2017 was a Record Year

As the year starts to wrap up I can’t help but look back on this year and I’m just at a loss for words. A year ago things looked so different for me, I had different hopes, aspirations and dreams. I was a completely different person and when I look back a year ago, the […]

Anti-Lifestyle: Staying True to Yourself vs. Staying True to Your Brand 

I knew from the get go that moving to Ottawa would be great for my brand. I kept reminding myself that the market here is less saturated so there’s more room to stand out. I knew that I would generate great content by adjusting to a new city and I knew you guys would love […]

Taking my Hands off the Wheel 

I’m a planner, I’ve always been a planner. I like everything in my life to be laid out and organized in just a certain way. I like knowing what’s next and having a timeline for everything. Over the past month, I have not been able to have control over every any aspect of my life. […]

I Wished Away my Entire Summer

Summer started late this year in Vancouver – I feel like it didn’t warm up and stop raining until around June. I spent the first two weeks of June wishing it was the 16th so that I could finally go to England. When we got back from England, it was almost July. July came with […]

My Gluten-Free Travel Guide to Prince Edward Island

As my three weeks in this beautiful province comes to a close I wanted to recap my summer experience on the island. We’re hopping on a plane in Moncton early tomorrow morning to head back to Ottawa in time for Seb’s schooling. I hope you guys enjoy this format of a travel blog as I’m […]

It’s Not Always as Great as it Seems

Don’t get me wrong, I have an amazing life, I feel so blessed for it and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. For both my long time, and recent followers  I have lived a very charmed life. I have been whisked away on many amazing adventures and I’ve been very lucky for everything I’ve experienced. […]

What is Anti-Lifestyle?

You may have noticed a recent change in my branding, where I have redefined myself from a lifestyle blogger to an anti-lifestyle blogger. You may wonder why I made that decision, and what it means. I decided to make this change mainly for my mental health, but also in an attempt to be more human […]

Vacation Recap – London

Welcome to the third and final part of my vacation recap! Click here for Part 1 and Part 2. We got into London around probably 2 PM and only had about 6 hours there total to see everything we wanted to see. The first stop was the Tate Modern, a massive art gallery in London. […]

Vacation Recap – Stoke and Exeter

This is the second part of the three part recap of my trip to North Devon, England. For part one, click here. On Wednesday we went to the Stoke Cathedral and Cemetery. There was so much history here you could feel the age of the energy in this area. With tombstones dating back to the […]

Vacation Recap – Hartland Quay, Dartmoor, Ilfracombe and Lundy

We’re back from England! We actually will have been for a few days by the time this post goes up, but it took me a while to get this all put together. I’ve decided to break the trip into three parts as we did so much I could never fit it all into one. It […]