Month: April 2011

PUSH…One Mother of a Show: Guest Blogger Erin Keaney

Today I am excited to welcome a guest post from stage and television actor and writer Erin Keaney. Erin’s credits include Comedy Inc., and the US tour of the musical Rent. She is also the creator and star of the hit web series Motherloadtv. Erin and her cowriters/stars will soon be presenting “Push…One Mother of a Show” in […] Read more…

Stars on Ice: Review

Last night my Aunt Sue (huge skating fan) and I hit the big city for Sears Stars on Ice Presented By Samsung. The Stars on Ice team is four shows in to their Canadian run, which began on the East Coast, and is now continuing westward from Toronto. This was the first time either of us […] Read more…

Piggy Paint Review and Giveaway

Giveaway open to US and Canada. The chocolate was a hit, and the stuffed-animal-with-the-book is getting lots of love, but Frannie’s favourite Easter gift, hands-down (no pun intended) was her new Piggy Paint nail polish (her shades shown below). Sea-quin Angel Kisses She was a little concerned that the Easter Bunny was contravening Mommy’s you’re-too-young-for-nail-polish rule, but fortunately […] Read more…

Voice Lessons To Go for Kids!

My girls love to sing. Their musical abilities come primarily from their father, so I have decided that my role is to be the supportive anti-stage mother. (Which is, of course, why I had Frannie on stage in March. That story will come later.) Back to the point: whether it be kids’ CDs, church hymns, […] Read more…

Room, Annabel And An Easter Thought

(Preface: If the following seems like a quick summary, it is in fact a quite accurate indication of how much time my friends and I actually spend discussing our reading selections at our book club meetings.) My mother really questions the choices of my book club. Last time around, it was Emma Donoghue’s “Room”. Room is where five […] Read more…

$50 RONA Gift Card Giveaway: The BMO Eco Smart Mortgage

Giveaway open to Canadians. I’m sure your home isn’t in need of any updates, right? Okay then, move along. You certainly don’t want to win a $50 RONA gift card, and I’m sure you have no interest in learning how to save on utility bills and possibly qualify for a fantastic mortgage (how does 3.89 % […] Read more…

Jamie Salé: The Stars on Ice Momterview

Jamie Salé is a Canadian darling. As the arguably prettier half of the figure skating duo Salé and Pelletier, she won Olympic Gold at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City following a major judging scandal. Jamie married on-ice partner David Pelletier in 2005, however the pair separated quietly over two years ago, publicly announcing their plans to divorce last June. Fortunately, the couple continues […] Read more…

Review Roundup: Treats and Reads

The best of the best that I have to share today: Two great books and a treat to enjoy with them! Reese Minis  When I was contacted by the PR rep for this new product, I replied within minutes and told her “you had me at Reese”! These treats are delicious yet dangerous: the Reese […] Read more…

Flashback: “Dear Easter Bunny…”

Have you ever wondered what the Easter Bunny brings to other houses? I thought it would be timely to pull out a blast from the past: my post from last Spring entitled “Dear Easter Bunny: An Open Letter Waiting Reply”. Click on the link to check it out, along with several great comments. (And FYI: “Mama of Seven” has since […] Read more…

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