Reflecting on 2019 and setting goals for 2020.
Welcome to my online Gratitude Journal! You may recall, in 2016 I had a blog series titled Year of Joy where I recapped various things that brought me joy every month. This will be similar, but I'm going to try and post more frequently. Because even when you've had a rough day, there's always something... Continue Reading →
I had what many would call an idyllic childhood growing up on the family farm in southern Manitoba. Acres and acres to roam free and play. Aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends down the road. We knew everyone. And we trusted everyone. And that's the way it should be. If I ever have kids, I... Continue Reading →
One of my goals for 2016 is to travel more for pleasure. My goal is to take two larger trips this year and I'm happy to report that I'm now half-way to completing my goal thanks to a recent trip to Mexico with my good friend Leanne from Manitoba! All-inclusive winter vacations are popular among... Continue Reading →
The boyfriend likes to tease me that I always have to take pictures of my food whether it be at home or in restaurants. What can I say? If it looks appealing, then I may as well snap a quick photo of it to share with others! Here are just a few appetizing food photos... Continue Reading →
This Christmas we decided to head south to warmer weather for awhile rather than hunkering down in cold and snowy Canada. Our first stop was the sunny desert city of Las Vegas, Nevada. From there we drove to Phoenix, travelling along Route 66 and making a pit stop at the Grand Canyon. If you missed... Continue Reading →
Travelling through Arizona on a recent vacation, I was reminded that we often take things in life for granted. In this case it was snow. As someone who grew up on the Canadian Prairies surrounded by deep snow and cold temperatures during the winter months, I never thought twice about snow. You knew we were... Continue Reading →