Hi Ho Hi Ho Off To The Beach I Go

Picture found on Facebook Okay, okay! I know I just annoyed a bunch of you. My bad. Sorry, not sorry. I'm just super excited! I'm heading on vacation!! Yes, indeed. It's my anniversary in a few days (our 33rd). Even though we've been on many vacations, somehow, we never end up there on our … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year – The Year Of The Sheep

February 19th, 2015 will be Chinese New Year. This year, it is the year of the sheep. So happy Chinese New Year to all of my readers who celebrate. I myself, was born in the Year of the Tiger. According to the Chinese, the tiger is a symbol of power. My lucky numbers are 1, 3 and 4 and my lucky … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I just wanted to take a moment to wish all my readers a very Happy New Year. May 2015 be a year of fun, laughter and fulfillment. May your wishes come true and your dreams reality. We live in a truly blessed country with many benefits and much beauty. It is my hope that you and … [Read more...]

Making New Years Eve Resolutions? I’m Not

It's that time of year again. That time when many people stop and take a look at their lives and then vow to make changes. Big changes. Many changes. All of them to begin at 12:01 am on Jan 1st! It's time to stop the habit of New Years Eve Resolutions. Let's be realistic. We tend to make … [Read more...]

Auld Lang Syne – The Words

For many, many years now, I've been singing Auld Lang Syne New Years Eve. Well, sort of. If you're anything like me, you know some of the words and the rest you just kind of hum along too! This year, I decided it was high time I knew what I was singing about! I went on a search for the words. The … [Read more...]

Are You Ready? I Can’t Hear You!!!

Ah yes, it's just three sleeps before Christmas...and the gangs all here. Or will be soon! Are you ready? Can you ever truly be ready? You've less than three full days to pull it together. You ARE a miracle worker. You CAN do this! This is my current mantra... I think I can, I think I … [Read more...]

Have You Found Your Christmas Spirit?

This has been a tough year in sweetmamabrady's house. It began out okay, in fact, I remember talking to my mom last January and said, "I sure hope this year is going to be better than last". That's because last year was not so great. Mom had been ill, in and out of hospital. She was still … [Read more...]

Supreme Butterscotch Cookies #Recipe #HolidayBaking

I was searching around the internet for something besides a chocolate chip cookie. Don't get me wrong, I love them, but I wanted something different. I came across a recipe for Butterscotch Cookies. I tweaked it just a little to give it more of the butterscotch flavour. I came up with these, Supreme … [Read more...]

Beautiful Holiday Accents From Luxe Gold #BBNShops #ad

Still pondering your holiday decor? Or maybe lo0king for that special little gift? Gold is always in style. Especially gold accents. Whether trimming the tree or adding a splash to your home, gold glitters and adds warmth along with that extra special touch. There are so many ways to go with this … [Read more...]

Attending A Holiday Party Or Two? Here’s A List Of Some Great Hostess Gifts! #BBNShops #ad

Such a wonderful time of the year and such a busy one! The Holiday Season has arrived. I'm sure you'll find yourselves invited to a party or two which adds so much fun. Getting to interact with friends and family, meeting new people, catching up and eating an appy or two. It just makes you feel … [Read more...]

A Fresh New Guest Bedroom For The Holidays #BBNShops #ad

The holidays are so busy with shopping and baking and guest lists and dinners to organize. Often we forget about the little touches. One such thing is the guest bedroom. Often overlooked because we're swamped. Yet, that's where your guests will stay. With a few simple tips and tricks and a change or … [Read more...]

Put A Sparkle In Someone’s Eye This Holiday Season With Earrings From @welovepearls #PearlParadise #Giveaway

Marilyn Monroe said that "Diamonds are a girls best friend". Coco Channel stated "A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls" and an unknown author is quoted as saying "The pearl is the queen of gems and the gem of queens". I agree with them all. I also believe in "All that glitters is gold"! Pearl … [Read more...]