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Castlemaine, the Small City with a Big Heart

By | January 3rd, 2017|Events, Travel|

Before I left Canada the only thing I knew about Castlemaine was that a longtime friend from my hometown lived there with her husband. Now I know that it is a small city, in a lovely part of the country, where the gold rush happened, and amongst other little towns that all offer wonderfully friendly [...]

Canberra, Australia or CANburra to Australians

By | December 13th, 2016|Activities, Travel|

Wow! I wasn’t sure what to expect from Canberra because you don’t hear much about it other than the fact that it is the capital of Australia, but it was an absolute delight. The people were so very friendly and helpful, even if it was because, like I was told, I have an accent. Canberra [...]

S’well Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle

By | November 28th, 2016|Lifestyle, Travel|

I was at the car dealership the other day with my S'well Stainless Steel Insulated Water Bottle (click here for the website) when the receptionist told me she’s been seeing everyone at school with one. I interpreted that to mean I had to tell her how wonderful it was. And it is wonderful. I bought [...]

Spongelle My New Favourite Shower Accessory

By | October 31st, 2016|Beauty, Lifestyle, Travel|

Ahhhhh, the warm, sweet fragrance of Bourbon Vanilla. It is a subtle scent that makes you feel cozy and comfortable, but also that you are loved and safe. A clean scent that wraps you in a big hug. Coconut Verbena on the other hand reminds you of the hot sun on your face and warm [...]

A Few Adrenaline Rush Activities off My Bucket List

By | September 6th, 2014|Activities, Travel|

A few years ago when I started making my yearly bucket lists I realized that I had to do more to live life and achieve everything I wanted to. Unfortunately money seems to always be an issue so I decided to do at least one affordable activity every year. Either originally that way, or I was [...]

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – the Surprise that Awaits You

By | August 23rd, 2014|Activities, Events, Travel|

You don’t often consider Saskatoon, Saskatchewan a holiday destination but this city has a lot going for it. Not only does it have a very strong emphasis on arts, it has festivals, attractions, shopping, parks, and some great architecture. The city was first settled about 130 years ago and as of 2014, has a population of between 250,000 [...]

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