Finding Self-Love

Ialways wanted to be an active person, you know the woman who gets up early, goes to the farmers market, exercises, and ultimately spends...

New Hope and a Gratitude List

January is over and with February tomorrow, I felt that first twinge of spring. It’s still the winter, but right before the snow melts...

New Practices for 2021

I have been very hesitant to share the word resolution, mostly because the stigma this year around resolutions is higher than usual....

20 Things I’ve Learned in 2020

This year was a surprise. 2019 was filled with adventure, concerts, and some great travel. 2020 started with a quiet January, a work trip...

Bring a Little Joy This Christmas

In the last week or so, I have cried at every Christmas commercial, every Christmas movie, and I just about jumped for joy when I saw...

Six Months Into a Pandemic

Buckle in because this post isn’t like my others, but I need to express myself. I need to feel like I’ve been heard other than my direct...

Living Independently: Fill your Life

It's bound to happen, you will feel lonely and I am firm in living with your feelings, so if being lonely makes you sad, feel it. There's...

Mid-summer Garden Update

Can you believe next week is August? It feel like just yesterday I convinced everyone that we should make a front-yard garden and then...

Routine Changes in "Self-Isolation"

COVID-19 brought the world a lot of fear and uncertainty. On March 16, my life was normal and then at 8:07am I got the email that said I...

Lowering my Beauty Consumption

I never thought I would see the day when I would spend less than $350 in a year at Sephora, but it happened. At my peak, I had spent...

Fiddlehead Mac and Cheese

I'm just going to start this blog by saying, I know that fiddleheads are an important part of New Brunswick culture and I know some...

The Best Gentle Facial Cleanser

It's been years since I've reviewed anything, I just haven't found anything to review. I realized that to truly review something, I would...

Why I Write

Disclaimer: I wrote this piece prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and prior to the Human Rights pandemic involving systemic racism and police...

New Brunswick Travel Bucket List

I asked my Facebook friends where I should stay-cation this summer and they delivered in spades! What they suggested is where I love...