Moving Forward in May

The highlight of my May after being unemployed for two months was starting a new job (for more on my lay off, read my March post)! Thankfully, my new job is a definite improvement over the last work environment I was in, and in many ways I can feel a certain weight of stress lifted off my shoulders. My manager and coworkers thus far are friendly and a pleasure to work with, and there seems to be a good work-life balance. My commute is also down from an hour to twenty minutes now! Continue reading “Moving Forward in May”

5 Places in South America That Both Kids and Adults Will Love

South America is an enchanting and exciting continent, home to vast landscapes of glaciers, desert, rainforest and coastline, and some pretty famous cities.

When travelling to South America with a family, you’ll want to make sure your itinerary is accommodating for all age ranges. And with a few helpful tips on where to go from yours truly, you’ll be well on your way! Continue reading “5 Places in South America That Both Kids and Adults Will Love”

A Lift Up in April

After a somewhat rough March in which I got laid off from my job, in April my fortune took a turn for the better. After countless phone and several in person interviews, I ended up in the extremely fortunate position of having two job offers to pick between. One was with a company I had really been wanting to work for in a role that I was excited about, so I accepted. I will be starting in mid-May! Continue reading “A Lift Up in April”

The Madness of March

March started off slow but picked up speed mid-month. I flew up to Toronto to visit my friend Sara, and then took the train over to Ottawa for the next few days to spend time with Mark who was visiting with friends from England. While in Ottawa, Mark and I celebrated our 3 year anniversary with a delicious steak dinner at Keg Steakhouse in York Market, and did fun Canadian things like attend a hockey game, go ice skating, and eat poutine. Continue reading “The Madness of March”