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A Few of My Favourite Apps

Yes, there's probably an app for that. But often, they kind of suck, right? I've deleted 10 times as many as I actually use.  — Read More —
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30 Years Later…

This Saturday I’ll be going to my 30th high school reunion. As anyone facing such a milestone may relate to, my thoughts go to who will be there, what I should wear (!?) and of course, everything that’s happened over the past three decades. — Read More —
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My Top Seven Drugstore Beauty Buys (All under $13)

Raise your hand, who likes to save money? Me too! We have so much in common. I especially don't like wasting money on salon and department store beauty products that don't work any better than their drugstore counterparts. — Read More —
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Gym Etiquette

I can’t sweat it any longer, I have to speak out. The gym is starting to gross me out. — Read More —
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Easy Peasy Pupcakes

As anyone who owns a dog knows, the furry little buggers can cost you a lot of money: food, toys, grooming, dog-walking, daycare, vaccinations, not to mention dealing with any health issues. It can REALLY add up. — Read More —
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What to Watch on Netflix

A world of TV shows and movies and nothing to watch. Am I right? You've probably seen all the obvious choices - the Netflix originals, the new release, the big TV series that finally made it online. Now what? — Read More —
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My 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is like a bright shiny door: I'm always keen to open it and see what's on the other side. — Read More —
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My Christmas Photo Album

Back in the day, the day before smart phones with built in cameras, Christmas was one of the few times of year we remembered to take photos in my family. I'm betting it was the same at your house too. I love going back over the old pics, reflecting on the various Christmases: the meals, the guests, the presents and of course, the squabbles! — Read More —
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Kristina’s Top Reads of 2015

I'm excited - it's that time again when I share my favourite reads of the year with you. I have been aching to write this for months! — Read More —
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Lessons Learned in 2015

It’s that time of year again when I like to think back on the months past, reflect, and hopefully extract meaning from my experiences. To quote Confucius, as I often like to do, “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is the noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.” — Read More —