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  • You get to tell me what to do…

    October 1, 2019 by

    If you follow my Instagram page you will know that I LOVE putting myself into imaginary worlds and scenarios all with the help of Photoshop. I am particularly fond of creating stories and recreating scenes from my favourite books and movies. If you checked out my Edits page there are a few examples there as… Read more

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  • Introverts are taking over Social Media!!

    August 29, 2019 by

    Sounds crazy, right? Imagine all those shy, awkward, tongue-tied people you know ruling the landscape of Social Media? If you are a regular user of Instagram then you most likely have stumbled across a few of the really, really big accounts (of your average people). I’m talking accounts with 100k followers and upwards. And if… Read more

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  • The Confusion and Chaos behind Minimalism

    July 13, 2019 by

    Betcha that title caught your attention? Confusion? Chaos?…..Minimalism? Not words we would normally associate with one another, right? In today’s fast paced, consumer driven, mass produced environment the word Minimalism seems to mean something different for everyone. It would appear (in contrast to the very basis of the Minimalism movement- according to The Minimalists )… Read more

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  • You are enough (without all the extra)

    June 25, 2019 by

    Let me repeat that- YOU are enough, just as you are. Now, let that sink in for a minute. You don’t need that lipstick to make you feel better. You don’t need to say Yes to whatever is asked of you. You don’t owe anyone anything. Most importantly of all just be you, do not… Read more

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  • Have cane, will travel.

    May 9, 2019 by

    I’ve always dreamed of traveling the world. Unfortunately, it would seem, life always got in the way. In my 20’s I was eager to pursue my education and then find work, plus I was broke, so no travel then. (Unless you count the times I spent what money I had returning to Newfoundland to visit… Read more

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  • Sharing: and then wanting to take it back

    April 29, 2019 by

    Not to long ago I spent two weeks inside the house. I went out for dog walks only, but cancelled all other plans I had previously made. TWO WEEKS indoors…It was my Mental Health Mondays taken to the extreme. For the life of me I couldn’t figure out why I felt this way. I blamed… Read more

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  • Drop your drawers here…A Mudroom makeover!

    April 19, 2019 by

    After nearly two years of trying to make our mudroom work, it finally got what it needed. . A makeover! I love me a makeover. Never having had a mudroom before, I clearly underestimated just how much it would be used. This room actually serves as the primary entrance to our house- it wasn’t meant… Read more

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  • DIY: Tree stump side table

    April 12, 2019 by

    Most of my DIY projects are a two person job as they often involve power tools. I’m not allowed (according to the Beard) to use most power tools unless there is “adult” supervision. Something about me being legally blind and clumsy… However, this DIY I did all by myself and I am pretty chuffed with… Read more

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  • The power of a nap (aka The soft-reset)

    April 4, 2019 by

    It’s no secret, I love me a nap. I’ve always been that way and I am sure I always will be. There is nothing better than tucking under a blanket and having nap on a cold afternoon while the snow falls outside. Or a nap after a really intense Mountain bike ride (fresh air mixed… Read more

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  • I never fit in…and I’m OK with that

    March 19, 2019 by

    Ah…The same old story of teenage angst. Struggling to fit in. Trying to NOT be different from the others. Looking for your niche, posse, gang…others like you. I am sure most of us have a story similar to this. After all, we just want to be accepted among our peers and/or colleagues. Does this feeling… Read more

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  • The consequences of setting intentions

    March 13, 2019 by

    Starting this blog is definitely something that scared me (and to be honest, it still does). I’ve never been one to share thoughts and feelings, let alone with complete strangers, yeah I’m talking about you, dear reader. So WHY did I start now? You could say that it was an experiment of sorts. A few… Read more

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  • When your house tells you what to do

    March 6, 2019 by

    Ah no worries I haven’t gone off the deep end! I’m just talking about your home, your abode, the place you unwind, si casa…and how you style it. Have you ever thought about why you decorated your home the way you did? Did you just place things willy-nilly, choose finishes at random and hope for… Read more

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  • As seen on Apartment Therapy

    March 4, 2019 by

    Ring the bells! Sound the alarms! My home was featured on Apartment Therapy under the House tours section. What an absolute great surprise I got when a complete stranger commented on my Instagram page that they had seen my home online. If you are interested in checking it out just follow me here. Let me… Read more

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