how pinterest helps bedtime go faster

Every night, when I put my girls to bed, I sit on the floor of their bedroom and I wait for them to fall asleep. Although the both of them now share a room, the youngest still wants me to stay with her until her eyes close. So while I do this, I usually have my iPad in hand and I peruse the pages ...continue reading

did someone say free make-up?

Guess what? My sister, the Mary Kay Consultant, has so kindly offered me a gift basket of product that I can offer as a giveaway to one lucky reader. All she's asking is that you be so kind and LIKE her Facebook page.  That's it ! All you need to do for me, is leave a comment below telling ...continue reading

back to school shopping

Every year, my teenage daughter and I take a day and go back to school shopping together. First, we make sure she gets all the essential school supplies along with a new backpack. I always make sure she gets all the essentials first like undergarments and socks. Then she focuses on items ...continue reading

pinterest shopping

I've been sick for the last three to four days. Aren't head colds the worst? Needless to say, I've been home all this time trying to rest and get better. Since resting means doing nothing, I stayed away from cleaning my house. Not hard to do. Instead, I went shopping. On Pinterest, of ...continue reading

my favourites for february

I love blogging. I love meeting new friends through social media. My biggest struggle with blogging is finding the time to read all of the blogs I love so much. Working part-time, being a Mom and managing a home sucks up a lot of my time. So today, I'm joining my friend Sue from Cookie ...continue reading

fashion file # 2

I know we're no where close to Summer yet. Heck, we haven't even begun Spring yet but I couldn't help but fall in love with this outfit. Of course, I found it on Pinterest.  Why would I look anywhere else? I love the style of the dress and the bright colour. The brown belt and the gold ...continue reading

because I lead such an exciting life

Life can get pretty monotonous over here at my place. Winter time is especially uneventful because we don't get outside as much as we do the rest of the year. Needless to say, I get bored. When this happens, I seek out things to entertain myself and add spice to my life. If it's not finding a ...continue reading

my face in hole adventures


When I'm not working, taking care of my kids, cleaning, cooking, doing laundry, reading, on Facebook, on Twitter or blogging, you can usually find me doing this ... What? It looks like me, doesn't it? What about me as a blonde? More believable? Is this more me? Short ...continue reading

tis the season + giveaway


Christmas is fast approaching. Stores are filled with beautifully decorated lights, trees and seasonal decor. Michael Buble's voice can be heard singing Christmas carols everywhere you go! Starbucks has their holiday drinks available. The malls are bustling with anxious shoppers trying to ...continue reading

bee beautiful you


I have some exciting news! I've decided to host a new meme. A meme that happens once a month instead of once a week. Bee Beautiful You is a meme that celebrates the wonderful and beautiful that is found in every woman. As women, we have a tendency to focus on our faults and imperfections ...continue reading