Life, My Favorites

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Christmas Edition

We are well into December, which means only one thing. CHRISTMAS. I was thinking lately how different Christmas is as an adult compared to when I was a child. Different things have a different meaning now. It's no longer a magical time where you get some time off of school, see different relatives and open… Continue reading These Are a Few of My Favorite Things: Christmas Edition

Local Businesses & Events, Travel

Giving Back: Good Earth Coffeehouse

One of my favourite things about the holiday season is hearing about all the companies that are giving back, especially when it's directed towards local programs and charities. For the past 20 years, Good Earth Coffeehouse has been doing just that with their annual Gingerbread Family campaign. First opened in 1991 in Calgary, they have… Continue reading Giving Back: Good Earth Coffeehouse

Home Projects, Life

DIY Advent Calendar

In so many ways, it does not feel like it should almost be Christmas. This whole year just flew by, and now December is only days away. We have our Christmas tree up, and a few miscellaneous decorations, including festive penguins and snowmen. Only one thing was missing - an advent calendar. Advent calendars were… Continue reading DIY Advent Calendar