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What makes life full of richness

  • Family Adventure Podcast

    What a pleasure to have to the opportunity to share part of our project full-time family and ‘life enhancer’ journey with the Family Adventure Podcast! Here’s the interview, have a listen and please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or comments. http://traffic.libsyn.com/familyadventure/LifeEnhancers.mp3 A little back story. Christie discovered Erik Hemingway and his lovely family in 2014 when she was searching for family travel blogs. Along with The Daily Travel Podcast (now The Travelers) and The Suitcase Entrepreneur, the Family Adventure Podcast (FAP) kept her company to and from her walk to work each day. The courage to think differently, to build the belief and confidence to pursue a life…

  • #WLFMroadtrip Phase 2 Kelowna Update

    ‪#‎WLFMroadtrip‬ Phase 2 Update: We departed Vancouver July 1 for Kelowna with plans to leave by Wednesday, but we are still in Kelowna. Thankfully the bonus is extra time with family! We wanted to share that things don’t always go as planned, even when you think you have all in order. (and that’s ok) Quick rundown of our past few weeks… Prior to heading to housesit in North Bend, Washington, we had our X5 fully serviced. Specifically asking about our tires, we were told tires have loads of tread. A day after our service we received an email notice of a recall service needed and we were able to time it to…

  • Pursuit of Happiness or Pursuit of Me: Why not both!

    The waves of emotions still ebb and flow as people continue to reach out with words of encouragement and empathetic comments. It’s been a several weeks since publishing my article, “Seeking a Life Free of Addiction Started with a Choice“, and the messages keep coming. None is more overwhelming than the private messages recounting of ‘blackout’ nights, broken families, and worse, the death of loved ones through abuse of alcohol and drugs. Pursuit of Happiness or Pursuit of ‘Me’ My want to stop drinking alcohol all started as a choice – as simple as it was to make, it was anything but easy. The support networks I sought out didn’t jive…

  • Newsletter Numero 2

    (What to expect with our weekly update emails when you subscribe here) Happy Wednesday!  A couple weeks sure goes by quickly when you’re on the move. This week’s Life Enhancer newsletter is What’s Up Wednesday. 🙂 As our sensational two week house sit in Squamish, BC, came to an end June 1, we were sad to say good bye to our new buddy and beautiful black lab Maggie. Caring for not only someone’s home, but there furry family member is a true honour and we were grateful L&C invited our family into their lovely home. Though Dai and the girls conquered the iconic Chief mountain with the Sunday Funday crew, we definitely…

  • Newsletter Numero 1

    (A sample of what to expect when you subscribe here to our weekly update) Hello! Thank you for your patience and grace. You may or may not be aware that we officially clicked the publish website button on Christie’s 37th birthday this past Saturday, May 28th, 2016. A two year long vision and still a work in progress, it was time to ‘just ship it’ as Seth Godin says. Put your creativity out there and continue to create. So though it still requires a ton of fine-tuning and we have a number of stories to still post, it is a start. The ‘About’ section will give you some insight into our journey…