expectations vs. reality

Expectation. That is such a strong word isn’t it? I am definitely guilty of having too high of expectations and last week was no exception. Last week was moving week and I had a plan. We had a full week where we could be in both places which gave us tons of time to paint…

how to have a low waste move

Moving wasn’t something I knew much about for much of my life. I spent 22 years in the same home and then in the span of less than two years I moved across Canada four times. I suddenly had to learn what it meant to pack up all my stuff and unpack it somewhere else…

our road trip

Once again we have found ourselves driving across the country, which as road trip enthusiasts doesn’t make us upset at all. I grew up on road trips and I love the time to chat, read, belt out to music, and sometimes even sleep. A lot of people seem to think that Nigel and I would…

moving home

I lived in the same bedroom for the first 22 years of my life which can be surprising for a lot of people. This room grew and changed with me starting pink, and then changing to blue and then later purple. This room and the home that it was within was my safe space and…

giving away sentimental items

My next (and hopefully last) big move is coming up in just a few days. Tomorrow most of my belongings will be in a big metal box headed off and I have spent the past few days packing. Now packing is not one of my favourite things to do, but I do love getting to…