Over the last few weeks, multiple people have asked me how I’m handling things as Noah is about to head off to university. I’ve done my best to push the question away but the fact remains, I’m feeling the back-to-school blues. For Continue reading Helping with the Back-to-School Blues and Sears Canada
I’ve put my house on the market…spent HOURS purging and cleaning all of the “stuff” that a house accumulates…and it looks fantastic. So great in fact, that I almost want to keep living here! Except that, it’s time to go. Continue reading The heart of the home…
About a year ago, I stood in the crowded back room of Dean’s Flowers as my friend Holly Winchester and I looked at the multiple unused desks, cabinets and shelving that were scattered throughout. “What should I do with this space,” Continue reading Gallery 1919 opens in Halifax’s North End!
I’m just back from a FANTASTIC blogger conference and I’m suddenly refocused, refreshed and relaxed! I attended the #LetsGoRama conference put on by SJ Consulting with my East Coast Mom partner, Laura, from My Life in the Sun. But, before I go Continue reading Refocused, refreshed, relaxed. #LetsGoRama
Up until the very night it was happening, I didn’t put a whole lot of thought into attending my 30th High School Reunion. I was leaning towards not going…but I hadn’t really ruled it out altogether. A few months ago, Continue reading 5 Reasons to Attend your High School Reunion
Growing up in Western Canada, Michelle Porter never had it easy. As the oldest of 6 siblings, Michelle’s mom struggled with addictions and the family found themselves on the move quite often. While some would consider the struggles and upheaval to Continue reading Souls Harbour Rescue Mission – Michelle Porter #KIAWorkingMom
For July’s #StreamTeam post sponsored by Netflix, I was challenged to put together a blog post focusing on Netflix’s Canadian content in celebration of Canada Day! Netflix indeed has quite a bit of Canadian content…but, since my post is a wee bit late and Continue reading Netflix shows with a Nova Scotia connection! #StreamTeam
I completely took the day off on Thursday while myself and two girlfriends went on an adventure exploring various Halifax & Dartmouth shops and spending a leisurely day together! And, for someone who works the way I do…with so much going on all Continue reading Exploring Halifax & Dartmouth Shops… Part 1
Have I mentioned I owned a boat? It was for a short period of time and to be honest…wasn’t really my thing. In fact, sailing and I go together like oil and vinegar as in, I’m really not meant to be anywhere Continue reading Sailing the Tall Ship Silva with Murphy’s #WinesOnTheWater Tour…
“Go explore! Take a peek around,” she said as I entered the Solterre Concept House Retreat. But I couldn’t move. It was as if it was Christmas morning and I was in awe of everything set out in front of me…feeling the Continue reading Solterre Concept House…our girl’s weekend away.
For my birthday last month I was treated to a few amazing dinners! One, I managed to take lots of photos…the other, I was so entranced in the food and company that the phone was placed aside so I could enjoy a Continue reading Food, glorious food! Two great meals at Fid Kitchen & Il Trullo
Right up until the last-minute, I was pretty sure the character that died on the new season of Orange is the New Black was not really dead…and somehow, the show was just tricking me. Except…they didn’t trick me. While purging Continue reading What are you watching on Netflix? #StreamTeam
This is the story of the boy I fell in love with. The one I can’t say no to. The one who will always have a grip on my heart. It could be the dimple. The smattering of freckles across his Continue reading This is the story, of the boy I fell in love with…
I underestimated my kid. Like, truly and completely didn’t give her the credit she deserved. “I’m going to try out for the Canada Games Team,” she said. Followed with a pause, a thought…then, “I may as well give it a shot.” She Continue reading Getting Strong Mentally and Physically…and How to Make a Vision Board!
It’s the FIRST DAY OF SUMMER and while that brings to mind warm weather and family gatherings, it’s also the perfect time for BBQs, Picnics, Road Trips and Summer Nights on the Deck! PC Insiders Collection has put together a Continue reading A Summertime Twitter Party with #PCInsidersCollection
For the last number of years, if my father wants something…he simply goes out and buys it! In fact, usually before occasions when we ask him what he’d like…he lists off a few things he’s in need of and then Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Ideas from BestBuy! #BestBuyBestDad
My Dad was a businessman…a suit man. He wore tailored, hand-made, hand sewn suits…shirts with the collars starched from a spray can Mom kept on the ironing board…fancy leather shoes he purchased a few times a year. Each morning, he Continue reading A Father’s Day Gift Guide for Any Dad! #LoveYourDad
I spent last weekend test driving the new 2017 KIA Sportage, while mine was in having a little Spa Treatment (ie; removal of the winter tires, a lube and filter job and a cleaning.) There were a couple of standouts…the Continue reading Test Drive a KIA for a Chance to Win $10,000
FINALLY it’s DECK TIME! That time of year where a glass of wine and a plate of crackers and cheese can be enjoyed on either the front deck or the back one…depending on my mood and the position of the sun! Where curling Continue reading My Fabulous Front Porch Makeover with #PCGarden
Photo Booths are all the rage these days, so, when it came time to decorate for my parent’s 50th Anniversary Celebration (read: Part 1 on how to decorate)…I knew it would be the perfect way to capture my family in action…every bit Continue reading How to Make a DIY Photo Booth