If you only have 48 hours to spare, there’s no reason not to take a quick road trip across the North Island, fly through the air at 150km/hr, chill out in a natural hot spring, and peruse through an ominous cave in the middle of nowhere. Continue reading 48 hours in Waikato: Rotorua & Waitomo
As I’m quickly approaching my “One Year Anniversary” of living in New Zealand, I still get asked, “SO – where are you from?”
At this point, I’m quite happy to reply with the general statement, “I’m from Canada.”
But then there’s those people who want to sound “worldly” and “cultural” and start asking, “Well, where abouts in Canada?”
That’s when things start to get complicated.
Continue reading Where I’m from
Castlepoint is more than just a beach-side destination. It’s a quiet getaway and vast departure from the daily activities of … Continue reading Favourite Places: Castlepoint
“Just don’t go having a baby!”
This was my colleague’s reaction after I disclosed the latest happenings in my life. She told me that the three most stressful things in life are: Job hunting, Moving and Having a baby. Continue reading Take the risk
No matter what time of year it is for you or whatever weird food regime you happen to be following right now, here’s a list of my favourite go-to potluck recipes that’ll be sure to satisfy you and any discerning guests. Continue reading Stop bringing potato salad to the potluck.
During the last couple weeks of prep I found myself thinking more about what I would do afterwards, than about the actual competition itself. I was getting burned out… Continue reading Post-comp feels + What’s next
There’s a lot going on in our lives right now. I’ll soon be on the job hunt, Brett and I … Continue reading Final training week: My first powerlifting competition