Tribe

It’s in the moments of sadness and despair,You reach out and see who is there.When you’re feeling down and out and don’t trust your own strength,This is when the power of friendship is the pull and support system you need.The people who are your day ones,They lift you up, but also call you out on…

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RnR Interview: Shannon Riff

Effervescent, full of life, always willing to help and just a great energy to be around. Just getting to know Shannon on a deeper level through this interview brings me a sense of perseverance to stay strong and be the best mother that I can be. We 1st met Shannon at daycare, where her sons…

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RnR Interview: Solika Ry

This is Solika Ry. We met when we were in elementary (primary) school, Cedarcrest, I believe. Over the years we lost touch (I moved to the West Island), but that’s not to say that I haven’t been following her life online. She is always so honest and so encouraging with her posts, speaking openly about…

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Thinking of You

I spend so much time with you on my mind, Tossing, turning Deciding whether to reach out, I spend so much time with you on my mind Contemplating whether thinking of you is a good thing, Debating and then changing my mind, I spend so much time with you on my mind, Trying to figure…

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Life, Wide Shut

Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What do you see?What thoughts are running through your head?Did you send that email?Did you hang the washing? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What have you lost?What have you cut off?What paths that you chose brought you here?What paths were chosen for you? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.Is this…

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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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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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WHAT DID I GET MYSELF INTO?!

PARTY PLANNING Oh my goodness!? Anyone who knows me, knows just how allergic I am to planning. I’m the girl who has been engaged far longer than I can actually remember (#truestory). So, why T minus three days before my four year old’s party, do I still have only skeletal plans? Because, that’s how I…

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Dear Younger Me,

If given the chance to bestow wisdom on your younger self, what would you say? Would you stop yourself from making a decision you know you’ll regret later? How would you intervene?

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