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Taking Stock

A friend of mine died this week. Cancer. Fortunately for him, he didn’t suffer for long and when he passed he was surrounded by people who love him. We should all be so lucky. — Read More —
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The Best Piece of Advice

Are you a worrier? Worried about money, worried about the future, worried about getting from the office in time to pick up the kids from school, drop them off at soccer and then get home in time for dinner? — Read More —
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Bone Broth-ing My Way Toward Beautiful Skin (I hope)

Stopping in at a friend's place for my morning coffee this week I was shocked (and slightly disgusted) when the mug placed in front of me looked nothing like the latte I was expecting but was instead a steaming cup of chicken broth. What gives? — Read More —
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Remembering a Beloved Pet

I have a confession to make. A slightly macabre one. My beloved cat Whidbey died quite a few years ago. When the vet asked if I wanted to keep her ashes, I said yes. Well, they’re still in a little box in my garage. — Read More —
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Hey Ladies … #Choose Beautiful!

I came across the new ChooseBeauty advertising campaign from the award winning marketing minds behind the makers of Dove personal care products. I must admit, it stopped me in my tracks.  And it made me wonder... — Read More —
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Anna’s Favourite Travel Goods

Are you a world traveler? Or a busy parent ferrying kids to and fro? Perhaps you're a career girl on the rise and on any given day you're running from your office to your warehouse before jumping on a plane to head to a conference. Whatever your life picture, you're on the go all the time. I can relate. — Read More —
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Seeking (Non) Parenting Advice

Children are funny little creatures. Between the ages of around four and six they are, in my eyes, hilarious, easy to fool and easy to impress. Once they pass about 8, things get much more complex. Especially if said children aren't your own. — Read More —
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Fight Cruelty with Kindness

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead — Read More —
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How To Get Your Own TV Show

If there’s one thing I get asked advice about (besides where to go in Croatia) it's how to get a TV show off the ground. Anna and I have received countless emails and queries about this, with people asking if they can pick our brains about the TV world. — Read More —
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Pink Is My Favourite Colour

According to various online sources (redcross.ca, bullyingstatistics.org), Canadian teachers rate cyber bullying as their issue of highest concern (out of six listed options). Further, approximately 58% of kids and teens say they have had something negative said about or to them online. And 35% of kids say they've been threatened online.  — Read More —