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Tips to Surviving the Holidays

Tips to Surviving the Holidays
Don’t fret my friends, for I have put together this handy list of tips, 10 tips to be exact to get you through the holidays like a champ!

Local Spotlight! Meet The Maker Behind Birch Jewellery

Local Spotlight! Meet The Maker Behind Birch Jewellery
Books & Nooks believes in strong community ties and supporting local business and entrepreneurs. Local Spoltlight! is a series we run on our Mi...

Jamaica...Ya Mon!

Jamaica...Ya Mon!
Jamaica, Jamaica …. JA MAI CA! It is one of my favorite countries to visit! We just got back from our family vacation from the beautiful Montego Bay in Jamaica. 

Local Spotlight! Organized Jane

Local Spotlight! Organized Jane
Jane Stoller is a Swiss-Canadian author, speaker, university instructor, and life-biz organizer. 

Add Some Green to Your Scene!

Add Some Green to Your Scene!
– Full disclosure – I am a plant lover but by no means am I a plant expert 😉 I wanted to share my new-found love for plants with you all today. I ...

Keep Calm Cause It's March Break

Keep Calm Cause It's March Break
Ohhhhhhh March, the month that catches the last glimpse of winter and welcomes the first glimpse of spring. It’s a month that lifts your spirits, ...

Local Spotlight! CDN Retro

Melanie Girard

Books & Nooks believes in strong commmunity ties and supporting local business and entrepreneurs. Local Spoltlight! is a new series we will be running on our MishMash blog. Please message me if you would like to be featured.

I had the opportunity to interview a great friend and entrepreneur Melanie Girard. Melanie is the owner of CDN Retro, an upcoming fashion design house with local roots. 

It's The Little Things That Make Life Big!

It's The Little Things That Make Life Big!
Let me ask you a question…. Do you focus on the negatives in your life? Or do you focus on the Joys in your life? For me this is something I strugg...

Disney On Time and On a Dime!

Disney On Time and On a Dime!
Our best friends asked us to go to Florida with them, they found a beautiful home to rent out and our flight there was dirt cheap so it was the per...

All I Want For Christmas… is Me

All I Want For Christmas… is Me
Ah, the holidays… the time of resolutions! It’s the point in the calendar where you review the last year and decide to do things differently for the next. You are going to the gym! You will eat better. You’ll resolve that issue with that relative or friend. You’ll decide to care less about the things you care too much about now. All well and good! I support you. Assumpta supports you. We’ve got your back. Might I interject for a moment to offer you some advice?

Getting Back To You

Getting Back To You
I want to talk about self-care, something I struggle with daily. The life of a mother, a wife and an entrepreneur, so many responsibilities in life...

Have something to say...? Write it down!

Have something to say...? Write it down!
I remember in my high-school years, I kept a semi-regular diary. I would write down my thoughts, observations and other bits and bobs that came to ...