Happy New Year! 2014 is going to be awesome…

Happy new year everyone! I hope that 2014 is going to be amazing for us all… I have a good feeling! I’m almost ready to unveil the new blog face of “This Chick’s Life” – I’m not certain it’ll be done tomorrow, but it will be done this week for sure, so do check back [...]

Re-igniting my social life!

I’ve been so wrapped up in my own stuff lately, that I’ve forgotten what my friends look like (that’s almost not a joke). But, that’s on the precipice of changing… Tuesday can’t come fast enough, I tell ya. One adventure that’s still three weeks off (WHAT, wait… that came up FAST!) is that Barry and [...]

Friday afternoon DANCE PARTY!

Wooohooo!!! It’s Friday! Although it’s been a good week, with two of my workdays spent in a seminar (I love learning about stuff I’m passionate about), and a short work week to boot, it’s been a hectic week nonetheless. So, when four o’clock rolls around, and I’m stepping into a jam-packed Ctrain, I need tunes [...]

My poker table is on it’s way!

My new poker table!

I got an early birthday present from my hubby! Last week, I was being silly, and I posted on Facebook that I really wanted a particular poker table, and posted a link to said table with the post. I didn’t expect Barry to actually order it… LOL! But, he did – just in time for [...]

20 pounds down, 25 to go!

As many of you know, I’ve now begun my hCG weight loss journey. I don’t like to call it a diet, because after the 35 days of VLCD (very low calorie diet) I’ll be changing my eating habits forever. I’m super excited to report my first week weigh in results… down a total of 9.2 [...]

Barry’s birthday weekend starts tomorrow!

I’m looking forward to heading out for a couple of days for Barry’s birthday weekend… We really need a break, and for the first time in a long time, we have no stress to accompany us on our getaway! I have a few surprises up my sleeve… I can’t hint here yet as to what [...]

The NaBloPoMo Challenge

Well, here we are… November 1st! I can’t believe it! And, with the onset of November comes the Na Blo Po Mo’s challenge! For those that don’t know what that is, I’m committing to write every day here for “National Blog Posting Month”.Yes, that’s right… for a whole month. In my 13 years of blogging, [...]


Life has been utterly insane, and stressful, and I have a hard time blogging with nothing positive to blog about, so that’s why I disappear from my site. I subscribe to the notion that if you have nothing nice to say, say nothing. Obviously, it’s time to crack through the negative straight-jacket I’ve put on [...]

A unique wedding venue idea in Vancouver

Our Vancouver wedding is coming up in two weeks, so I thought I’d talk about our wedding venue. We chose a dinner cruise with Accent Cruises on the Vancouver waterfront over a traditional hall, or restaurant — Mostly because we wanted an intimate setting, and one unique to the Vancouver area. What better, then, than [...]