Month: June 2012

Meet My Personal Stylist: Practical Fashionista

Allow me to introduce you to my personal stylist: Lisa McLatchie, Practical Fashionista! (You may have noticed her link at the top of my sidebar.) I found her through a simple web search (looking for a personal stylist in or near the GTA) and was very impressed by what I found. So, what makes her […] Read more…

Does the “Monday’s Child” Poem Ring True For You?

Just a little bit of Friday fun here: Remember the old poem, “Monday’s Child”? Monday’s child is fair of face, Tuesday’s child is full of grace, Wednesday’s child is full of woe, Thursday’s child has far to go. Friday’s child is loving and giving, Saturday’s child works hard for a living, But the child born […] Read more…

Hello Summer $1000 Cash Giveaway!

These cash giveaways are so fun, I couldn’t resist joining up for one more: And here we are again to give you a chance to win BIG BUCKS!!! Happy Home and Family, Diva Fabulosa and a group of amazing bloggers have teamed up to give 1 lucky winner a whopping $1000 paypal cash! Yep you […] Read more…

SEO For Absolute Total Complete Beginners

I am not a web analyst; I am a teacher. I could prattle on all day about SRTs, IPRC’s, IEPs and ADHD. I cannot, however, give you any sort of expert tips on SEO. What I can offer you is a beginner’s perspective. After blogging for two years, I recently decided I should learn a […] Read more…

Don’t Buy This Spice Rack

I took a photo of my beautiful new “9 Can Magnetic Spice Rack” (purchased at Canadian Tire) but then didn’t get around to writing up a post that day. Good thing, since by the end of the day the cans had fallen off the magnets, and I began the almost daily process of hot-glue-gunning them […] Read more…

Our Backyard Reno (Pool and Deck) Phase One!

I wanted to let you in on the first few steps of our 2012 landscaping project: a deck extension and an above-ground pool! We toyed with the idea of an in-ground pool, but our slope is not ideal for it, and I knew we would have spent a crazy amount of money just to landscape afterwards. I […] Read more…

Need a Grad, Wedding, or Baby Gift? Hallmark Has You Covered!

As part of the Hallmark Press Pause Panel, I receive goody bags filled with Hallmark’s latest and greatest products. What’s worth sharing this time around? WEDDINGS His and Hers Travelling Mug Set ($29.99): The bride and groom can enjoy this matching set of travel mugs with silicone lids and a no-slip grip. Mr. and Mrs. […] Read more…

Summer Splash Cash $400 {Giveaway}

Giveaway open worldwide. So for those of you who missed it, a couple of months ago I participated in a great cash giveaway, which was a wonderful way to bring in some new readers and followers…and to give someone a fantastic prize! (There were 245,000 entries by the way…no, I’m not joking! But remember that […] Read more…

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