Childhood Stories: Julie the Cat and Quack Quack Quack

Hello and welcome to this week’s post.  I hope you’re all doing well. This week I thought I’d share a quick childhood story with you.  This is one that has always stuck out in my mind and never ceases to make me laugh when I retell it.  If you haven’t seen Mighty Ducks 1 or…

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Valentine’s Day 2018

Hello and Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you’re all doing well. Yannick and I never celebrate anniversaries or Valentine’s Day.  That’s how it’s been throughout the entirety of our relationship and we never really saw the need to celebrate another consumerist holiday.  Well, I decided to change that this year.   I’ve never been the…

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New Year’s Resolutions

Hello and welcome to the week’s post. I hope everyone had a great week and had fun ringing in the new year! This is definitely a common, cliche post, but I feel like new years resolutions are often forgotten early in the year they are made, especially in my case.  I’ve made the same resolutions…

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Christmas Day 2017

Hello and Merry Christmas! I’m sorry this week’s post is late but we were hosting a party last night and I did’t have any time to write or post.  This week we’re going to be talking about Christmas traditions that Yannick and I share.  Let’s get started.   I grew up opening stockings on Christmas…

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My Anxiety

Hello and welcome to this week’s bonus post.  I hope you’re all doing well. Today I’m going to be talking about my struggles with anxiety and how I deal with an anxiety attack.  Please forgive me if this post is less than perfect, a little ramble-y and scattered, but I just felt that I needed…

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My Morning/Night Routine

Hello and welcome to this week’s post. I hope you had a wonderful week and enjoyed Thanksgiving if you’re in America.   This week I’ll be talking about my morning and night routine.  In terms of my morning routine outside of the bathroom, it always consists of waking up early to let the dogs out and after…

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Q & A One

Welcome to Tuesday’s post. I went on Twitter a few weeks ago and said I’d be doing a Q&A and ask you to send in some questions you might have. Let’s get started! Places you want to visit (@JannyTrann) I’d love to go to New Zealand and live my Lord of the Rings nerd fantasy.  But…

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How We Met

Welcome to this week’s post. We could have met four years earlier.  I was in Montreal visiting my brother and sister in law and Yannick was still playing for the Canadiens.  I was 18 and irresponsible, he was 21 and in a relationship.  The timing wouldn’t have been right. Fast forward to 2014 in Sochi,…

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Dealing With Stress and Anxiety

Welcome to this week’s post. There are so many ways in which stress can alter your life.  Try as we may, the looming presence of anxiety never seems to leave, forcing you into a constricted, helpless place.  ”Just get over it,” is common advice which can only make things worse.  There is a stigma surrounding…

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