My Dirt

3 years ago my daughter, Stella, joined me at an event where she had her very first ever moment in hockey skates. She got to meet a gold medal, Team Canada, Olympic hockey player and share the same sheet of ice with her for a pick up game of hockey. All it took was 30 minutes on the ice, a brand … Continue reading

my 48 hours in Los Angeles

Last week I got to go to LA with my friend, Kyla but the catch was that I was on the ground for exactly 48 hours. What can you do in LA with so little time? As it turns out, a whole lot. We stayed in an area of LA called Culver City. It’s a great community driving distance to … Continue reading

How to be an awesome sidekick

It’s not very often that a friend calls you up and says, “hey, I’m going to LA to shoot a TV show, will you come with me and hold my hand?” But let me tell you this, if you ever do find yourself in that position, do what ever it takes to make it happen. I did and I quickly … Continue reading

November scopetacular periscope prompts

Welcome to November Scopetacular, my first month of Periscope prompts! I’m so excited that you’re here. For the next 30 days I’ll have daily ideas for you to help give direction and focus on Periscope. I hear all the time from people that they have a periscope account but they aren’t ready to broadcast yet or they don’t know what … Continue reading

around the world in 60 minutes

    On May 2, 2015 I downloaded the Periscope app and did my first broadcast. At first I had mixed emotions about a live feed from my phone to the world. The mom in me was terrified of the possible risks and exposure that my daughters could encounter when they reach the age of social media maturity. Oxymoron, I … Continue reading


    We moved to the country 7 months ago. It was, without a doubt, the best thing we’ve done for our family with all the space, the trees, the view, it’s soul filling. However much we’ve gained for doing the big move, we’ve also had to give up some of the comfort and conveniences of city living. Being able … Continue reading

The worlds easiest thanksgiving pie recipe

Would I lie to you? The answer is, no, I would not. It’s 5 days away from Thanksgiving and if you’re anything like me, you’re not prepared because you’ve been otherwise constantly distracted and because well, you’re sometimes lazy. Join the team!     I’m here with a gift from me to you, the worlds easiest Thanksgiving pie recipe. If … Continue reading

worst date night ever

I need to take this moment to share a #momfail with you. Oy. So remember when I was all happy with myself because I tricked, oh, I mean, made a deal with my tweens that if they read the book first, they could watch the movie after? Yeah so this is what went down last weekend on our worst date … Continue reading

3 tips for periscope

Hello Replay Viewers!!! Welcome to my scope!     That’s what you’ll usually hear me say when you watch one of my 120+ broadcasts on Periscope. I am fully immersed and loving the now 6 month old app. Periscope was purchased by Twitter for somewhere in the neighbourhood of 100 million dollars and launched on March 26, 2015. In 6 … Continue reading

my first mcdonalds burger in 20 years

Shocking right?! It’s true. I haven’t eaten much of any fast food in 2 decades but I recently found myself face to face with my first McDonalds burger in 20 years! I must have been hungry when the invite came in and I thought, sure, why not. I’ll give McDonald’s a try and see how much has changed since 1995! … Continue reading

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