Gratitude Journal: July 2, 2018

The first half of 2018 flew by and here we are - July 2. Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadians! I'm proud to be a Canadian. I've been fortunate to have travelled to many new, exciting places. There's so much to experience in other places and so many awesome people all around the... Continue Reading →

Year of Joy: June

I can't believe we're halfway through the year 2016 already - the first six months have flown by. June is not only the beginning of summer but also my birthday month, so that means I should have even more to be joyful about this month. Let's get started! June brings my favourite season - summer.... Continue Reading →

Summing up a challenging first half

It's June 23, 2014. As we approach the mid-year mark, I find myself reflecting on the first half of 2014. If I wanted to sum up this time in my life in one word, I'd choose "challenging." For those of you who are regular readers of this blog, you've probably noticed that I've been unusually... Continue Reading →

A Different Kind of Pizza

Pizza for dessert? Why not! For my mom's 60th birthday recently we made fruit pizza rather than a traditional birthday cake. It's the perfect time of year for this delicious dessert as there's lots of fresh fruit available. And this is a great way to incorporate some fruit into your dessert. For our two fruit... Continue Reading →

60 years and counting: Happy Birthday to my best friend!

The more I grow, the more I realize that my mom is the best best friend that I ever had. PS, I love my mom I came across these words the other day on Pinterest and I thought it was very fitting for me and my mom as we celebrate her 60th birthday today. My... Continue Reading →

My Next 31 Years

I officially survived my first year as a 30-something-year-old. Today I turn 31. Sometimes I find myself wondering, "where did the past 31 years go?" It seems like just yesterday I was living the idyllic life of a carefree farm kid. But those days are long gone. 31 years later I find myself living and... Continue Reading →

Looking Back on Twenty Twelve

The other day while driving to work with my favourite Cowtown country music station turned up, the Christmas songs ended and the announcers came on and started talking about something that made my ears perk up. They were talking about being thankful. While it seems like every time we turn on the news, we are... Continue Reading →

Enjoying the Ride

The other day I was flipping through my old CD collection when I came across this 2006 Sugarland CD called Enjoy the Ride. I couldn't help but think about how appropriate the CD title is as I reflect on the past 30 years of my life. I have certainly enjoyed the ride that has been... Continue Reading →

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