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Finally Checking in on My Goals for 2014

I think because my mantra for 2014 was to "do good, feel good", I actually felt an aversion to checking in on my goals a regularly basis. But I think it's finally time to see which ones I've achieved and which ones I still need to work on...

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TGIF: We’re Off to Portland

My friend Kasey and I are taking the afternoon off, so we can start our road trip to Portland early. Thanks to everyone who has offered us amazing restaurant suggestions, we've mapped out our entire weekend based on where we want to eat...

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Finding the Connection Between Minimalism and Relationships

According to The Minimalists, “minimalism is a tool used to rid yourself of life’s excess in favour of focusing on what’s important". Once I got past the clutter, I realized why they had a chapter on minimalism + relationships in their first book...

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TGIF: To Kingston and Home I Go

I can't believe this trip to Toronto is already coming to an end; it feels like I just got here! Fortunately, my crazy week was split up by a fun night with a big group of friends and strangers. On Wednesday, Jess and I hosted a meet-up...

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September 2014 Budget & Goals

I knew September would be crazy, but the percentages of just how crazy it could be are a little scary. I guess that's what happens when you go to three different cities and two different weddings, right?

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Update: August 2014 Budget & Goals

When I decided to switch from sharing my exact numbers to percentages, I was a little worried about how I would format these posts. I think this month was a great first test, though, as it's safe to say my expenses will always go under three categories...

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TGIF: Hello from Toronto!

It took us 12.5 hours to drive from Edmonton to Vancouver on Monday, then I flew Vancouver -> Calgary -> Toronto on Tuesday. I landed in Toronto late Tuesday and it's been go go go ever since, which is how my trips usually are...

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