This post is brought to you by good intentions and poor efforts. If you have been reading my blog for some time you may remember that I work with the school district and I have summers off. Sounds dreamy, doesn’t it? Well yes it is, but having two months off does have its setbacks. I’m… More It Takes How Many Days to Form a Habit?
Who else has Olympic fever? Thank goodness I am not back to work yet and I can binge watch the games all day at my leisure. How about Mr. Lightening Bolt? The machine of a swimmer Michael Phleps? The tiny but mighty Simone Biles? I think if you have the dedication, focus and athletic… More 7 Reasons Why I Love Andre Degrasse
Yesterday I went to work with Andy. It was a gorgeous day and I had no pressing plans and just wanted to get out the apartment. I mentioned on my blog before that Andy is a musician. Specifically he plays the steel pan, and summer is the busy season for him. Many times I will… More Please be Safe
“Sweat” with my guest writer, my sister Francine as she gets tangled in red tape and bureaucracy at the passport office. Will she finally get ready for a family vacation with time against her? My life, like many people’s, is not extraordinarily exciting. While there are thrilling hills and mundane valleys, up, down and sideways… More When Life Feels Like a Reality Show
July has been a pretty hot and humid month so far and I am not complaining in the least. I welcome the hot weather during the summer months. Lord knows I will be knee-deep in snow sooner than I would like. The temperature was a moderate 25 C with a cool breeze today. The meteorologist… More Beach lounging or Running?
Every summer my goal is to find books for my reading list. Nothing beats leisurely summer reading. I found the book 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, written by Mona Awad on the Apple book list of recommended readings. The book was a pretty quick and easy read. Set in the city of… More 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl
It has been a bit of a whirlwind over the past few weeks. The end of the school year is always busy. After my last day at work, I hopped on a plane (well two planes) to Belize. A beautiful little gem of a country between Mexico and Guatemala. The birthplace of my parents, we… More UnBELIZEable Times
I will always remember my grade nine language arts teacher Mrs. Leibovitz. Her dreaded red pen was known to most pupils in the halls of the school. On your essay or research paper grammatical and spelling errors were circled in ruby red and underlined; the corrections noted in the margins. (Mrs. Leibovitz if you happen… More Blogging 101 and Basic Human Anatomy
Hey everyone! Happy summer solstice. Boy have I been in a blogging slump. I have just had no desire to write….until today. It’s all thanks to Andy Cohen. I was sitting on my couch and feeling wiped out after a long day. After coming home from dinner with some work friends, I wanted nothing more… More O.C Ladies End the Slump!
Hello there and hello June. My favourite month because of the summer solstice. All kinds of fun and quirky events happening in the city on the longest day of the year. I wanted to share some budget beauty finds that are on my list to help you look your dewy best this season without breaking… More Budget Beauty Basket