Holiday Hostess with the Mostest


I love introducing people to things that I love and that they haven’t yet tried. That’s why I’m always excited to be invited to test foods and products and share them on the blog. I also love hosting get togethers over the holidays because the house is clean (sort of), decorated with light and love […]

Say Hiya to #HIYA


My youngest daughter loves “stuffies.” She takes very good care of her stuffed animals and insisted that when we moved that they were all neatly packed in a box standing up. (It took me a while to convince her that they would be ok in a box and that it would be an adventure for […]

Like Mother Like Daughter? Not Really…


Sometimes I wonder where my kids came from (sorry for the poor grammar). I know WHERE they came from but you know what I mean… And then there are those times that I see myself so clearly in one of my girls that I have to laugh. And remember that my mother always wished for […]

Oh October

october 2014 desk calendar

I’m calling it quits on October even if there are still three days left in the month. It’s been a busy one so I’m ready to move on and see what November brings. I don’t usually like November… it’s a dark, dreary, cold month. Stuck between the golden colours on Fall and the excitement of […]

I’m a Member of the Netflix #StreamTeam


I’m a huge fan of Netflix, especially in the summer. Our family camps all summer and we don’t have satellite or cable tv. So we binge on Netflix shows on rainy days or when we just need a break from the sun. This summer was no exception. I watched two seasons of Nashville (loved it) […]

Careening Toward Forty


This post is part of the and Dove #YMCBeautifulYou program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. Let me set the scene for you. A woman, careening toward her forties, in the last few months as a thirty-something (39.5 if […]

My Weird Allergy


File this under weird things you read on the internet. It’s true… but weird.  This summer, I was finally, officially diagnosed with an unusual allergy. I say unusual not because not many people have the same allergy, but more because of the reaction I get when I tell people about this particular allergy. I am […]