What I learned when I took a leap — and why you should too

hot pink planner with gold writing

Happy New Year, everyone! Fresh year, fresh start — or something. You can always remain exactly the same if you want, too. I won’t make this post about resolutions because chances are you’ve talked/read a lot about those lately. What I do want to touch upon — after a year that many considered to be awfully bleak — is inspiration. A new year is a good time, I think, to … Continue reading

"Is there such a thing as CANADA?!"

What an amazing trip we had. There are so many great things about our trip to Hungary that I will in all likelihood go into at some point, but naturally, there’s something I need to get off my chest. This experience comes to you from our connecting flight in Rome. Italy, as it happens, was such a beautiful country as we flew in. The airport in Rome, … Continue reading

Fish n Chips n Vinegar… Pepper Pepper Pepper, Salt.

I got this book for about $10 the other day at Coles. I realize I’m becoming the two-jobbed housewife, but what a great resource! There are like a bazillion tips on ways to use salt, vinegar, lemons, and baking soda for just about everything around the house; things you’d expect, and also neat tricks like making a pet behaviour-modifying spray out of one part vinegar and one … Continue reading

You’ll have to forgive me; I’ve never been anywhere.

Big news! Miklos and I are going to Hungary in April! This still really hasn’t sunk in for me. Except that tomorrow when I wake up, I’m positive I’ll realize the reality of it. I’ve never been on a big plane; I’ve never seen the ocean, let alone crossed it; I’ve never been in a total state of culture shock; I’ve never been in a country where … Continue reading