Sun & Stone: A Tribute to the Summer Solstice

“Three Things Cannot be Long Hidden: The Sun, The Moon and The Truth.” -BUDDAH The term solstice refers to an astronomical event that occurs when the sun reaches either its highest or lowest point from earth, and it happens but twice per year. Today, June 20th, is the Summer Solstice for the northern hemisphere –…

Camping with a Capital “C”

For many Canadians, the Victoria Day long weekend marks the annual inaugural camping trip. In this case, my husband, Travis, and I are like most Canadians. This is the weekend we get to stretch our campers legs after a long winter of hibernation, dust off our go-to camping flannels, stand in line for an hour…

The Truth

β€œI have so many things to celebrate in my life, that if I had a glass of champagne for each one, I’d be drunk all the time” Our social environments are constantly reminding us ofΒ the bad, the ugly and the unfortunate. In fact, the media is so good at doing this that we actually FORGET…

Giving it All to Give Back

Although I have always gotten the warm fuzzy feeling whenever I saw an advertisement, campaign, what-have-you for a charity, I have never actually “had” a charity. We all know that charities are very important things and that the system would not work without them. We also know that their purpose is to help those in…

Bluebirds and Miracles

Well, it is only one o’clock in the afternoon, and I have already experienced at least 100 miracles today. First miracle of the day: I woke up and got out of bed! Alright, let’s all stop being so hard on ourselves, and acknowledge that we should all be extremely proud of ourselves every single day,…

The Practice of Positivity

All my life, people have told me that I am a very positive person. For the majority of my life, I didn’t really think anything of it – maybe I just smile a lot? Maybe they just wanted to say something nice? Maybe that was some people’s way of saying that I am unrealistic?! Whatever…

The Gift of Adversity

Hello lovely people of blog world, and welcome to my first post! The idea of this blog comes from a place of new beginnings – so I suppose that is where I should start, from the very beginning. But first! A quote that will set the mood of my entire blog space, a quote that…