Showing posts from January, 2015

Guys Behind the Blog

When the Boys Behind the Blog series got cancelled, I was a little sad. I have now come upon a new Guy-related Q&A, I was a bit excited. Hubby not so much, but I am the one the asks him and types of the questions, so he really doesn't get a say in the matter. LOL.

Betsy has started a new series called...wait for it...
1 // have you ever had a blog, or have you ever considered starting one?
No, I (hubby) have no interest in that. I barely read my wife's blog, But I do (kind of) find these types of q and a's interesting.

2 // if you could be a member of any band, which one would it be?
The Rythmics

3 // valentine's day is on the horizon...are you the date-planner type or do you fly by the seat of your pants?  do you have anything planned for february 14 this year?
He is definitely the fly by the seat of your pants kind of guy. We don't have any plans as of yet, but I have to work V-Day, so we will probably doing something on the 13th .

4 // tell us about a date-night…

Randomness/Let's Be Friends Blog Hop

This is going to be a potpurri of subjects that have been running through my head the last few days. So, instead of doing 6 or 7 posts, and for the sake of time, I thought I would just done BIG post :)

Bare with me, ya'll!!!

-As I get older, I am realizing that everyone has their "stuff". Everyone is going through something. The loss of a parent, cancer, the loss of a baby, tough parenting issues, finances, health issues. NO ONE is living the perfect life, and if they say that they are, they are lying. One thing I can't stand is bright shiny happy people; posting awesome pictures of their seemingly perfect life. I also can't stand it when people move (usually it's from Canada to somewhere in the US), and their lives are all happy. Ugh..annoying. Anyway...we all have our stuff. Life isn't perfect. So, if you are going through stuff, chances are there is someone that you know that is going through the same thing, or worse.

-I have a bit of an addiction of g…

Fiesta Mexicana-A Review

As I mentioned in my earlier post, hubby and I went out for dinner on Saturday night. We had been wanting to try Fiesta Mexicana ever since You Gotta Eat Here (the Canadian Version of Triple D) featured it on their show a year or so ago. The night we went, it was PACKED, and we couldn't even get through the door. Plus, it wasn't the greatest of service that night (I did comment on their page, and they admitted to not being prepared on how busy it might be after it aired), but we vowed we would try it again. Well, we FINALLY were able to go on Saturday night.

The food was amazing, the service was excellent (more on that in a bit), and the decor was funky! We arrived at around 5:30, and when we go again, we would go for lunch, or maybe a week night, since that night got super busy around 6. I wish I had taken more (and better!) pictures, but here are the ones I did take.

I loved the manager, Roxanna, who served us herself, and who actually asked us our names, which was really co…

Weekend Wrap-Up

Happy Monday! I am very happy b/c it's my long wknd! I love that every second wknd, I get a 3 day holiday :) I hope your wknd went well. Mine sure did.

Friday, I had to run a few errands. I wanted to get some espresso from a local coffee shop in town, so I decided to relax and enjoy some of their coffee before work. Red Beard Roasters is a local coffee shop in town, which has started serving wine, and more food, etc.

I am not a HUGE fan of their coffee. I asked for a Peppermint Mocha, and it wasn't very pepperminty at all..but I do like supporting a local business, and the pastry (made by another local bakery in town) was amazing. is the new link..Red Beard

I went to work, and then on the way home, I stopped at McD's for a drink, cause I am wild and crazy like that.

Saturday, I slept in, and relaxed in the morning, and then ran out to do a few errands...I went to Jysk to look for another duvet cover, and maybe some new bedding. I found this lovely chocolate/w…

Five on Friday/Oh Hey, Friday

Happy Friday, Friends!!

I have been away from the blog-osphere for awhile. Mainly because I have been busy, and just not into blogging. But, I am back!

So, here we go with this weeks, favourites,

1. A new niece!

She was actually born two weeks ago, but I didn't include it in my last Friday post that I did, and I didn't do a Friday post last week. So, she will go into this weeks post. Lilah Marjorie was born on Jan 9 to my brother Luke and his wife and their daughter Norah. She is just precious, and I CANNOT wait to see her!!! Sadly, it will probably be awhile, since they live on the Island (about 8 hours away). I am trying to get some of my family members go on a road trip. So far, no one as taken the bait. LOL.

2. Birthday Parties!

My friend Lynda had her birthday on Jan 9, but we weren't able to get together until last Friday. We went Dorian Greek House, where the food and service is usually awesome. This last time (I have only gone maybe 4 times) however, wasn't tha…

Five on Friday/Oh Hey, Friday

Happy Saturday! I hope your weekend is going swimmingly.

Here are a few things that I found interesting/my favourites this week.

1. Socks.
I love socks. Now, don't get me wrong, in the spring/summer/fall, I HATE socks. I will wear flip flips, go barefoot, whatever it takes to NOT wear socks, but during the late fall, through to early spring (and any day that is not even remotely warm), I LOVE me some socks. But not you regular old run of the mill socks....they have to the fun/holiday ones! I buy socks the way some people buy shoes or purses. I clearly have a problem. I decided to lay out all my socks, on our bed the other is what I came up with...
Yup...just a few. I buy socks according to each holiday that is approaching. I actually want to get a few socks for spring/Easter this year. I also have a few socks that aren't holiday-related, but that just have fun designs on them. I do have some "regular" socks, too. But they are usually the shorter ones, and…

Christmas/Birthdaay Get-together

A couple of days before Christmas (ok, a week), we girls got together for a partial bday/partial Christmas Celebration. It was a lovely evening filled with food, fun, and fellowship. The bday girl, M had had her bday on Dec 4th, so we all came together for a belated bday party. We all met at our friend C's house, and had a great evening together.
 The bday girl and the cake.

 I loved C's Nativity set.

 The food.
 I loved her mantle.

I loved her tree.

We also watched "Just Friends", which I hadn't seen before. It was ok, but not great. It was such a great night, and great it see everyone again.

Snow Day!

I have had a few posts mulling around in my head, mostly those about on infertility, but frankly, who wants to read another depressing post?

So, I thought I would share some pictures from/of the last 24 hours. was considered a SNOW DAY, and it looks like tomorrow will be as well. Now, we Canadians are no strangers to snow...we can plow our way out of (almost) anything; we will send our kids to school despite the chilly temperatures; we run (well, I don't, cause I am not crazy, but others do) during the long, cold winter months; we don't think twice about driving anywhere in any condition (well, I actually don't like winter driving...but other people don't seem to worry about it)...but these last couple of days have been CRAZY! Schools were closed...a lot of businesses were closed; it has been a mess...and we HAD to go out today. I asked hubby very sweetly if he would drive me, and he said yes. I am SO glad he did, cause it was awful. The roads were packed, …