Motivation Monday: Gratitude is the best Attitude

Thank you for posing with me for a cheesy photo in Mexico City.
Muchas Gracias to Mexico’s national guard.

Thanks. Merci. Haaw’a. Gracias. Enkosi Kakhulu. Baie Dankie, Thank you.

Since late last October, after an amazing trip that was totally worth being thankful for, I started saying thank you every day. Meaning I wrote, rather texted, what I was thankful for every day and fired it off to my stepmom. In December, I looped another person into my social experiment, asking one of my best friends to join my everyday ‘Thank you’ ritual. Read more

Weekend Anthology ~ October 10, 2015

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

It feels like we’re neck deep in pumpkin, apples and leaves (yay!). I’m feeling pretty reflective these days. We had a lovely summer full of camping, visits with friends and Edmonton firsts (Folkfest, Instameets and visits to Drumheller, butler-service). We had a constant influx of friends visiting including two of my besties who naturally joined me for some temporary, sparkly tattoos.

I’m looking forward to a few fall firsts: my first 5km, my first Halloween in our new city and learning to use In Design on my own after a fab two day class here.

But I’m also mega-stoked for some catch up on some dark TV like Game of Thrones, Fear the Walking Dead and Scrotal Recall.

Crafternoons are on the horizon – maybe some macramé or screen printing. Time to focus on my health, too. Enough with this baby chub I say! Snowboard season is coming and we’re not far from some world class powder.

So in the spirit of gratitude, I thought I would share some ephemera I’m thankful for (other than, of course, family, friends and good fortune).  Read more