Posts Tagged ‘have fun’

Monkeys Rock!

The FMG Dragon Boat Festival wrapped up last weekend and the HMC Monkeys showed up and rocked the boats and rocked the fundraising total once again. $40,000 raised in support of Cancer Care Manitoba and the Children’s Hospital. Bravo ladies, you always make me so proud to be the leader of this club. I have…

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Play dates aren’t just for kids!

Do you remember the phone call to set up a play date for your son or daughter with the new “best friend” at school? It was a simple call, sometimes last minute and sometimes planned but the purpose was the same, two kids getting together to play. So simple, so fun, so important, so what’s…

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Happiness? now or later?

You subscribe to different websites, follow motivational speakers, scroll through social media. You talk about going on that trip of a lifetime, reconnecting with an old friend, volunteering, getting healthier, finding true happiness … the list is endless. Yet every day you look in the mirror and tell yourself … tomorrow I’ll start. Why wait…

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Let’s Celebrate with Canada

Canada turns 150 this July 1, doesn’t that make you feel young? We talk a lot about trying new things, experiencing things outside your comfort zone, experiencing nature etc. How exciting is it that all these amazing options are right in our own back yard. 150 things to do in Manitoba in 2017. If you…

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Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar

As we kick off the holiday season, I would like to invite you to count down to Christmas with a kindness advent calendar. This was shared with me today and it’s just too good to keep to myself. Christmas can sometimes become a stressful time and a little too commercialized but this little gem puts…

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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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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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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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