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My 8 Favourite Local West Coast Products

My 8 Favourite Local West Coast Products

There are so many amazing local businesses on the West Coast – and specifically Vancouver Island! I thought I would put together a list of a few of my favourite local west coast products in the interest of shopping local and supporting small! From food…

How to Work Freelance From Home: A Day in my Life

How to Work Freelance From Home: A Day in my Life

Whether you are looking for a peek into my daily life, you want to see how to work freelance from home, or you want some general work from home tips & ideas, this post has it all. I started turning my side hustle into my…

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life

I think we all crave simpler things. Mom’s homemade cookies. Tidy spaces. Time to read with our morning coffee. Laughing with friends around a fire. Less on our to do list. Shall I go on? But it’s hard to simplify your life all at once.…

How I Became a Photographer with No Formal Training

How I Became a Photographer with No Formal Training

Curious about how I became a photographer with no formal training? In this post I break down how years of loving taking photographs and creating connections turned into a career. Is it Called a Calling if You’re 7 Years Old? I was given my first…

Spring Grocery List and Plant Based Recipes

Spring Grocery List and Plant Based Recipes

As I write this, it is heavy and humid outside. Yesterday was almost 30 degrees and sunny. And tomorrow’s weather says it will rain all day. You know what that means… Spring has sprung my friends! And as we are in the middle of Spring,…

My Experience at the RISE x LIVE Virtual Conference

My Experience at the RISE x LIVE Virtual Conference

Although some days it’s been a bit tricky, I have been trying to find positives over the last seven weeks. Things that I have finally had the chance to do and the blessings (however difficult to find) that all these COVID 19 changes have brought…

What Exercising for 30 minutes a Day Has Taught Me

What Exercising for 30 minutes a Day Has Taught Me

In January I made a goal to lose 20 pounds. Not because I thought I “needed” to but because I had never made such a big, audacious fitness goal for myself. I wanted to focus on something tangible and I wanted to see if I…

Keeping Strong Friendships (in a Pandemic)

Keeping Strong Friendships (in a Pandemic)

The topic of friendships is an interesting one. Especially for me. Unlike many people, I have always had to somewhat justify my ability to make friends. Not because I was quiet or because we moved a lot. But because I homeschooled from grade one all…

7 Creative Ways to Embrace Your Creativity

7 Creative Ways to Embrace Your Creativity

I sat down with a few paints, a brush, and some old flash cards. I put on some music and sat at my kitchen table and reached for my phone. I wanted to spend some time being creative before dinner and Netflix later that evening.…

How Hard Days Teach Us About Our Value

How Hard Days Teach Us About Our Value

Yesterday was a hard day. I woke up feeling awful and I went to bed feeling pretty awful. The in-between was a lot of feeling awful. I felt shaky, un-motivated, un-productive. My body felt heavy and my stomach felt weird and my menstrual cramps were…