Do you send flowers to your grandma on her birthday? When was the last time you sent them to your mom, your sister, your godmother, best friend or favourite aunt? Do you wait for a special occasion? A birthday? Graduation? Continue reading What do you give the person who has EVERYTHING?
I’ve big plans for 2020…but I don’t know how to put any of them in place. I’m comfortable. Life is pretty good. I have great people around me and things have been going relatively well for the last while. But Continue reading My 2020 Guiding Word
Every now and then, when I choose to eat something that’s not typically considered “healthy”, someone asks, “Is that on your diet?” At first, it rather bugged me as I thought they were monitoring me or judging my choices…but now, Continue reading I’m losing weight…but I’m not on a diet!
Several years ago, my cousin Siobhan was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the time, I had no idea what I could possibly do to help her. There were thousands of miles between us so I couldn’t just show up with Continue reading How to help someone you love when they’re dealing with an illness…
I’m full! Overfull…extremely overwhelmed and overflowing with excitement for what’s ahead for me. For the last few months…I’ve stumbled just a wee little bit as I’ve tried to figure a few things out. My two youngest moved out in May Continue reading Living my BEST Life!
When my daughter first showed me her “period app” and how she was using it to track her cycle in order to understand how her mind and body reacted at different times during the month…in my head, I admittedly thought, Continue reading Superwoman…
Through the years, exercise and I haven’t exactly been friends. I’ve never quite understood the desire to get up early and head to a spin class and to be honest, I’m not really a fan of sweating! However, with this Continue reading Barre, Pilates and Spin…all in one night!
Did you know that, 74% of seniors live with at least one chronic condition and that the seasonal flu can worsen chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension, trigger strokes and increase seniors’ risks for heart attacks? For the last number Continue reading Why the Flu Shot is Important for the Seniors in Your Life
I REALLY didn’t think I was going to like living in this apartment! I was looking at houses and had myself convinced that I was going to move out of the city to find something a little smaller. I was Continue reading 9 Things I LOVE About Apartment Living
I live by myself now…and I didn’t see it coming. I mean, I did…but not really. I was counting down the days until my youngest daughter left but I think it was a defense mechanism of sorts. Me, trying to Continue reading Forging a new path…
Well…I sold the house and moved to an apartment! In my case, it was due to an empty nest and a house that was simply too big for this mama to handle…plus, I was ready to move on from a Continue reading Tips for Moving from a House to an Apartment!
To start with, in my defense, I had a LOT of storage space in my house!! (I just have to get that out of the way before I reveal much further!) You see, For the last number of years, as Continue reading 9 Steps to Hosting a Moving Sale
I’ve had a few folks ask how much I’ve lost over the last few months…but the truth is…I have NO IDEA. I’ve actually not stood on the scales since I started on this lifestyle change and wellness journey. So…it begs Continue reading What I’ve Gained from Losing!
If you’re like me, a weekend away at a cottage is absolutely wonderful…the perfect way to end a busy work-week with the goal of putting your feet up and RELAXING to your hearts content. The problem…the Friday pack-up! Gathering your Continue reading Making weekends easier with Kitchen Door Catering.
I have not, in any way, met my dreams and goals for how I THOUGHT my fiftieth year would look like. And I can honestly say, I’ve been a bit disappointed with myself. HOWEVER, rather than talk about all the Continue reading You can have your cake and eat it too!
In a little turquoise house on the water’s edge…I laughed until I completely blew a gasket! Literally…in fact, it still hurts if I cough, sneeze, or roll over in bed the wrong way! Myself, Suzi Fevens from Confessions of a Continue reading Four #Gifted Nova Scotia Bloggers…
I DID IT! It’s Day 7 and I’ve made it through a full week of a SUGAR CLEANSE to combat my addiction to the beautiful white sparkly substance! I admit, I’m super impressed with myself but I really couldn’t have Continue reading How I detoxed from SUGAR!!!
Exactly where have I been that I’ve neither posted on social media nor have I published a blog post in over a month? I’ll be completely honest with you…I’ve been napping. A LOT OF NAPPING!! I mean…I’m not ALWAYS napping. Continue reading I’ve been napping…
When Megan was in Junior High, she came home one day, absolutely aghast that her favourite subject, Art, had lost it’s classroom due to overcrowding at the school. The once lovely studio had been reduced to “Art on a Cart.” Continue reading When was the last time you visited the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia?
Considering one of my best friends owns a spa, you’d think I’d spend a lot more time having services done and taking advantage of her generosity. Yet…my eyebrows are often bushy and scraggly, I’ve brittle nails that rarely see polish Continue reading Pure bliss at the spa… (and a GIVEAWAY!)