I know I’m kind of late to the party but I’m going to see the The Twilight Saga: Eclipse movie tomorrow night. I’m going to go see it with my husband. On a real date. Something I haven’t done all that often since becoming a mother. I used to tweet and blog about the Twilight … Continued
the kitchen sink
six word fridays: you (aka me)
Family-focused… Geeky Girl… Bookworm… Unabashedly so. —————— Wondering what’s up? Check out Melissa’s meme at Making Things Up, then write your own six word masterpiece!
Oh blog, how I’ve neglected you of late. It’s been a funny few months running after my little one and getting ready for the back-to-work grind. But I’m here. And I promise to write here more often. Honest. And while I haven’t been paying much attention to you of late, I have been blogging professionally … Continued
Millennium Trilogy a knock-your-socks-off read
I recently finished books one and two of the “Millennium Trilogy” by Stieg Larsson – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Girl Who Played with Fire. I’m so stoked about this storyline that the release date for the final book in the series – The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest – can’t … Continued
Lights out for Earth Hour
Tonight at 8:30 p.m. (local time), make a point to switch off for Earth Hour 2010. Earth Hour began in 2007 and is now a global event. It challenges every individual, business and community throughout the world to switch off their lights, TVs, computers, etc. for one hour, one day a year in support of our … Continued
be productive: eat your frog!
Although I’m an avid reader I haven’t read anything from Mark Twain. Perhaps that is why I’ve never heard the expression “eat your frog”. Over on FastCompany, Gina Trapani reports on how to work smart. Her advice is to “eat your frog” or, do your worst task first: Twain famously said, if you eat a … Continued
Babywearing in winter: you can do it!
If you live in a cold, snowy climate you may be hesitating about babywearing when taking your child from the car and into stores, etc to run errands. In the spring/summer months – sure it’s no problem if it takes a couple of minutes to reach into the car and then get your baby comfortably … Continued
Embracing the chaos
I’m a new mom…my daughter is three months old this week and wow has the time gone by fast since her birth. I realized yesterday that while a full year of maternity leave may sound like a long time, it’s going by in a blink. So I plan to enjoy every minute I have with … Continued
At last night’s Girl Geek Dinner (GGD Ottawa) event with Tara @missrogue Hunt, we discussed the importance of mentors in helping with personal and professional success. It can be difficult to seek out mentors but if you take a look around, you’ll see they’re easy to find. Mentors serve as a trusted teacher or counselor, … Continued
it’s been a while
So I realize that blogging is a full time commitment and I’ve let it all run amok when it comes to this blog. It’s been a hectic few months for me on the home front. I moved into a new house in late June and had a baby a little over a month later. It’s … Continued