Like most people, there's many layers that make up the sum of who I am. I have a profession, hobbies, passions, unique skills and dreams. Ultimately my background ranges vastly so here's the tip of the iceberg.
Dreams: I wish to build myself a self sustaining environmentally sound home where I can grow my own food and build my own things.
Hobbies: I enjoy, reading, knitting, board games and team sports.
Passions: Everything I do is so I can ultimately support these particular passions; climbing, pottery, theatre, and culinary arts.
My sub-passions include: paddling, snowboarding, skiing and all outdoor activities.
Unique skills: Bushcraft, pole fitness, guitar, Macguyering things, scuba diver, ski patroller, RCACS alumni, leadership and survival skills.
Professions: Dental hygienist, lifeguard, potter.
Being a firm believer of trying to make small changes in our daily lives to being more minimal and mindful in our process it was exactly what I needed!
Fur has been used for thousands of years as a natural source for warmth. When made into these hand and foot warmers, it makes it easy and manageable to apply to all areas of your life.
From snow shovelling, to hiking, to skiing, and skating with my family we use Aurora Heat for all our fingers and toes!
The first traps your own body heat and retains heat much longer.
You can wash them, reuse them and feel good knowing they are made mindfully and sustainably in 🇨🇦.
Moving away from single use warmers and products in general is something we are trying to prioritize in our lives. Buying better quality and longer lasting reusable items – mindfully is the first step.
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I built this earlier this summer just in time for the heat wave!
It’s such a versatile and easy to build structure I’ve used it for so many things! I figured while keeping the family cool it would work well to also conserve water by water the plants.
It also uses very little water (in comparison to a regular sprinkler so having it on for a long time isn’t going to necessarily break the bank!
I also discovered that my lounge chair fits perfectly between it, not to mention it’s been great to use for outdoor hot workouts!!!
You can pick up most of the materials at your local hardware store for the following 3/4″ pipe and fittings (I had to buy the mister Jets on amazon.)
2 ten foot lengths of PVC 3 end caps 2 elbow joints (90 degree) 2 T connections 1 pack quarter circle mister jets (12 count) Gorilla Glue or PVC glue to seal the components. 1 threaded female hose connector (slip fit) * good idea to find a rotating adapter that will attach to the hose so you don’t have som wacky twisting when connecting the hose.
It’s a fun project for the family and quick and easy to do with the family or just yourself! I find I’ve been using it way more than the little humans.
Water is a huge part of our lives and we always dreamed of sharing our love of water with our little humans. Our first paddle this season was on the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta with our 3 year old and 1 year old.
I dislike this word very much and avoid it as much as possible. (Yucky) The reason I don’t like the word “regression” because it’s a cop- out. It’s being able to use that word so you can give up and have an excuse to not have to work hard anymore to change things.