6 steps to a more creative life

don’t quit your daydream                 Are you a “creative type” but find yourself frustrated by your lack of time and resources to dedicate to your task? Whether you’re a fellow stay-at-home mom trying to stay inspired in the everyday routines, an aspiring creative working a day-job far from your true passion, or someone who loves their job but … Continue reading 6 steps to a more creative life

where creativity and practicality collide

ring the bells that can still ring Leonard Cohen I am a “creative type” in a role of practicalities, or so it seems. The at-hand tasks of what we will eat and wear are my mission and while I love to embrace the slow life, sometimes I get bogged down by the never-ending tasks. I don’t want to worry about vaccinations and dentist appointments, I … Continue reading where creativity and practicality collide

hearty pumpkin spice cookies

Before I restocked my white flour, I experimented a little bit more and tried to make a “healthy” cookie using pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, oats and honey instead of sugar. I think these offended my children’s sensibilities of what a cookie is meant to be, but I quite liked them. Here is the recipe: 3/4 cup pumpkin seeds 3/4 sunflower seeds 1 tsp baking powder … Continue reading hearty pumpkin spice cookies

saturday is a state of mind

Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30 Ah, Saturday. We’ve waited for you all week. Nineteen years of school and … Continue reading saturday is a state of mind

life inspired: we were here

we walked these streets like kings For round three of “what inspired me lately” I bring you the song We Were Here. We Were Here is by a Swiss pop duo called Boy and I can’t tell you anything else about them because I haven’t made it past this song yet. I heard this song on the radio recently and have had it on repeat ever since (ok, … Continue reading life inspired: we were here

tear-down town

We recently had the pleasure of watching our neighbour’s house being demolished. It has been a long process. The tenants were renovicted back in November and for a while, I doubted if the owners really would tear it down because nothing seemed to be happening. Prior tenants had been evicted in the past on the premise of a sale or renovation but no visible changes … Continue reading tear-down town