What better time than now to get out and explore the beauty of nature? In these uncertain times, I think it’s time we all focused on where we CAN go, and what we CAN do. We all need to focus on our mental health in the days ahead, and research shows that getting outside in nature has many health benefits, including reduced stress and anxiety.Read More
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Yes, I said happy. This new reality we’re all living in can be overwhelming, what with constant news updates and press conferences happening, so it’s important now, more than ever, to focus on the positive.Read More
I both love and hate this day: the first day of a new year.
Welcome to 2020
You enter it full of hope and excitement, planning and dreaming for a new year of possibilities. You set out new year resolutions, make promises, and set new goals, but truthfully, it’s just another day.
What’s different about today, and why don’t we have this hope and excitement every day we wake up? Shouldn’t we? Every day is a gift after all.Read More
Unbelievably, the end of July is upon us and it’s quickly getting down to crunch time for the 10th anniversary of the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend.CONTINUE READING
Every year my husband participates in the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer here in Ontario and joins about 4500 other cyclists in riding from Toronto to Niagara Falls in the name of raising funds for cancer research.
While he cycles in whatever weather Mother Nature throws his way, I travel with our daughters and my sister to Niagara Falls so we can camp out at the finish line and cheer for the riders as they cross the line.CONTINUE READING
There’s no doubt that being able to see the results of hours of your hard work, makes putting the time in a little easier.
And when countless hours spent volunteering to help make tissue paper flowers for a Mother’s Day charity event goes from a pile of paper on your dining room floor, to a beautiful venue…CONTINUE READING
Here we go again…
Today was the day. I got up this morning with mixed emotions and decided I would let fate decide: to run the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend, or not.
Yes! Who am I kidding?? Of course I’m going to take another shot at a runDisney event!CONTINUE READING
Happy New Year!
It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but I’m still here. Work and life were busy over the holidays, so I stepped away from writing for a while, but now things have settled and it’s time to get back to it.CONTINUE READING
We did it! And what a great way to see the city of Toronto.CONTINUE READING
After years of dreaming about it, I’m finally doing it: I’ve booked my first solo trip to Walt Disney World.
I love my family and our crazy busy Disney vacations, but this one I’m doing just for me. No FastPasses, no hectic dining schedule, no racing through the parks at breakneck speed not really seeing it all or taking it all in… This trip will all be about enjoying the gluten-free side of Disney parks and resorts, taking time to enjoy all the sites and sounds, and of course running.CONTINUE READING