7 ways journaling can help you discover your passion

2009 was a remarkable year for me. I met my mentor that year. Meeting her once a month has turned into a ten-year friendship, and thankfully, we are still meeting today. In 2009, I was at a pivotal point in my journey with God. Are you even here? Where are you, Lord?  I was losing…

What is PASSION?

“Hey, what is your passion?” When people ask you about your passions, do you get stressed out? It seems that in our generation everyone must have at least one passion.  C’mon! There is something wrong with you if you don’t have one, right? So what is passion exactly? We believe everyone has a “Jup” in them.  It’s…

Fairy tale comes alive at Foresta Lumina Montreal

“Very cinematic!” What an opportunity to experience the enchanted forest.  It’s a two-hour drive from Montreal.  Give yourself plenty of time to drive into town, enjoy the day scenery and visit a quaint restaurant or cafe. Get your perfect selfie Be amazed at the spectacular light show presented by Moment Factory.  Be sure to reserve…

5 ways to FIND your passion

Whether you are eating, sleeping, resting, conversing with others, building relationships, or working with your hands, you CAN find your passion in your daily grind.  Here are FIVE ways to help you! Grab a journal and start jogging down your ideas. 1) Know yourself Ask yourself these three questions. What do you love? What do…

10 tips to reach your event fundraising target

Congratulations! You have decided to support a worthy cause.  You are now brainstorming ways to meet or even exceed your fundraising target.  How about hosting a fundraising event? Here are 10 tips to get you started!  Form your team Putting together an event is no easy feat! Gather your friends who share the same vision…

Unforgettable bed and breakfast at Nestleton Waters Inn

Spontaneous trips are the most fun. Our dear friend, Miss S, invited us to spend Easter weekend with her family at the beautiful Nestleton Waters Inn in Nestleton Ontario. “This place looks as gorgeous as the photos online. I can’t wait to explore”, I said to Hercules. We admired the beautiful estate as we pulled…

Pencil drawing to an estate – Meet Deborah at Nestleton Waters Inn

My husband and I stayed at the picturesque Nestleton Waters Inn over the Easter long weekend. What an unforgettable bed and breakfast experience! Delicious foods, late night conversation with friends, and singing at breakfast overlooking a breathtaking view made our stay such a delight.  It was a treat to meet Deborah, the owner and operator…

Meet illustrator and comic artist, Bonnie

Every Wednesday and Saturday, these cartoon animal characters would pop up on my Facebook feed.  Episode 216 “What If”. I smile while I’m scrolling through the pictures during my commute to work.  This mini comic series reminds me of the good times during my dragon boat days with my bestie. I was the rocket, and…

A Taste of Yunnan & Hunan at Mimi Noodle House

We discovered a new restaurant in town! With its high ceiling and open space, we sat comfortably in our seats while skimming through the menu featuring dishes from Yunnan and Hunan in China.   The friendly staff recommended the tomato based hot pot dish with pieces of crispy rice crust on top. Dig in once you…