I cried within moments of leaving the breeders…a massive overwhelming cry that caught me off guard and kept going the entire ride home. “You should pull over,” Meg said from the passenger seat, holding our brand new, beautiful, wiggly puppy. But Continue reading Bringing our new puppy home…
If I were to make a list of women I admire, Lisa Belanger would be at the top. We’ve been friends for 15 years and I’ve written about Lisa’s spa, Mudwraps to Manicures, on a number of occasions. However, I’ve Continue reading Living a simple, balanced life. Lisa Belanger #KIAWorkingMom
I found my ring. In a gift bag filled with a great many odds and ends that don’t relate to one another in any way whatsoever…there it was. It’s been missing for awhile and I can only imagine that I Continue reading What’s in a ring?
Have you ever taken a look at your Netflix viewing to see exactly how much time you spend bingeing and what shows you’ve been watching? Netflix did a little math and in 2017, members worldwide streamed 140 million hours per day Continue reading Netflix – WOW I binge a LOT! I’m coming clean about what I watched this past year!
I recall the phone call like it was yesterday. It was 1999. My mother and father were away for a conference with my father’s work, standing in the happy crowds watching the fireworks over the water at Disney’s Epcot…when my Continue reading Why I Choose to Get the Flu Shot (plus a giveaway!)
This is my 1000th blog post and to be completely honest…it astonishes me! One thousand seems like such a large number but it’s been step-by-step, post-by-post, and the next thing you know…here we are…nearing 8 years from when it all Continue reading This is my 1000th blog post…
Like many, with the closing of one year and the starting of another…I’ve taken a little time to reflect on my professional and personal life…focusing on what’s working for me and where I need improvement. Last year, I tossed aside Continue reading Nurture – My Guiding Word for 2018
I dropped by the Fenwick Street Shoppers Drug Mart in Halifax this week to spend a little time with my very favourite pharmacist, Thanh, who ironically enough, also happens to be one of my very favourite social influencers. While working full-time Continue reading Flu Shot Myths – AND a chance to win a $160 Shoppers Drug Mart Prize Package!
The ending of High School volleyball has me feeling melancholy…right to my bones. There’s an ache I’m all too familiar with as my youngest of three, finished her stint this weekend with the Halifax West Warriors. (A 5th place win Continue reading As high school season ends, my “nest” gets a little bit sparser #VolleyballMom
If there’s one thing I’ve discovered from running an Etsy shop and selling multiple “Things We Love About You” prints over the last few years (a print I originally made to celebrate my Dad’s 70th birthday)…it’s that people all over Continue reading Family Memories…
When my oldest was quite a bit younger, she complained of not being able to see for far longer than I care to admit! By the time I clued in that she really did need glasses, she was absolutely blown Continue reading “Eye” wish I’d listened to my own advice! Take advantage of the Kids See Free program from Atlantic Superstore
Miracle of all miracles…I have discovered the perfect, nutritious, rich in nutrient food that’s easy to prepare, delicious and absolutely speedy to cook…so much so, that I can run around like an over-tired, over-worked, over-taxed mama in the mornings…trying to Continue reading Weekday Eggs…
Whether catching a fish, vacationing in Florida, hosting a party, lunching with girlfriends, bicycling with the grandkids, volunteering or throwing caution to the wind…Kathy McNab believes wholeheartedly in living life to the very fullest. Residing in an active and vibrant Continue reading Living Life to the Fullest…Kathy McNab #KIAWorkingMom
Over the last few days, it’s become overwhelmingly clear to me that my children have completely ruined my love life. Or…any chance of ever having one that is! When my marriage first ended (during the Christmas holidays almost 9 years Continue reading My children have ruined my love life! #StreamTeam
It’s time to start decorating, shopping, cooking and baking as I anxiously count down the days until my two oldest arrive home for the holidays! IT’S GOING TO BE AN AWESOME CHRISTMAS…I JUST KNOW IT! But, before I get ahead Continue reading Black Friday Holiday Decor Deals to Start the Season Off RIGHT!
What do you mean you’re overworked, chasing kids, staying up late, getting up early, running around like a chicken with your head cut off and keeping a to-do list longer than your actual arm? Isn’t EVERYONE? These days, we’re fast Continue reading How to Avoid Getting Sick When You’re Burning the Candle at Both Ends (Plus a Giveaway!)
Do you entertain friends and family during the holiday season? Are you looking for new and fabulous recipes to add to your repertoire? Well…read on…I’ve got the party for you! The holidays for me, kick off in style when the Continue reading Entertaining with #PCInsidersCollection and a TWITTER PARTY with $1,000 in prizes!
Seventeen years ago, Maryann Ritcey, owner of Maryanns Gifts, heard of a family who was a little bit down on their luck. Knowing they could use a little help through the holiday season, she headed out with her sidekick, Marshall Continue reading Every gift tells a story…
Last weekend I visited Mexico, Norway, Italy, Morocco, Japan, China, France, the UK and many other countries as we ate and drank our way around the world at Epcot! It was #GirlsWeekend away! Our annual trip to Florida to “get Continue reading Epic Girl’s Weekend in Florida!
Disclaimer: This post was created together with TD and the TD Common Ground Project. As always, all opinions are my own. I remember my childhood so fondly. We lived near the Confederation Building in St. John’s Newfoundland…next to a field where, Continue reading Making Green Spaces…an update on the TD Common Grounds Project with the Dartmouth North Public Library