Finding Funny

when life hands you a shit show

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The feeling of comfortable nostalgia set in – and then the empty store scene came up, the one where the mother and daughter are twirling. That’s when I lost it. You see, my mother has early-onset dementia.

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A dream laid to rest with wrapping paper and rotten apples

Wrapping Paper & Rotten Apples laying a Christmas dream to rest Elf Duty As I’m wrapping the many gifts that will be exchanged in the following week I’m thinking there can’t be any more, I have to be done.  Except I’m not because Oh!  Look... read more

Ford Road-Trips & The Luggage Whisperer

Fun On The Road with Ford The Expedition, Fiesta, and Convertible Mustang: Built for road-trips? It appears this was the year of #KickAssRoadTrips. First Christa & I drove to Prince Edward County for a bloggers’ retreat followed by  Ann & I... read more

The Great 2015 Shitastrophy

Celebrating our anniversary, or that time a lump of shit shot out of my kid’s arse and onto my carpet #shitastrophy

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STFU Dr Google, Before You Kill Someone

In light of a friend’s very public mental / nervous breakdown I can no longer keep quiet. I am shocked at how many of you – normal-ass people with no medical degrees – purport to know better than trained professionals.

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Philly’s Harbor Park a Real Gem for Locals & Tourists

It’s a beautiful summer afternoon on the boardwalk. You lean against the railing in this rare moment of peace and gently close your eyes, listening to the rustling of leaves as the wind carries voices of children at play, the nearby fountain a refreshing backdrop to a bird’s song.

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Parenting with White Lies

White lies. Those little nuggets of half-truths we tell to soften the blow. Every parent becomes masters of The White Lie whether we want to or not.

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Food Bloggers Part 3

Food Bloggers Part 3 Audit Proof Your Blog Part 2 of 3 As seen on Food Bloggers of Canada You’ve organized your kitchen, planned your posts and expenses, and now it’s GO time. Some of you are living vicariously through your bloggy friends’ tax refresh and you’re... read more

Feeding the Mind & The Miracle of The Universe

The universe – the whole, wide, thing – has got to be the most beautiful sight you can see. Satellite images and documentaries leave me in awe at the wonder, beauty, and miracle that is the universe.

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Food Bloggers Part 2

Food Bloggers Part 2 Audit Proof Your Blog Part 2 of 3 As seen on Food Bloggers of Canada Last month in part 1 of Audit-Proff Your Food Blog, we discussed cupboards and logistics, transforming your kitchen into a filing cabinet for food bloggers. By now you’ve... read more

Wordless Wednesday – Just call me Bones

Wordless Wednesday - Just call me Bones #angelesfavoritethings #blogher12 #blogher13 #blogher14 #NFFun #NFwithkids #nomorebullies #streamteam aging Awesome babies blogging business Care Bears cats Conferences Date Night death depression dh Disney dragon-slaying Dreams... read more

Traveling Alone to Las Vegas

Finding yourself alone in a strange city for few days can be a blessing in disguise. Here are my tips for women traveling alone to Las Vegas

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Food Bloggers! Check this out

Food Bloggers! Check this out Audit Proof Your Blog Part 1 of 3 As seen on Food Bloggers of Canada You’ve heard the horror stories: bloggers having to pay higher taxes, fines, and levies because accountants and CRA auditors refuse to count your food blogging expenses.... read more

The Baby-Sitters Club & My Youth – StreamTeam

The Baby-Sitters Club & My Youth - StreamTeam OMG.  Shut the front door.  The Baby-Sitters Club is on Netflix.  We’re talking the series – the one I couldn’t watch growing up because we didn’t even own a television. I don’t think you... read more

NYE with kids: Bringing Sexy Back

NYE with kids: Bringing Sexy Back I used to be the queen of NYE.  I always had plans.  They were always epic.  I celebrated in style.  Sometimes en grandeur, sometimes en tête-à-tête – clothing optional – but always in style.  Champagne, chocolate... read more

Beer Cocktails – the new chickie drink

Beer Cocktails - the new chickie drink This post is not sponsored though I’m sure Molson will be pleasantly surprised to see this in their feed. I first met up with Molson at my very first blogging conference in 2011.  During this inaugural event I was... read more

Sinful Threesomes Recipe – or, if you must, Toffee Bars

Sinful Threesomes Recipe - or, if you must, Toffee Bars Years ago I discovered a toffee bar recipe and instantly fell in love.  Back then, we referred to them as ‘squares’.  Today?  We call them Sinful Threesomes. It wasn’t until a few years later... read more

Food Pantry Holiday Makeover With James Young

Food Pantry Holiday Makeover With James Young James Young – host of DIY Network’s I Hate My Kitchen loves tearing up and rebuilding kitchens.  He’s working on a great project and took some time to answer a few questions for you. Food pantries across... read more

Got Beef? Don’t Have A Cow

Got Beef? Don't Have A Cow We all know cows are lazy. But are they? Imaging spending hours each day producing and expressing milk.  You eat like there’s no tomorrow and drink gallons of fluid so your body will be able to produce said milk. You’re so... read more

Raw

Wordless Wednesday: Raw Broken.  Raw.  Spent.  Exhausted.  #angelesfavoritethings #blogher12 #blogher13 #blogher14 #NFFun #NFwithkids #nomorebullies #streamteam aging Awesome babies blogging business Care Bears cats Conferences Date Night death depression dh Disney... read more

Sick in Bed with Russell Peters

Sick in Bed with Russell Peters It’s been one of “those” days.  The kind of days where the baby just wants to sleep and nurse.  Oh, and be stuck thisclose to you.  Failing to abide by these requests will treat your neighborhood – and possibly... read more
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