Avoiding taking vacation days

While planning out the next few months it occurred to me I hadn’t once considered taking a vacation day or time off from work before Christmas holidays. Though the holidays aren’t far away, it proves to me this mentality we have become accustom to of not taking a break or utilizing vacation days. Many could…

Inspirational Quote

Happy Monday! Kicking off the week with another quote to get us all thinking. “When you can’t change the direction of the wind – adjust your sails.” Have a fabulous day! ~ Lor

10,000 Step Challenge

Happy Friday! Hope you are all having a fabulous week and ready for the weekend. The other night on Instagram I posted about a step challenge at work we are having. To encourage a healthy lifestyle we are doing a walking initiative for one month. The start date was our Thanksgiving Day long weekend and…

Splurge vs Save

Hi Everyone! Recently I was shopping for ankle boots to take me into fall. I ran around to all these stores and no one had any available stock for my tiny size 5 / 6 feet. Then low and behold during a stop at Walmart I took a quick detour in the shoe isle to…

What Utensil are you?

On Monday my Grandpa requested for our Thanksgiving dinner we skip cooking at home and dirty dishes to instead have dinner at Swiss Chalet. At 93 years old we tend to do as he asks. While out to dinner at the end of the meal we were discussing some interview questions we had all asked…

Road Tripping

Hello! Back from a long weekend and it was one of those days you just didn’t want to roll out of your cozy warm bed. But adult life means getting up and tackling the world – aka going to work to pay the bills. Especially after a long weekend I find it tough to get…

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! In Canada we are celebrating Thanksgiving and every year I have more to be grateful for. As a family we went way out to the country, aka farmland, to visit family friends. Generally, they are way more relaxed than us city folks. For a weekend l, this was a welcome break. However, I…

Tupperware Lunch Recap

Happy Friday! We have made it to the end of another work week and man am I ready for a long weekend. In Canada we celebrate Thanksgiving and I’m visiting family in the country. Usually someone in my family does the drive but this is the first time I’ll be doing it. We’ll see how…

Bloggers To Follow

Happy Thursday! Todays post is about showcasing some bloggers I’ve enjoyed following. I’d love to hear in the comments below, bloggers you enjoy following or your own blog for me to follow. It’s lovely to be able to join along in other people’s journeys as we grow and learn in life. All of these ladies…

Map Apps

Hi everyone! I am very directionally challenged and more often then not you will find me using a mapping app on my phone for directions to get somewhere. Yes, I am quite dependent on these. Today I wanted to talk about three I have used and want to hear your thoughts about if you use…

Travel & Work

Happy Travel Tuesdays! There are lots of scary things happening in our world. Edmonton Canada is a few hours away from Banff and last weekend they had an attack. Absolutely horrific. As well as in Las Vegas where way too many innocent people were harmed or lost their life. Despite these awful events there are…

October Thoughts & Goals

Holy Moly we are into a new month already; where has this year gone?! But seriously, Christmas, Winter, and New Years will be here in a few months. This is craziness! Well one thing about me is I feel very rushed a lot of the time to get things done and want to be productive,…