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Extreme gratitude moves us to return the kindness

Extreme Gratitude in an Extreme Situation

Hospital + Doctors + Nurses + Healthcare is a sure-fire recipe for generating extreme gratitude!

This spring, my dad was suddenly brought to his knees when his auto-immune / neuromuscular condition reared its head.  An extreme stituation to be sure! If you haven’t heard the story of how it unfolded, Grace shared it on Instagram a while back (May 25th to be exact!) and it went like this:

June 9, 2017 0 comment
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Do you want to start making money blogging? For beginners like us, we're sharing our first monthly blog income + traffic report

So, our first month of blogging is in the history books and as promised, we are going to share our monthly income report and traffic report.  In fact, our site didn’t actually go live until May 19, so “first month” is really an overstatement! This is more like first our first 13 day check-in! But, there’s no time like the present to start a routine and it will really give us a baseline to compare June with!

June 5, 2017 4 comments
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Looking for web hosting providers for your new blog and not sure where to start?  If you’re new to blogging and want to start a profitable blog, there are a few essentials you need to understand when chosing a web hosting provider.

The first thing to understand is the difference between a domain name and web hosting.

June 1, 2017 0 comment
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Do you wish there was a way to connect your IG followers to your blog content? We've written a blog about 2 simple solutions. Click through to read more!

Are you wanting to link your Instagram followers to your blog posts?

Are you frustrated by the fact that you can’t include a URL in your Instagram Posts?

Or that when you tell your followers to “Click the link in your bio” you have to update the link, making it no longer relevant for past content?

2 Simple Solutions!

If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then you’re in the right place! We were in the same boat until recently!

And we have come across 2 simple solutions! Best part is, you only need one!

So read on and take your pick! You’ll never have to update the link in your Instagram bio again!  Unless of course, you want to!

May 30, 2017 0 comment
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Swiss water procssed decaf coffee options

Knowing which coffee brands offer Swiss Water decaf can be helpful when you’re reaching for a cup!  Or stopping by a grocery or specialty store!  We are pretty particular about only drinking Swiss Water Processed Decaf if we’re reaching for a none “high-test” cup of coffee! The chemicals that go into decaffinating coffee are kind of scary, in our opinion!  Learn more about Swiss Water Processing

May 26, 2017 0 comment
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Exercising your right to vote - made easy with options for Advance, Mobile or Mail-in Voting

Exercising your Right to Vote

This coming Tuesday, May 9th is a Provincial Election Day in British Columbia.  And while I have considered the great gains that have been made over the years to allow women to vote, I have not personally given much thought to the measures that are in place for the disabled or elderly voters.  This year, I decided to look a little more into accommodations that would be available to my folks in their advanced years.

May 5, 2017 0 comment
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Starbucks Coffee Dates are a strategy that Grace + Frank use to help prevent caregiver burnout!

Starbucks Coffee Dates

A couple of mornings a week Grace and I have been trying to escape for a Starbucks Coffee Date!  For just an hour or so, a couple of mornings a week, we have a personal support worker (PSW) in to help out at my folks’ place.  While they are at the house, we go out for a little personal time and a cup of Starbucks!  There are a few near to their place.  But we have found one in particular that has become our little haunt.   Sumatra Decaf pour over has become our drink of choice.  It is Starbucks’ only Swiss-water Decaf option!

April 28, 2017 0 comment
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Swiss Water Decaf Coffee is a better option than other decaffeinated coffee options

The Need for Decaf Coffee

Coffee is a favourite of mine!  And in my later years I have found that I am less able to drink coffee into the afternoon and evening without it affecting my sleep.  It doesn’t keep me awake, so much as it wakes me up mid-night and keeps me awake for about an hour or so at 3 in the morning.  Not a fan of that!  And especially as we are caregiving for my folks right now.  I really can’t afford to lose an hour of sleep to a cup of coffee.  Enter decaf.

April 18, 2017 0 comment
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