A girl is only as good as her squad. Yes, it’s a rip off of “A man is only as good as his team,” but I cannot emphasize enough the importance of having the right people around you to back you up and to believe in you. Life is so much easier and enjoyable if you have the right #Squad in your work-life and personal-life.
My Scorpio Sister, Lyndee, and I recently celebrated our birthdays together and it was a blast! We wanted to set it up all nicely so that I could take photos of the party for my blog. Some things didn’t go according to plan, but it didn’t matter as we had the time of our lives. So here are my lessons-learned so that you can throw yourself a blog-worthy party. Scroll to the bottom for a short gallery of guest photos.
1. Book an accommodating venue.
Sometimes I feel OLD. My two wrinkles are particularly obvious that day, my back is aching for no reason and I’m going to bed early on a Saturday night. No wonder people complain about aging and dread growing old. Well, I’m tired of it! No, I’m not tired of getting old. I’m tired of hearing the complaints. Call me delusional, but I really don’t think it’s as bad as it seems. Here are some of my optimistic reasons why growing old means that life only gets better.
One night I was scrolling through good old Facebook when I came across a friend of a friend of a friend. (Yes, it was that kind of night.) She was just fascinating, so allow me to share what my train of thought was like as I “stalked” her: Continue reading
I just realized that I never shared my homemade wedding video on my blog! So in the spirit of #ThrowbackThursday, here’s the video montage I created of our destination wedding in St. Lucia.
“I slowly realized that asking for help doesn’t mean you’re weak or incompetent. On the contrary it empowers you, widens your network, improves your collaborating and interpersonal skills, and simply makes your life better.”
Being a bride is one of the most special and magical times of a girl’s life. Little did I know that it would be even more special by sharing it with two of my best friends.
Dearest Tweens and Teens,
You’re now in your tween or teen years. The best years of your life – KIDDING! School is starting to get stressful, kids are mean, your body is changing … I can go on. I like to call this stage of life “The Awkward Years”. Continue reading
Let’s face it, fellow Canadians: we’re in a recession. And in full-fledged wedding season. So when money is tight due to lack of jobs or excess of wedding expenses, there is absolutely no reason to spend hundreds of dollar$ on bottle service in da club.
Why not a good old-fashioned slumber party? Continue reading
Hello, there! Yes, I’m at that age in which almost everyone I know is getting engaged or married. This year, Jett and I will be attending at least 4 weddings – one of them being our own in St. Lucia. Continue reading