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Where Are We Moving?

I always knew Dusty Road followers were the smartest!

I dropped one tiny little clue as to where we were house shopping yesterday and BAM the cat’s out of the bag.

So where is the Dusty Road Boutique (and my family) going?

cue the drumroll……………….

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picture from 620 CKRM

So we are still in the process of house hunting BUT one thing is for sure, we will be in or within 30 minutes of the beautiful community of Moosomin and we couldn’t be more excited about it!!!

The plan is to be fully moved out there by mid summer (if everything goes smoothly) and the boutique will continue to remain an online store only as well as doing a few pop-ups/trade-shows. From there we will see where things take us…..the future is big and bright and I have a few ideas up my sleeve but first priority will to be to get settled into our new home and community!

I hope you are all enjoying your long weekend!

Cheers,

Kimberley

House Shopping Day One

One thing harder then choosing what town to live in is choosing a house to live in.

We hit the road bright and early for the 5 hour drive to our soon to be new home town to begin yet another adventure……trying to find a house!

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As exciting as that may sound it is proving to be a challenge!

How much do we spend? How big do we need? Where should it be located? In town or acreage? Big yard or little yard? Project or finished? Old or new?

Ahhhh.

We looked at 5 houses today and have 4 more tomorrow and we seriously have no idea what to do!

This could take awhile.

In the meantime we enjoyed some delicious local grub……

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I hope you have an amazing long weekend full of family, friends and sunshine!!

Cheers,

Kimberley

My Own Worst Enemy

<<This is a bit of a personal rant but perhaps some of you may be able to relate>>

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I am my own worst enemy.

If I  treated others like I treat myself…..I would be so ashamed.

I know this, yet I keep doing it.

I continue the negative self talk. I continue to not make myself a priority. And I continue to not take care of myself.

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It’s a mental game I struggle with.

I try to chase that “life balance” but I am a workaholic and I love it. It is hard for me to slow down and take the time to do what I need to do for myself.

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But it needs to stop because I hate myself for it. I despise myself. And I am so mad at myself.

I need to start loving myself and giving a shit about ME!

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This is definitely one of, if not the biggest flaw I have. I am going to start working on doing better starting with making promises to myself and following through.

There is nothing worse than saying you are going to do something (for yourself) and then not doing it. We all know what that feels like when someone else does it to us…..why should we do it to ourselves. Over and over again.

I am going to eat healthy starting today (and then you don’t do it).

I am going to work out 4 days a week (and then you don’t do it).

I am going to go to bed at a decent time and get a good sleep (and then you don’t do it).

We keep letting ourselves down and that has to stop.

Of course we have to give ourselves some grace. Life can be crazy. But when it keeps happening and the self talk just keeps getting worse and worse you have to draw the line. It’s not good for you.

Sorry about the rant….I hope someone was able to relate to this and perhaps be inspired to take the step to start loving themselves more. And if you are already awesome at this I would love to know what your strategies are to make time for yourself and make yourself a top priority. Because we are all busy and we all have the same 24 hours in a day and I know it can be done!

Cheers,

Kimberley

We Snuck Away

We snuck away for a few days to ponder our life changing decision.

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Sometimes you just need to get in your vehicle and get away. To open your mind and hopefully find a little bit of clarity.

There was a lot of “trust your gut” happening.

But we have it figured out and we are all in. And excited.

I am going to have to keep you hanging just a little bit longer on the details but for sure we will be relocating so Dusty Road will have a new home come summer.

Thankfully with an online presence nothing will really change…..we don’t plan on missing a beat!

Thanks a million to those who have been supporting us during this time of change for us, it means everything to us!

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Cheers,

Kimberley

Hardest Decision We Have Ever Had to Make

I can’t divulge too much yet but we are facing the biggest “fork in the road” that we have ever experienced in our entire life.

Two huge opportunities at the end of each.

One BIG decision to make.

And it is so freaking hard.

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I would love to offer some noble advice on how to make huge life changing decisions but I. Have. No. Idea.

Basically we have to choose between two jobs. Two locations.

Both very positive. Both very exciting. Both very big changes for us.

And we need to make this decision in the next 36 hours.

One thing is for sure….whichever we choose we will be all in, there will be challenges, but it will be amazing!

Stay tuned……