Ten Years of BB&B

Ten years ago, heartbroken, and feeling out of control, I sat down at my desk. I wanted to write. I wanted to put my feelings down somewhere that any other woman suffering through a miscarriage could read it, and feel even a tiny bit less alone. Ten years ago, I started this blog! My very…

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HS Update: The Button Brigade

Can y’all believe that we’re nearly 3 months into the school year already! I can’t wrap my mind around it being the mid-November! It seems like it went so fast this year. SO far this year has been interesting, to say the least. We’re in a new town, in a new province and it comes…

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Gift Guide: The Beauty One

This is your gift guide for that Beauty supplies loving person in your life! Something They Want *Choose one of these soft pallets or head to choose a compact case and build your own! So many colours to choose from, all of which are richly pigmented! Your beauty lover will surely appreciate a personalized set!…

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Gift Guide: The Artsy One

Are you shopping for the visual artist in your life? Here are my 2019 picks for your artsiest artist! Something They Want Have you ever just sat in awe, watching beautiful calligraphy videos on youtube? No? Well, your artsy friend has…I’m your artsy friend… Sometimes the best gift is the one they won’t buy for…

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Winter Gift Giving Guides

The Holiday season is upon us and there are SO many surrounding the Winter Solstice, but at the end of the day they all share one goal. To brighten our lives during the darkest days of the year. To love on our family and friends when, traditionally, they were at a higher risk of not…

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Gift Guide: The Bendy One

Here are some gifts for your bendiest friends! Something They Want *This mat by Canadian company B Yoga couples a 100% cork layer with a 100% natural rubber layer for an all natural, yet grippy (4mm) mat that gets the job done while also making a beautiful statement! (B Yoga B MAT in Cork at…

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Samhain

Samhain (sow-win) is a Pagan festival celebrating the end of the harvest and ushering in the beginning of the dark months. The Celts believed that the veil between worlds was at it’s thinnest during this time, allowing us to commune with loved ones lost. When you think about the inherent danger of Winter passed, it…

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The Autumn People

Winter people are warmth. They bring fire filled hearths, gingerbread cookies, the fuzziest slippers. They string up the twinkle lights making the coldest nights sparkle. Spring people are our gardeners. The motivators and encouragers. They bring patience, planning, and foresight. They know how to sow the earth and work the land. They always make the…

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Fire Prevention Week

October 6th kicks of Fire Prevention Week. Children across the country will not only be learning about how to help prevent fires but also what to do if there is one. This is an important safety step whether you homeschool or your kids go to a brick&mortar school. Learning it briefly at school isn’t enough.…

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On Environmentalism

What kills me is the “but we need this and you use that people” Yes, we currently rely on fossil fuels for many things. Yes, there may always be instances where we will need them. There are things that will be harder to change, medical equipment for example, BUT humans are innovative. Why make excuses?…

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