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

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

my halloween list


Halloween is a no-brainer. I mean, seriously? Who wouldn't love dressing up, going door to door and collecting candy? It's chocolate, people! Halloween has always been my absolute favourite holiday of the year. It even beats out Christmas and I love getting presents. What I love more than ...continue reading

illuminate me

Avon Illuminator

Like most of you probably already know, my sister started selling Avon about six months ago. Naturally, I have become one of her top buying customers.  Some people love Avon and some don't. It's a matter of preference but being that I'm not a name brand snob, I'm always open to trying new ...continue reading

the book bug


I love that I love to read. Plain and simply put, I have a passion for books. "According to Wikipedia, the word Passion (from the Ancient Greek verb πάσχω (paskho) meaning to suffer) is a term applied to a very strong feeling about a person or thing. Passion is an intense emotion compelling ...continue reading