The seed you sow

Tonight S and I had the great opportunity to volunteer with friends at The Mustard Seed in Edmonton.  6 of us spent the evening making popcorn for the Mustard Seed drop-in guests as they sat and watched a movie.  Often it is at these smaller low-key volunteer opportunities that we learn the most, about ourselves … Continue reading

Making Spirits (and sets) Bright

One of our favorite organizations to volunteer with is the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Last night we had a wonderful time helping to build and decorate sets for their upcoming Snowflake Gala.  Last night’s group volunteer outing was organized by Because Edmonton Cares.  This amazing group is the brain child of our good friend Jody.  … Continue reading

Burlesque BOOM for Breast Cancer

Do you have plans this weekend?? With the temperatures expected to drop, wouldn’t it be great to spend some time indoors.  Forget movies on the couch though, Why not shake things up a bit this weekend (literally) and try a new fitness craze.  In a previous post I told you all how much fun I had with … Continue reading

Try this: Burlesque Boom

I tried something new tonight! For 2 months I have been waiting to go to Dance Code to give the Burlesque Boom class a shot.  I had no idea what to expect, and was getting a bit nervous when people started stretching before the class like professionals.  One hour later, a whole lot of squats, … Continue reading

A boulevard fit for a capital

I have lived in Edmonton for 3 years now (as of October 4th) in the downtown area.  I also work on 108th street, so I have witnessed the slow-moving change that has occurred over the past years as aged trees were cut down and streets were barricaded in lieu of widening, all part of the … Continue reading