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12 things I learned from reading 80 books last year

12 things I learned from reading 80 books last year

  If the last book you read was To Kill a Mockingbird in high school…you need to read this…   ***   Here’s a quick scenario…   You just bought a pet lizard and you want to train it…you want to teach your pet a […]

4 blatantly obvious tips for becoming invincible

4 blatantly obvious tips for becoming invincible

  This guy looks pretty fearless huh? Yeah I think so too. But most of us don’t walk around wearing 19th century medieval garb on a daily basis.   So what can you do to be like this guy, but not have to walk around […]

Photo shoot with side hustler mamas

Photo shoot with side hustler mamas

  This past week Grayson and I were lucky enough to be part of a photo shoot for some of our favourite brands, who are run by some bad ass hustler mamas!   Bad ass mama #1 – Elizabeth is the owner of Wooly Doodle. […]

Why playing the lottery will never make you rich

Why playing the lottery will never make you rich

  (There we are sippin’ on some $20 chocolatey & fruity concoctions from Starbucks on Darren’s birthday…woooo!)   Do you play the lottery?   If you do, that’s fine. We used to buy the odd ticket for the big draws every once in a while […]

5 tips for your newborns first photo shoot

5 tips for your newborns first photo shoot

    My best friend had her first child recently. The sweetest boy, Sullivan Duke.   She asked me if I would take a few pictures of him when I came to visit.  I had never taken pictures of a newborn before, but I was […]

How we made (almost) $200,000 last year in our sleep

How we made (almost) $200,000 last year in our sleep

  Okay, not quite $200,000. If you want exact numbers, it was $178,193.81.   It’s not everyday that someone hands you a check like that.   So how’d we do it? I’ll tell you, but it’s not exactly a harrowing death defying story involving gun […]

How to find thousands of dollars right under your nose-literally!

How to find thousands of dollars right under your nose-literally!

When I first left my job and we moved into our new house, one thing I noticed right away was that we had too much “stuff”.   Not junk, just stuff.   My husband and I realized that we’d been lugging around so much stuff […]

How long do you spend at the grocery store?

How long do you spend at the grocery store?

  There are 168 hours in a week.   And let’s just say you get 7 hours of sleep a night (if you’re lucky!)   That leaves you with 119 hours.   Eating, we’ll say that takes about 2 hours a day…   Down to […]