Take back my breaks

Somewhere along the way these past few years I got into the habit of working through lunch.  It started with just a day or two here and there, and has evolved into a mindset of – I get more done and feel better about leaving at the end of day […]


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November Reminiscence

It’s November, and on the one hand, I’m always sad to see summer wrap-up and commercials hyping the back to school savings.  On the other hand, I love the cooler weather of Fall and the multitude of outfits and activities (hello leaves!) it brings with it. What I also am […]

New look ~ Same awkward

If you’ve been following ALifeLessAwkward from the beginning (three whole years ago…) You may have gotten used to the look and feel of our beautiful blog page. We’ve been talking about changing things up and giving our space a fresh makeover, and are proud to announce – here it is! […]



How to incorporate turmeric into your diet

A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine was visiting.  This friend has recently been working with a naturopath to clean up his diet and part of his regime is mixing turmeric in a smoothie every day.  I have always wanted to incorporate turmeric into my diet, but I wasn’t sure […]

Badge of Honour

I’m starting to view grey hairs as individual badges of honour, wisdom and humility. I remember when I found my first one.  Actually it was a roommate who discovered it while helping me curl my hair for a night out.  It was right after a big break up (my biggest […]


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The one hour clean

Ok, I don’t mind cleaning, it’s just when I get started, I don’t know when to stop or I get so overwhelmed that I can’t keep going. It wasn’t until my dad was visiting me that I now finally understand where my crazy views towards cleaning comes from.  My dad likes […]

Fall fashion faves

It’s hard to ignore.  With the rain, the orange and red leaves, and the cold snap in the morning – Fall is officially here. To celebrate and mark the occasion, I convinced Cassandra to choose some of her favorite Fall items from her closet and join me for a photo […]

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