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2020 – It wasn’t all bad…

2020 – It wasn’t all bad…

December 31, 20207 min read

Oh 2020…You were supposed to be a year of great things for so many people, but instead, you gave us wildfires, murder hornets, a seemingly never-ending U.S. election and, of…

Loving the skin I’m in

Loving the skin I’m in

November 11, 20208 min read

As you’ve read in previous blog posts, I’ve always struggled with my self-image and self-esteem. As my 34th birthday was hurtling towards me, I decided to change the narrative that…

One-Room Challenge – Bathroom Reveal

One-Room Challenge – Bathroom Reveal

October 1, 20207 min read

It’s been a hot minute since I last blogged about our “fun” one-room challenges. Well, today is the day I finally have an update on our bathroom…IT’S DONE! And let…

It’s Ali & Mati on a podcast!

It’s Ali & Mati on a podcast!

August 2, 20208 min read

For those of you who got to know me after my time as a student at Durham College, you may be surprised to hear that I actually as part of…

One Room Challenge – The One with the Bathroom

One Room Challenge – The One with the Bathroom

June 21, 20203 min read

OK, we went from a no-room challenge life to doing two rooms at the same damn time! Thanks to a surprise leak, we realized the time had come for us…