Concepts · Environmental · Gardening · Lifestyle · Support local

10 Reasons to Support CSA Food Boxes.

Photo: Steel Pony Farm We all need to eat. But not everyone is a farmer or a gardener. I often think of this and give thanks to farmers whenever I buy produce at a grocery store. I think about the long hours and dedication it takes to successfully grow a high volume of food, and… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Support CSA Food Boxes.

Lifestyle · Positive thinking

I will not contain my enthusiasm!

SPRING IS HERE! Here is where I might say, “sorry for my enthusiasm,” but today I AM NOT SORRY! It’s March 20 and it’s officially the season of Spring. The snow arrived the day after Halloween here in Central Alberta Canada, and it’s still on the ground as I type (ugh!). BUT, it’s Spring! Glorious,… Continue reading I will not contain my enthusiasm!


Christmas Giveaway {at SMBRD # 56}

The song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” indeed is true this December. There is something magical about family and friends coming together to celebrate the holiday season, and I personally cannot wait to see my family in Ontario. Last year, the Social Media Breakfast Red Deer committee put together a phenomenal event in December… Continue reading Christmas Giveaway {at SMBRD # 56}

Body Image · Concepts · Lifestyle · Positive thinking · Positivity · Thoughts

Why you should love yourself without conditions.

Imagine a “perfect” version of yourself. Can you do it? What does your “perfect” entail? Is it a long list of things that you presently are not? Does it encompass anything about your current state of being? Last October I had a case of recurring hives and needed to go on antibiotics and steroids to… Continue reading Why you should love yourself without conditions.

Concepts · Environmental · Lifestyle · Support local

A Local Way to Shop {a small tribute to Farmers’ Markets}

If you haven’t been to a Farmers’ Market in your town this summer, take the opportunity to visit one really soon. Markets aren’t just for the spring and summer. Most local markets in Canada last until the Thanksgiving long weekend (and can be a great way to find an apple or pumpkin pie!), which means… Continue reading A Local Way to Shop {a small tribute to Farmers’ Markets}

Fitness · Lifestyle · Positive thinking · Thoughts

Tri a Positive Mindset.

Like many people, I aspire to stay healthy and be active. And, like many people, I often am the opposite. After a long dark winter of sickness and health issues preventing me from working out, I felt super crumby. Not to mention I also discovered I could not attend a dear friend’s wedding 3,400km away,… Continue reading Tri a Positive Mindset.