Mardi Gras: 5 Surprising Facts You Never Knew

Mardi Gras elicits a seemingly singular response from friends and family that revolves around the belief that going means that you are going to be letting your morals loose and your boobs free. "How did you get so many beads eh?" "Bet you partied the whole time!" "Oh ya, did you show your boobs?!?" "Better let you go so that you can get back to ... Continue Reading

Girl Gone Good….Or Gone For Good?

My fingers hoovered over the delete button.  This is it.  Girl Gone for Good.  In a hasty move that was emotionally (aka stress) driven I had already deleted the Pinerest and Twitter accounts.  Facebook was on the chopping block. Yet the website...I just couldn't. let. go. So it sat there. Motionless for 6 months. Unloved.  That lust for life, that ... Continue Reading

Life List: Lethal Ladies take on a Tough Mudder!

Thanks to the Lethal Ladies (how's that for a kickass team name eh?) another Life List item is completed with gutso - hello Tough Mudder! Do you have what it takes? Tough Mudder Toronto brought to the table 17 kms, 4 hills (ski hills!), and over 20 obstacles packed into one intimidating hard-ass course!  It was grueling, challenging, and ... Continue Reading


7.5 mud laden kilometers, 3 massive steep hills, 15 grueling obstacles, 9 great friends, thousands of course mates and over 2 hours to complete.  Welcome to Ottawa's Spartan Race. Did you participate in Spartan this year? My legs are still shaking from exhaustion, taking a shower stung from all the cuts and I'm so bruised - I look tanned!!! ... Continue Reading

Life List #102: The Grand Canyon

It's one of those places that you hear about all the time, that you've read about, that you've seen pictures of before...but to actually view the absolute awe inspiring scenery and vastness of the Grand Canyon - well that's something else entirely.  It's a feeling. A moment. An experience. It's a little moment of zen.  Looking out at its ... Continue Reading