5 Tips for Planning Your Disney Vacation

5 Tips for Planning Your Disney Vacation

Are you thinking about a Disney vacation?  Stressed even thinking about it?  Not sure where to even begin planning?   As a former travel agent who specialized in Disney destinations, this was the most frequent question I got, especially from first-timers…”Help me!  Where do I start?!?” I have spent countless hours researching my own trips and helping clients, friends and family plan their dream vacations.  It can be completely overwhelming, with the mountain of information out there.  But it doesn’t…

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I got angry at my 10-year old today…

I got angry at my 10-year old today…

I got angry at my 10 year old today.  Not that this was the first time, nor the last time, I’m sure. We had been having such a great day too.  Slept in, talked a bit while snuggling in bed. He even said he wanted to take a break from video games today!  Well, this morning.  Okay, maybe until after breakfast. We packed a picnic lunch and went to the park, laid on a blanket, and stared at the sky….

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Friday Five – Sweet treats from all over!

Friday Five – Sweet treats from all over!

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  You know how before you start a new diet, you have one last cheat day, where you binge on all your favourite foods, the ones you are going to give up?  Well, this week’s post is something of that sort. Summer is here, and in an effort to get my boys away from the screen time, I’m trying to plan more of an…

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Friday Five – Mac’s Mural, Wonder Pens, Shrimp Rolls, John Williams and Nutella

Friday Five – Mac’s Mural, Wonder Pens, Shrimp Rolls, John Williams and Nutella

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week! 1. Mac’s Mural and Neighbours Day A couple of weeks ago in the Friday Five, I posted about this blank wall outside my neighbourhood Mac’s store. And here is what it’s been transformed into this week!! This is the result of combined efforts of Waterloo Regional Police, Mac’s Convenience Stores, street artist MagicFinga WonG, and the local community. You can check out more…

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Friday Five – Wonder Woman, Lego, Pottery, Neighbours Day and a Ventriloquist

Friday Five – Wonder Woman, Lego, Pottery, Neighbours Day and a Ventriloquist

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  It’s starting to feel like summer, and we’ve got a jam-packed weekend ahead of us!  PA Day movie, Lego, getting outside and enjoying the beautiful weather! 1. Wonder Woman I have very fond memories of my childhood.  Raised in a family of all girls, my mother made sure we believed we could do anything, be anything, that boys could.  Now that I am…

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Friday Five – Food, Drink, and all kinds of Art

Friday Five – Food, Drink, and all kinds of Art

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week! 1. LCBO Food & Drink Magazine Our household eagerly awaits the release of every issue, and the Early Summer edition is now available.  Chock full of recipes, entertaining ideas, new products and recommendations in wine, beer and spirits, I usually read it cover to cover!  This one was no exception.  I’m already planning to try making the Pumpkin Seed and Chili Crusted Fish…

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Friday Five – Blue Mountain Getaway

Friday Five – Blue Mountain Getaway

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  Something different again this week.  For Mother’s Day last week, I spoiled myself with a couple days getaway up to the Blue Mountain region, alone, sans kiddos.  I thought I would share with you my top 5 from that trip, with lots of pictures! Now, I have to begin with a caveat…I am not really an outdoor adventure type of person.  No zip-lining…

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Friday Five – Charity in honour of Mother’s Day!

Friday Five – Charity in honour of Mother’s Day!

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week! This week I am doing something a little different. In honour of Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, and since I struggle with what to buy for my mom, I thought I’d share what I did this year…a donation in my mom’s name! Here are five worthy causes that have crossed my path recently, that I believe in and support. I don’t think…

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Friday Five – Holy Guacamole, Young Studios, Guardians Vol 2, Backfire Effect and Little Wonders

Friday Five – Holy Guacamole, Young Studios, Guardians Vol 2, Backfire Effect and Little Wonders

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Holy Guacamole Fresh Mex, Young Studios Art, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 review, Backfire Effect, and Little Wonders. 1.  Holy Guacamole Fresh Mex   This local, family run, mexican food business specializes in “fresh food as fast as we can”! Started five years ago in downtown Kitchener, Holy Guacamole Fresh Mex now has six locations in Kitchener-Waterloo,…

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Friday Five – Chinese Food, Disney, Mother, Art and Nasa

Friday Five – Chinese Food, Disney, Mother, Art and Nasa

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  From chinese food to Disney, motherhood and art, there were so many inspiring things to share with you this week!  Enjoy! 1. 126 Chinese Restaurant My family is always on the hunt for good Chinese food, and I think we have tried every local restaurant over the years.  Yes, I do mean “Canadian” Chinese food, but that is how I was raised.  I…

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