The Season of Ch-Ch-Change!

I freakin‘ LOVE fall. The cool mornings, warm sunny afternoons, layered clothing, rain boots, smell of comfort food in the oven, pumpkin spiced lattes…ummm! It is the last quarter of the fiscal year and the first term back to school. It IS the season of CHANGE, so don’t mind if I do…* Changed my wardrobe […]

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Quote of the Day

“My butt is big and round like the letter C and ten thousand lunges have made it rounder but not smaller and that’s just fine. Its a space heater for my side of the bed, its my ambassador to those who walk behind me, its a border collie that herds skinny women away from the […]

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The online community for Intelligent Optimists

To quote my favorite O, One thing I know for sure is that i really love a great mag! Depending on the day or mood, I can get lost in the ads of O Magazine, enjoy the quick flip thru US Weekly, appreciate the neat tips and hints in Real Simple or find a new […]

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DRUM THiS!

Do you know how to beat a drum? Bop your head and stomp your feet? There is something incredibly empowering about the thought of “beating a drum” to me. My birthday is on the horizon and it is the one day that I can do whatever I want to celebrate an awesome year of living. […]

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The SCI List (Steph’s version of The O List!)

In no particular order, here is my list of highly recommended shops/ products/ services that are guaranteed to make you smile or make life just that much better. Enjoy!(Note: this will be an ever evolving and growing list…so bare with me while it is lean to start!) Gifts of GratitudeLooking for a fabulous gift for […]

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Fabulous! Good Morning Muffins!

Orange Blueberry Flax Muffins – delish. Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, combine:1 1/4 c ww flour1/3 c ground flax seed2/3 c brown sugar (note: infusing lavender into your sugar adds a whole new level of fabulous to these muffins!)2tsp baking powder1tsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon Cut off ends of an orange and […]

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“As long as your are alive, it is never too late.” – CEO Whole Foods

My Good Morning blog has become a Good Evening blog on this warm, summer Sunday night. I am admittedly addicted (and quite happily so!) to reading blogs. Those of high performing athletes, crazy business owners or progressive business people, old friends from high school – you name it – i love it. To blog is […]

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It was about more than just a run.

The Knee Knacker is one of North America’s knarliest ultra-marathons! Covering 16,000 feet of elevation, this race crosses 3 mountains and approximately 50km of crazy terrain. To date, only 1300 people have ever crossed the finish line, but some have done it more than 15times. It has become a race for the die-hard ultra runners […]

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Thought of the Day: Always Throw A Starfish.

An old man had a habit of early morning walks on the beach. One day, as he looked along the shore, he saw a human figure moving like a dancer. As he came closer he saw that it was a young woman and she was not dancing but was reaching down to the sand, picking […]

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Oh What a Beautiful Morning! Oh What a Beautiful Day!

I promised myself four years ago when I first landed in Vancouver from Toronto that I would never take these mountains for granted – and to this day, I still appreciate them. I met up with Matt Brown this morning at 5:45am for a ride. Albeit a slightly early start on a Sunday morning – […]

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