A Lengthy Architectural Read

A Lengthy Architectural Read

Part of my reading challenge this year required that I read a book my mom loves.  I liked this category, as it took the book selection completely out of my hands.  I waited a long time for my mom to make her choice, and when she finally did, she handed me a 1,000 page tome. […]

Gratitude Gems: A Weekend Full of Birthdays

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! This weekend I got to finally celebrate my birthday with my immediate family.  And since my brother’s birthday is just before mine and we didn’t celebrate his previously either, it was truly a family birthday affair.  Plus it […]

Overthinking Kindness

To my surprise, one of the 32 goals I set for myself this year, to complete 12 random acts of kindness, has continually eluded me.  To the untrained eye (you, dear reader) that might indicate that I’m just generally an unkind person, after all how hard can it be to be kind to someone at […]

Framing Our Decor Situation

Framing Our Decor Situation

One of my favourite ways to make a house (or a townhouse) feel like a home is to put pictures up on the walls.  A few years ago in our previous house, I embarked on a risky endeavour creating two collages on the walls of our living room/front hallway.  I briefly tried out some arrangements […]

Gratitude Gems: Happy Birthday to Me!

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! It was my birthday yesterday, and I have lots to be thankful for!  I got to hang about in my pajamas for as long as I wanted, and I played video games, and I read, and I got lots […]