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Goals and Planning for 2017

Goals-planning-2017

Hey! Howโ€™s your January been going? Did you have a nice holiday?   As I mentioned in my last post I decided to take a few weeks โ€œvacationโ€ to focus on family and coursework. And you know what? It was great. Our first Christmas without dad was difficult, but there was still a lot of […] Read more…

The Perfect Beach Quilt

Beach Quilt Model

Last weekend Chris and I went to a friend’s cottage. It was the perfect place to take my latest beach quilt for a spin (and take some photos). ย This was a really quick quilt that came together in about three days. It has a variety of nautical prints in blues, reds and greys. My favourites […] Read more…

Hello 2016 – My Word of the Year is Make

My Word of the Year: Make

Okay, So I know Iโ€™m a little late welcoming the new year, but Iโ€™ll be completely honest, 2015 was a hard one for me. My father went into hospital in March for surgery and almost a year later he hasnโ€™t left while that was happening, change and layoffs at my full-time job seemed to add […] Read more…

2015 Resolutions

  Iโ€™ve never been one to make resolutions, but inspired by the one word challenge I decided to pick a word for my goals for 2015. And for me, that word is COMMIT. I have a tendency to start things, not commit to them because I get discouraged, or distracted, or, to be completely honest […] Read more…