Day 5 Elf on the Shelf

Goodbye Elf on The Shelf: We Won’t Miss You

Shh… Don’t tell my kids but our Elf on the Shelf, Elfie, has left the building. Little cute, mischievous Elfie went to a new home. Where he will be loved dearly I am sure. Last year Elfie did not even make an appearance at our house. The one thing about the Elf on the Shelf…

Friends, TV Show, Cast

The Post About Nothing

This post came to me last night as I was trying to fall asleep. Pretty much it is going to be a post about nothing. Kind of like that TV show called Seinfeld. Remember how people referred to the show Seinfeld as “the show about nothing?” I did not watch a lot of Seinfeld when I…

National Blog Posting Month November 2014 NaBloPoMo #NaBloPoMo

Really Bad Christmas Gifts

Have you ever received a really bad gift on Christmas morning? I have a couple of doozies! Hold onto your rockers folks… In my teen years I think my parents thought it would be a good idea for Santa to bring me things to start preparing for the future. One year I excitedly bounced down…

dare2give, my giving moment

Dare2Give: Give Back

You have probably seen the commercials for this great campaign called Dare2Give by My Giving Moment. The initiative was inspired by the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston. Mr. Johnston wants you to dare your family, friends, and random folks to give back to their community. I love this campaign. It really speaks to me….

Compliments, Compliment


Sometimes it is hard to accept a compliment when it is given. Sometimes it is not. Compliments can turn a person’s day around. Many people do not realize how simple it is to give one. And compliments do not cost you a thing! They are free for the giving. Compliments are even sweeter when they come…

My Favourite Reads Books Blogs Love

Favourite Reads {3)

The internet is still down at my place so this will be a short favorite reads post this week. Big Love and Epic Fail: Facing Fears and Going Big Earlier this week I shared my dream of potentially writing a book. This blogger explains some of the same fears I have about writing my own…

books, coffee, hot, read, reading

Giving Some Blog Loving Using Feedly

I love programs that can make your life easier. Or just a wee bit easier. As a blogger, obviously I love to write. However, another side to blogging is the act of reading other blogs. And boy do I ever read a lot. I try to comment as much as I can too as commenting…

Birthday Party Cake Candle

How to Survive A Combined Birthday Party

A couple of weekends ago we hosted a combined birthday party for our two sons. I must tell you that our son’s birthdays are nowhere near each other. Our oldest, Big Boy, was born at the end of August and our youngest, Little Man, celebrates his birthday at the beginning of December. We were out…

books spines old shelf reading

Writing A Novel

Do you have a book in you? Fact or fictional? Related to your blog or totally different from it? Today I am resorting to using a #NaBloPoMo prompt. (And today we are on Day 3 of Internet connection problems.) Do I have a book in me? Well, one of my dreams is to write a…

iPhone, Youtube, Technology, Humour, Humor

Technology Humour

Please bare with me as I am still experiencing technical difficulties. To lighten the mood I thought I’d share a wee bit of technology humour.