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My first FabFitFun box

A few months ago I splurged and spent the day at a spa being pampered. At the end of my treatment the esthetician asked about my beauty routine, which I sheepishly replied that it hasn’t much changed in the past 25 years. I’ve used the same moisturizer and face wash since I was 17, purchased…

Address sign, diy

The jellybean mailbox I had made had been sitting on my front table for a few weeks before we finally hung it up outside. Mostly, the delay was because I hated our number sign and didn’t want to hang up the mailbox without a new one, but wasn’t sure if I wanted to attempt to…

Here’s to ups and downs and staying down

Four years ago, after 18 months of hard work, I lost 108 pounds following Weight Watchers.  I learned how to cook cleanly, instead of reaching for a package, learned how to run longer then two minute intervals and most importantly learned to take care of myself.   Over the past four years I’ve had my ups…

2019

I love the New Year. I love that it’s cold outside and we spend our evenings cozy in front of the fireplace reading or watching movies or playing board games. I love the possibility of new beginnings, new adventures and opportunities. But mostly, I love the feeling of wanting to start fresh and an entire…

2018, one hell of a year

Back in January, I thought that being woken up at 3am by fire fighters pounding on your door was the scariest thing to live through.  Turns out, I was wrong.  Having a stranger pound on your door at 9pm, while you’re getting your son ready for bed, to yell at you to get out of…

picture frames

I’ve slowly been working on updating our master bedroom.  At the end of the summer, I painted a side table to match our headboard and have been searching for new/old dressers to paint for months.  Along with the dressers, I’ve been keeping an eye on sales for a new square picture frame for my favourite…

Jellybean house mailbox

I love the Jellybean row houses in Newfoundland.  The colours, the shapes, everything about them appeal to me.  A few years ago I noticed someone in my neighborhood had a jellybean row house mailbox and I’ve wanted one ever since.  I’ve kept my eyes out at craft sales, but never found one.  I searched online…