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Jun 8, 2011

Wow! I can't believe how great it has been to be meeting up with all of my friends lately. Literally, my whole week is booked with meet ups with friends that I haven't seen in 10 months. I have had a big smile on my face this whole week, but I have also cried a lot this week because I am just so happy to get to see everyone. Starbucks has been my meet up place of choice this week. It is so great there because it is a central place for my friends and I to meet up since they are in Ohio and I am in Kentucky with my parents for now. Not to mention, I love the beverages and snacks there. I just met a friend there today and it was so nice to see her. She is such a great person, and an even better friend. She works at a dermatologist office, and she was telling me all about the new stuff she's been learning while she's there. She says she never leaves her house without one of those sun protection hats. She advised me on looking into Kelowna Skin Care and this. I think I just might have to after seeing how great her skin looked. She and I hung out at Starbucks for two hours, but it only felt like five minutes. I wish we could have hung out much longer.

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Posted: Jun 8, 2011 5:25pm
Jun 3, 2011

After a long year of traveling, my husband and I are finally back home! We've been home for a couple of days now, and I still can't believe we are actually here to stay lol. It is so wonderful, I can't even begin to put my emotions into words. I love my friends and family so much, and it was extremely hard being away from all of them for a whole year. I can't remember if I mentioned it on here or not, but my husband and I took a job in August of 2010 that had us traveling the country for a year. It was a great experience, and my favorite High Sierra backpack held up amazingly well, but it was definitely a hard to be away from home for so long. Anyway, now that we are back we are staying with my parents for a few weeks until we can buy a home. We have our eye on one in Ohio that seems perfect, but we are trying hard not to get attached to it just in case it doesn't work out. Our friends live right next door to it, so that's the main reason we want to live there so badly. Speaking of friends, It's been really fun catching up with all of them and our family. My mom told me all about the new organic kick that she's on. She bought this for the dogs, and she said it has totally helped their health. She also bought baby organic bedding for her grandchildren's nursery in my sister's old bedroom. She is really excited obviously lol. I'm just glad she like organic things as much as I do now.

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Posted: Jun 3, 2011 9:46am
Apr 3, 2011

So my husband and I have been living in Vancouver now for about 2 months.  Our job as personal tutors brought us here, and it's the same job that will take us away from here in about 2 weeks.  It is quite beautiful here, but the weather makes it almost intolerable.  I am glad that we are not living here permanently.  The views are great; the beach, the mountains, green trees all over the place.  However, we have only had about 5 days of sunshine while we've been here, and that is not nearly enough for us.

I have to say that Canadians are quite environmentally consicous, and I love that.  Everybody owns a bike, and uses it for transportation whenever possible.  Everybody recycles everything!  It is so great!  I love to see a country so dedicated to taking care of the earth that God gave us.  It is very inspiring.  I think it is my favorite part of living here.
In spite of all the rainy days, my husband and I still find opportunities to go out and explore Vancouver.  We have gone to a lot of parks and have hiked a few trails.  Our favorite trail takes us by a dog park next to the beach, and we run it every other day.  I love getting to see all the different types of dogs, and sometimes getting to stop to play with them .  
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Posted: Apr 3, 2011 5:38pm
Nov 14, 2010

Hello everyone on Care2!  My name is Kat and I am new to this whole "living green" life and I thought I would share some of my thoughts about it on a blog on here.  I've never really cared much about the environment before, but mostly because I was too concerned with myself.  As I have gotten older I have learned that life is not about me, which has been an amazing discovery that has completely changed my life.  

I should probably share a bit about me as my first entry on here.  I am married to the greatest man in existence.  I am so lucky and blessed to have him as my husband and couldn't even dream of anyone better than him.  We have a great life together and love adventures.  Right now we are on an adventure traveling around the United States, and pretty soon we will be traveling to Canada as well.  Our best friends on this trip are our High Sierra backpacks lol.  The reason we are able to do this is because we have the best job ever!  
My passion in life is writing and I try to do it as often as possible.  It is actually the main reason I started this blog lol.  I also love to read and take pictures.  My favorite pictures to take are artisitc landscape photos.  The earth is so beautiful, isn't it?!  My husband and I love to collect these on our travels and we have quite the collection.  It works out because we both love to drink coffee as well .  Right now I am reading a book called Halo by Alexandra Adornetto and it is wonderful!  I highly suggest it to anyone who loves reading YA novels.  That is all I have for now.  Until next time, stay green!
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