15 Easy and Affordable Date Night Ideas

Some of the best marriage advice we received after we were married was to never stop dating. We knew it was good advice from the get go, but we didn't really realize how hard it was going to be to keep dating regularly. After all leading up to our wedding we spent every waking moment we could together - how ... Read More

10 Intentional Habits for the New Year

Every year I like to write a New Year's resolution post, but I really don't like the term 'resolution'. Maybe it's just because it no longer has the best connotation with everyone 'resolution-ing' to then promptly fall off the wagon, (myself included). So this year I'm writing out my intentions for habits I've been working on for years, and will ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More