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Summer Bucket List Update

Summer Bucket List Update

Back in June, I wrote a post outlining a bucket list for this summer – 150 things I wanted to do for Canada 150. There were some big items, some smaller items, and everything in between… A list designed to motivate and inspire me to […]

10 Tips to Beat the Heat

10 Tips to Beat the Heat

The summer heat has hit our area, and with a vengeance! With the humidity climbing, it is a wonder that we aren’t all melting! While I love the fact that my new house has central air, so I can easily cool down staying indoors, I’m […]

Why Get Involved?

Why Get Involved?

Whether you live in a large city or a small town, there are a number of ways that you can get involved within your own community if you open yourself up to the experience! Whether you are a jock, loving on the opportunity to take […]

Why I am a Proud Slytherin

Why I am a Proud Slytherin

There was a trend going on Twitter for awhile, and while I don’t normally jump on random social media trends like that, I couldn’t skip this one. You see, I am a Harry Potter addict – There, I said it! Admitting it is the first […]

Shopping for Savings: What’s the Deal with Knock-off Sites?

Shopping for Savings: What’s the Deal with Knock-off Sites?

From my experience, there appears to be a few different types of shoppers out there. There are those who will buy what they want, when they want, regardless of how much it may cost them, those that save their pennies and buy one nice more […]

Canada 150 Summer Bucket List

Canada 150 Summer Bucket List

Who doesn’t love summer? Beaches, campfires, vacations and laughter with friends. That time of year when school is out, families are together and time seems to have no meaning. I will still be doing the whole college thing as I took summer term, but that […]

Body Image and Why I Won’t Participate in ‘Clean Eating’

Body Image and Why I Won’t Participate in ‘Clean Eating’

There has been a lot of buzz online with the clean eating movement – Pictures and blog posts circulating, sharing pictures of beautifully laid out plates of fruits and vegetables, stories of weight loss and pictures showing off perfectly sculpted bodies, all credited to their […]

Throwback Thursday – Sept 22, 2012 When We Said I Do!

Throwback Thursday – Sept 22, 2012 When We Said I Do!

I don’t usually jump on this whole Throwback Thursday trend, however a conversation with a good friend recently in regards to her upcoming nuptials and all the work she is putting into getting everything ready had me reminiscing hardcore. I realized that I got married […]

A Call to Stand Together

A Call to Stand Together

As the news began to break on Twitter last night I was speechless – how could someone attack a group of CHILDREN, regardless of what beliefs or reasoning they may assign to their actions? The idea of it was completely unbelievable, and as many around […]

Life as a Dedicated Hockey Fan

Life as a Dedicated Hockey Fan

We are well into the playoffs, and the reality of life as a dedicated hockey fan is hitting hard at my house right about now! You see, I’m a HUGE Ottawa Senators fan, and with us still fighting hard for the Eastern Conference Championship its […]