The Real Deal On Carlo’s Bakery In NYC!


You’ve watched him on Cake Boss.  You’ve marvelled at his cakes.  You’ve laughed along at his family antics and watched that business grow.  At home you’ve spotted his products on boutique shelves. You’ve been following Buddy Valestro for so long now, you really feel like you know him.  (um, that’s not creepy is it?)  So […]

2016 Is The Year For Adventure in Kissimmee!


Are you looking for some new ideas or adventures when you go on adventure this year?  Why not consider Kissimmee for that next vacation?  2016 is going to be a very, very big year! Kissimmee, Fla. —From galloping aboard horseback under hundred-year-old cypress tree canopies to snorkeling in freshwater lagoons to blasting off into a […]

Retail Therapy


When life gets you down and the scales have you beat. If you’re tired, and worried, and running around feeling like the world is against you. There is one thing you can do. One magical thing that for at least a few shining hours can lift your spirits and put a smile on your face. […]

Top Five Places in the GTA to Take Your Family This Winter


With winter officially here, parents are looking for family-friendly activities to help their kids beat the winter blues. The LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre team knows how important it is for families to spend quality time together, and they have searched the city for the best activities you and your family can enjoy this winter. Excite your […]

Be Kind. Always.


  Some days are good.  Some days are great.  Other days?  You may need the assistance of coffee, the motivation of warm pastries or even children to drag your ass out of bed.  It makes you think.  Do you ever really know what’s going on behind closed doors?  That smile you see on someone’s face? […]

Time To Treat Yourself! ~ $100 Giveaway #PrepaidMyWay

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I have a little tradition here in the suburbs.  Every year when my dear daughters birthdays roll around, not only do I try and find the perfect birthday gifts for them, but I pick up a little something for me!  Yup, you read that right.  I buy a birthday present for myself.  Sure, they may […]

Top 5 Reasons To Rent A Vacation Home Near Disney!

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It’s cold. It’s dark when your kids leave for school in the morning and the sky is black again before dinner.  The wind howls at the windows at night, and the 3 foot piles of snow on either side of your driveway is making it feel as if the winter will never end.  So what’s […]

My Truths


What do a few confessions, a dash of TMI and a touch of self reflection add up to?  My truths. For whatever reason, today it felt important to pour my heart out and let you all in on what’s going on in my head, and behind my door here in this little corner of the […]

The One Where I Covet A Diaper Bag?

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Kate Spade, Michael Kors, Gucci and Marc Jacobs.  What’s one thing you didn’t know they all have in common?  They make diaper bags?  WTH? Who wants to put their kids dirty used up stinkified diapers in a bag that costs more than their mortgage payment?  Not me, err not that I’m in the market for […]

What Are Your “Ageless” Giveaways? ~ $165 Olay Giveaway

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It was 10pm and I was dragging.  A ridiculous hour to have to head out again and pick up a teenager from Volleyball practise right?  You think I’d be used to it by now, but I wasn’t.  It was an effort to stay awake and get my behind off the couch.  So I did what […]