Travel, Uncategorized

Experiences Canada

I let my twelve year old daughter fly across the country without me, and I would so totally do it again! Yes, it was terrifying to let her spread her wings and leave the nest for a week, but in the end the value of the experience is undeniable. Experiences Canada is an amazing way… Continue reading Experiences Canada

School, Single Parenting, The Wonderful World of School, Uncategorized, university

10 Tips for Surviving University as a Single Parent

Attending university for many isn't a choice, it functions as a stepping stone in achieving their long term goals. Balancing university life and work is a challenging adventure for many, yet for single parents the challenge of attending university can seem insurmountable some days. There are days where I wonder what I'm doing sitting in… Continue reading 10 Tips for Surviving University as a Single Parent


Women’s March on Washington

Saturday, January 21, 2017, women, men and children joined in solidarity as they marched on Washington. At locations across the United States, Canada and Europe, crowds gathered to spread the message that women's rights matter, and we will not be silenced. At Diana Krall Plaza in Nanaimo, BC, over 1000 participants showed up to show… Continue reading Women’s March on Washington

Coffee, Keurig, McCafe, Reviews

McCafe Compostable Pods – Review

McCafe Keurig Compatible K-Cups Photo credit: Jaime Stephens I have to confess that my day is not complete without a cup of   coffee in the morning. I'm not a huge coffee drinker, and as a       single parent to two girls, I'm the only one who drinks coffee in my house, so I'm happy to have a… Continue reading McCafe Compostable Pods – Review

Deals, Fabulously Frugal, Photobooks

Arts Cow – Boxing Day Sale

While the insanity of Boxing Day may be over and done with already, I was super excited to discover that Arts Cow still has their specials ongoing!2 items for $4.99 USD each, shipped which is amazing. To see the items that are included in this promo click here. Code is BOXUP*. Expiry: January 11/2017. This promo includes 4x4,… Continue reading Arts Cow – Boxing Day Sale

Gilmore Girls: A Day in the Life

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

Spending a Year in the Life of the Gilmore Girls brings audiences back to Stars Hollow, nearly ten years after the CW show wrapped in 2007. A lot has changed, or has it? The four episodes made me laugh, smile, grimace and cry throughout, touching on all of my emotions repeatedly. Returning characters were perfect, and the… Continue reading Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life