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…

why we do this – halfway through hallmark 2020

The question that Nigel and I have been getting over and over whenever we talk about our challenge of watching all 40 2020 Hallmark Christmas movies is “why?”. People automatically think that this is some form of torture that we are putting ourselves through, but really it is so much more. Truly we understand that…

how to have a more zero waste Christmas

Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year. I love the lights on the houses and seeing the Christmas trees in the windows. I love always having an excuse for hot chocolate and singing all the songs old and new. But Christmas can be very wasteful From the wrapping paper under the tree,…

when Christmas isn’t the “happiest season of all”

Christmas is upon us in two days and I don’t know about you, but I don’t exactly know what happened to December. Between work and life and home and the craziness of the season the month flew by. And worst of all is that the marketing that comes at us makes it seem like “It’s…

how to have a minimalist and zero waste christmas

I love Christmas. For as long as I can remember Christmas has been my favourite holiday. I love the traditions and the memories surrounding it, but Christmas can also be a very wasteful holiday. As I am trying to work on my minimalist and zero waste journey I am trying to make my holidays and…

christmas memories and traditions

I love Christmas. For as long as I can remember it has been my favourite holiday. The lights, the music, the food, and the traditions. Most people have traditions that surround the holidays and my family is definitely no exception. Some of the ones that stand out to me are: Downtown Day: a day spent…