Motivation Monday

Hi everyone – Happy Monday!  How was your weekend? Monday is back and I like to start with a new quote to keep me going.  ‘Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.’ What is one of your favourite quotes or mantras?  ~ L 

What’s in my gym bag? 

Happy Fit Friday! Since I’m on a mini break between contracts I’ve expected myself there to drop any excuses and exercise 5 to 6 days a week. Well truthfully it’s ranged between 3 to 5 times a week, far from my intentions. By I’ve also tried to compensate by eating smaller portions and selecting ‘healthier’…

3 in 1 Wrap Styles

Hi Everyone! When I was in Australia a few of my travel buddies who were backpacking were raving over a their Turkish wraps. They used them in many different ways and was easy to carry around with them. By the end of my trip I was sold and picked one up at a local mall….

Purse Essentials

Most of us have items we like to keep with us when we leave home to run errands or meet friends. For some of us these are a few items and for others (mostly me) we carry way too many things with us. I typically have random things in my purse but in an effort…

Tips for Packing Lightly

Happy Travel Tuesday! One thing I’ve learned in my travels is packing light is essential if you’ll be walking and traveling with your items quiet often during your travels. When I went on a Contiki majority of our stays were one night and a few were two nights. Living out of a suitcase for one…

10 Days of Meditation

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Friday was busy for me grabbing lunch with a friend before she leaves to Europe and then Summerlicious dinner with another friend downtown to Jump restaurant. Both of us gave our 3 course meal and drink a 5 star rating. Driving all over in the middle of the day…

Omelette Hack

Good morning Sunshines and Happy Friday! This week flew by and was a productive one at home. Even though my to-do is growing I am starting to tackle some of the cleaning around the house. To start these days off right, I ensure to have a protein packed breakfast. Omlettes are my favourite, second runner…

Look away from the screen

Hours a day I spending looking at a screen. There are times when I’m texting or writing a message and want to complete my train of thought so I don’t look up from my phone when someone asks me something. I’ll respond and then realize I should look up because it’s rude not to. This…

Purging #2: Too Much Stuff

Happy Hump Day! This week is flying by since I’m home on vacation mode. As lovely as being on vacation mode is I get bored easily when I’m not super busy. On rainy days, I’ve made it my mission to get our family house cleaned up and organized. All my family members, including myself, are…

Family Road Trip

One of the most important things in life to me is my family. We are thick as thieves and always have each other’s back. Together we have learned to get over disagreements quickly and look at the bigger picture of what will really matters. Learning these lessons have made family trips an enjoyable experience. We…

Where are you from?

Happy Monday everyone! Writing this blog last night I was sitting on the balcony of our hotel room listening to a few people smashing in the pool below and live music happening in the village square. Over these last few days I’ve meet people from a few different cities and even a different country. Out…

Smoked Salmon Bites 

Appetizers are one of my favourite meals. Yes, I’m counting this as a meal since I love them oh so much. Tasting little bites as you go and if you don’t like something it isn’t a waste! Smoked Salmon reminds me of appetizers at Christmas as a child. This must be where my love for…