Here are a few more things that are simple, yet wonderful and add joy to our lives when we take the time to notice them. If you haven't read Part 1 yet, you can find it here. A few of the items shared in the comments from that post, I had already composed into this list, … Continue reading Life’s Simple Pleasures List – Part 2
I have a confession to make: I love food. I love eating it, I love cooking and baking, I love making healthy choices, I love planning out what I am going to make, and I love being adventurous and trying new things. I even love to prep....sometimes....if there is time. Okay, the difference between the … Continue reading Food Prep for Success – Going Beyond Chopping
It is easy to become caught up in the whirlwind of life and overlook the little things that can bring joy to the moment. We move about our day on autopilot, focused on the next task, our worries, to remember to make an appointment for the dentist, or what we're going to make for supper later that night. We miss … Continue reading Life’s Simple Pleasures – A List of Things That Are Wonderful, But Easy To Overlook (Part 1)
Every September there is a hot air balloon festival in the town of Sussex, New Brunswick. The sky fills with a myriad of colours and shapes, like something out of a children's storybook. This year marked their 32nd year of hosting this event which draws a crowd from all different provinces and states in North … Continue reading Atlantic Balloon Fiesta
Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in feeling less than adequate. We look at some of the famous people of the world, people who have reached out and touched humanity, and compare ourselves to them. This person made great scientific discoveries, or this person was already wealthy by my age, or this person … Continue reading Appreciating Life Right Now
Around here, summer is beginning to make its shift towards autumn and that means back-to-school sales. My pens seemed to have all gone missing or ran dry, so I decided to treat myself to a new one - something that wrote smoothly and effortlessly, but not too expensive. I perused over the selection at the store and … Continue reading Happiness is….a new pen.
When I was planning my recent trip to the UK I toyed with the idea of travelling with just a small backpack, something like I would have used for school. I was going from town to town, travelling by train or bus or subway, and didn't want to fight with luggage every step of the … Continue reading Travelling Lightly