House & Home

Crush Your Comfort Zone and Live Longer (Sorta)

Ever heard the saying, Life starts outside your comfort zone? Totally cliche, I know, but also totally true. Weird how that works, right? I have been in a rut for the last, oh, four months. (Have you guys noticed?) There was a lot of stuff in flux, a lot of transitions and things to get used to. I […]

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The Calling

Remember this song? Do you feel like you have a calling? Like there is something in life you are meant to be doing? I do. And I don’t. It’s complicated. (Isn’t it always?) It feels like my entire being is straining towards … something. But what that something is? I have a few ideas, but nothing […]

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Inspiration Station: November 8

I’m Still Here: Back Online After a Year Without the Internet A fascinating read about one man’s year of living offline. A Love Letter to My Body A beautiful letter that serves as a gentle reminder that we all need to be a little bit more forgiving and a lot more loving towards our own […]

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The Seasons, They Are A-Changin’

Most of Alberta was slammed with snow this weekend. Winter arrived with a bang: HELLO, I AM HERE. And just like that, fall was over. I have a hard time living in the present. I’m impatient, I’m a worrier, I want to know what’s going to happen next, and preferably control it (but that’s another […]

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Four Simple Goals

Long months of not taking care of myself are starting to catch up with me. I am in turmoil. Ambivalent and discontent. Evenings of coming home and collapsing on the couch for three straight hours, staring at the TV like a zombie before shuffling off to bed somehow weren’t filling me up. I’ve felt lazy, anxious, uninspired. […]

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In Turmoil

I feel like I have no right to be unhappy.   Some people would agree. A lack of fulfillment is most certainly a first world problem. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t real or legitimate. I have a lot, I know. I am a lucky woman. I practice gratitude every day. In moments that are […]

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Halloween Horror Movie Marathon

Horror movies and Halloween go hand in hand. We have a tradition of horror movie marathons, and this year is no different {Check out last year’s post here}. We’re going to watch one movie per night until halloween this week. Feel like doing the same? Check out some great options below. There’s something for everybody! […]

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Inspiration Station – Shares Of The Week: October 21-25

Creativity, energy, happiness – all these things need nourishment to be cultivated. These are the things we came across this week that helped us grow. We’re more than happy to pass the good feelings along. Enjoy, and have a great weekend! Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are A very good “lifehack” Ted […]

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The Dresser Diaries: Options

As mentioned in our progress and plans post, we were on the lookout for a dresser. Spoiler alert: We have one! Over Thanksgiving, I mentioned our missing furniture to my mom, who promptly led me into the basement and showed me two dressers she had hidden behind boxes and other paraphernalia. Only one of them […]

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An Ode to Autumn: 10 Reasons Fall is the Best Season

Oh, autumn. You sexy, sexy beast. I do love you so. Let me count the ways. 1. All the colors. Oh my God, all the sumptuous, bright, warm, eye-popping colors. Color me gaga. 2. Scarves. I have about ten, and my collection is definitely not big enough yet. I love wearing a different scarf every […]

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