5 Days In Vegas

I had hoped to go to Vegas for my 40th birthday but it didn’t pan out. In December, we decided to book a last minute trip to Las Vegas with two friends of ours, leaving on Jan. 1st. Three of us had never been there, but my husband Tyson had gone once wit ...

Building A Home in 2023: Progress Report

In 2022, we bought land for ourselves in rural Nova Scotia. Our intention was building a home in 2023. Flash forward to April 2023 and we're clearing that land. We've decided to only build a garage at this point. Currently we're living in our 25-foot Fly ...

Recipes From My Newsletter!

You know I love to eat. Every so often in my monthly newsletter, I share a favourite or new recipe I've found. Here's a collection of what I've shared so far! Fluffy No Fail Pancakes I love pancakes, but specifically my mother’s buttermilk panc ...

alicia is standing in front of a roughed in driveway on wooded land smiling and giving the thumbs up

Building A Home in 2023

I never thought I'd build a house. I've owned three very different style homes that I loved, but nothing like what I would design for myself if given the chance. Flash forward to 2023, and my now husband and I get to talking about building our own house. ...

A beautiful pastel colored sunset sky sits behind the airstream trailer with a black chevrolet silverado in front of it on a grassy field

Build The Life You Want To Live

I'm an early 80's baby. I grew up being taught you went to school, then you went to college or university. You got a job after you graduated, hopefully a good one with a pension. Then you grind away in an office from 9-5 saving money to buy a house and t ...