Sitting in Lonely

I realised the other day that I don’t know how to simply be,How to sit in the pockets of silence in my life and let them bubble over,I avoid letting the wall ebb and flow with my griefThe losses in my life,I keep myself mentally busy so the feelings don’t catch up to,Creeping in as…

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Fleeting

It’s just a season,I keep telling myself that,It will not last forever,Yet, I keep having fleeting moments of worry,A flash of your smile will hit my thoughts andJust like that the tears begin to flow,You became a part of me,I let my guard down,I let you in,But, it seems as if your feelings were fleeting,Maybe…

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Neveah’s QnA ( Two Years Later )

It’s been a couple of years since the last QnA with my mini me, so I figured I would put some of this lock down time to good use and ask her some questions. Although, I feel like for many areas she was just indulging me 😃, but it’s all good, she enjoyed filling out…

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I Love Him

I love him I love himI love himThat’s all there is the say,I love him and all the spaces in between,I love him in moments when I don’t feel good enough,I love him when he doesn’t see how I could,I love him when my longing for him becomes overwhelming,I love himI love himI love himThat’s…

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RnR’s Shop Local Gift Guide

This year, as 2020 has hit most of us very dramatically and especially businesses, we wanted to showcase some of the wonderful small businesses we personally support, but also in keeping in line with our goals for 2020 to make a smaller footprint when it came to where we spent our money. It just so…

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Neveah’s Covid Birthday

Let’s face it. This year, birthdays are hella different and in some ways a bit of a downer since you can’t celebrate with family and friends. For our family which has gotten much bigger over the years and we all somewhat have our own lives, this time of year is the lead up to the…

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Fall Fashion Finds

One of my favourite seasons is fall; from the changing colours, the crisp air and the euphemism of the changing seasons- there’s something about the feeling of newness that gives you a warm feeling. Or maybe it’s the excitement to pull out our warm knits and wrap up into something soft and inviting. This is…

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Being Anti-Racist Is A Lifestyle

I, along with many of you I imagine, have been doing a lot of internal work, assessing what roles we play and have been playing within the conversation around being actively anti-racist; be it accessing your own internal biases and privileges and see hopefully how you/we can do and be better. But if I may…

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RnR Interview: Allison

Ever met someone who is just awesome over all? No, no, like really. Funny, smart, witty, creative, artistic, a baker, a cook, a jewelry maker, a teacher- the list goes on! This is Allison, she is the creative genius behind handmademtl, Savoury Sweet Bakery and food & jewels and to top that off she also…

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You’ve Given Up…

We used to stay up all night talking about anything and everything,Dreams, wishes, fears and plans,The air filled with promise, anticipation and most of all…loveWe promised to love, support and never turn our backs,Mutual respect and admiration,Decisions deeply rooted in love and wanting us to WIN as a collective,Feelings of rejection and hurt pride,But time…

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