garden with me – february update

Even though this month started with snow and some of the coldest weather that we get around here, the weather has begun to turn and gardening has begun. If you would like to learn more about my planning for my garden this year check out my last garden post here where I did a garden…

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…

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…

the best books i read this month – january 2021

Welcome to my first best books post of the year! I feel like it has been such a long time since I wrote one of these and this is also my first monthly book post since switching over to using The StoryGraph instead of goodreads. If you want to look back on the reading goals…

what i am excited to read in 2021

I love getting excited for books that are future releases. When I have a favourite author and then find out that they have a new book releasing soon I get so excited. I then immediately start checking the libraries that I am a part of to try and get on the holds list as soon…

declutter with me – linen/cleaning closet

Welcome to season two of my declutter with me series. Last time I did this series we were living in a small basement suite which had very little room to collect anything extra and as such it was very important that we cleared out often. Now we have been living in our home for almost…

my 2021 reading goals

Reading is one of my favourite things in the world, being transported to new worlds, making new friends, and learning from people who know more than I is wonderful. I also love new years and making goals and challenges for myself. One of my favourite goals is figuring out what I am going to read…

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…