Being present in the kitchen and in life

Jennifer Wellsman of Thyme to Dine on being present

Tunes blasting. Flavours mingling. A place to think. A place to relax. A place to get lost. Jennifer Wellsman’s kitchen is her happy place. She loves to cook, and the hours she spends in her kitchen may be solitary, but she never feels alone. “I have conversations with me, myself,

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A little stubborn goes a long way.

Michelle Marsh French For Life

If you were to meet Michelle Marsh—soft-spoken, petite, works with kids, a friendly and inviting smile—you may not guess ‘stubborn’ as one of the main traits that’s defined her life. But as she talks about important, life altering decisions—the ones that made her grow, that determined her character, that gave

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Forgetting the ‘supposed to’s’ and going for your dream

Ten years ago, Katelyn Bourgoin dreamed of being an actress, an artist, a designer. She wasn’t sure which, but felt no matter what path she chose, it would be creative, freeing and fuelled by passion. This dream felt certain, clear and deliberate. Equally certain, was the type of person she

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Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris Check out Behind Closed Doors I found myself frustrated in the beginning, intrigued throughout the middle, and satisfied by the end.

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Book Chat: All The Good Parts by Loretta Nyhan

Book Review All The Good Parts Loretta Nyhan

Book Chat: All The Good Parts by Loretta Nyhan Check out All The Good Parts Author Website: lorettanyhan.com Incredibly real. Sometimes I wanted to tell these characters off. Sometimes I wanted to give them a hug. Sometimes I just shook my head. Then I’d laugh. Next, I’d tear up. A moment later

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Real Women. Real Stories. Real Inspiration.

From the moment I quit my job five years ago to freelance and have the flexibility to give this writing life a try, that’s been my focus – writing life. It started out as blog by that title, where I wrote lessons and musings from my own life. It morphed

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Book Chat: Then She Danced by Janice Godin

Then She Danced by Janice Godin

Book Chat: Then She Danced by Janice Godin Check out Then She Danced Author’s Website: janice.godin.com A delightful story full of the beauty of Newfoundland’s landscape and one woman’s soul. Click the image or click PREVIEW to read a free sample now.

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Book Chat: Tracks by Robyn Davidson

Tracks Robyn Davidson
Book Chat: Tracks by Robyn Davidson Check out Tracks by Robyn Davidson This book was disturbing and honest. Inspirational and thought-provoking. The book, like her journey, had a slow start, but once the trek truly began, it was captivating.Keep Reading ...

Book Chat: Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty

liane moriarty book review truly madly guilty

Book Chat: Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty Check out Truly, Madly, Guilty Author’s Website: lianemoriarty.com An exploration of family, friendship, parenthood and the complexities of sexual relationships.

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SUPERFOOD Hot Cocoa

hot cocoa with matcha and turmeric

Nothing goes with reading quite like hot drinks. And a hot yummy drink that is good for you too? Yes, please! This is my new favourite drink to curl up with while reading a book on a cold winter’s night. 🙂 Superfood Hot Cocoa 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon

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