There’s Much to be Thankful For


This weekend is Thanksgiving up here in Canada (for my US readers not keeping track of Canadian holidays) and more than the turkey and stuffing I love this holiday because it means spending time with the people I love the most. Today we spent the day at my parent’s house. My mom cooked a fabulous […]

All the Fun Was Had at Kate Durie’s Gratitude Kit Workshop


Tonight was so much fun. Willow and I ventured down to The Studio Cafe in Hintonburg for a workshop hosted by the creative, talented and mega-amazing Kate Durie. The workshop was called The Gratitude Kit and it featured a beautiful introduction to gratitude by Kate herself followed by play, play and more play. Kate walked […]

My Christmas Wish


My Christmas wish is that we all can move into 2014… … giving more than we’ve got – trust me, it’ll come back to you in ways that you never, ever expected. … loving more than we’ve loved – the people around you? They need the love you’ve got to give. Give it freely, without […]

Ending Each Night with an “I Love You Because…”

Hate when she's sick but love the cuddles... Xo

I recently saw Danielle LaPorte post about something that she does with her son at the end of each day. I thought it was absolutely brilliant. Since Willow is still a bit young to fully understand the idea of gratitude, I decided to take what Danielle wrote and change it to suit Willow. Since reading […]

Being Grateful for the Life You Have


Today’s post is about gratitude. It’s about a friend of mine who survived a massive stroke and is learning to live her life after what happened to her. It’s about a man in my husband’s running group who lost one of his arms yet perseveres and is living proof that you can do anything in […]