A little bit of everything

Something New from Something Old

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When my parents came into possession of some old barn windows a few years back, I immediately laid claim to two of them because I knew I wanted to do something artsy with them. Their rustic and tarnished look had so much character; I could just see them nestled into barn walls as tractors drove by and horses nibbled on hay in the countryside. So much inspiration, yet what to make of them? Continue reading


The Best Smoothies in Town!

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Hello all! I hope you had a lovely Valentine’s Day with your special someone or special friends or special pet. I mean since when did Valentine’s Day become all about couples? As far as I can see it’s about appreciating those you love, and there’s no doubt that I love my dogs, so that seems legitimate enough. It was actually a double celebration for me as my family celebrated my sister’s 18th birthday, so I definitely had a nice time. Continue reading

My Reading Break Pledge


wet phone

If, like me, you’re in the dark on what to do with a wet cellphone, this picture will link you to the wikiHow 12-step solution to saving your mobile device!

Hello again! How was all of your weeks? I hope it was a little better than mine. In a rush to get to my class on Tuesday, I left my common sense at home and may have dropped my phone in a toilet. Yup, that was as embarrassing to say as I feared it would be, nonetheless it is unfortunately true. Continue reading

The Essentials on the Mountain

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IMAG0592Happy Sunday! I hope you all had another spectacular week as we closed out January (already, I know!) and headed into February. If you live in the Vancouver area like me, then you know what I mean when I say that the fog was ridiculous this week. For almost the entire week there was a blanket of fog across everywhere you went – you couldn’t get away from it! Luckily, I was able to escape the fog for at least a little while on the weekend as me and a couple of friends made an afternoon/night trip to Cypress Mountain to do some snowboarding. Continue reading