Disclaimer: This is a #sponsored post. I’m compensated for my work with the Downtown Halifax Business Commission. All opinions, as always, are my own. How glorious is it that my children are old enough to take to dinner! The simple Continue reading Downtown Halifax Patios – 5 Hidden Gems!
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!
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.
It was a Friday night, Opening Night, and when I asked Megan if she had any plans, I was fully prepared for the teen-aged “but it’s the weekend” explanation…so much so, that I already had another friend in mind to Continue reading A night out with Beauty (and the Beast)
A visit to Downtown Halifax is always a treat! I have my favourite places, but I’m thrilled when I have the opportunity to explore somewhere new…as was the case when I visited Bishop’s Landing and their two new shops, Little Continue reading New at Bishop’s Landing…Little Oak & Haskapa
About a year ago, I stood in the crowded back room of Dean’s Flowers as my friend Holly Winchester and I looked at the multiple unused desks, cabinets and shelving that were scattered throughout. “What should I do with this space,” Continue reading Gallery 1919 opens in Halifax’s North End!
I completely took the day off on Thursday while myself and two girlfriends went on an adventure exploring various Halifax & Dartmouth shops and spending a leisurely day together! And, for someone who works the way I do…with so much going on all Continue reading Exploring Halifax & Dartmouth Shops… Part 1
Have I mentioned I owned a boat? It was for a short period of time and to be honest…wasn’t really my thing. In fact, sailing and I go together like oil and vinegar as in, I’m really not meant to be anywhere Continue reading Sailing the Tall Ship Silva with Murphy’s #WinesOnTheWater Tour…
For my birthday last month I was treated to a few amazing dinners! One, I managed to take lots of photos…the other, I was so entranced in the food and company that the phone was placed aside so I could enjoy a Continue reading Food, glorious food! Two great meals at Fid Kitchen & Il Trullo
I underestimated my kid. Like, truly and completely didn’t give her the credit she deserved. “I’m going to try out for the Canada Games Team,” she said. Followed with a pause, a thought…then, “I may as well give it a shot.” She Continue reading Getting Strong Mentally and Physically…and How to Make a Vision Board!
For the last number of years, if my father wants something…he simply goes out and buys it! In fact, usually before occasions when we ask him what he’d like…he lists off a few things he’s in need of and then Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Ideas from BestBuy! #BestBuyBestDad
I spent last weekend test driving the new 2017 KIA Sportage, while mine was in having a little Spa Treatment (ie; removal of the winter tires, a lube and filter job and a cleaning.) There were a couple of standouts…the Continue reading Test Drive a KIA for a Chance to Win $10,000
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
It’s hard to believe a month has passed since we celebrated Mom and Dad’s 50th Wedding Anniversary with 32 family members who flew in to join us from one side of the country to the other! On the weekend of Continue reading How to decorate for a 50th Anniversary Celebration… Part 1
It was a lovely Spring day that had myself and Renee Downs (local blogger and co-founder of BlogJam)…dropping in to visit Ronald McDonald House to see what it’s all about. Founded in 1982, Ronald McDonald House is located a few Continue reading What I discovered at Ronald McDonald House Atlantic…#McHappyDay
One of the best things about living in Halifax, is being able to pop into 2 Doors Down at lunchtime and enjoy some of the best food around! For me, I’ve a special connection to the restaurant as one of my Continue reading How to make THE BEST Mac & Cheese ever!
To say I’m surprised is a bit of an understatement. Yesterday, while getting my mail, I discovered I had a package and while sitting in my car, opened an envelope with a red folder and letter inside. The letter, coming Continue reading Therefore be it resolved…
It was a lovely afternoon that brought together a group of bloggers at HUE Design Studios in Halifax’s North End. Nestled just behind the shops at the Hydrostone Market, HUE Design is filled with paint, wallpaper and decor but the Continue reading Getting Creative with FAT Paints…
Last night, I was scrolling through Instagram and was suddenly taken back by a photo on-screen. It was a photo of my daughter. Smiling. A typical teenaged selfie like I’ve seen before…except for one thing that made it completely stand Continue reading Invisalign Smile!
Have you started decorating? Shopping? Did you haul out the holiday music? Are you getting excited? ‘Cause here’s the thing…I AM! I’m super pumped and excited to see holiday decor in the stores, I’m starting to think that it might be Continue reading Join us for Wicker Emporium’s Holiday Twitter Party! #WickerParty