Tag Archive | camping

Gratitude Gems: The Last Camping Trip of the Season

As this post is published, Tavis and I will be packing up our camping gear for the last time this year and heading home from a great weekend in Jasper.  Every year we go out there on the long weekend and enjoy games and hikes and campfires and happy hours and lots of other things […]

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 […]

Gratitude Gems: So… Tired…

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I’m exhausted today.  Last Wednesday was our anniversary and so we had a full day of doing whatever the heck we wanted together because it was also a stat holiday and we both had the day off!  Getting […]

Gratitude Gems: A Microscopic Work Week

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! This week I’m only working two days!  Wahoo! This Wednesday is Canada Day (yay, Canada!), which is a stat holiday so we automatically get the day off.  It’s also our anniversary (yay, us!), and we normally go camping […]

May Fitness Challenge: 30×30

For the month of May, I completed the 30×30 Nature Challenge put on my the David Suzuki Foundation.  The challenge is simple: spend at least 30 minutes in nature every day in the month of May. Most days I didn’t even need to think about ways to get outside because I was walking and biking to […]

Adventures in Chess – Speed and the Stalemate

Tavis and I just celebrated our 2nd anniversary on July 1st, Canada Day, by camping just outside of Canmore for the long weekend.  It was a beautiful location and we were joined by some great friends who celebrated with us.  And on our first sunny afternoon there before anyone else had arrived was when I […]

Top 9 Reasons Why Summer Blogging Can Wait

I love summer which is why I’ve found it difficult to keep up with blogging over the past two weeks. There’s just so much potential for summer days, even if it’s doing nothing but drinking something cold! This means that we’ve found ourselves pretty busy. Seriously… my husband and I have a total of 3 […]