Seeking Palm Trees And Sunshine

It’s time.  Time for an annual event like no other.  Where my Sister and I pack up our broods and head off to the cottage!  Hold up.  Clearly, this trip is not headed anywhere near cottage country.  Sigh.  Yes, I’m sad, no happy, no nervous and excited to report that instead of the annual pilgrimage […]

Calling All The Bad Moms

Calling all the failures, the Bad Moms, the frustrated women of the suburbs. Perfect mothers need not read on. Do you ever feel like a complete and utter failure. Like every thing you touch is a total disaster?  Then you will understand my feelings of last week.  You are my people. Here’s the thing.  Some […]

Where To Travel In 2017 ~ St Maarten!

Second in the our series of posts highlighting our top choices for travel this year we bring you St Maarten! This small Caribbean island is located towards the north of the Lesser Antilles, enjoys tropical breezes and a truly unique geographically history.  Searching for a romantic getaway, an island with a fun and fabulous night […]

Escaping The Mom Fail & Winning With HelloFresh! ~ Giveaway

**Please note: The following giveaway is open to residents who reside in a delivery area in the provinces of Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and the Maritimes.   Once again I find myself starring into the open fridge and I’m at a loss.  It’s almost 5pm and I have NO idea what to serve […]

10 Things NOT To Pack For Your Caribbean Vacation

I am a self admitted overpacker. Inevitably when I return home I unpack dresses I haven’t worn, T-shirts that went from suitcase to hanger and back without ever seeing the light of day, even extra bathing suit cover-ups.  Why do I have room for all these extra clothes?  Because on the rare occasion that I’m […]

On The Hardwood Man, Self Control, & Celebrating Small Victories

Some weekends fly by because you’re having so much fun.  Others?  The opposite.  Too much to do, and not nearly enough time.  This weekend was one of those.  This next week we’re having some new floors put in upstairs.  Old satined carpets be gone!  But do you know what that means?  It means we must […]

New Year~ New Dreams ~ No Resolutions?

2016 has come to a close.  As with all families, we’ve had some blessed moments, some good days and some bad.  We’ve had moments that have taken our breath away.  A few tears and lots of laughter.  2016 has been an epic a year and I’m happy for every moment.   All those combined ups […]

Venice Boat Tour with Grand Canal & Tower Climb with Walks of Italy

16,000 steps. The number of steps our family was taking on an average day walking through Italy. Time spent meandering, touring and sometimes just getting lost. So when presented with the chance to tour Venice on a boat I took the opportunity to see this mesmerizing city from another perspective.  The water! Our tour called […]

I’m DONE WITH the Humans

The summer time weather, and maybe the wine, have brought back my sassy side.  So what have I done?  I’ve started a list.  Perhaps it’s not quite a list of people I want to punch in the throat.  That might be a bit extreme, but it is a list of people who are making me […]

5 Extras To Bring To An All-Inclusive

This family adores a good all-inlusive vacation.  You arrive and the world is your oyster.  Food, drinks, and all activities are included.  However, what I’ve learned from dozens of stays at all sorts of fabulous resorts?  A few little tricks.  Hacks if you will to take your all inclusive experience to a whole new level! […]