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Month: April 2017

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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Friday Five – Mindfulness, Frappuccinos, Sunflowers, Baby Groot and Nugget Boy!

Friday Five – Mindfulness, Frappuccinos, Sunflowers, Baby Groot and Nugget Boy!

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  This week I’ve got some bliss from around town, around the web, and as far away as Hawaii! 1. The Nourished Life It’s inspiring when you can connect with like-minded, soulful people, who live life to the fullest, finding that balance between being a parent, and working or running their own business.  A perfect example is Angela Higgins, founder of The Nourished Life.  I’ve been a…

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Friday Five – Happy Easter!

Friday Five – Happy Easter!

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  It’s the Easter long weekend here for us, and I’m lucky to be off the whole weekend with the boys.  We’re hosting my parents, sisters and all the cousins Sunday morning for Easter brunch and a mini Easter egg hunt in the backyard. 1. Easter Memories Every Easter brings memories of Easter 2010.  The spring weather that year was warm enough for us…

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Friday Five – All the senses blissed out this week

Friday Five – All the senses blissed out this week

Welcome to another edition of the Friday Five…5 things that are bringing me bliss this week!  This one will be quick, as it’s a PD Day today, so my kids are home from school, and we are planning to spend some good quality time together (well, they are planning to play video games…I’m about to be the mean mom and make them turn it off)! All the senses are blissed out this week…audio book and music for the ears, photo…

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Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

Elmira Maple Syrup Festival

Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, April 1, 7am-4pm The boys and I were up bright (relative term) and early at 6am this morning.  It’s festival day, and I strive to be there early to beat the crowds.  The Elmira Maple Syrup Festival, the world’s largest single day maple syrup festival (recognized by the Guinness Book of Records), attracts big crowds…over 60,000 people some years!  If you don’t want to be lining up for hours, you learn to get there at 7am….

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