low waste lunches

For much of 2020 I didn’t have to take a lunch to work. I was at home all the time so lunches were made at home as well and I always had food on hand. Now that I am back to work full time I need to have a lunch for myself 5 days a…

libraries

I love libraries. This probably will come at shock to no one that knows me personally, I mean I spent years of my life going to school to work in a library one day, my first stop in a new city is always a library to get a library card, and I am always encouraging…

loving myself

We just finished celebrating Valentine’s Day and Family Day here in BC, days that I really enjoy to celebrate our loved ones, our families, and those people that surround us. Of course we also have the unofficial holiday of Galentine’s Day on the 13th to celebrate friends as well. But today I am going to…

a february 10×10

New year, new job, and another 10×10 challenge. If you have followed me for a while you will know that I really enjoy doing wardrobe challenges, including doing 10×10 where I wear only 10 items of clothing for 10 days in a row. Everyone does this differently, and I sometimes do this challenge differently as…

declutter with me – bathrooms

Welcome back to my home and welcome back to my declutter series. I have restarted this series on my blog as I have been living in my home for a year now and I have started to notice things starting to pile up and I needed a refresh. Today I am taking you through my…

one year of home

Just over a year ago Nigel and I moved into our home. Now we had moved quite a bit in the first few years of our marriage; 4 times in the first year and a half to be exact so we had gotten quite good at the whole moving things, but they were all to…

realistic expectations

This post I am taking almost as a continuation of my 2021 goals post as well as many of the other New Years posts and challenges that are being posted everywhere telling you what to eat, what to get rid of, and how to lose all that weight you gained in 2020. And sure, I…

2021 goals and intentions

There are two types of people in this world. People who set New Years Resolutions, and people who think they are stupid. I personally really like setting goals and intentions at the beginning of the year and while I don’t think they need to be super specific, they at least can help me shape how…

my 2020

well 2020 is over. And I know, I know, The moment the clock clicks over to midnight and 2021 starts that things aren’t going to magically different, but there is still something about a new year that invokes a new mindset, goals, dreams, and a new start. But before I get into 2021 (that will…

kiss fades to black – a hallmark 2020 review

Well we have done it, we have officially watched all 40 2020 Hallmark Christmas movies. Some were great, some were not so much, but overall we had a great time experiencing all that Hallmark had to offer this year. If you want to learn about why we are doing this check it out here or…