are you a good wife?

Are you a good wife?

I’d be the first to admit my shortcomings in all the domestic areas of my life. Cooking? Ugh, I just make the bare essentials so no one starves. Cleaning? Only if companies coming or the house smells like pee.  And as for everything else that might…

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September 27, 2016
Bulletproof coffee

Can coffee make you smarter? #Bulletproofcoffee

Ah coffee. It really should be considered it’s own “food group” along with wine since it ‘s such an integral part of not only my life but pretty much EVERY single person I know on this planet (well ok, except for my brother..and mom…and dad…wait…

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September 22, 2016
Why i don't hurt today

Why I don’t hurt today

Today was the first time in a long time that I didn’t wake up in pain. And I don’t mean the emotional or spiritual variety but real muscle and bone achy pain. And why is this? Well, I wrote a post a little over…

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September 20, 2016
It's impossibe to love yourself when comparing yourself to chickas like this one. Thanks stock photo site. NOT!

Why I will never love my body

I know, I know. I think I am sort of beating a dead horse here with this post but today we were prompted by a wise woman who challenged a group of us to be completely and utterly honest about something in our lives.…

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September 8, 2016
2010 Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc Photo cred: A glass after work

Wine Wednesday – Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc

In the past I was never much for Sauvignon Blanc wines. Perhaps because my earliest introductions to them included a coupla luke warm bottles of cheap Ernest & Gallo (or something similar and crappy) which not only gave me a terrible hangover, but also…

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September 7, 2016
Being a parent is really f--ing hard.

Taming my own back to school anxieties

Breathe in…breathe out…..breathe in….breathe out…. I have been feeling super anxious about the start of school now for quite some time. Perhaps even more so than my kids, I have been trying to tame my own back to school anxieties as the first day…

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September 6, 2016
How to survive back to school

How to survive back to school

It’s finally here! Back to school time! In the past few years I have practically counted down the days, minutes and seconds once the calendar hit about mid-August for this glorious day but strangely, this year more than most I am feeling a LOT less excited about back…

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September 5, 2016
Pumpkin Spice Latte under cover

What’s so nice about Pumpkin Spice?

There’s been a distinct change in the weather of late even though summer is still not officially over for another few weeks. And with that change in the weather (and the calendar) comes the annual re-introduction of Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes (hashtag #PSL) and…

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September 4, 2016
How to make friends as an adult

How to make new friends as an adult

This week, one of my bestiest best besties moved to the Island with her fam. I know it’s not like she moved to say Australia or something (oh wait, another one of my besties DID move there years ago, and another to the Interior,…

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September 2, 2016
How i learned to let sh*t go

How I learned to let sh*t go (and felt better for it)

Let me set the scene for you. It’s mid July and i’m driving the Okanagan connector (Highway 97C) towards Kelowna on a beautiful sunny summers day. But despite the glorious weather and the fact that I am driving without kids (insert loud hallelujah here) and…

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September 1, 2016