Thirteen Chapters

We all have our roles within life’s story,It just so happens that yours took up thirteen chapters in my book,Thirteen chapters of dreams, hope, laughter and most of all love,We were there for each other, Through distance, age and other partners,For me, you were always my destination,We took the leap and made the plunge,We meant…

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2017: Our Best Bits

Looking back on the year we have had…and what a year it’s been! Journey with us as we list our best bits, the moments which stand out in our 2017. R2’s Best Bits: OH MY GOODNESS! Where to begin when it comes to 2017…let’s work a bit backwards… just because I can 😀 … University…

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In Her Eyes: Chapter 1 & 2

Chapter 1   She always tasted like mint, not just any mint-spearmint, the kind you find in Wrigley’s chewing gum. I will never forget that smell, but I always seem to remember her scent at the most inappropriate times. I could never forget her, but one thing I always remembered first, was spearmint and Isabelle.…

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Canadian Eh?!

To me, the photograph to the left, fully captures the general idea of what people believe it is to be “Canadian”. We LOVE our Timmy’s and well…there’s the snow. There’s always the typical misconceptions like; we live in igloos (trust me, I’ve had people ask me that to my face..), the assumption that we say…

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Make your Christmas LIT this year!

Okay, if you don’t like Christmas STOP reading this post now…I mean it. This one is NOT for you…you were warned. In our house, Christmas is one of the times of the year, where our family spends the MOST amount of time together. Throughout the year, we’re all over the map and of course see…

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What The Race?

Generally speaking, even though it’s 2017, it’s safe to say that the majority of us have come across race, racism and discrimination of some form in our daily lives. While we accept that the human brain needs to “categorise” and make associations in order for it to process certain information…we wanted to explore just what…

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Oh The Places We’d Like To Go…

With the inevitable cold weather heading our way, We’ve been dreaming of warmer pastures. The world’s a stage, or so we keep hearing…So, in the interest of taking our minds off the brr, here are some of the places we’ve been and where we’d love to visit. “ And I think to myself…what a wonderful…

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The Handbag Shuffle

R1’s Handbag? – – – – X Disclaimer: On any given day, my every day handbag is a mess- there is no logic to what you’ll find in there from menus to 1/2 of earrings, to a chocolate bar from 3 months ago (what?! I don’t like chocolate…) Between that and the other random things…

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What You Need To Know About The White Poppy

It’s been a few years since I first came across “the white poppy movement”, and it caught my attention. At first my reaction was visceral- how dare they disrespect the red poppy and the veterans? Then, I began to take a step back and look at it from both sides of the argument, and it…

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DIY: PIMPIN’ UP YOUR PUMPKIN

WHAT YOU’LL NEED Pumpkins (Any Shape/Size) Acorns, Leaves & Sticks Basket or Wooden Crate Paint or Spray Paint (your choice of colours), Sharpie Paint Brushes TIPS I used my “filler” items from nature, such as acorns and twigs- it adds texture and visual depth to the “basket”, but it was a fun activity to do…

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