Put A Rainbow On It ~ How To Dye Your Hair With Food Colouring

When I was fifteen and away at leadership camp, my girlfriend and I walked downtown during our afternoon free time, bought some 30¢ packages of Kool-Aid from the corner convenience store, returned to the camp bathroom and proceeded to turn our heads {and the camp sinks} bright pink.* When I was sixteen and decided that Kermit didn't know what he was talking about and it would, in fact, be easy being green, I took my mothers food colouring and painted a long, dark streak through the hair on the right side of my face.** When my six-year-...more

Have I Been Living In Sin?

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Dear Writers: Don't Fall Victim to Word Count Shaming

I'm quite sure it's not intentional, that stab that slices at my self-worth when I see those numbers posted....more
PoppiesandPinot I'm with you. I tend towards the long-winded. Twitter and its shortness - a ...more

Thrift Blitz Episode Four

When I started Thrift Blitz it was my intention to do it every month....more

What Happened To Delores Dawn? The Missing Native Woman Was My Family

My aunt had adopted a beautiful Métis child, only to lose her in later years, finally declaring her missing....more

What Happened to Delores Dawn?

"When you hear them - all those stories about the aboriginal girls going missing - that's who they're talking about....more

Word Count Shaming {Numbers Don't Matter!}

I'm quite sure it's not intentional - the stab that slices at my self worth when I see those numbers posted....more

Not Every Day Can Be Perfect

We had a beautiful weekend, basking in family and friends into wee hours - laughing enough to earn new wrinkles, and bodies hurting with cheated sleep and heavy eyes....more

Ever Thought About Producing Your Own Book?

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links. Like many great companies before it, Blurb was actually started by accident. In the early 2000s, Eileen Gittins, Blurbs' Founder, rekindled a passion for photography while trying to figure out her next career gig ....more

Make It Monday ~ My 1 Step Song Writing Process

When I decided I wanted to learn guitar my mother arranged for me to borrow one that sat in the our pastor's basement collecting dust....more