A Monumental Affair

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Well, I was up way too late last night watching the election coverage! I knew I would be tired this morning, but things as monumental as this don’t happen twice in a lifetime so I chose to watch. :) For those of you who didn’t see Obama’s speech you can view it here It was […]

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A Thumbprint Style

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After a wonderful dinner of spaghetti, including a homemade sauce, I dove into the recipe collection to try and find a cookie to make my brother-in-law for his birthday! Eric told me his brother loves 1) Jam cookies and 2) Caramel I hadn’t made jam cookies- or thumbprints as some call them- in ages! So off […]

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The Future Looks Sweet

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So, it’s Tuesday after another long day of work and I am naturally thinking of the weekend ahead. :) and…The Future looks sweet! Let me explain.   1) I told Eric’s coworker if he purchased one or more items from a fund raising campaign at work, that I would bake him any cookies of his […]

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The Psychology of Running

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Being a Social Psychology major in both my undergraduate and graduate university programs, my mind is often geared toward understanding the psychological underpinnings of the mind and body. I love research, I love statistics (so you should expect to see many a poll on this blog!), and I love understanding why we do what we […]

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Get glowing!

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Good evening everyone! Beth asked me what products I use to get my skin glowing, so I thought I would do a post detailing the products I use on my skin, under my makeup! :D Here’s the loot: Starting with St Ives and going clockwise… $ = cheap $$ = Average $$$ = cha-ching 1) […]

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Lipstick is Recession Proof

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I found this wonderful and thought-provoking quote on Lucy’s Blog from SELF.com. Lucy Danziger is the editor-in-chief of SELF Magazine. The short answer is: People are investing in themselves. Investing time, mostly, but they’re also establishing healthier habits. We can’t control the markets, the war, the economy in general or the outcome of the election tomorrow, but […]

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Looking forward

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Well, another Monday is here again! Time to look forward to the weekend. :D I got up and hit the gym in our building before work as usual. I did 40 mins. of hill training @ the highest incline (15), alternating walking at a 4 mph pace, with some running. Interval training is supposedly the […]

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Baking away a free hour in the day

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What did you do with your extra hour of time today? Did you sleep, read, have a bubble bath, workout? Whatever you did, I hope it was something fun! I decided to bake. My passion, my love, my hobby, my someday-hopefully-my-profession. The question is what to bake. I immediately went to my go-to site for […]

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My cat has S.A.D.

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Speaking of Debbie Downer’s on the blogs lately, I think Sketchie has S.A.D. (Seasonal Affective Disorder)! He’s seemed so blah lately. I have been doubling-up on his treats lately, but still nothing! lol. Eric and I took the subway to the mall this afternoon to pick up my boots that I put on hold. The […]

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Canadian girls are tough!

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After my breakfast settled, I decided to hit the road for a run! I checked the Weather Network as I always do, and I was a wee bit scared to find out it was only 2 degrees Celsius (35.6F) outside- with 15 km winds! Yikes. I put on my gloves and my Lululemon Shape Jacket for […]

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