Hey, Gorgeous! Take Some Time for YOU!

Adding a work out to my day, SAHM making time for yourself, Skechers shoes

Hey, Gorgeous! Thanks for swinging by. I know you've been busy but when was the last time you took a moment for you? Between soccer, volunteering for school trips, making dinner, packing lunches, trying your best to keep on top of laundry and more, I know your schedule is full. But did you … [Read more...]

True Story: A House Fire Can Happen To You, Our Friends Are Living That Right Now. #FireSafety

Fire in Kawartha Lakes, Family Fire in Ops Twp. Kawartha Lakes This Week Photo

Twice a year you may replace your fire alarm batteries and think to yourself "A house fire will never happen to me!" My girlfriend said the same thing and last month it did happen. Her beautiful country home went up in flames. Thank goodness her three sweet little girls made it out after her … [Read more...]

Conquering Fear & Learning To Ski Later In Life

Horseshoe Resort Barrie, Ontario Skiing Getaway, Ontario Winter Getaway, Horseshoe Resort Winter Getaway

The summer of 2015, there was talk that we may as a family embark on giving skiing a try. I won't lie I was nervous and wanted to use that dreaded word hibernate again (read this post), but I stayed positive and placed my fear aside. Our children wanted to learn to ski, and my husband loves to … [Read more...]

Being A Mother Without Regret: Are You In Your Children’s Movie?

Arrowhead Provincial Park 1.3 Ice Skating Trail. Nikon MOMents. Nikon D3300 review

It happened a couple of years ago; I was watching my family outside skating on our backyard rink. It was almost like I was looking at a movie. At that moment, something quickly struck me. I am not in my children's memories when I am sitting here watching them outside playing with Daddy. I … [Read more...]

It’s All About Giving Back This Season: Our #KindnessMountain of HOPE

Donating to Kawartha Lakes Charities with our Kindness Mountain

There have been times in many of our lives where we have endured a struggle or two. In the moment, it feels like the whole world is crashing down on you, the walls are caving in and you may feel like you will never dig yourself out. I've been there, we've all been there.  I have received, when … [Read more...]

How to Achieve a Calm Mind: Muse The Brain Sensing Headband + #Muse4Golf Contest

How to Achieve a calm mind. Muse The Brain Sensing Headband

Over the years I have spent a lot of time focusing on calming my mind. For numerous reasons, one being that I haven't always had self-control over my mind, in other words patience’s has not always been my strong suit. No one is perfect and I knew where my weakness was. Calming my mind started many … [Read more...]

Framed By Nature & PosterJack #12PrintsProject

Posterjack #12PrintProject

Over the course of the next 12 months follow hashtag #12PrintsProject for social shares from seven Canadian parenting, design, and lifestyle bloggers – one being moi! Each of us will be posting 12 photographs that speak to our heart and tell a story behind the print.  Which will be printed by … [Read more...]

Successful New Year Resolution That Happened Eleven Years Ago – 45 lbs gone

Mind Over Matter Weigh Lost Secret

As soon as January hit's it's feels like a new door opens and you can give a fresh new start at anything you please. To date my most successful New Year resolution was in 2004. I have always been careful about what goals I put on myself. Because when I challenge myself to reach a goal or dream I … [Read more...]