Bottom line is this…anytime I get to spend quality time with my kids is FANTASTIC. Not the running around crazy kind of stuff…when you can’t quite catch your breath and you’re taxiing from one place to the next while trying Continue reading A weekend in Ottawa with my favourite people!
It was March 11th when an announcement arrived on my Facebook Newsfeed, that my former Graphic Design instructor from NSCC had officially changed his name to “Rob DANGER Hansen.” I chuckled IMMEDIATELY at the sight of it for two reasons: One, I Continue reading Turning a simple mistake…into 60 Days of Danger
A few weeks ago…I was DONE! Completely and utterly tapped out. I do that to myself from time-to-time…not really meaning to…but there was a lot on the go. Between work and the kids activities and then a few personal things…I Continue reading The weekend I completely shut down…thanks to Netflix
Louise MacDonald is ABSOLUTELY, 100%, doing EXACTLY what she wanted to do with her life. Born to a French Acadian Mom and an Irish Dad, music was part of her life from a young age. When it was time to Continue reading A life filled with music! Louise MacDonald…#KIAWorkingMom
It was a lovely Spring day that had myself and Renee Downs (local blogger and co-founder of BlogJam)…dropping in to visit Ronald McDonald House to see what it’s all about. Founded in 1982, Ronald McDonald House is located a few Continue reading What I discovered at Ronald McDonald House Atlantic…#McHappyDay
This weekend, as 38 family members (mostly from Newfoundland) gathered in celebration of my parent’s 50th Wedding Anniversary, we announced the news that Noah will be attending Memorial University this coming September. There were a few reasons for choosing the Continue reading Introducing an AMAZING Project by Enactus Memorial and Capital One
Introducing (from youngest to oldest, left to right)…Megan, Noah and Emily…otherwise known on my blog as Bones, Spiderman and The Tall Blonde. The three people who changed my world… Six years ago when I began this blog, I wasn’t quite Continue reading The three people who changed my world…
You know when you spend a little bit of time getting to know someone and then they’re gone and you’re left with that thought of “shoot…I’d like a bit more time with that person,” followed with that nagging feeling of Continue reading How to look BEAUTIFUL this Spring with Lynn Spence and Sears Canada
One of the best things about living in Halifax, is being able to pop into 2 Doors Down at lunchtime and enjoy some of the best food around! For me, I’ve a special connection to the restaurant as one of my Continue reading How to make THE BEST Mac & Cheese ever!
Once her children had grown and moved on from the house, it was time for Eileen to re-invent herself! During the “at home years,” Eileen threw herself into volunteer activities. And, since she’d studied at MSVU and worked in HR at Continue reading Eileen Crowley Couse…#KIAWorkingMom
To say I’m surprised is a bit of an understatement. Yesterday, while getting my mail, I discovered I had a package and while sitting in my car, opened an envelope with a red folder and letter inside. The letter, coming Continue reading Therefore be it resolved…
I use three mind tricks to try to ward off stress and relax when things go a little wacky in my life. This last few weeks, there’s been a lot going on. For me, part of the problem is the weather. Winter has taken Continue reading Mind games…three ways to de-stress and relax…
It comes to a point that when the frozen bananas start falling out of your freezer and landing on your feet, you have to make up your mind and do something with them! I was on a bit of a cooking Continue reading Banana Chip Muffins
Lately, I’ve been spending a ridiculous amount of time at the volleyball courts. It’s probably good timing with hockey winding down and all…but the combination of two competitive sports and two kids going in two different directions while one is Continue reading Regionals, Provincials, Volleyball, Hockey, Meatballs…things are getting silly!
Joan Helson knows how to kick butt! BIG TIME. In 2008, at the age of 43, Joan had to put a little of her independence on the back burner as family members gathered around to support her in her battle with Continue reading Joan Helson is Kicking Butt! #KIAWorkingMom #LoveYourSoul
You know that feeling you get when you’ve been away for a little while? When you step through your front door and feel the familiarity…the comfort. That feeling of belonging, of being embraced into a massive hug. The memories associated with being Continue reading Fuller House EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek with Netflix’s #StreamTeam
I checked to see if I could change my Facebook relationship status to “Currently in a Relationship with Netflix.” But apparently…Facebook won’t recognize the commitment. It’s strange…because the reality is, this is one of the very best relationships I’ve ever had! Continue reading Spend Valentine’s Day with Netflix…the perfect Showmance!
It was a lovely afternoon that brought together a group of bloggers at HUE Design Studios in Halifax’s North End. Nestled just behind the shops at the Hydrostone Market, HUE Design is filled with paint, wallpaper and decor but the Continue reading Getting Creative with FAT Paints…
We are defined by the labels we give ourselves and in 2003, as I sat in Centennial Arena for the very first time on a cold, early, Saturday morning…I became a hockey mom. I have a handful of games left. Possibly a Continue reading Hockey Mom…
Did you receive a 2016 Milk Calendar in the mail this year? First launched in Ontario in 1974, the Milk Calendar has been showing up in mailboxes across the country showcasing amazing recipes – everything from main dishes to desserts – Continue reading Chocolate Cake…2016 Milk Calendar…YUM!