So this weekend in Toronto started off with Valentine’s Day and will end with Family Day. There is plenty of love to go around for sure. When it comes to Valentine’s Day – while I appreciate the meaning behind the celebration, I am of the crowd that thinks every day should be a day to … More Express Your Love When You Feel, Not When the Calendar Tells You
Hello friends, you know, ever since I started this blog almost four years ago, I have posted monthly without missing a beat. I think that streak might be coming to an end soon and it is late November now and I’ve not published anything. Life has been busy, but I’ve also been challenged by what … More November, please slow down.
The other day I was cleaning out an old wallet and I was pleasantly surprised at what I found – I came across two wallet-sized photographs of two good friends of mine from years ago – from our high school days. It certainly brought back a wave of memories and nostalgia. I was more humbled … More The Beauty of Hidden Treasures
It’s been a somber few days this week. I had to attend the funeral of a child that recently passed away. We know death is a part of life. I’m sure we have all given ourselves that same pep talk over and over – but it is so much more difficult to comprehend when it’s … More May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness
This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune
I can’t thank my blogger family enough for the ongoing love and support over the last two years. It’s been quite the humbling journey. I’d like to extend a special shout out to Anthony from Today’s Perfect Moment for nominating my blog for the Liebster Award. Thank you so much for the continued recognition. I am … More Passing the Baton As the Blogger Love Grows
Growing up, the holiday season was a time where the anticipation of it started weeks before and there was always a huge buildup to it. I remember in elementary and high school, the holiday feels always got you in this giddy mood, but of course at that time, it was more because you knew you’d … More Here and Gone in a Flash: How to Enjoy the Essence of the Holiday Season