A little light / by jennica hookstra

I spent this past Friday evening with my most favourite person in the world, my Mom...

I dragged her out into the -8 degree evening to the beach of Spanish Banks.  I was dying to shoot the paper lantern festival and Mama (the great sport that she is), came along with me to check it out! Reflecting on this past weekend, it meant even more to me than it had when I was there initially experiencing the festival.  Our family unfortunately lost a very special member and I would like to dedicated this post to her.  I have been so lucky in my life to be surrounded by the most incredible women.  They have all shown me what it means to be emotionally and physically strong.  While this post goes out to one of them in particular, I would also like to dedicate this to all of the strong, smart and beautiful women out there.  Thank you for continuing to be your authentic selves and teaching others what it means to embody strength.  That is truly beautiful.  xo

Blog post song:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgE3AengS0A

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