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Our Engagement Photos and We Eloped?!

At the beginning of September, Gary and I headed up to Lake Minnewanka with my friend Erika to take our engagement photos. I met Erika when I worked in Red Lobster and knewΒ I wanted her to take our photos at some stage – our engagement was the perfect time! The day we decided to go up was pretty gloomy – not a break in the clouds in sight, but we made it work! Erika was such an amazing photographer to…

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When Friendships End

Originally I wasn’t going to publish this post. I was going to leave it in my drafts for only my eyes to see. Then I realised that I can’t be the only one going through the end of a friendship and the emotions that brings. So, here you go, my thoughts on friendships ending… From a very young age we’re taught that friendships mean everything. You come home from your first day of school and are inundated with questions such…

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Long Distance Relationships

A long distance relationship. I never thought it would happen to me, but it has. What used to be a mere 9 minutes walk from A to B is now over a two hour flight. 1,633 kilometres now separate my best friend and I. It was last Tuesday at 2:30pm. G (my boyfriend, in case you didn’t know. Not his real name, duh!) rings me in work: “I just got a job offer in Sweden.”. I immediately said “Do it.…

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5 Things you Need for a Healthy Relationship

I’ve been thinking a lot about love and relationships lately. How, in respect to them, I’ve changed so much over the past few years. Flashback a few years ago (okay 12 years ago.. now I feel old) and I was your typical pre-teen: obsessing over how long it takes for a guy to text me back, worrying that a guy won’t like me if I do X, Y or Z and being naive enough to think that this is what…

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