Archives for November 2017

Condo Vacation In Playa del Carmen

Larry and I have been promising ourselves we’d go vacationing for two weeks. Somehow, that never happens. Something always comes up. Whether it’s financial restrictions or other commitments or simply not being able to get that much time off, we’ve never done it. Back in July, I decided to … [Read more...]

Christmas Magic With #Kellogg’s #TreatsForToys #Giveaway

Another year has passed, and once again we’re approaching the Christmas season. A holiday I love. There’s so much joy at this time of year. Families getting together for meals, shopping, the decorations and the anticipation of Santas visit. However, it’s not a wonderful time for many. Sadly, the … [Read more...]

Walking Mexico With @Skechers_Canada #Giveaway #XmasCountdown2017

The day before swapping cold temperatures for warm ones, I received a couple of packages from Skechers. One was for me, but the other one was for Larry. It was a package of perfect timing. Looked like Larry would be walking Mexico in a new pair of Skechers. To say he was thrilled, is an … [Read more...]

Christmas Recipes From Around The Blogesphere

Most of us have our favourite Christmas Recipes. Those delectable goodies that have been passed down through generations. You may not make them on a regular basis, but they get pulled out for holidays. I have several of those! One happens to be oatmeal cookies. These particular cookies aren’t your … [Read more...]

Pearls @welovepearls Always Make My Wishlist #giveaway #XmasCountdown2017

When I was 16, one of my sisters treated me to a mini makeover. I received a haircut and got my ears pierced. Up until that point, having pierced ears didn’t even occur to me. Even then, I kept in the studs you get with your piercing, a very long time. It never occurred to me how many gorgeous … [Read more...]

Cozy, Comfy, Canadian @McGregorSocks #XmasCountdown2017 #Giveaway

Over the years, I’ve bought hundreds, if not thousands, of pairs of socks. Everything from work socks, to sport socks, and non slid socks for my children and grandchildren. Many, many times, McGregor socks made their way into my shopping cart. That's because they're not only cozy and comfy, they are … [Read more...]

DIY Projects For Christmas

When my girls were little, I did a lot of DIY projects. For instance, I made Halloween costumes and Christmas decorations. Who doesn’t remember making paper garland or popcorn strings? DIY projects are a great way to get your kids involved and spread the Christmas spirit. It’s so much fun. Add a few … [Read more...]

Jeans – Wear Them Whenever You Want #giveaway #XmasCountdown2017 @LolaJeansdotca

I’m a jeans kind of gal. Sure, I love dressing up, once in awhile. Mostly though, it’s jeans for me. They’re comfy and wear well. Plus, you can dress them up, or stay casual. I remember when I first entered the work force. There was no such thing as casual Fridays. Going to work meant dress … [Read more...]

Skip The Dishes #XmasCountdown2017 #Giveaway CAN/USA

Previously, I wrote about my experience with Skip The Dishes. It’s a great alternative to ordinary delivery. For example, you can order from restaurants that don’t offer delivery of their own. As well, you can keep track of what’s happening with your order, and where your delivery person is, through … [Read more...]

Soup’s On! 7 Yummy Soups You Can Make

Over the years, I’ve posted a lot of soup recipes. Not surprising, since they’re a favourite of mine, especially with winter on the way. It’s a comfort food that’s both economical and delicious. I prefer to make my own, because I have to watch my salt intake. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t use … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual Countdown To Christmas Event #XmasCountdown2017 #Giveaway Announcement

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Christmas Holidays are around the corner and the frenzy has begun. You know what I mean. First shopping, then wrapping. Followed by baking and dinner planning. Not to mention the parties! While it’s a lot of fun, it’s also tiring. Personally, I love … [Read more...]

Seafood Dinner @TangoBistro #NotSpon #yyc #yyceats

Listen up, if you live in Calgary and love seafood, you just got lucky. Right now, you can get a lobster dinner for $25 per person at Tango Bistro. If you’re visiting Calgary, you simply have to stop in and have a bite. They are located on MacLeod Trail, next door to Smugglers. It’s a meal … [Read more...]