One Of My Favourite Toys

With smart phones, compact cameras, and access to DSLRs - we are never without a way to snap a photo of whatever strikes our fancy.  As a child who grew up sneaking her mother's 110 camera to take photos of random things around the house, I can't deny my love of all things photography.  And … Continue reading One Of My Favourite Toys

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Where I’ve Been

Well hello there! Many of you have been checking in on a daily basis, no doubt wondering where in the world I had disappeared to.  On May 26th, Vic and I were involved in a rear-end collision.  We were headed to grab a little pizza I had called in for supper and while stopped at … Continue reading Where I’ve Been

#getloud

For months I've wanted to share this post.  To share my story.  But for several reasons, I couldn't bring myself to.  I wasn't sure if I wanted to have my utmost vulnerable moments ripped open for the world to see and judge.  I wasn't sure if I wanted to expose my thoughts and feelings the … Continue reading #getloud

World Book Day: Nonfiction/Biography

Now this is my jam.  If ever you're looking for me in a book store, this is where you'll find me - lost among the rows and rows of non-fiction and biographies. *sigh* People fascinate me.  I love, love, love reading about the lives of various individuals - where they come from, their cultural beliefs, … Continue reading World Book Day: Nonfiction/Biography

World Book Day: Business

I am 100% bookworm. As in, there is nothing that makes me happier than having a new book to curl up with.  I am an enigma to my family because no one has a love of books quite like mine. So when I received an email earlier notifying me of World Book Day - also … Continue reading World Book Day: Business

Calling All Creatives

You've had this idea floating around in your mind for quite some time.  Maybe it's a business venture you've been dreaming of, but have no idea where to start.  Maybe you're looking to boost your website, but don't have the money in the budget for a professional graphic designer.  Maybe you've been trying to record … Continue reading Calling All Creatives

The Reality of Direct Sales

We know them; we are a part of them. Direct selling companies have grown exponentially over the years and now cover most items we use.  Not only does this give the consumer options, but it sucks us into selling the products we fall in love with. We have heard the spiels about 'Be your own … Continue reading The Reality of Direct Sales

Joyeux Anniversaire Moi Un Mini!

Ahh kid you're killing me. 14. No longer the dancing, singing little princess I could squish with a hug. No. Now you stand taller than I am, with a wardrobe I could borrow from!  It's okay to slow down a little, you know.  I feel as though we're all going to miss your teenage years if … Continue reading Joyeux Anniversaire Moi Un Mini!

Happy New Year

I won't sugar-coat it; I was pretty damn excited to see the clock strike midnight last night.  I have been ever so anxious to put 2016 behind me.  Turn the page, close the entire damn book - just forget all about it for a bit.  But waking to a beautiful sunrise, fresh new year on the calendar and the … Continue reading Happy New Year

2016; You Have Been Incredible

Oh 2016. Where to begin. At this point, I would normally be doing up a post on all of the things I've accomplished; goals I've conquered; a year in review.  This year, I'm going to do it a little differently.  Gone are the illusions to a picture perfect year. Let's get real for a minute. … Continue reading 2016; You Have Been Incredible