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Covid 19 And Being Your Own Hero

Covid 19 And Being Your Own Hero

Covid-19 is sweeping the globe and whether you choose to believe it is a real pandemic or not is irrelevant.  What is relevant is how our world has changed.  Running errands and shopping with masks on and using hand sanitizer is very real.  Where I 

Truly Thankful And A Mountain Top

Truly Thankful And A Mountain Top

This weekend is Thanksgiving in Canada.  A time to reflect on the past year and to truly be grateful for what we have and what we have endured.  2020 has been a tough year for so many and to you I want to say I 

Having A Voice Matters And Learning To Trust Again

Having A Voice Matters And Learning To Trust Again

Some of you may not be able to relate to this next post and that is fantastic!  Why?  Because that means you haven’t had broken relationships or friendships in your life.  Let me explain…. Have you ever been in a relationship or a friendship where 

Glamping And How I Learned About Wine Tasting

Glamping And How I Learned About Wine Tasting

Ever notice that the things you perceive to hate…sometimes it is because you don’t know all there is to know?   Take me and wine.  For years I believed I hated wine.  Why?  I had a horrible taste of wine years ago which convinced me 

Frugal Living Tips – Berries And Nylons

Frugal Living Tips – Berries And Nylons

Frugal living is a hot topic right now and who can blame anyone.  The cost of everything seems to be sky-rocketing.  Where I live it is the height of blueberry picking season and yet they still charge $4-6 per pound in the stores.  Now, I 

Thoughtfulness is Beautiful and Beef Bourguignon in the Instant Pot

Thoughtfulness is Beautiful and Beef Bourguignon in the Instant Pot

Does your husband/significant other surprise you with either gifts or nights/weekends away?  I hope he/she does.  I am so incredibly blessed to have one that does.  It may be something small like my favourite chocolate bar on a Friday night to enjoy with a movie, 

Spot The Deal – Being A Savvy Shopper

Spot The Deal – Being A Savvy Shopper

When it comes to frugal shopping, I do not claim to be an expert.  I do however think I am a shopper who is aware.  What do I mean by being aware?  Let me explain….   Growing up I was always taught to shop for 

Dressing Made Easy – Capsule Wardrobe

Dressing Made Easy – Capsule Wardrobe

My latest endeavour is building a capsule wardrobe. Don’t know what that is? That’s okay, I didn’t either. In a nutshell it is having the basics which can mix and match to create a lot of different looks and outfits. I absolutely love this idea. 

A Cabin By The Lake And An Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

A Cabin By The Lake And An Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

  Recently we went to a family member’s cabin in the BC interior Cariboo region.  This particular cabin is at the end of the Lake Tyee where you are completely off grid.  No electricity.  No plumbing.  No internet.  No cell phone signal.  It was magical!   

Cooking while camping does not have to be boring

Cooking while camping does not have to be boring

How do you barbeque when you go camping?  Is it the standard hamburgers, hotdogs, steaks and chicken?  Or do you venture outside the norm and go for souvlaki or twice baked chicken wings? Last September, while in Oliver for our annual getaway we had a