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
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…
My forties sucked. They started out pretty fantastic to be honest…I was living in a lovely state…a cross between denial and oblivious where everything was great and nothing anyone tried to tell me could penetrate through my idealistic thoughts. I Continue reading What I thought of my forties…and how my 50s will be spectacular!
Last week, my son had the opportunity to vote in our Provincial election for the very first time. That evening, sitting around and catching up about our day, I asked him how he felt about voting and the experience in general. Continue reading Show some pride…
When Sharon Maunder heads to the office, she knows it’s going to be a spectacular day! Growing up in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, Sharon’s childhood memories are filled with thoughts of freedom and fun. When she finished High Continue reading Every Day is a Great Day! Sharon Maunder, #KIAWorkingMom
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 have no idea how the folks who judged the contest on the “5 Pharmacy Services you Should Know About” post, were EVER able to choose a winner based on the beautiful stories and submissions people entered. However, they Continue reading On hearing your stories about pharmacists…
Any time I’ve spent five minutes in a room with Stephanie Graham, I’ve walked away with a smile on my face and a renewed sense of energy. While attending a Leadership Course in 2015, Stephanie was diagnosed during a “Strengths Continue reading Inspiring Women to Be their Best! Stephanie Graham #KIAWorkingMom
My Dining Room has always been a bit of an afterthought. It’s part of my Living Room…so it needs to be there, but we don’t really use it very often and for the most part, the table tends to be a Continue reading Mixing a Little New with a Little Old…my Dining Room Makeover
We’ve had this frame in our family for as long as I can remember. In my teens, I hauled it out of storage (in the furnace room) and painted the once black and white frame a bright pink and white…adding Continue reading Making a Mirror from a Vintage Frame #DIY
For the last number of years I’ve been checking out the various furniture painting tutorials on Pinterest…from bright bold signature pieces to understated elegance…each project re-purposed from a worn out item needing a new life. Years ago I was given a Continue reading How to Paint a China Cabinet #DIY
YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING! All the help you gave to turn my living from “Drab to Fab” was absolutely fantastic. A month ago, I asked you to help me make a few choices…I showed photos of chairs and rugs and you Continue reading From Drab to Fab…My Living Room Makeover