Catherine Bent is always the first on the dance floor. This summer, as the busy mom of 3 celebrated her 50th birthday, she threw herself a celebration complete with a band, outdoor dance floor and decorations to rival any Pinterest Continue reading Catherine Bent #KIAWorkingMom
It was evident from the moment these women met, that they had a connection. Being members of the same Club…the club with a capital (though sometimes whispered) “C”…each knew what the other had been through. Moments after meeting, they were Continue reading Pink in the Rink…
I’m used to working from my home, living in my PJs and not having to spend any money on either parking or lunches. It’s a total perk of my job. Running my own company as a freelancer, I get to Continue reading The difference between two Mondays…
When it comes to watching scary shows, I am about the ABSOLUTE BIGGEST WIMP THERE IS except for my friend Maxine who punched me in the leg and arm continuously during Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984…while I kept my Continue reading Stranger Things…Season Two #StreamTeam
Potatoes are my thing! Fried, mashed, boiled, scalloped…I am all over cooking the potato every and any way possible! In fact, I can quite honestly say I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like! My preference, potatoes grown locally…I’m a Continue reading Little Potatoes #NearYou
Remember I told you I summoned my children home? Well…they came, I saw, they’ve left…and, as bummed as I am, I’m a whole lot less so than I was before they arrived. We shopped, ate, drank, sang, dance, laughed, cuddled, Continue reading Thanksgiving…ever so grateful
Breakfasts around here aren’t really a thing despite every warning that it’s the most important meal of the day! None of my kids can eat the first thing in the morning…opting instead for some sort of snack mid-way through the Continue reading Nitrite and Phosphate Free Deli Meats for the WIN!
It was a lovely evening that found a number of ECM bloggers at the Media Preview of the Brand New IKEA store in Dartmouth Crossing. We were there to have a look at IKEA’s largest sustainable store to date, be Continue reading Local bloggers wreak havoc at IKEA… #IKEAHalifax
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…
With the new school year underway, I’ve been slowly making my way back into the kitchen to prep a few meals as we’re heading back into our regular routines. For me…the kitchen is a challenge. Besides not totally enjoying the Continue reading Making Mealtimes Easier (and Healthier) with the President’s Choice Blue Menu #BlueYourMenu
This last few months, I’ve been in a state of chaos…things jumbled in my head not to mention my wreck of a house. A few rooms are PERFECT like my newly renovated Living Room, Dining Room and Kitchen…but the rest Continue reading Getting Myself Organized for the NEW YEAR!
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
If you live in Halifax, you’re likely well aware of The Coast’s annual Best of Halifax competition! Essentially, locals cast their votes to decide their favourite “Halifax People and Places” in over thirty categories including…Best Place to Have a Date, Continue reading Introducing…the 7 Blogs Nominated for The Coast’s Best of Halifax #BOH2017
Who’s pretending there aren’t enough hours in the day but can still manage to sneak in a little Netflix time when no one’s looking? Just me? Ahhh…come on…I know I’m not the only one because Netflix did a survey and Continue reading #Momsneak…How I Sneak My Favourite Netflix Shows… #StreamTeam
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…