I grew up in an artistic family. My mother spent many years painting beautiful landscapes and wildlife. Her skills at drawing with a pencil always amazed me. I cherish all her artwork. This kind of talent runs in her family. Her cousin is a renowned Canadian artist. Then there is my sister. There isn't a type of art, or craft, she can't do. Besides drawing and painting, … [Read more...] about Unique Canadian Etsy Shops To Discover
Life is full of embarrassing moments, isn't it? Well, it sure is for me. Sometimes I feel like the queen of embarrassing moments with all the crazy things that have happened to me over the years. Luckily I am the type of person that can laugh at myself. This means I laugh - a lot! Just ask my friend Annie. Annie has known me for more than 3 decades. She has seen many of my … [Read more...] about Bloggers Reveal Their Most Embarrassing Moments In Blogging
With Mother's Day only a couple of months away, it's never too early to start thinking about what to get that special blogger or social media fanatic in your life. Don't be fooled though! Some of these ideas aren't just for the women out there. I know a few men who would enjoy these ideas as well! Here's hoping this list helps you find just the right gift you need to make … [Read more...] about 21 Great Gift Ideas For Bloggers And Social Media Fanatics
As evidenced by the number of hits I get on my post about the top blogging conferences in Canada and the United States, attending a blogging conference is something many bloggers seek to do on a yearly basis. We are lucky here in Ottawa as we've got a fantastic blogging conference happening in our own backyard - the BConnected Conference (Canada's Digital Influencer … [Read more...] about BConnected Conference: Should You Attend? Of Course You Should!
If you love to read blogs, you may have already heard of Canadian blog Thrifty Momma's Tips, written by my friend and fellow blogger, Paula. In addition to writing this great blog, Paula runs Thrifty Mom Media. Paula is always full of good tips, whether she is sharing information about parenting, special needs kids, adoption, infertility, travel...and social media! If you … [Read more...] about Best Practices For Influencer Marketing In 2016