Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Open Mouth, Insert Foot

This post could be alternately entitled “How to Teach Kids to Have a Social Filter”.  Open Mouth, Insert Foot is quite fitting though.  Oh, I have tons of Open Mouth, Insert Foot moments that I wish I could double back and erase.  My brain and mouth don’t often work together and aren’t always on the same track.  With kids, it’s different though.  They’re just learning social etiquette. Little One is proof of this. Let me first say that I absolutely love that m […]

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Shop and Save with your Target REDcard

Shop and Save with your Target REDcard

I have a confession.  My name is Christine, and I love shopping.  I also love shopping and saving.  That sounds like an oxymoron.  The truth is, I love loyalty rewards programs. Why not save a bit at stores you frequent anyway, right? Target REDcard Details: Did you know that Target Canada offers a REDcard program that allows Canadian shoppers to save 5% every day on already low prices at Target stores** using either a REDcard debit or credit card?   REDcard Debit card   The Target REDcard debit […]

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Lots of Halloween Fun with Target #TargetTrickorTWEET

Lots of Halloween Fun with Target #TargetTrickorTWEET

Those who know me know just how much I love Halloween!  I love prepping for parties, whipping up spooktacular treats, and decorating our home. I love cooking and throwing parties, and Halloween is no exception. This year, I found lots of fun items for Halloween at Target! For all your Halloween party planning needs, Target has it all.  From cute Halloween-themed napkins, straws, plates and cups to decorations to turn your home into a spooky haunted house, you’ll find lots of variety at Tar […]

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5 Fun Halloween Ideas #KinderMom

5 Fun Halloween Ideas #KinderMom

Goblins and witches, and skeletons! Oh, my!  Werewolves and bats, and zombies too! Halloween is right around the corner and we’re getting pretty excited.  We’ve got some fun Halloween activities to share! 5 Fun Halloween Ideas Halloween Bento Lunches Bring a smile to your child’s face with some fun Halloween themed bento lunches.  Cute Halloween Lunchbox Love notes can be found here and are the perfect companion for those spooktacular school lunches! The photo above is of Korea […]

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I’m As Free As A Bird Now

I’m As Free As A Bird Now

Friday mornings in the Fall always leave me feeling a bit pensive.  I reflect upon the week that has just passed and plan for the week ahead.  I make sure meals are planned, all my projects, meetings with clients and work for the week to come are planned out and penciled onto my calendar.  In between family, work, the farm, the house, I occasionally get a few precious minutes to enjoy a tea and sit by my kitchen window and write a thoughtful blog post. If I’m lucky. I was going through box […]

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CAA Game of Life Twitter Party! #CAAGOL

CAA Game of Life Twitter Party! #CAAGOL

You know that the Game of Life – CAA Edition is back and even bigger and better, right?  You’be been playing every day too, right? I’ve been tweeting with lots of people who have been playing every day and some have told me that they’ve won prizes!  How exciting is that? Know what’s also fun? Twitter parties, that’s what! Excited to let you know about a super fun #CAAGOL Twitter Party coming up! When: Thursday, October 23 2014 between 12-1 EST Where: Twitter, […]

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BlackBerry Passport: What You Want to Know #BBElite

BlackBerry Passport: What You Want to Know #BBElite

As BlackBerry Elite members, we are privy to info and updates and all things BlackBerry.  As a BlackBerry Elite, I am excited to share BlackBerry news and info with my readers.  I’m always excited when new products are released. I’m even more excited to share an interview with fellow BlackBerry Elite, Pat Wallace.  Pat was great enough to do us the honour of talking about what he thinks of the new BlackBerry Passport. Life on Manitoulin: Pat Wallace, as a BlackBerry Elite, how do you […]

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Fun Halloween Decorations & a Giveaway! #HallmarkPressPause

Fun Halloween Decorations & a Giveaway! #HallmarkPressPause

I’m not going to lie.  Halloween is one of my favourite celebrations.   I love decorating our farm and getting all festive.  Yes, I even dress up for Halloween!  Hey, Halloween isn’t just for kids, you know! Halloween decorations, fun costumes, tricks and treats!  How can one not love Halloween?! This year, I’ve got a few items from Hallmark to  help get us into the Halloween spirit!  We’re a bit excited about Halloween decorations in this house! Little One absolutely lov […]

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Family Above All Else #ThankFALL

Family Above All Else #ThankFALL

Just like that, Thanksgiving came and went. Upon reflecting on the things I am #ThankFALL for, I noted the following: Family is THE most important thing to me Visits with loved ones are always too short Traditions and creating memories are so important (especially when you have little ones) I LOVE having a full house Hosting Thanksgiving dinner is as easy as pie As long as I have my family, I don’t need much else to be happy Family is THE most important thing to me My youngest brother, my […]

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Glama Gal Tween Spa: Coming to Sudbury!

Glama Gal Tween Spa: Coming to Sudbury!

Do you hear that sound?  It’s the sound of my five year old (Oops! Almost six year old!) screaming because she is super excited that Glama Gal Tween Spa is coming to Sudbury! Okay, I won’t lie.  I’m more than a tad excited too!  I don’t get pampered often, so every once in a while, a great mani or pedi makes my day. Little One and I love having Mommy/Daughter spa days, but how fabulous is this?! Little One has been asking me to have her birthday party at Glama Gal Tween S […]

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