How to give Mom the gift of a life well lived...

Looking for a bit of downtime in my inbox the other day, I clicked on an article about leading a happy life.  Considering the crazy that 2016/2017 was in my home, I felt like this would be a worthwhile read.  

One of the suggestions that jumped out at me was 'spend money on experiences versus things. It seems that experiences create “happiness residue,” and our perceptions of these experiences often get better over time. 

Another point was that happiness is not derived from attaining outward signals of success, but rather seeking satisfaction from new and novel experiences in pursuit of a life well lived.

This inspired me to create a special Mother's Day gift package to give Mom a 'new and novel experience' complete with a keepsake to encourage 'happiness residue'.  Click to reserve your package below.

(Want to read the whole article on leading a happy life?  Click here.)

Could you find your child's baby photos in under ten minutes?

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This weekend, Liz needed to find a baby picture for Grace to submit to her school's yearbook committee for her grade 8 graduation.  Much digging around was done through old hard drives until she thought she had it narrowed down to four identical pink 258gb drives.  But where was the power cord?  So, it was off to The Source for a new one.  Oh, you don't make those anymore?  Uh...we could try this one?  Okay...  Ugh, this drive won't mount to the Macbook because Liz had a PC back then and it's formatted for a PC.  Okay, out comes the work HP laptop, in goes the plug and *poof*.  The laptop instantly powers down and won't restart.  The hard drive just sits there like a pretty pink brick.  Half a (beautiful, sunny) day spent hunting for one photograph, an embarrassing visit to the IT department at work on Monday morning and still no baby picture.  Maybe Grandma in Guelph has one we can borrow...

This seemed like a sign from the universe that it's time to share a secret project that I've been working on for my clients for quite a while now.

In 2016, the work began to build The Vault.  In 2017, my team grew to include a programmer who has been working tirelessly to build exactly what I want you to have.  I want you to enjoy your photographs.  I want to give you easy access to your memories, an easy way to share them, print them and archive them properly for your family.  I want you to be able to show off your photos on your phone, easily place an online order for a quick print for a school project and, with a few clicks, post to social media when it's your child's birthday.  I want to offer curated products that you can order yourself and have arrive at your door in just a few days.  I want all of this to be simple and at your fingertips.

Mostly, I want your children to have their baby pictures.

If you are interested in knowing when The Vault is open, drop us a note below and we will keep you in the loop.  We may even ask you a question here and there as we put the finishing touches on!

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