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Top 10 Women that Inspired Me in 2018!

[vc_row]“You need to associate with people that inspire you, people that challenge you to rise higher, people that make you better. Don’t waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important.” ~Joel Osteen 2018 was a year where I was surrounded and inspired by truly incredible [...]

From Adventure Race to Amazing Race!

[vc_row]The anticipation was rising as my daughter kept poking her head up and down in the restaurant booth, as she kept looking towards the entrance, waiting for the familiar face. We had been sitting down waiting for all of three minutes but I had heard, “How much longer until she gets here?” about 59 times. [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:15:37+00:00November 29th, 2018|Canada, Eastern Canada, Family Adventures, Inspiration, Western Canada|1 Comment

Turning the Tables on “Dads and their Toys”

[vc_row]Does your husband have a garage full of toys and a regular golf date with friends? Has he begged you to buy that must have (dirt bike, boat, snowmobile) and gets to go out for weekends with his buddies? Do you sometimes resent him? The family money, the time away from the kids, the undone [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:15:59+00:00November 29th, 2018|Canada, Eastern Canada, Family Adventures, Inspiration, Western Canada|0 Comments

Should You Move?

[vc_row]Have you been watching the local real estate market with one foot out the door? Have you considered moving from the city? With the temptation to “sell it all” and move to a smaller community and be mortgage free, combined with a slower pace lifestyle is one that has many of my friends wondering… “Should [...]

From City Kids to Full Time Farmers – One Family’s Inspirational Story

It was 7:30 in the morning and the warm summer sun had barely peeked over the treeline. The kids, hopped out of bed and were getting dressed, and racing past the breakfast table to head outside. There was 35 acres of farm and forest to be explored. Now this may sound like a summer holiday [...]

700 Days of Summer

I’ve always been a summer girl. Swimming in the ocean, late-night campfires, loud music and new places to explore. Summer stole my heart when I was young, and I’m okay with that. A couple years ago I realized that I have approximately 700 days of summer with my kids before they graduate. I realized that [...]

Unveiling the Secrets Behind the Jolly Roger Bunny

My heart was pounding and I felt sweaty with anticipation but I had to keep a brave face on otherwise they would know I was a fake. Little did I realize, they already knew… Photo Credit - Kim Sylvaine It was my first ride with the “Muddbunnies” Women’s mountain biking group. Their skull [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:47:40+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Canada, Fraser Valley, Inspiration, Outdoor Education, Solo Adventures, Western Canada|Comments Off on Unveiling the Secrets Behind the Jolly Roger Bunny

Stepping Back into Fitness

Two flights of stairs faced me as I walked through the glass door. “Should I take the elevator?” I thought. “It’s right there.” Giving my head a shake and muttering to myself “Don’t suck already,” I started up the stairs. Little did I know that the commitment I made that day would be the most [...]

Jen Segger – The Power of the Painbox

“It’s small and black. Weightless and travels with me everywhere. This is my painbox. It’s my trusty sidekick that I’ve used to help deal with the physical and mental challenges of a life of adventuring and racing. Team expedition adventure racing is where I got my first real taste of what is meant to suffer. [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:08:52+00:00February 26th, 2016|Canada, Eastern Canada, Inspiration, Western Canada|0 Comments

Inspirational Travel Blogs to follow

With Valentines Day just around the corner I'm feeling the love and wanting to share it with all of you. I want to showcase the blogs that I turn to for inspiration, especially on days when I'm stuck and wondering, "Is this even possible?" These individuals and families have risen up to the challenge of [...]