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10.31.17

10.31.17

Did you know that thinking about your audience is the death of creativity? I heard that the other day on a podcast I’ve been listing too called Hashtag Authentic by Sara Tasker @me_and_orla, and I almost fell out of my chair. If we are consumed […]

weekends well spent

weekends well spent

Sometimes I just want to use this space to share the beautiful photos of a weekend well spent. This weekend was lovely we slept, drank warm coffee, went for a walk with our neighbours, went down to the beach and on multiple hikes in the […]

10.26.17

10.26.17

Can we move through the uncomfortable and find strength in ourselves. Can we find space within where we feel free, free from the need to achieve. And the desire to be liked. The want, the crave, of gratification or praise. Remember. Your self-worth is not […]

little country weekend

little country weekend

We started this big adventure choosing to head straight to the Ontario country side. We were not 100% sure how the time change would affect us so we wanted to make sure we had time to settle and adjust before Mark headed into a week of […]

why we travel

why we travel

There seems to be about a 50% split when we tell people we are traveling as a family with a almost toddler. 50% think its awesome 50% think we are outright crazy. Honestly I think both are right for different reasons. Mark and I love […]

my promise

my promise

Have you ever sat down to set intentions? Wrote out what was important at this time in your life. Thought about where you are today and what matters. Recently I started writing down daily intentions like ‘I will be kind to myself today’ or ‘I […]

five minutes

five minutes

Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. – Mary Oliver Recently I purchased the Five Minute Journal. I had been attempting to write and paint every day. Some days I would get to write, some days to paint and some […]

mini adventures

mini adventures

Hopping in the car and taking mini-adventures is one of the main reasons we choose to live out West. Lately I have been struggling to figure out what’s next. What is the plan? What’s the goal? Where is my destination? Getting outside taking these mini adventures […]

little town little life

little town little life

Mark and I have always talked about a lifestyle of city mouse and country mouse. A life in the big city and a house in the country. Our dream life is the best of both worlds. Oh that and the snow bird life – summer […]

willows beach

willows beach

The sea has such a calming effect. It can ground me in moments. The waves, the ocean breeze and the sunlight gleaming on the water. I love this beach and couldn’t pass up leaving a couple gorgeous photos here. xoxo Alexa