13 Ways to Make Mother Earth Proud

Jillian HarrisLife, My Heart33 Comments

We have someone VERY special to celebrate tomorrow, you all know her, she’s HUGE, she get’s around, she can be moody at times but she’s downright amazing and oh SO BEAUTIFUL … do you know who I’m talking about?! That’s right, good ‘ol Mother Earth!! It’s a day where we take some time to recognize and APPRECIATE our planet but …

10 Tips on How to Pack Your Home

JillianLife, My Heart18 Comments

Whelp. As most of you know (from my multiple emotional insta stories … sorry guys … LOL!!) that we have packed up our house, it’s now in the possession of the lucky new owners and we are staying in Justin’s mom and dad’s condo for a bit until we can move into our home!! While we are moving within the …

Why I’m Sleeping on the Streets

JillianLife, My Heart10 Comments

On May 4th, I will be heading to the streets of east Vancouver, with only cardboard and a thin sleeping bag to experience what too many youth have to endure. Justin and I have participated in the Covenant House Sleep Out three times and each time it strikes a new chord in my heart and humbles me in ways I …

New House Progress Update

JillianHome Renovations, Life, My Heart86 Comments

It’s been a while since my last post on our fixer-upper project (if you missed my other blogs, check out our first blog here and our design inspo blog here!), so today I thought I would give you an update on our progress and provide you with a little behind the scenes glimpse into some of the decisions we’ve been …

Happy Birthday My Love

JillianLife, My Heart8 Comments

I’ll never forget the day I met you, outside Roses … it was LOVE at FIRST sight.  Actually, though … I remember looking at you and stopping dead in my tracks thinking how on EARTH could I snag you that night.  I succeeded and ended up snagging you for life, talk about winning the Lottery. I fell in love with …

10 Lessons Leo Has Taught Me

JillianLife, My Heart6 Comments

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous about having a baby, I mean, it’s no secret that when you have a baby (especially your first), your whole life changes, it’s a whirlwind, it’s chaotic, it’s crazy and different, and you realize that life won’t be the same again … and all of a sudden, it hits you, …

To ALL the Ladies in My Life: Thank You!

JillianLife, My Heart8 Comments

Ladies, ladies, ladies!! Today is all about YOU! Yes, YOU!! Today marks International Women’s Day, it’s a day where women and men come together to celebrate all of the amazing successes of women across the globe!! Any personal success should be celebrated, in my opinion, there is nothing too little or too big to celebrate!! Whether it’s getting up at …

My 2017 New Years Resolutions!

JillianLife, My Heart25 Comments

A New Year … a new chance to kick ass and show 2017 who’s BOSS!!!! I LOVE the start of a new year, there are so many exciting (and certainly some challenging) times ahead but I always get excited about the month of January. It’s a time to look back on 2016 and reflect on what made you most happy …

The Best of 2016

JillianLife, My Heart14 Comments

Oh my loves, can you believe 2016 is already behind us?!?! My oh my the time is flying by these days!!!! As I sit here and reflect on how much my life has changed over this past year I suddenly feel overwhelmed with gratitude and my heart could not be any more full. I want to share a handful of …

SURPRISE Happy Birthday Jilly!!!

JillianLife, My Heart30 Comments

Today we are dedicating EVERYTHING to little miss Jilly … the boss lady behind this blog (don’t worry we’ve hacked her out so she can’t access this post), mama to Leo and Nacho, FIANCÉ, daughter, best friend, co-worker, co-host, the list really goes on. Long story short, Jilly is a master of many things. She pours her heart and soul …

Leo’s Next Steps

JillianLife, My Heart22 Comments

Leo is almost 4 months old now and he is starting to murr murr, make noises, smile and even giggle. I am absolutely LOVING watching him grow up, develop and being the one that gets to teach him new things. I can’t believe I’m even saying this but … you guys might be right … I am FINALLY starting to …

Gift Guide From Canada

JillianChristmas, Christmas, Life, My Heart5 Comments

This has got to be one of my favourite gift guides of the season … gifts that are from Canada!!!! There’s just something about that warm fuzzy feeling I get when I support local artisans. It always catches me off guard with the amount of beautiful, COOL, locally made items that are available at our fingertips. If you don’t have …

5 Easy Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

JillianChristmas, My Heart4 Comments

With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we can find ourselves getting so wrapped up (no pun intended lol!) in our Christmas shopping, running around frantically with our nose to paper pulling items off shelves in order to cross another name off of our list, that we start to forget about the true meaning of Christmas. There …

Remembering Our Hereos

JillianLife, My Heart2 Comments

It’s a very special day for all of us here in Canada. Today is Remembrance Day and today we join together to take the time to remember and honour those who have courageously served and sacrificed for our freedom and our peace in this beautiful country of ours. There are a many ways you can pay tribute to these brave Canadians …