Doesn't life feel like it's on a revolving door of the same day in and day out routine? You or your children are up first. You get a bit of quiet time and solitude before they're up, or they wake you up with hugs, kisses and "I'm hungry". I've been making a point to get… Continue reading Day In, Day Out
I know, I'm a day late. I'm sorry. Things got away from me yesterday, but I'm here now, so there's that. As promised, a list of some of my favourite products. You'll notice some trends, when I find products I like or that work well with my family, we stick with them. Why bother changing… Continue reading Favourite Clean/Green Products
I'm not an expert on this, I use EWG to determine what products we will use. If I get a rating that's in between where I want it to be and bordering "bad" then I research the specific ingredients and make my decision based on that. Now that you've been running around your house checking… Continue reading Eliminating Chemicals, Part 2
You're wanting to make greener or cleaner choices in your life. Maybe trying to limit the number of harsh toxins and chemicals you're exposing yourself to when you're cleaning or doing laundry. Maybe you want to get rid of all the nasty chemicals in the products you're using daily - soaps, shampoos, conditioners, tooth paste,… Continue reading Eliminating Chemicals, Part 1
Hey guys, I promise this isn't about what you think it is. It's more about how life has changed since this virus appeared in Canada, more specifically Alberta. I mean, realistically, a lot hasn't changed in my life. I'm still at home, still with our girls. We pulled them out of their playschool & toddler… Continue reading Covid…What?
I’ve always promised to be honest when it comes to life, and my journey with Burkitt’s Lymphoma. I started seeing my family doctor again because I was struggling. I hadn’t been sleeping more than 4-6 hours per night, for over a year. I was increasingly annoyed, frustrated, exhausted, and at the point that I knew… Continue reading Mental Health Update
Burkitt’s Lymphoma is obviously something near and dear to my heart now...I mean the awareness aspect of it is anyways, the rest of it can kiss my white behind. Burkitt’s Lymphoma Awareness Week is March 1-7th every year. Did you know that Burkitt’s Lymphoma (BL for short) is a rare form of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma? It… Continue reading Burkitt’s Lymphoma Awareness Week
Last year, my life became very public. I was on CBC Radio Edmonton, Global News Edmonton came to interview me in my home, and I went to Global News Edmonton to be part of their morning show. This was followed by many news articles in local papers. (MORE to come on who I worked with,… Continue reading Evening of Hope – Calgary
As human beings, we must learn to embrace change. From the day we are born, our lives are continuously changing. We are growing, learning, experiencing everything for the first times. We are changing, evolving, and growing into our own unique, individual, sassy beings. With change can come difficult battles, heartache, pain, but with change you… Continue reading Strive for Change
Just as the title asks; what's your favourite holiday? Personally, I love Christmas. Not because I get gifts, but because it generally means being surrounded by family. I also LOVE Christmas decorating and baking. I usually decorate quite a bit for Christmas. Tree garland on the railings and cabinets, lights outside, and on top of… Continue reading What’s Your Favourite Holiday?