I read Worry-Free Money last spring but I think the beginning of a new year may call for a re-read. I can't recommend it enough. Whether you're rolling in dough or pinching your pennies, I think everyone can benefit from this book (okay, if you're "rolling in dough" maybe not so much!) The book is … Continue reading common cents
Last Sunday my mom and I went to see Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. I've wanted to see this show for YEARS and I was beyond excited to finally get to see it in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre. Mom and I have seen many concerts and plays at this venue and I love … Continue reading beautiful!
Every year. This happens to me every year even though I always say this year will be different. I save all of my favourite Christmas movies for "closer to Christmas" and then by the time Christmas Eve rolls around I am cramming trying to watch them all. I have quite a list of must-watch holiday … Continue reading my christmas dilemma
I absolutely love decorating for Christmas. When I lived in Toronto I would set up a small tree in my apartment and I'd always come back to the Valley in early December to help my mom set up the tree(s) and all the decorations around the house. And speaking of my mom's Christmas decor - … Continue reading holiday home tour
Thanksgiving and Halloween have come and gone and Christmas is on the horizon... and I'm definitely not mad about it. I'm so looking forward to decorating our Christmas tree and watching all the Christmas movies. Things have been kind of quiet around here lately - just spending lots of time with family and making plans … Continue reading sweet valley life lately
A few weeks ago, Matt and I went to Alberta to meet our newest nephew Troy. We flew out on a Friday evening and my brother Rob picked us up at the airport in Edmonton. We stayed with Rob and my sister-in-law Jacquie for a few nights and had such a nice visit with them and … Continue reading a heaven in alberta
There’s nothing like reading book while soaking in the vitamin D in the summertime. I also did a bit of travelling this summer which meant I always needed a book on hand. I'm just realizing now that I read a lot of thrillers / murder mysteries lately so I think the next book I read … Continue reading summer reads