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Kendra

A Tour on HMCS Haida

Our nerdy selves finally made it to Hamilton Ontario to take a tour on the HMCS Haida. It was just about the coolest tour possible. It is a floating piece of history that everyone should board at some point. A National Historic Site, run by Parks Canada check out the website HMCS Haida If you have the Parks Canada pass

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Foreign Affairs
Kendra

Redefining What Mobile Means

Growing up, I was mobile, we were about as mobile as they came. My Father got his marching orders, we packed, we moved, and we plunked ourselves in a new country, with little contact to the rest of our family. My Father, orderly to a fault, would make sure our basics were met, food, clothing, shelter and school. The rest,

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Fashion 101
Kendra

Capsule Wardrobe

OMG, I did it, I paired down my wardrobe to almost nothing… For a couple of years, I have researched, checked out other blogs, and hummed and hawed about getting rid of half my wardrobe, but I was terrified. For 2 years, I cried every time I had to get dressed up, I felt horrible in 99% of my things,

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Kendra

Leaving on a Jet Plane

I knew eventually, that the day would come that my husband and I would have an adventure together, alone, minus our child and dog. I just had no idea that it would be as emotional as it was. Since it was our 10th anniversary, we decided, no gifts, just a trip. An adult only trip, to reconnect. You see, neither

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Foreign Affairs
Kendra

Life Lessons from a Diplomatic Father

It is always difficult for me to write about my Father, he was a force to recon with, a true diplomat to the core. A man, who’s cancer took from this earth way too early. He was 51 when he took his last breath. I was left to ring in my 20th birthday with a future with no Father. I

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Kendra

An Ode to 10 Years

  Growing up, I used to watch my parents kiss goodbye and hello, everyday, no matter what argument they had. My Father constantly told us the story of how he wooed my Mother, how he knew instantly she was the one. They cried together, fought hard, and loved each other until the very end. When my Father died, I was

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