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?
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
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
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!
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…
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
As the leaves begin to change colour and we’re heading out of Summer and into Fall…I’ve been reflecting on the last few months and where my head has been. You’ve probably noticed…there’s not been a lot of blogging. My personal Continue reading Life starts all over again…
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
This post is sponsored by TD and the TD Common Ground Project. It was a beautiful day that brought a group of folks to the grounds of the Dartmouth North Community Centre for a big announcement! Mother Goose was in Continue reading Check out the Excitement at the Dartmouth North Community Centre!
Zucchini arrived into our home when our beloved rescue, Pumpkin, was around 10 years old. She revitalized her…gave her a new purpose. Punky had a job to do and with a new pup to raise and ropes to teach…she ended up Continue reading A million thank you’s…to my very best girl.
Over the last year, whenever the “Business of Blogging” is discussed, the same topic comes up over and over again…”you have to do more video!” This terrifies me. I don’t know what I’m doing. The camera adds 10 pounds. There’s Continue reading Junk in my trunk! #KIAWorkingMom
Halifax lucked out when Kim Morvan decided to pack her bags and move across country. As the Senior Director of Development at Phoenix Youth Programs, Kim has made her career a family affair. Her husband, Brian, has worked on almost Continue reading Making her career a family affair…Kim Morvan #KIAWorkingMom