You know this person, we all do. The person who seems to have everything that you could possible think of. The person that always leaves you scratching your head when you try to buy them a gift. I have a few of those on my list. So here are some suggestions that will surely trump any default … [Read more...]
Starbucks and Oprah…Together at Last!
I love Starbucks, I love tea, and I love Oprah Winfrey. This week, Starbucks announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Oprah Winfrey to co-create Teavana Oprah Chai Tea, which will launch in stores across Canada and the U.S. beginning late April! This is a match made in heaven. The launch of … [Read more...]
Who Wants 20 Bucks?
Updated! The winner, according to Random.org was commenter #57, chel22. I will be contacting you via email to get your prize to you! "There's six feet of snow on the lawn and it's minus 25 degrees with the windchill!" my mom choked out yesterday. She lives in Saskatchewan. Poor bunny. This … [Read more...]
A boost of energy!
Where do you get your energy from? Aside from an exhilarating walk in the neighbourhood, or a venture to the mall to take advantage of the latest sale, I admit that I get my energy with my daily caffeine intake (lactose caramel macchiato, thanks). But there are times that I'd like a boost of energy … [Read more...]
It’s All About the Candy Cane
With American Thanksgiving done, and the first few snowflakes of the season being documented on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, it doesn't seem premature to turn on the holiday lights, download my Christmas playlists and break out the yummy treats. First on the menu; candy cane everything. I'm a … [Read more...]
fighting the fuss
It is true I am getting fussier with age- I dont like public pools/ hot tubs/bathrooms, cheap hotels,poly sheets, black flies, canned food, packaged cookies or cakes, malls, backlit signs or the white noise of bad TV but I know it is a slippery slope. The fussier you get the more you catch "old". … [Read more...]
What is wrong with people?!
The other day I was at Starbucks (I know, I know...) getting my morning fix. I love Starbucks. Especially the one at the end of my street. I have said many times that it is like my Cheers, you know, where everybody knows your name and I am so grateful for this. When I first started my own … [Read more...]
Gifts for Teacher
If, like me, you're spending a lot of time making your list and checking it twice, please don't forget the teachers. Our children's teachers; the unsung heroes who we entrust to instruct, develop and shape our children during most of the hours that they're not with us. Isn't that worth more than the … [Read more...]
When it comes to the most important meal of the day, I'm a much better preacher than practicer. I would never let my kids leave for school without a well-balanced breakfast with protein, fruits and healthy carbs. However, I often find myself an hour into my morning at the office and realizing all … [Read more...]
TOP 10 TIFF HOTSPOTS
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) takes over most of city from September 8 to September 18. Among the stars that will have been confirmed to attend this year include George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Clive Owen, Jason Statham, Nicole Kidman, Tilda Swinton, Heather Graham, Ryan Gossling, … [Read more...]