Did you spend too much money on the holidays? Are you in the mood for a room makeover? Did you eye a few new trends you’d like to place in your 2017 closet? Or, are you planning a new adventure? Continue reading Canucks Rock the New Year with a GIVEAWAY!
The other night, a friend jokingly told me that I was so awesome, it was hard to believe I was still single. I laughed and responded that it’s only because I choose to be. But that’s a lie. The fact of Continue reading I chose a “Guiding Word” for 2017…
While 2016 winds down to a finish, I’ve taken a few moments to reflect on a year that split my time between work and family…along with a bit of time spent with friends. The most exciting event of the year was definitely Continue reading 2016…the year in photos…
Mid November, myself and a number of bloggers gathered at a friend’s home for an epic morning of cooking, crafting and togetherness. Blogging has provided many, many opportunities for me over the last few years that I’d never have dreamt Continue reading The greatest gift…
My kids get the flu vaccine each year. Me…I’m a little on the wimpy side and while I SAY I’m going to get the flu vaccine…I usually put it off and hope for the best. Well…that’s just not good enough Continue reading Busting Common Flu Vaccine Myths. #SDMFluFighters with Giveaway!
I believe it was around 1984 when I attended my first company Christmas party. At the time, I was working for Thrifty’s in the Halifax Shopping Centre and the entire Dylex Group of Thrifty’s, Tip Top, Fairweather, Big Steel and Braemar Continue reading How to throw a Solo Christmas Party!
This month, Netflix challenged us #StreamTeamers to write a letter to our former selves. The idea is based around a number of their shows that capture the vibrancy of women…shows like Orange is the New Black, The Crown, Gilmore Girls Continue reading A Letter to my Younger Self #StreamTeam
It’s getting chilly out! The other night, as I lay in bed, I realized my feet were like chunks of ice and it wouldn’t be long before I’m slipping a hot water bottle under the covers! Winter is a time Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash Soup + Kenmore Pro Heavy Duty Professional Blender Giveaway!
I went to the Black Friday sales at Best Buy today…and I ALMOST BOUGHT A CAT! OK, to be perfectly clear, they aren’t really selling cats at Best Buy unless of course you count “Zoomer the Interactive Kitty Robot.” BUT, Continue reading I went #BlackFriday shopping at Best Buy and you can too! – $100 Best Buy #Giveaway
Whether I’m home alone, with a couple of friends or throwing a party…my very favourite thing to eat and serve is a fabulous Charcuterie Board. (Mainly because it’s as fun to say char·cu·te·rie as it is to dive in and Continue reading Building the Perfect Charcuterie Board & #PCInsidersCollection Holiday Twitter Party
“I’m Sick” came the text just a few days ago…and I immediately sprung into texting action. “How Sick?” I asked followed by a great number of questions about his cough, sore throat, heavy chest and headache. He felt miserable. I Continue reading Is your medicine cabinet stocked? #SDMFluFighters with Giveaway!
The Family Bed! When my youngest was 8, I had a bit of a struggle getting her to sleep in her own bed. The week would start and slowly she’d weasel her way into my room bringing a stuffed animal Continue reading Decorating a Cozy Christmas Bedroom with Sears Canada
Living her Best Life at “Parkland at the Gardens” On Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, Jean Dexter starts her day with Fitness Class…Tuesday and Thursday’s are Balance and Core Training Days. Jean thoroughly enjoys her weekly Discussion Group, once or twice a Continue reading Are you living your best life? Here’s how they do it at Parkland Retirement Living.
I’m having one of those Monday’s where there’s so much I want to do that I don’t even know where to start. The fact of the matter is…I have a Blog Hangover! This weekend, I attended and spoke at the Continue reading I attended BlogJam2016 and now I have a blog hangover…
There’s this saying, that “second place is the first loser.” I get that competition is a wonderful thing and there can only be one “winner”…but there’s such a negative connotation to that saying and it doesn’t really sit well with me. I believe Continue reading Second place…the first loser… #BOH2016
What on earth would posses three incredibly busy women to entertain the idea of hosting a blog conference in Halifax in 2015? And then, realizing its success, do it again in 2016? I’m not entirely sure…but I’m so glad they Continue reading BlogJam #KIAWorkingMom #KIAWorkingWoman
Have you watched Stranger Things on Netflix? I’ll be completely honest with you…I’m a bit of a wimp when it comes to anything freaky so I’ve avoided it like the plague…choosing instead to drown myself in romcoms and light-hearted happy shows. Continue reading Stranger Things & Pumpkin Carving… #StreamTeam
There was a time, working in an office, where I’d be the first to arrive each morning and put on a pot of coffee…drinking most of it before anyone else would arrive. I loaded my coffee with cream and sugar…and eventually came to Continue reading Learning about McCafe Espresso Blends…#ANewWaytoCafe
If you were to look at my Netflix watch list, it’s possible that you’d wonder how I have time to do anything else! It’s constantly running in the corner of my screen while I’m working on my computer and the Continue reading I’ve been making friends this month with Strong Women on Netflix! #StreamTeam
The first thing that surprised me is that families decorate their cabin doors and there are full Pinterest pages dedicated to the craft! The second…that the ship is massive and the entire look and feel of the place is incredibly classy and not over-the-top Continue reading Let me show you around the Disney Magic!