pleasantly surprise me

I found this quote on Pinterest the other day and it caught my attention because the words mean something to me. I should literally print it out and stick it on my fridge or bathroom mirror so that I can see it each and every day. Source: via Bruna on Pinterest Until  now, I […]

bits and pieces of fun


As soon as the weather kicked into sunshine mode, summer began in full force for my family and I.  Since here where I live in beautiful British Columbia only manages to get a good two months of warm, sunshiny weather for summer, we have no choice but to take advantage of every minute of it. […]

a friend is …

The other day, while having a chat over coffee with a friend, we ended up in a discussion about friendship. The friend, from here on out, will be referred to as Judy to protect her identity. Judy confided in me that for the last year or so, she has been struggling with her feelings about […]

instagram happy + a birthday party


I think I’m the only person on the planet that does not own an Iphone. Story of my life though. I’m always technologically behind the times. My teenager and husband both have Ipod Touches and use them only where wireless is available. Last Christmas, hubby broke down and bought me an Ipad because I had […]

bffs, besties, buddies, girlfriends

Best Buds

Since we were little girls, my best friend Rosa and I always dreamed we would grow up, get married and have daughters who would end up being best friends like us. Well, we did have daughters and although they’re only six, they’re well on their way to building a pretty good friendship. I guess only […]