Ten Years & Counting

Ten Years & Counting ~ Celebrating our tenth anniversary!

 

Today we celebrate our 10th Anniversary!! Feels like we just celebrated our 5th and here we are already! Some years have flown by, some days have dragged on, and some moments will always be frozen in time. So thankful that we said “I Do” and that we were able to share that day with so many of our loved ones that are no longer with us today.

We are blessed.

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Self Care in Practice: Weightlifting

Self-Care in Practice: Weightlifting ~ Taking care of body & mind

So this month, I celebrated a milestone… one year of going to the gym {although I technically took the summer off to farm, but seriously close enough}. To go from an actual phobia of gyms to working out in one 2-3 times a week, has been a HUGE achievement. Two years ago, I would never have imagined myself doing any of that. I would have laughed/scoffed/possibly told you to f*ck off for suggesting I workout at a gym. There was just no way.

Of course, “no way” somehow turned into one of my greatest focuses for self-care.

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Mom Tribe: More Shauna

We’re back to getting to know more about Shauna today! She’s the most recent addition to this blog and I can’t wait to collaborate with her, and read what she contributes in the coming months!
 

Mom Tribe: Meet Shauna ~ Mom Blog Collaboration

 

Have you ever blogged before?

I used to blog (http://thefrankenburgers.blogspot.ca) as a way of documenting our family’s life and adventures. Until one day, I just didn’t. No big monumental moment of why. I just naturally, progressively, shifted my online energy to instagram.

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Mom Tribe: Meet Shauna

Trying something a little different here on the blog. I’m opening it up for more collaborative writing with some of my friends, because although I love to blog, I recognize the significance in different voices. I also have a desire to empower other women through writing & sharing our stories. Authenticity & voice at work.

In this spirit, I am pleased to welcome my dear friend Shauna to the blog! She is eager to contribute, so I leave the rest of this introduction to her own {amazing} words.

 

Mom Tribe: Meet Shauna ~ Mom Blog Collaboration

 

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This Is Halloween!

This Is Halloween: Jack-O-Lantern Inspiration

 

We had the pleasure of carving pumpkins with friends this year. So much fun! Do you spot a Pikachu {or two} and a Pokeball? Fairly appropriate since we are going as a family of Pikachus. Looking forward to the cuteness. And of course, the candy haul that Sam will bring home.

Happy Halloween, all!

 

This Is Halloween: Jack-O-Lantern Inspiration

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Farm Days: Storm Watching

Farm Days: Life in a Trailer ~ The story of starting a small farm in Alberta

 

It’s a very different “home sweet home” these days.

A 27′ trailer, our five-year old, my husband and myself, plus two cats. All born and raised in the city. Add in a small generator, some patio furniture, a catio, and a fire pit. Now a good heaping of sweat, dirt covered hands and feet, and laughter. A dash of faith, stewardship, and creation care.

It’s our recipe for the summer.

Good enough is perfect, everyday.

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Canada 150

Happy Canada Day!

150 years, still makes for a young country. And certainly we haven’t done everything right in the past, but I AM proud to be a Canadian and call this nation my birthplace & home. All my days.

So cheers to you, fellow Canadian makers, growers, movers, shakers, dreamers!