Monthly Archives: March 2015

Target Canada + Checkout 51: One Final Savings Hoo-rah!

When Target announced that they were leaving Canada, my little American heart broke. I loved Target when I lived in the US and I have remained a loyal customer while in Canada. I am also a coupon-clipper. I use points programs and I use cash-back apps. I love sales and I especially love rock-bottom sales. So, it didn’t completely devastate me when Target announced its departure… Read more →

Monday Musings: Zucchini Pizza and Health Myths!

Its a Monday Musings post, today, starting off the week with tasty food and interesting reads. Today’s lunch: Ham + Sausage Zucchini “Pizza”, modified from a base recipe found on Cooking Classy (also featured on my Pinterest board under “Mains”). I made two (foreground) for my husband with Italian sausage marinara sauce from the President’s Choice brand and I made… Read more →

10 Ways Grocery Shopping Made Me Realize I was Turning 30 at 25

  Have you ever had one of those weird moments where you realize you’re not in the twenty-something-young-and-wreckless adult bracket anymore? Here’s how I realized through grocery shopping that although my body is 25 years old, I think I’m secretly a 30-year-old. (1) I actually grocery shop, twice a month. (2) WITH a list. (3) THAT I compiled from recipes I’ve decided to cook… Read more →

A Stoic Mindset for a “Clean” Mental Workspace

I recently wrote a short introduction to one of my favorite philosophies, Stoicism, in Choosing A Stoic Approach to Delivery. There, I talked about the initial purpose of Stoicism and why I am choosing to approach the event of delivery with its influence. In this post, I’d like to talk more about what my mental process and practice of Stoicism looks like.   The… Read more →

Choosing A Stoic Approach to Delivery

In an attempt to demystify the labor and delivery process, a friend of mine messaged me a link to a show called Newborn Russia (free full episodes on Youtube here), which features 20-minute episodes documenting two women going through the labor and delivery process. It is a fast, nitty gritty and realistic way to get accustomed to what that final push looks like and offers… Read more →