This month, I want to talk about fear. As in previous months, I will share a book, podcast, connection, shift, and food or drink that are inspiring me right now on this topic. Continue reading Five Things to Inspire: Facing Fear
Thank you so much all for the kind birthday wishes and blog love. I was so very spoiled on my birthday this year and I basked in the connection I felt with family and community. Nova Scotia Slow Food My best friends and I enjoyed a lovely, quiet brunch at the Broad Cove Café, just … Continue reading Local Love: Made in Nova Scotia Birthday Gifts
This is a special edition of Things to Inspire because I turn 35 this Sunday. To say I am excited for the next season of my life is an understatement. I am set to explode from my chrysalis. Over the ten months, in a state of sobriety, I have been on a steady diet of … Continue reading Five Things to Inspire: Self Love
This was a post that came to me honestly and easily. It is one of those posts that I hesitate to share because it is so personal and also not quite in line with my other posts, but in my experience, these can be most powerful and useful to others. I know that it … Continue reading A is for Anxiety
This month I want to focus on all things local. I feel like April in Nova Scotia is all about emerging from winter hibernation. We see our neighbours more, the farmer’s market is buzzing, weekends are full in the very best way. It is such a wonderful month to be part of a tight knit … Continue reading Five Things that Inspire: Local Food
None of us remember our first birthday cake. It was likely your mother who, in the midst of the joy, chaos and emotion of a first birthday, set aside the time to remember to soften the butter, bring the eggs to room temperature, preheat the oven, and perform the ritual of her baby’s first cake. … Continue reading Today, I bake her a cake.
“Come over here for a minute, I want to show you something” – the most tantalising suggestion you can make to an almost three year old. I walk into the garden and she follows, humming to herself. I stop and crouch down at a raised bed covered with straw, which I part to the side, … Continue reading The Sweetness of Spring