Category: Musings

Jan 27 2014

Forget Sex – Let’s Talk About Mental Health Baby

Mental illness affects all Canadians at some time, whether through a family member, friend or colleague, and 20% of Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime. If it isn’t you, someone you know is dealing with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar, or something else. And most likely they are hiding it from you, …

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Jan 07 2014

“Welcome to my Porn Site” aka I was hacked

Do you know the old adage ‘Time is money’ or the more recent ‘Being disorganized costs you money’? I’ve always believed these. In my experiences and observations in life, they are true. I’ve seen or heard of people spending hours on a couch watching TV while stating they have no time to earn extra income; …

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Nov 19 2013

Where Am I Partying Tonight?

The Twitterverse is a busy, busy place. And on the nights that Twitter Chats are running, it can be too busy to keep up. Unless, of course, you forget that they are happening, and completely miss out. My brain is more like a sieve than a safe, so I began using a calendar to document …

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Nov 10 2013

Who Should Sponsor my 1K Follower Twitter Celebration?

When I became active on Twitter in October 2012, after attending She’s Connected, I was thrilled when I hit 100 followers. When Maple Leaf began following me, the first “Brand”, I was over the moon. Each follower afterwards always gave me a thrill. But it seems that big, round numbers affect us more for some …

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Oct 23 2013

Help! My iPhone is stalking me!

Okay, so I don’t own an iPhone, but I know a lot of people who do. I saw this report on Global News and had to share the information. It’s about how Apple is now having your phone record every single movement you make. Like a Private Investigator. The new iOS7 upgrade included a change …

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Oct 20 2013

Frugal Canadian Coupon Mom celebration [and a giveaway!]

Sometimes in life you get the chance to meet others that just strike you to the core as genuinely nice, honest, GOOD people. This phenomenon occurs in the virtual world of the internet, Twitter and Facebook just as often as it does in real life. From my experience, it happens more frequently in the virtual …

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Oct 06 2013

My Adventure at the Toronto Fall Home Show 2013

Twice a year, the CNE grounds get descended upon and overthrown for four days with home owners, home buyers, renters and HGTV celebrity groupies for their Home Show. I was very lucky to receive free passes (via Twitter) from Melissa Davis; one half of the fabulously talented Catherine + Davis interior design brand. It\’s a …

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Jul 11 2013

Lovin\’ Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Keeping you updated on your favourite blogs Bloglovin is a portal interface to many blogs available on the Net. After registering for free and creating your profile, you can add the blogs you would like to follow. Similar to other social media networks, those you follow will be listed on …

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Jul 03 2013

Cover Madness Giveaway Hop

Read-a-holicz is hosting a book giveaway that ends July 14th. Click the image below and get your entries in today! ONE follower will win a PRE-ORDER of one of 16 EPIC covers from Harper Teen.

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Jun 30 2013

I can honestly tell you….

Originally I was going to write a post for The Great Canadian Blog Bash about some of the wonderful things my USA boyfriend and I were planning to do during his visit this July. People frequently complain that Toronto is an expensive city. I know from experience that there are a slew of things that …

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