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  • My Blue, Blue (Whale) Heart: Win Tix to the ROM!

    Oh my gosh, you guys, sometimes there are exhibits at the ROM that totally take my breath away. Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story is just such an exhibit. Not only do adults…

  • Family Movie Night – This week: Boss Baby!

    Every Friday night like clockwork, we have family movie night. It’s not a haphazard event; it’s a ritual. It must include “movie snacks”, which means BBQ chips for the…

  • Summer Escapes: Don’t head to the cottage without these essentials

    This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. The weather is hot hot hot, and July is finally here. If you…

  • Six Months

    Six months. It’s been six months since my husband left me. I’ve lived a fairly public life for so long that I’ve been feeling a little dishonest not being…

  • There Are Always Flowers

    Let me Let me peel away the damaged skin And reveal the new Reveal the truth Let me find beauty in the sorrow in the loss in the tragedy In the darkest moments my shrill laugh…

  • Review: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS

    The new Camaro arrived earlier this year as a 2016 model. A long-awaited replacement for the outgoing Camaro generation, which started production in 2007, the new Camaro doesn’t…

  • Ugh, why do you overshare so much?

    Shh, don’t tell people that! What’ll they think? Keep more secrets, be mysterious, stop telling the world your problems. Why do I overshare? Where is my shame? Why do…

  • The Show Me Your Brave Project: Why it Matters

    Awhile ago, a reporter reached out to me about the Show Me Your Brave project. The project was something I started rather casually (and quite by accident), collecting stories of…