I’m Fit Possible + 2014 Bucket List

January 13, 2014
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link Hello Everyone!! So it’s Monday again, and I figure it’s a perfect time to share some exciting news!! Some of you have probably noticed the I’m Fit Possible badge kicking around on my right sidebar . . . well, I’ve officially become an I’m Fit Possible ambassador!!! Truth is, I held out joining any […]

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Shanghai French Concession – A Nearly Wordless Post

January 11, 2014
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After the conclusion of our dumpling tour, the Husband and I spent several hours wandering through the beautiful tree-lined streets of the French Concession (so named as this part of Shanghai was an official French settlement from 1849-1946). Once again during this walk, I found myself confronted with the feeling that I had been in […]

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UnTour Shanghai Review – Dumpling Delights Tour

January 3, 2014
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The Husband, and I are not typically organized tour people. Instead, we prefer to go at it alone in a foreign country, fumbling over words in a language vastly different from our own, and studying maps and guidebooks ahead of time so as to plan our trip. That’s why I was a bit taken aback […]

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The Year of Possibilities

January 2, 2014
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New Year’s Eve was a decidedly quiet affair in the Coastal Casa; The Husband had to work all night long, so Daisy kept me company as I nursed a cold on the couch. Given those circumstances, I was in a less than festive mood. And so I carried on, feeling decidedly blah, when I decided […]

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2013 – The Year that Was

December 29, 2013
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Hello Friends!! Did you get the same thing I got for Christmas!?!? lol That’s right, fat! I got fat! Not quite but you know what I mean. Out the window went my regular healthy lifestyle and in came the girl who ate all the things!!!! Thankfully, that only lasted a day or two and now […]

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Cherry Squares Recipe – a Christmas classic

December 24, 2013
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Hello Everyone!! It’s that most wonderful time of year again – Christmas!!! A time to relish in family traditions. And so today, as my Christmas gift to you, I’m sharing a recipe that is a long-time favourite in my home. When I was growing up, we were lucky enough to live for several years in […]

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25 Years Later

December 22, 2013
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I believe that in life it’s important to mark the important moments; to take mental stock, and create a place marker in the record of your years. Today, is one of those days. Exactly 25 years ago, on December 22nd, 1988, my family left El Salvador and headed for a new life in Canada. I […]

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The Saturday Funnies: Social Media Explained (using bacon)

December 21, 2013
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(link) Hello Everyone!!! Chances are you have a busy weekend ahead of you – what with last minute shopping (please tell me it’s not just me), and travelling involved, surely you’re going to be run ragged!! So as you’re trying to keep your cool at the mall parking lot or dealing with crowds at the […]

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Back from China!!!

December 18, 2013
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Guess who’s back from China!?!?!? This girl!!!!! But it’s been a while since you’ve been back, you’re thinking – and yes it has! Two weeks to be exact! But that’s how long it’s taken me to return to the land of the non-jet lagged living, get organized, and be ready to to blog again! And […]

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Carpe the hell out of that Diem

November 24, 2013
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(link) Hello Friends: Time for another quick check-in from China! Our time on this crazy and wonderful adventure is quickly coming to an end. In fact, I think you could safely call this “the home stretch.” Tomorrow, we’re heading to the beautiful coastal city of Quingdao for a day trip. Then it’s back to Jinan […]

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