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When was your first time?

Are you a virgin of adventure? When was the last time you did something a little outside your comfort zone? Stepped outside your box? Lived on the edge? I really want you to think about it. Was it in the last month?  last year? or not since you were a kid?  As we get older…

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Your chance to win

Hey monkeys, we are all about giving back this month and our advertising partner Skinwise dermatology would like to award one lucky monkey a beautiful gift basket worth over $200. Your chance to WIN! From Oct. 10 -31 you will be entered into a draw for a Skinwise gift basket valued at $190-$240. How? All…

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Who’s your happy spatula?

Life really is a roller coaster. There are some real highs and some real lows, we scream with excitement and are fearful on the falls. This past week was a combination of them all for me and I know I am not alone. Sunday I became an empty nester, Monday, I lost a dear friend…

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Let the Olympic hangover begin

I’m not sure about you but I have enjoyed watching every minute of the Olympics. Winter or Summer, male or female, team or individual, high profile or new sports, it captivates me on so many levels. As a child, I dreamt of being an Olympian and as an adult I am in admiration of the…

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Happy Summer!

Hey, hey we’re the monkeys! Can you believe it has been 6 years of monkeying around and building an amazing community of fun, healthy, positive women?  It is amazing how time flies when you are having fun. This is the first July I have really taken off and enjoyed family and cottage life. I’ve squeezed…

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Summer time ~ what’s your plan?

What’s your plan this summer? There are so many options of things to do in the summer from hiking and biking to festivals and beach days. As Canadians who are inside so much of the winter months hibernating, summer is the time to get outside and take in the fresh air, warm nights, beautiful flowers…

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Living like a true monkey!

83 years young and doing the high kicks on the dance floor.  That my friends, is living life like a true monkey. On our final night in Florida, our family went out for dinner at our favorite restaurant. The Keylime Bistro on Captiva Island, Florida. I highly recommend it if you are ever in the…

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Snow Angel Challenge

Oh the fun memories of making snow angels as a child. Falling in the soft snow, fanning our legs and arms in an attempt to make the perfect angel and then the art of getting up and away from it without wrecking the pristine outline of the angel. Yes, they are wonderful memories for all…

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Everyone should be a hiker.

As part of the retreat to Utah, we did a lot of hiking. We hiked the Red Rocks of Snow Canyon State Park and the Canyons of Zion National Park. The views and scenery were beautiful but what I loved the most was the energy and personality of the hikers. It was in direct contrast…

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Have Fun and Give Back

Hey Monkeys, for the month of November I want to invite you have fun and give back. I challenge you to share how you have fun and bring out your inner child through pictures and video and then make a donation to the HMC Sharing Circle  endowment fund, so we can in turn bring a…

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