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!
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
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
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
With the new school year underway, I’ve been slowly making my way back into the kitchen to prep a few meals as we’re heading back into our regular routines. For me…the kitchen is a challenge. Besides not totally enjoying the Continue reading Making Mealtimes Easier (and Healthier) with the President’s Choice Blue Menu #BlueYourMenu
This last few months, I’ve been in a state of chaos…things jumbled in my head not to mention my wreck of a house. A few rooms are PERFECT like my newly renovated Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen…but the rest Continue reading Getting Myself Organized for the NEW YEAR!
Brought to you by Interac Association and TheCo I’m always in a hurry! Running from one activity to the next, trying desperately to get back to my office, with breaks in between that have me running from horseback riding, to the volleyball court, Continue reading Making my Hectic Life more Seamless
If you live in Halifax, you’re likely well aware of The Coast’s annual Best of Halifax competition! Essentially, locals cast their votes to decide their favourite “Halifax People and Places” in over thirty categories including…Best Place to Have a Date, Continue reading Introducing…the 7 Blogs Nominated for The Coast’s Best of Halifax #BOH2017
Who’s pretending there aren’t enough hours in the day but can still manage to sneak in a little Netflix time when no one’s looking? Just me? Ahhh…come on…I know I’m not the only one because Netflix did a survey and Continue reading #Momsneak…How I Sneak My Favourite Netflix Shows… #StreamTeam
Helicopter much? While lost in a sea of work and catching up on a few projects, Noah arrived with a few buddies and grabbed swim towels and my car so they could head to New Ross for an afternoon of Continue reading Official Stalker Status…(or, How to use Snapchat to find your Kids!)
A few visits in and I’m getting a little used to my surroundings in Ottawa…finding a few favourite restaurants and spots I like to visit. With Emily graduating from Ottawa University, my folks joined us for six days away to Continue reading A quick whirl through Ottawa and Montreal…
It was an absolutely glorious (albeit foggy) day that brought a group of my favourite local bloggers to Oceanstone Seaside Resort for an afternoon workshop. Situated just moments from Peggy’s Cove in Indian Harbour, this resort seems to be holding Continue reading A day at the seashore…
I LOVE my “work-from-home” gig but I have to say, some days it’s a bit of a challenge. For starters, often, I wake and start my day with a cup of tea and open my computer on the couch to Continue reading Work-from-Home Snacks and a Twitter Party with President’s Choice #PCInsidersCollection
I have to admit…it happened quite quickly and yet, I’d been working at it for years! I needed to make money. After a divorce, a return to school and the start of a new business…I realized that my talents needed Continue reading How I turned my side-hustle into a full time job
My next few DIY projects were more of a DIYWHFYF (do it yourself with help from your friends/family) projects! I hauled in the big guns as my brother, Shannon, took over the kitchen cupboard portion of my kitchen makeover and Continue reading How to Paint Kitchen Cupboards…from Oak to White! #DIY
A “fiddlehead” is quite simply a “new growth fern”…tightly coiled in on itself and ready to burst into the Spring air! For a few days in early May…in shaded areas or wet and boggy soil, you can see the bright Continue reading Take it outside…
As my youngest stood in the dress shop, donning an exquisite prom dress…tears spilled from my eyes. But not for reasons one would think. While she looked beautiful and her face glowed with the excitement of wearing a fabulous gown…I Continue reading Shedding tears in the dress shop…
I’m going to start by stating the obvious…I’m not a mental health expert! Therefore, I am not going to discuss the controversy surrounding Netflix’s new show, 13 Reasons Why, and whether or not I believe it “glamourizes” suicide. Instead, I’m a mom of Continue reading Communicating through the Teen Years and my thoughts on 13 Reasons Why #StreamTeam