Homemade Pasta!

Being a foodie brings inspiration and breathes life into me! I enjoy both cooking and eating. What is the point of life if not to enjoy such a simple pleasure as food? Today I thought I would share a little more in depth with you about my journey with pasta making, what I love, what…

Inner Peace – What is it and why explore it?

Photo by Andrea Rico on Unsplash In a world where everyone has something to say, I have chosen to take a pause. A season to observe, meditate and contemplate instead of writing. Today I write in hope that sharing my experiences will inspire and encourage you to enjoy your life. This post is my own point of view,…

Life Is Worth Fighting For

It has become increasingly common amongst the people we pass in our day to day are experiencing depression and anxiety. It is something I have dealt with in my life and I think it is important to talk about. Not one person should have to face life alone. The stigma around mental health is devastating…

3 Fun Things Anywhere, Anytime

Image Via Pinterest Times are bonkers here in Abbotsford. That is not news if you live here. But it can also be hard to escape the constant stress and fatigue. There is nothing more healing than a bit of fun and a good laugh. As someone who often likes to be away from the city…

Why Shop Small Business?

We thought it might be a good idea to share some reason why it is IMPORTANT to shop small businesses. Today we offer you 5 reasons: CHARACTER - When you think about the richness of our community and what it has to offer it comes down to the personality as a collective whole. These unique…

What Happened To You

As we launch Mental Health month at Chantel Funk + Co. I wanted to share with you about a book I am reading recommended by my counsellor at Eterna Counselling and Wellness called What Happened To You by Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Bruce Perry. A full review by Rolling Stone HERE This book is remarkably…

Your Friendly Reminder

Pictured is our Owner Chantel Funk - Photo by Aleks Sharpe Imagery A message from Chantel: I know a lot of you are doing all you can in this season. It's both exciting and overwhelming, hard and joyful! This is life as we know it. I believe all of it is best shared with other…

Back At It

Well, August was a blur. I don't know about you but I am stoked for routine. It has been aching in my bones for a while haha.. I have not been consistent with this blog and for that I apologize but I thought it would be fun for me to share a bit of a…

Junior, Master… What the heck?

When I opened the shop I didn't have a clue about how to be an employer. Since 2012 I have journeyed through peaks and valleys, experienced complaints with labour relations, taken diversity and inclusion classes, failed and gotten back up again. It has been an ever evolving journey that will continue to explore new lands.…