Green Smoothie AM

When I am reviewing a cookbook, the only way to truly review it is to try the recipes... so this is the 3rd day of Green smoothies from @bewellbykelly’s Body Love Book, and I’m not gonna lie, I don’t hate them! My kids and my husband love the Strawberry Shortcake smoothie, and for the first … Continue reading Green Smoothie AM

Pride & Promiscuity: The Lost Sex Scenes of Jane Austen ~ Arielle Eckstut

What if Jane Austen’s heroines had been imagined in a less prudish time? What if the Georgian Period has not restricted women to chaste creatures of delicate virtue? What if the love stories we adore from Austen’s clever mind had been conjured now? What if, god forbid, there was sex in Pride and Prejudice?? Arielle … Continue reading Pride & Promiscuity: The Lost Sex Scenes of Jane Austen ~ Arielle Eckstut

Rach Quote of the Day

Nugget of truth from @msrachelhollis today! Someone else’s opinion of you is none of your business. This has always been my belief and reading it in Girl, Wash your Face was an awesome reminder of thIs simple, and life changing truth. Don't listen to the gossip, just do ya thang!!! . . . . #girlwashyourface … Continue reading Rach Quote of the Day

Backstage Reading

Dress rehearsal for our #armyofsass show... backstage waiting calls for some new reading! After listening to her #daispodcast with @msrachelhollis, I had to pick up a copy of @bewellbykelly #KellyLeveque’s book. I’m excited for her take on a healthy, balanced lifestyle and how I can incorporate this into my life. . . . #bodylove #body … Continue reading Backstage Reading

Lean In Canada – Mastering the Art of Negotiation

Empowering people, especially women is central to my core beliefs, so when my friend asked if I would be interested in volunteering for the Vancouver chapter of @leanincanada, I was really excited to do so. So here I am, on a sunny Thursday night, greeting women from all professions as they meet to network and … Continue reading Lean In Canada – Mastering the Art of Negotiation

There is nothing so stable as change. ~ Bob Dylan

Getting into @andizeis’ We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrl to Covergirl, The Buying and Selling of A Political Movement. A lot of people think of feminism as a defining moment of social change, and in many ways, it is. It is an accumulation of social changes with a goal of intersection gender equality. That … Continue reading There is nothing so stable as change. ~ Bob Dylan

Pinterest Envy

Oh @pinterest - you know exactly how to make me wish I was at the beach on this hot hot day!! Margarita punch?? Yes, please!! . . . #pinterest #margarita #margaritas #champagne #strawberry #strawberries #popup #heart #pink #workday #humpday #midweek #hot #sunny #beachday #beach #blogger #recipe #blog #blogging #recipes #follow #follower #followforfollow #follow4follow #f4f #sfs … Continue reading Pinterest Envy

End The Family Separations in the US

A 2-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12 in McAllen, Texas. (John Moore / Getty Images) Women's March - Petition to End Family Separations in The US This HAS to stop. This is not about the US - this is a HUMAN problem. … Continue reading End The Family Separations in the US

Happy Father’s Day to My Daddy

Happy Father’s Day! This is my dad. Growing up, he taught me so many things that make me who I am today. If you are going to do something, do your best. Be tenacious. Set a goal. Dream big. Do not burn bridges. Be diplomatic, but do not deviate from your beliefs. Laugh loudly. Keep … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day to My Daddy

It Comes Down To Respect

I am an introvert. I know. People tell me all the time that that cannot be, as I am loud, and colourful, and sparkly, and love to laugh. But I also need my space. I need to physically remove myself from large groups of people, and after work, all I want to do is go … Continue reading It Comes Down To Respect