Red for Canada Day

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Shortly after dinner last night, I enjoyed a small bowl of some new So Delicious frozen dessert that we picked up at the grocery store. I don’t usually buy frozen dessert unless I need it for a special dessert for a group (otherwise I just make Banana Soft Serve!). Normally, I buy Coconut Bliss frozen […]

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Long Weekend Recipe Round-Up

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I don’t know about you, but I equate long weekends with a time to celebrate awesome food and drink with friends! The weather is sunny and HOT, so we hope to be outside as much as we can and also keep our meals fresh and light. Here are some recipes that I recommend for Canada […]

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Canada Day Long Weekend

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Canada Day was fun! Ange, Colin, and Monica joined us. Dave and Ewa were there in spirit! They just bought a house so they had some last minute house prep to do on Canada Day to put their house on the market. We got to have them over Saturday night though, so it was nice […]

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The Pink Flamingo

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Yesterday was a lot of work…and little play! But it was productive in every sense of the word and left us feeling very accomplished by the time we crashed on the couch at 9pm. My original plan was to go through the office and purge/donate unnecessary items. And boy, did I ever! We parted with […]

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We Are Never Alone

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I received this message from a reader named Serena and thought it was so powerful I asked her if I could share it with you. From Serena: If I have one Universal message for you it is this: You are loved, supported, valued, cherished, appreciated, honoured, admired and respected. At every moment. By the Source […]

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9 Ways To Have a Productive Work Day

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I recently read an article about productivity at work and I thought it would make a fun post. Savvy Sugar reports that the average woman’s work day consists of 35% ‘productive work’. Where does the rest go? Email 20.8% Looking for stuff 18.75% Interruptions12.5% Internet searches 13%   [If you ask me, email, looking for […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch ‘Blizzard’

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Last night, I made a new veggie burger recipe. Don’t get too excited though, they were crap. I’m super picky when it comes to veggie burgers and I rarely meet one that I’m happy with. Eric goes, ‘They’d be good without all the lemon…’ ‘They are rosemary lemon burgers.’ ‘Oh…hah’ Fail. I also won’t tell […]

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Lessons from a New Gardener

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My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view.  ~ H. Fred Ale Since I started my garden the third week of May, I was sure that everything would die. Every flower or plant that I’ve tried to grow in […]

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10 Ways To Live In The Present

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“With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When I think about my struggles with anxiety, I realize that I live in the future too much. It’s crazy how much I worry about things that haven’t happened yet and probably never will happen. I’ve spent […]

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Raw Buckwheat Breakfast Porridge

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Saturday night, Eric and I were on our nightly walk and we passed by our neighbours sitting outside enjoying a pitcher of Sangria. They invited us over for a drink and we couldn’t think of a reason not to join in on the fun! Drinks led to more drinks, hours flew by, conversation flowed, and […]

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