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from running an Etsy shop and selling multiple “Things We Love About You” prints over the last few years (a print I originally made to celebrate my Dad’s 70th birthday)…it’s that people all over Continue reading Family Memories…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
Catherine Bent is always the first on the dance floor. This summer, as the busy mom of 3 celebrated her 50th birthday, she threw herself a celebration complete with a band, outdoor dance floor and decorations to rival any Pinterest Continue reading Catherine Bent #KIAWorkingMom
It was evident from the moment these women met, that they had a connection. Being members of the same Club…the club with a capital (though sometimes whispered) “C”…each knew what the other had been through. Moments after meeting, they were Continue reading Pink in the Rink…
I’m used to working from my home, living in my PJs and not having to spend any money on either parking or lunches. It’s a total perk of my job. Running my own company as a freelancer, I get to Continue reading The difference between two Mondays…
When it comes to watching scary shows, I am about the ABSOLUTE BIGGEST WIMP THERE IS except for my friend Maxine who punched me in the leg and arm continuously during Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984…while I kept my Continue reading Stranger Things…Season Two #StreamTeam
Potatoes are my thing! Fried, mashed, boiled, scalloped…I am all over cooking the potato every and any way possible! In fact, I can quite honestly say I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like! My preference, potatoes grown locally…I’m a Continue reading Little Potatoes #NearYou
Remember I told you I summoned my children home? Well…they came, I saw, they’ve left…and, as bummed as I am, I’m a whole lot less so than I was before they arrived. We shopped, ate, drank, sang, dance, laughed, cuddled, Continue reading Thanksgiving…ever so grateful
Breakfasts around here aren’t really a thing despite every warning that it’s the most important meal of the day! None of my kids can eat the first thing in the morning…opting instead for some sort of snack mid-way through the Continue reading Nitrite and Phosphate Free Deli Meats for the WIN!
It was a lovely evening that found a number of ECM bloggers at the Media Preview of the Brand New IKEA store in Dartmouth Crossing. We were there to have a look at IKEA’s largest sustainable store to date, be Continue reading Local bloggers wreak havoc at IKEA… #IKEAHalifax