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Break the Silence – Ovarian Cancer

Break the Silence – Ovarian Cancer

This morning I awoke to the news that we have said goodbye to an amazing, strong, bright light in our area far too soon. This incredible young woman was diagnosed with the disease known as the ‘Silent Killer’ – Ovarian Cancer, and she didn’t back […]

My Etsy Wishlist

My Etsy Wishlist

I have always been big about supporting small businesses and business owners, and Etsy opens up my availability to so immensely. When I’m looking to pick up something, whether it’s for me or as a gift, it’s generally the first place that I run to, […]

Battling Writer’s Block

Battling Writer’s Block

Alright, so we’ve all been there at one point or another… You know that you want to put some quality content out there so you sit down in front of your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone ready to write and your mind just goes blank… […]

#TheReadingQuest

#TheReadingQuest

Alright, I know I have never taken part in any reading challenges or readathon type events on here, but I couldn’t help but find this one interesting… First because of the way it’s structured (how much fun is a ‘quest’) and secondly because the timing […]

Not #ALLGIRLS

Not #ALLGIRLS

Recently the clothing retailer Boohoo launched their new marketing campaign focused around their new hashtag, #ALLGIRLS. The campaign included a video with the caption ‘#ALLGIRLS has dropped and it’s all about inclusivity and girl power, created by an ALL girl crew. Boohoo is for all […]

The Harry Potter Tag

The Harry Potter Tag

** Warning: If you aren’t familiar with the Harry Potter series (who are you??? Just kidding…. But really???) there may be some spoilers in my answers below. **   While there are a number of Harry Potter tags floating around the internet, this specific one […]

Sunshine Blogger Award

Sunshine Blogger Award

I am honoured to have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Erin from A Beautiful Life, The Journey! I love her blog – such a fun, upbeat and encouraging corner of the internet that I think everyone should take the time to visit! […]

Never Apologize for Taking Care of YOU!

Never Apologize for Taking Care of YOU!

I spent a good part of my day today reading through some of my favourite blogs and leaving comments/spreading love. It’s something I try to do once a week, although I have been slacking a bit as of late… I noticed across many of these […]

What is Orthorexia?

What is Orthorexia?

I have had such an amazing response to my post ‘Body Image and Why I Won’t Participate in ‘Clean Eating’’! Thank you to everyone that has commented, posted on social media or contacted me directly! When I was writing it I never would have imagined […]

July Goals

July Goals

It’s officially here! The heart of the summer! School is out, the kids are all ecstatic (I’m not sure their parents all share their enthusiasm), summer parade and festival season is well under way and we have officially celebrated yet another birthday here in Canada! […]