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 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
Not seventy-two hours after arriving home from Ottawa last week, Bones and I re-packed our bags and headed to Waterloo for five days of volleyball. Bones has played with the Bedford Blizzards for the last four years so the moms on Continue reading Our Volleyball Weekend in Waterloo…
It’s hard to believe a month has passed since we celebrated Mom and Dad’s 50th Wedding Anniversary with 32 family members who flew in to join us from one side of the country to the other! On the weekend of Continue reading How to decorate for a 50th Anniversary Celebration… Part 1
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