What do you mean you’re overworked, chasing kids, staying up late, getting up early, running around like a chicken with your head cut off and keeping a to-do list longer than your actual arm? Isn’t EVERYONE? These days, we’re fast Continue reading How to Avoid Getting Sick When You’re Burning the Candle at Both Ends (Plus a Giveaway!)
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!
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
“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!
FINALLY it’s DECK TIME! That time of year where a glass of wine and a plate of crackers and cheese can be enjoyed on either the front deck or the back one…depending on my mood and the position of the sun! Where curling Continue reading My Fabulous Front Porch Makeover with #PCGarden
I can’t even begin to think how many pairs of skates we’ve gone through in the last 12 years. I do know that THANKFULLY, Spider-Man’s feet eventually stopped growing and we went from 2 pair a year to one! Sticks…those Continue reading Back to Hockey with Sport Chek and a Giveaway!
It’s Back to School and BACON! Honestly…I don’t know what one has to do with the other except…Back to School often means crazy evenings of activities…running around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to fit everything in Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Pizza #SavourTheSizzle Giveaway
THIS was the day I served seafood for supper…which is ironic…as it was also the day my son was attacked by a “Snow Shark” as he stepped out our front door! We were facing the biggest snow storm we’d seen in many years. Continue reading Snowstorms, Mussels and a $50 PC Gift Card Giveaway…
Almost two weeks ago, I wrote a post about my Nan and my quest to discover a little more about heart health. The fact is, as I get older, I’m starting to worry a little about that old ticker…and with Continue reading #ChangeofHeart with a Giveaway!
One of my favourite parts of Christmas…besides the actual “giving” part…is my stocking! Maybe I like little things…tiny treasures that you can keep to remember wonderful moments…items that someone picked out specifically for me…reaching deep in the toe for a fabulous Continue reading Giving back… plus a Giveaway!
I’m not sure how old I was when my fingers started hurting…or my toes…my hips, my pelvic bone…and that one pesky rib! My hips I guess were an issue all to themselves. A rare disorder had me under the doctor’s Continue reading Why I’ll never be a hand model… #TylenolArthritis
I’m not sure how old The Tall Blonde was when she purchased her first pair of TOMS, but I know for sure we’ve seen many a pair kicking around this house! In fact, it was in 2012 when I first Continue reading TOMS for Target…PLUS a Giveaway!
Many years back, when the kids were little, I scrap-booked like there was no tomorrow. Obsessively filling their books with stories and photos…all arranged on pretty papers. I remember getting these FANTASTIC bandage stickers that came with tiny little ambulances Continue reading Taking care of the little hurts with Nexcare…plus a GIVEAWAY!
For someone else, it might be a pair of star-studded Jimmy Choos, the red soled Christian Louboutain’s, or Carrie Bradshaw’s Manolo Blahnik’s…but the second I put on a pair of black high top converse…I knew I’d found my style! It Continue reading Custom Converse with a Giveaway!
I’ll admit, I haven’t read Divergent! However, I asked on the Curtains are Open Facebook Page if anyone had read the best selling novel and the responses were FANTASTIC. So…I’m on it. In fact, thanks to the folks at eOne Films, I’m on it Continue reading Divergent…
I celebrated the day I pumped my own gas. We were heading home from hockey when the gas light came on. The station by our home had given up “full serve” and I’d found myself driving out of my way Continue reading Reasons to celebrate…
A few weeks ago, I was approached by Oxford Learning about working with them on a marketing campaign. It was a no-brainer for me. You see…I owe a lot to that place. It was the end of grade two and Continue reading Oxford Learning…
I remember the very first time I wore a pair of cowboy boots. Instant confidence! I walked different. Felt different. The sound of “heel on ground” made me think different. I dropped by Road Apples today…my “go to” tack shoppe for everything Continue reading The Saltwater Cowboy…