Oxtail Stew: Simmering Success!

I sat down to pen a brief reflection on my culinary escapades just before embarking on a two-week hiatus. The reason for this pause? My daughter successfully completed the second stage of her journey through cancer recovery with a surgery, a significant milestone. Counting my blessings, I find myself in the fortunate position to spend […]

Popular Amsterdam: A Tapestry of Rich History and Culture

Ticket Follies and Grandeur: Our Hilarious Arrival at Amsterdam Centraal To The Railway The NS train station is located directly below the terminal building Waiting for the First Sight of an Amsterdam Train Amsterdam, the land of tulips, windmills, and canals that could make even a Venetian blush with envy! Our grand European escapade had […]

Navigating Life’s Unique Symphony: Happy Living with My Neurodivergent Brain

Navigating Life with My Quirktastic Neurodiverse Brain I’m knee-deep in the quicksand of our epic trip photos, trying to wrangle them into some semblance of order. But hang on to your hats because, guess what, it’s storytime 📸🤣! Why not take a moment to hit pause and get acquainted with yours truly, or at least […]

Practical Ways to Skillfully Rediscover Life Balance: Coping With The Post-Vacation Blues

From Bliss to Blue: Navigating the Aftermath of a Perfect Getaway Watching Amsterdam Go By Imagine this: You’ve just returned from an amazing vacation. You’ve ventured into new and exciting places, savored mouthwatering cuisine, and lived life to the fullest. However, reality has hit hard as you’re now back to your everyday routine. The post-vacation […]

Learning How to Prepare for My First European Escapade 😣

Preparing for an European Odyssey: The Journey Begins Embarking on my first European escapade has been a dream I’ve nurtured for years, and as the days draw nearer to the departure date, the excitement, mixed with a touch of apprehension, has reached its peak. Learning how to prepare for this grand adventure has been an […]

The Soulful Lens: Unlocking the Beautiful Tranquility and Bliss

Misty Morning

“Cover me, misty morning shroud; Let me dawdle in this forest deep To find solace in its brooks and streams and clear my heart of chaotic clouds. ~sarote erasito The Zen of Photography: A Soulful Practice Amidst the hustle and bustle of our fast-paced world, there’s solace in savouring the serenity that surrounds us. Through […]

The Gift of Love: Metamorphosing Past Experiences

Spring in Alaska

A Gift of Love: Metamorphosing Past Experiences In the tapestry of our lives, we often encounter experiences that leave a lasting imprint on our hearts. Some may be joyous and uplifting, while others may carry the weight of sorrow and disappointment. However, within the depths of every encounter lies an opportunity for transformation and growth. […]

Nurturing Ourselves: Simple ways that Taking Time Refuels and Rejuvenates

Dewy Morning

Nurturing Ourselves in Nature: Thriving Amidst the Challenges of Life In the relentless rhythm of modern life, it’s easy to lose sight of our own needs amidst the demands and expectations placed upon us. However, amidst the hustle and bustle, we must prioritize the nurturing of our own well-being. Taking the time to refuel and […]