We Don’t Wear Wedding Rings

I never really thought it was a big deal that my husband and I don’t wear wedding rings. It wasn’t a trendy choice we made. We didn’t get matching ring finger tattoos. It wasn’t a conversation that we sat down and had. It just happened….

I Finished Paying Off My Student Loans..

It took a long time. But, I finally finished paying off my student loans. The first student loan I took out was in  1996. I had moved back home from taking part in Katimavik and was feeling pretty lost. My best friend had flunked out…

Workin’ Moms…

I work from home. I don’t even think I can explain to you what that even looks like. Though, I can tell you how it feels. It feels like everything is being held together by extra hold hairspray. Because if it was light or flexible…

My Kids Don’t Get It…

My kids don’t get how to give back to their community. They just do not get it. I think we have made volunteering such a big part or our lives that our kids don’t even know that they are doing it. Does that make sense?…

The Toronto Star…

Did you see my mug in the Toronto Star? I was there. I swear. Want the back story? Here goes. I was recently contacted by Sunny Freeman of the Toronto Star, to get my reaction to the Canadian Federal Budget that was recently announced on Tuesday,…

Do You Step Up?

I am not sure how to talk about this without the entire post sounding like me complaining about my “First World Problems”. I guess that these are my problems and yes, I do live in the First World. So here goes…. I do everything I…

Cookie Candy…

I didn’t grow up with lots of family get togethers. As a kid in a town where everyone was related to everyone I often felt like an outsider. When I was a kid there was always one family that made me feel like everything was…