Remember how this feels right now

This is probably the most common piece of advice that I dole out. Whether a friend is feeling betrayed or a loved one just accomplished something they worked really hard for, that’s what I tell them. Remember how this feels. Describe it as accurately as you can. Think of as …

Grow something. Grow anything.

This is a tweet I look for nearly every month: Seeds to start in June!https://t.co/noQMQFA6Ud pic.twitter.com/T2RKac6HUa — West Coast Seeds (@westcoastseeds) June 1, 2017 I’m relatively new to gardening and I haven’t had a garden of my own that was actually in the ground since I lived with my folks nearly …

May in review

I mentioned in yesterday’s Jovial June post that May was a pretty great month for us. I/we started out with twelve goals and we were pretty successful when it comes to many of them. Our main focus was working on some habits that needed a little attention and a bit of …

Things we’ll do this month: June

May was a really good month in our house. Off the top of my head, I can’t recall anything particularly monumental happening, but we just worked on some habits we wanted to change and had a really good time doing it. For the first time in a long time, I …

Veg Expo 2017

Happy Monday! Did you have an amazing weekend? Ours was pretty low-key. Most significantly, let’s just say that lacrosse season reared its ugly head made its return front and centre. Kevin played a couple of games and the team he manages played another. I passed on the trip to Victoria so that …

I am a cheerleader

Last week, I mentioned that I hear from many people who tell me they are thinking about starting a blog. After I wrote about that, I heard from even more which was delightful. One friend spilled the beans that she had actually already started blogging, but that she had a …

April in review

Last August, I started to publish a list of things we’ll do this month in an attempt to mix a little fun and adventure into our boring old to do list. We spend so much time at work and sometimes it feels like we spend the rest of our time running …

The podcast I wish I’d created

I wrote yesterday about how I’d listened to Elizabeth Dehn on the Being Boss podcast episode 123 last week and that I really liked her vibe. The truth is that words can’t really describe how much I mean that. From the very start of her intro, I knew that she was someone who was …

Want to start a blog? Just write.

How was your Mother’s Day? Did you do something to celebrate either with your mom or as a mom with your little ones? Or both? Is Mother’s Day a day that brings up some complicated feelings for you? I found this image floating around my social media and I wanted …