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…

things that make me happy – fall 2018

Today I am coming at you with a new version of “Things That Make Me Happy” – Fall 2018 Edition Days when my alarm doesn’t go off at 5:00am Fuzzy Socks Cinnamon bun Saturdays (yes they are from a tube, yes they aren’t the best, but they make me happy and excited to start the…

taking a mental health day

Today is World Mental Health Day and while I haven’t spoken too much about my mental health journey, today I am talking about something that has affected me recently and what really made me consider my own mental health. A few weeks ago I called into work to take the day off. I wasn’t sick…

having a digital detox

I, like many other people, am on my phone a lot. Probably too much if I am being honest, but it has become such a major part of my life. While I try to not be on it right before bed I sometimes find myself lying awake and so I just grab my phone, or…

my summer bucket list

In two weeks summer will be upon us and I must admit I am super excited. I love warm weather, being outside, and the long days that come with summer. I am excited to be back in BC this summer and to be around so much beauty, so many friends, and so many exciting activities…

things that make me happy – spring 2018

I have found myself very inspired and happy these past few weeks which has been so refreshing and I figured I would share some of these things that are making me happy. This is partly inspired by my friend Olivia over at The Cwtch and her series that is about all the things that make…

impostor syndrome

I recently graduated with my masters, yet a lot of times I feel like a fraud. Like I don’t deserve to be applying to the jobs that I am trying to get. Or making the salary of these jobs. I have constant doubts about my abilities, skills, and knowledge and I feel like I am…

a letter to my best friend on her wedding day

Dear Larissa, Part of me can’t believe that you are getting married and then I remember that I have actually been married for a year and a half so what took you so long? Seriously I think that is the only thing I have beaten you at in our entire lives. I can’t remember a…

24 in 24

This week is my 24th birthday and I figured that my blog post for you all today is going to be the top things I have learned in the past 24 trips around the sun. Through the years I have traveled, moved, gotten married, almost completed my masters, and learned a lot of lessons. Here…

on love

“Love doesn’t mean gazing at each other, but looking, together, in the same direction” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Ah Valentines Day, One of two days each year that I can write sappy, loving things about my husband and no one can get mad at me (The other is our Anniversary). I have learned a lot…