25 Random Things About Me Facebook Meme

25 Random Things About Me Facebook Meme

Remember a few years ago there was a Facebook meme floating around where people were asked to write 25 Random Things about themselves?

Of course you do. We all did it.

Being the overachiever that I am, I wrote slightly more than 25. It also took me about a week or so to properly organize my thoughts and write them out. Continue reading →

Hockey Tournaments and Sleeping Arrangements

Hockey Tournament Sleeping Arrangements

Since the beginning of January of this year we have been going from one hockey tournament to another.

In order to save a little money for one of the trips (which is a four hour drive one way) the husband decided that he and Big Boy will commute with another parent and his son. Plus, they will share accommodations at one of the local hotels. Continue reading →

My Hometown – Cranberry Portage, Manitoba

Cranberry Portage Manitoba

Cranberry Portage, Manitoba.

My beautiful and special hometown.¬†Where I was born and raised. Well, I was actually born in The Pas, Manitoba but that is because Cranberry Portage doesn’t have it’s own hospital.

Cranberry Portage is actually a village. The current population sits just below 600. Growing up our town wasn’t much bigger. I think the most people we had at one time was between 800 to 900. Continue reading →

Escaping the Polar Vortex: How To Find The Perfect Vacation Rental

Please welcome Gillian Duffy to my blog! She is guest posting for me today and is the author of the new book “How To Find The Perfect Vacation Rental.”

How To Find The Perfect Vacation Rental

I know. It’s cold out there, right? North America has, for some reason, been hit with the Big Freeze this year. Snow. Ice. Wind chill. Freezing rain. We’ve seen it all.

I, for one, am done.

I dream of Mexico and Jamaica, Cuba and Hawaii, Costa Rica and Belize. Places where the sun shines almost every day, the beaches go on forever, and it’s warm. I dream of warm. Continue reading →

In Regards to Your NekNomination Dear Facebook Friend

Alcohol NekNomination


Haven’t heard of it yet? Well, you are going to get an ear full about it from me.

I have read about NekNomination all across the Internet these past few weeks in message boards I frequent as well as on Twitter and Facebook.

A NekNomination is like a dare. A person downs a deadly mixture of alcohol (or an obscene amount of one type of liquor) while being filmed performing the act. When the person has completed their task they nominate another friend or two to do the same. Continue reading →

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with the HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer #HPCreate #ValentinesDay

I have been having so much fun with my new HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer. This fabulous machine can create some pretty amazing things and I am in awe of it.

My kids are sure enjoying the fun printables that automatically print every couple of days via the apps available on the printer. The games and puzzles and colouring pages sure keep them busy.

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