Snapshot- 20 June 2018

For anyone who has been following the blog in the last 5ish months, you will know that I’ve been working on Pinterest. While I’m not skyrocketing, I am seeing growth, and I’m pretty happy with it! So, I’ve now moved to working on… Continue reading

The Downsides of Blogging (Plus a few updates)

I think that most bloggers, whether hobbyist, professional, or somewhere in the middle, will all love different things about blogging- some love the community, some love having an outlet, some love the extra income if they have it (who wouldn’t?), and countless other aspects. However, what a lot of bloggers won’t actually discuss is the downsides of blogging, and they exist for all of us. If you are committed to growth, there is no way around it- a blog is a commitment like anything else, and there are aspects of it that can make it difficult and draining. I hope that this post can shed some light for the non-bloggers out there and offer some comfort and camaraderie to the bloggers out there, a nod to what actually makes blogging difficult!

The Downsides of Blogging

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Why You Should Get Involved With Your Community

I think that there are certain times in your life when it is easier to get involved in your community than others; when you are a student, there are countless student groups offering you free food and goodies to join, and when you are a parent, by the nature of most activities you have a quasi-group of parents who have to attend and volunteer at the same things that you do. However, many of us don’t fall into either of those groups, and I think that that is the best time to get involved and make a difference! And yes, it benefits your community, but it also benefits you…

The Benefits of Volunteering

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Kobo Aura Review

I was lucky enough to win a Kobo Aura from Kobo a few months ago– I am a voracious reader, so I couldn’t believe my luck when I read that message! (It pays to enter contests, because you never know when you will win.) I wanted to do a review on it, but I decided to wait until I had used it for a few months before writing it, to get regular use out of it. This review is for the original Kobo Aura, an e-ink e-reader meant for reading on the go!

Kobo Aura Review

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Snapshot- 30 May 2018

Building on my post from Saturday, I’ve really started to appreciate my hometown of Winnipeg. Sure, we might be a smaller city, only 700,000 people, and we have terrifically cold winters, but we do have some hidden gems that make our city worthwhile… Continue reading

There is More to Canada Than the Rockies

As a Canadian, I understand that I feel more warmth and appreciation for Canada than most people in the world, and that makes complete sense to me. People do seem to love visiting Canada, and that makes me so happy to see and hear- to know that other people want to appreciate this lovely country of mine. However, something that I have sadly noticed is that the world seems to think that Canada is made up of Alberta and British Columbia, aka. the Rocky Mountains. It’s actually quite disappointing to see that people are seeing maybe 10% of the country when the rest of our provinces have so much to offer- there is more to Canada than just the Rockies, and I will make the case.

There is More toCanada than the Rockies

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