It’s almost been a year and a half since I met the person who changed my life forever. When I moved to Calgary I remember the overwhelming feelings of freedom and nervous excitement. It was another new city, new people and my chance to continue becoming an independent/fearless woman. I’ll never forget the first time I saw him. He was so dang handsome, those dimples … and funny enough, he had grown up in a
I know I’ve been MIA, the new site is almost done. So many new things going on in my world but here is the most exciting one, I’m now a Mrs! One week ago I got married in Frazee, Minnesota at my grandparents farm. It still doesn’t feel real! Here are a few of my favourite photos of our special day: Oh, and this is my handsome hubby, Kirk (AKA Karl). I’ll
I recently started an amazing job – – an opportunity that I’m so thankful for. And I’ve gotten the opportunity to work with many accomplished, talented and badass women over the past 4 months – – to say it is inspiring is an understatement. But a common theme remains no matter what job I work in, people seem to react VERY personally to criticism and to get upset about things that I don’t even notice.
The interesting part about moving so much, meeting new friends, missing important life moments back home and trying to settle into yet another new job, city and life is how quickly you realize (if you’re like me) who cares about you and who doesn’t. A lot of the relationships I would’ve considered most important have crumbled over the years – – distance puts a strain on a relationship. Looking back, the relationships that blew up,
Dear Chris, Okay. Breathe! This is it. Today is HUGE. It is epic. It is something you’ve been waiting for, ever since your first dance with a pretty little blonde 8 years ago. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. You are the best around. You love people. You love helping people. You love making people laugh. You love making, building, fixing, remodelling anything you can get your hands on. You’re
When was the last time you got into a “toff” with a friend, coworker or family member? Did you feel your blood pressure rise as they made comments you didn’t agree with? This is common and unfortunately happens all too often. But what matters most is how YOU react. I openly admit that sometimes I take things too personally or react too quickly – – but this usually happens when my heart is invested and