Married For 35 Years! What’s My Secret?

I've been married for a long time. In fact, it's been thirty five years. Yet, somehow, it doesn't seem all that long. If it wasn't for my fully grown children and the mirrors in my home, I could fool myself into believing it's only been five. So, what's my secret? First and foremost, he's my best … [Read more...]

When I Was Twenty – My Younger Days

A couple of weeks ago, a reader of mine, posted some old pictures of themselves. You know, those crazy ones that show you in funky clothes, with a funkier hairdo. It got me to thinking about my younger days. Specifically, the year I got married. I was twenty, and the year was 1982. My … [Read more...]

Blogging About Me – What You Most Likely Don’t Know

I've been blogging now for going on six years, which is kind of hard to believe. Frankly, it doesn't seem that long ago that I sat in an Italian restaurant in Mexico, asking my family what they thought about the idea of me, blogging. Imagine deer in headlights. There's nothing quite like a captive … [Read more...]

Will You Be Ready For Retirement? Find Out #RetireReady #Spon @TD_Canada

On February 21st, I'll turn 55 years old. In Alberta, many places offer senior discounts at 55! I'm not ready to be a senior yet. However, I'm getting there. Old age and retirement is only 10 years away. Growing up, we were told, the best way to plan for retirement, was investing in property. … [Read more...]

Good Times Don’t Have To Be Complicated. Simpler Is Better

Simpler is better This past Christmas was one of the best I can remember. It was the first Christmas for my grandson and the first Christmas with both grandchildren together. You can tell from the picture that they simply adore one another. My granddaughter loves playing, cuddling and feeding … [Read more...]

America, Trump, The Islamic Faith. What Have We Become?

Let me begin by saying, I'm am not an expert on the Islamic faith. I am one person who believes in myself as a good, decent individual. I'm also a believer in mankind as fundamentally good, decent people. There is bad in this world. However, evil does not recognize race or religion. Evil … [Read more...]

The Year 2017 Has Begun – What Are You Planning?

The year 2017 began by sleeping in until 11:30. It also started off with a runny nose and fits of sneezing . Allergies perhaps? Possibly, I did sleep with the window open as hot flashes are a part of my life at the moment . Who knows what's floating around out there! Of course, it could also be news … [Read more...]

Poise Impressa – My Experience Plus #Giveaway @Poise @ShopprsDrugMart #LiveWithoutLeaks

This post was sponsored by Poise Impressa as part of an Ambassador Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary product to facilitate my review. A few weeks ago, I wrote about Poise Impressa and why I was going to being trying it out for myself. Since that time, a lot of things … [Read more...]

Don’t Suffer With SUI @Poise @ShopprsDrugMart #LiveWithoutLeaks

This post was sponsored by Poise Impressa as part of an Ambassador Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary product to facilitate my review.” Bladder leakage occurs in 25% of Canadian women during their lifetime, and half of those have SUI or Stress Urinary Incontinence. I am … [Read more...]

Go Back In Time To A Younger You @Netflix_CA #StreamTeam

What if we could go back in time? Would you want to? Sometimes, I think I'd like to do that. Other times, I'm not so sure. Perhaps if I could take my knowledge with me, I would. It's not that I really regret anything, but I wouldn't mind a better understanding of myself. I believe that would of … [Read more...]

Using Coupons For More Than Groceries #GrouponCoupons #ad

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Groupon. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own On Monday, I went and got a haircut. The young lady who cuts my hair, is awesome. She's chatty, and has a 9 year old daughter. Very close to my granddaughters age. We have a lot in common actually, … [Read more...]

Remember This…… #RemembranceDay

I live an extraordinary life in Canada. My friends, my family, my neighbors, all come from various walks of life. Myself, I come from British immigrants who arrived here more than 60 years ago. The opportunities I have are many and my freedoms are second to none. Everything I have and everything I … [Read more...]