Travel, Inspire & Postcards


I never travelled out of the country as a kid. We did lots of camping, boating and fishing trips. We had so many adventures. Saw amazing things, learnt a lot about the outdoors. I could chop wood at a young age, I saw phosphorescent (glowing water as I called it), learnt where fish came from, I could start a fire (it really is an art form) and I slept under the stars.

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The Truth is Still Inconvenient

This post is a little different from what I usually write about. OK, it’s a lot different. This topic is something that has hit home for me though, something I feel very strongly about. I am not trying to tell anyone what to think. I am sharing my understand on the situation based on facts from the documentry ‘Before the Flood’. Any negative comments will be deleted, as this post is coming from a scared yet positive place. I am not interested in a debat on climate science. Thank you inadvance and enjoy.

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The Places You Will Go

Cat in The Hat

When I ask my daughter what book she wants to read, she hands me “The Places You Will Go” by Dr. Seuss. We have read this book many, many times. She really enjoys it and I think of something new I want to teach her every time I read it. Don’t take your self too serious in ever situation. Always be kind to others. Travel. Never be ashamed of your interests. I know a few adults that should read this book. It’s an excellent reminder that life happens and it doesn’t always go the way you though it would, or think it should.

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[REVIEW] – That’s Fancy For #FancyNancy


I found that I had a moment to myself in the mall. I know weird right!? But the stars aligned and I was alone. OK, maybe I wandered off while Scarlett was playing at the indoor structure with her Dad. None the less. I had a mini vacation going on, so I wandered into the book store.

I wasn’t looking for anything in particular but  as I was perusing (that’s fancy for looking) the shelves at the bookstore I found an interesting book for Scarlett. Fancy Nancy. Scarlett loves books. She sits a if she is interested enough, will spend up to an hour!!!! reading it herself.  

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You Will Need A Mask, An Inhaler & A Toddler

An for my next trick, you will need a mask, an inhaler and a toddler!

Cold season is coming…. did anyone else say that as if you were in the Game of Thrones — winter is coming… no just me?!

A lot of vitamin C and orange juice is being consumed in our house in generous amounts. OK, so one of my cravings has been oranges in any shape or form, so it could be me doing the consuming of about 90% of Vitamin C.

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Maternity Leave Around The World

Last week I wrote about how stressed out I was about receiving only 55% of my income while on maternity leave. I did a little research, I am a curious person, I wanted to know what other countries received, if anything for maternity leave. Here’s what I found. I was blown away.

photo credit: Children't Museum of Findlay via Google

photo credit: Children’t Museum of Findlay via Google

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