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Thursday, November 28, 2013


Check out

It is a website that let's you browse the latest flyers, find a product(just type in what you are looking for and it will show you where you can get it on sale), create alerts for items and create shopping lists.

I love it for the product find option:)

Enjoy & I hope you save lots!

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Dragon Moon

I purchased these this summer at a unique little store in Perth.
2 Gore St E, Perth

They have a $10 rack and that's where I got the tuque and the ombré leggings.  

To be honest, my sister picked the leggings and I laughed at her because I thought they were too weird looking.  Then I tried them on... lOVED THEM!!

Please note: I did pick out another pair of black tie died leggings (very rock n rollish) and when I went to pay for them, the cashier pointed out that one leg was longer then the other?!?!? $10 rack be aware.  Unless you have one leg longer than the other :p

Tuesday, November 26, 2013


So last week I posted pix of upcoming "jobs" well I forgot a really big one:

Painting my bedroom! Not just painting it but removing the wainscoting, patching and raising the chair rail.  Do you see the cathedral ceiling? Lots of painting.


Coral & grey (I know similar to what is there but will go on easily)


Yellow & grey ( a la National Geographics a little white in there somewhere too)


Monday, November 25, 2013


So thankful for the snow this weekend!  Breton was out shovelling as soon as there was enough to shovel. 
I also started to decorate for Christmas, starting with putting out my winter dishes:) yes I have winter dishes.
While putting them out I was just smiling from ear to ear.  They just made me happy!  

So festive and wintery, the blue and white.

Snowflake glasses and my collection of holiday mugs.  I got a few being a teacher:)

Hope your start to Christmas prep is going well.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Ode To The Avocado

I first met you in my guacamole 
And even then I wasn't in love with you
But now
I love you!
In my sushi
In a salad
I mix you with salsa, hummus or with tuna
Then eat you on a cracker.
Wondered if you were a veggie or a fruit
Googled you
You are a fruit
Should have known with the size of your pit
In Mexico they call you an Alligator Pear.
Whatever you are called
I love you

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Cheaper is NOT always better!

So this is Thrifty Thursdays and I just have to go on record stating that cheaper is not always better!

I live for a cup of orange pekoe ("regular") tea. Ok maybe three or four cups a day. So in an attempt to save some $ I bought the store's version of regular tea, not my usual Red Rose or Tetley.

Well YUCK!

My evening tea was ruined! It was like drinking medicine.  There was this weird chemical taste.  I even thought that I would be hearing soon that there is a recall on this tea.  It was gross.

So some things I can not go cheap on.
Lesson learned.
Thanx life!

This is me in grade nine!

So I have had this sweater since grade nine!  I love it!  It is kinda militaryish, thick and warm, neutral colour.

I look much cooler in it now then in grade nine:) no way could you pay me to go back to high school!

Bare naked Lady here!  Hope you got the reference! Nakid so fun 

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

To do list

Put up Christmas lights
Change furnace filter
Fix this

Fix this (put a new pluggie thing back into the sink). We have lost a few things down there...a lipbalm the whole thing is down there somewhere??!!

Either get the fan AND the light working or just find a new chandelier... With no wires hanging out:)

Monday, November 18, 2013

Thankful for...

My two legs, my two arms with hands at their ends, two eyes, a nose that can smell, organs that seem to work, ears that usually work, mouth that can smile

Thursday, November 14, 2013


Go to to get free samples.  There are a whole bunch you can choose from.  It is a great chance to try the items before you buy them.  I have gotten everything from razors to dishwasher soap.

Afterwards you do get an email with a survey to fill out.  Not really a big deal.  Can be a little lengthy though.  Later they will email you when new samples are available. 

You have to be quick.  Some samples get chosen quickly.  Nonetheless it is fun to get the package in the mail:)

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Second Run

So I think I am really fortunate because I have friends who have given me their hand me downs.

Even better they are really good fashionistas so their hand me downs are awesome!! I have gotten compliments on the clothing...just sayin I wear them well:)

This has helped me with my vow not to buy any new clothing.  

Thank you fashionable friends!!!

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Thank You Jay Peak

IBreton had a hockey tournament at JayPeak  Resort in Vermont, it was fantastic! The boys won silver!

Also thankful for our roomies :), Ruby's babysitters, the Raiders and families, the H2O park, the snow falling on the mountains, the king size bed that the kids and I slept in (secret snuggles in the night is my heaven on Earth), hwy 30, GPS, Rob's directions to the border, Mountain Dick's pizza (gotta giggle at that), my lazy river buddy ( I heart GM), am I thankful Lachute wasn't open?, finding pants for B (he only brought one pair), Trudie, B playing so well

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Another great app!

Here is another app where you can save money off of items you purchase.  It is similar to Checkout 51 and Snap Save


Tuesday, November 5, 2013

What I wouldn't do

So this is help yourself Tuesday and I was trying to think of what I wouldn't do by myself...

With YouTube, I can find videos that show you how to do everything.  I have Youtubed how to fix my sinks, change the stringy thing on the weed wacker and  how to dye my hair purple/lavender ( haven't done that one yet:).  So I am not sure if there is anything I wouldn't do???

Maybe car related and electrical.  Like this fan issue:

Lights are on but no fan spinning?!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Thank you for...


I went to one this weekend.  Some of what she said rang true other stuff was...perhaps way off?

I have to admit way back when, a psychic told me the relationship I was in then that we'd be together a long time but not 4ever:( hmmm

She also said I would have three kids.

I had a physical last week and tubal ligation came up...hmmm

Psychic's name was Ginger Ella!:0)

Sunday, November 3, 2013

When I grow up...

Dear Diary

When I grow up I want to be a roadie for Hedley.  Their music is edgy, energetic and fun.  It gets my feet moving, my stress out and a few songs are quite touching (The Sweater Song).  I think if I was a roadie for Hedley we would have lots of adventures.  Probably go get some new tattoos while travelling all across Canada and the world.  They might let me be in a video or two, lip sync back up (cuz I can not sing) or let me pick their outfits for them. 

Because I am older, I could part my wisdom on them.  When their head gets too big for the doorway I could help deflate it.  They could teach me a thing or two also.  Share in their extra curricular activities that they do to relax or even teach me to play an instrument.

So Hedley if you need me email moi!

Friday, November 1, 2013

What am I eating?


My favourites from Halloween are:

Hands down all chocolate then Rockets and then the little caramel cubes:p