What to Expect when you’re Expecting… A Cat! 

Believe it or not, I wasn’t always a cat person. Besides cat-sitting a cat named Puppy (weird, eh?)  when I was 10, I didn’t really have the chance to get to know any cats. So when I first got Jenko, and then Liri a bit later, I was learning on the fly.

So, to help any future cat owners get ready for their new BFFs, I put together a list of things you can look forward to when you adopt a kitty.

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Adopting Another Cat – Welcome Home Liri!

The Adventures of Adopting Fur Baby Number 2

Just over a month ago, on July 22nd, we adopted another cat and our little family grew by one fluff ball.

The idea of adopting a cat again had been crossing our minds for a few months. We then saw a news article stating that over 700 abandoned animals were in need of a home in the Montreal area and we knew we could help!  Continue reading “Adopting Another Cat – Welcome Home Liri!”

30 Things I Want In My Life

** UPDATE**
I’ve been able to tick a few things off my list!

I saw this cool list going around online. It challenges you to look at 30 things you want:

  • 10 things you want to have
  • 10 things you want to do
  • 10 things you want to be

I am so lucky to have so many good things in my life right now and I am ever grateful. Yet I’ve found myself in a rut recently. This list is just what I needed to get on track and work towards achieving the life of my dreams. Continue reading “30 Things I Want In My Life”

A Very Canadian Girl’s Greek Easter

As you may know, Greek Easter was this weekend. As you may also know, I’m not Greek.

However, every year I, a very Canadian girl, find myself at a Greek Easter celebration of one kind or another, and this has caused me to experience quite the culture shock.

And even though I’ve been to my fair share of these get-togethers, I still find myself asking some serious questions.

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Hi Mom, I’m starting a blog!

Welcome to the first Always SAM post! But let’s face it, if you’re reading this, you’re probably my mom – or maybe my boyfriend… Basically you’re someone who was forced into reading this due to social obligations. Why else would someone be reading the launch post of a blog that made its grand debut literally four hours ago?

Anyways, you’re here, so welcome to my first Always Sam blog post!

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