Gratitude Makes the Difference

Thoughts of gratitude or thankfulness has been on my mind a lot lately. Not just because it's been the hot topic over the last few years, but because a little while ago I received an email with the subject line titled - Gratitude-. I had just so happened to be having some extra tough weeks where I was dragging through ...

20 Simple Summer Bucket List Ideas

Summer is such a short but glorious season, and I always want to pack as much as possible into those few precious months! However there's just something about summer where it tends to be overbooked with events. So this year we decided to make a summer bucket list of simple things we want to do before summer is over, and ...

True Love is in the Little Things

Sometimes Valentine's Day just gets on my nerves. In theory it's a great idea, because another day to celebrate love is always a good thing. But all the commercialization can really take away from that. Just last week and ad came on the radio asking if 'you're ready for Valentine's Day?'. From there the narrator went on to guilt us ...

Simple Resolutions for the New Year 2017

I'm not very good at making New Year's resolutions, mainly because I prefer to work on things as I go, and not to make sweeping declarations. The funny thing about resolutions is we tend to make them, and then the year often slips away without much action. But what I'm finding is making a resolution is much different than making ...

The Making of a Perfect Day

There really is no such thing as a perfect day, and that's exactly what I want to talk about today. Life is full of imperfections and everyday challenges, so what makes for a 'perfect' day? To me, a perfect day is all about a state of mind. Things go wrong for sure, but at the end of the day you're ...

Top 7 Tips from 7 Years of Marriage

Last weekend we took a trip to Fernie, B.C. to celebrate our 7 year anniversary in the place where we got married. The whole story of how we ended up getting married in the middle of a snowfield on the side of a mountain in Canada is quite a story, and I'll have to write it down one of these ...