Entries by Bernadette Maguire

This is 31

Last summer my husband and I moved from our townhouse into my father-in-law’s home, as we purchased into the home. We ended up moving one day before my 30th birthday and we had already had a full and crazy summer up until then. I had hoped to have a big birthday celebration (because duh, I […]

Self-love – Loving yourself to love others

Self love… oh boy, this is a topic that could go so many different directions.. First let’s saying Thank you to Bernadette for even thinking of me to do this! I’ve never been a “model” in front of the Camera before, being a makeup artist I’m always in the background making sure everything is looking […]

You are loved – Rock your self-confidence

“I found in my research that the biggest reason people aren’t more self-compassionate is that they are afraid they’ll become self-indulgent. They believe self-criticism is what keeps them in line. Most people have gotten it wrong because our culture says being hard on yourself is the way to be.” – Kristen Neff   This quote […]

What does self love mean to me?

What is self love? I could sit here and list off all the things that I feel self love embodies, but for so many the struggle is not so much self-love, but where it actually begins – self care. Someone once said to me “You cannot truly love yourself until you can care for yourself”. […]

I am Worthy

Such a simple phrase, but one that I have to tell myself every morning in my mirror. But, what exactly does that phrase mean?   What am I worthy of? The answer, unlike the phrase, is not as simple for me. Learning to love yourself and know what you deserve is never easy. Loving ourselves […]

How thick is my skin?

Kaylene is a student here in the Fraser Valley and grew up in a small town that is about 2 hours outside of Edmonton Alberta. She is like a little sister to me and I am very proud to watch her grow into a mature and humble woman. I have watched her willing to make […]

What is self love?

Next up to share on our series about self-love is the sweet Melissa! To me self love is looking in the mirror and being able to say I like the person  looking back at me. There are going to be days when I look in the mirror and I’m going to love the person starring […]

Meet the Metzger’s

Sabrina Metzger…Our Sabrina! A day of pretty things, and tents filled with beautiful souls who were there to cheer on the excited couple, this is how I would describe Nick & Sabrina’s wedding day. From the tiniest details on the tables to the beading on her dress everything was perfectly placed. We could not be happier for our friends, it was a […]