Reblog Feature: Make A Gift Day (Time To Make One Today)

Did you know that each December 3 is Make A Gift Day? This unofficial fun holiday reminds us that handmade presents are excellent ways to add some personal touches and save some money too! As I mentioned before, I made most of my presents by hand. As an adult, I would shop for great deals… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Make A Gift Day (Time To Make One Today)

Things To Do: Escaping From Being Locked Inside

Have you ever been locked inside a room before? Was it fun? As a group, we decided to do exactly that—get locked inside a room and try to escape. There were quite a few of these places and our local friend suggested “Locked”. “The escape room phenomena that originated in Japan has now become a… Continue reading Things To Do: Escaping From Being Locked Inside

Reblog Feature: Leftovers From Thanksgiving (What To Do)

Thanksgiving Day was this past Monday for us up in Canada, and many of had a wonderful feast. Each family celebrated this feast in a different way. Traditionally, there would be a turkey with bread stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted root vegetables and tons of gravy. Then, dessert would be pumpkin pie. This day would… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Leftovers From Thanksgiving (What To Do)

Reaching My 50th Blog Post

Let’s be honest, I don’t have a schedule. Nor do I have a niche. “Chocoviv’s Lifestyle Blog” is a window into my life. I am constantly on the look out for interesting and slightly random topics that I can share with my 840+ subscribers. There is so much really neat and fascinating things out there… Continue reading Reaching My 50th Blog Post

Photo of the Day: Sunflowers

Numerous plants have perished in my hands. Honestly, I have never been very good with plants. I tended to over water constantly and drown the poor things. The hope was that watering would make them grow faster! Because of this sad past, I am always surprised if anything I planted grew. This year I found… Continue reading Photo of the Day: Sunflowers

Netflix Review: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistence

Jim Henson gave me a wonderful childhood. “The Muppets” characters were so lovely and realistic to me. I became fascinated by how the puppeteers would work their magic behind the scenes. My favourite character was Kermit the Frog. He seemed so real and genuine. I loved how they talked about issues like emotions and validated… Continue reading Netflix Review: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistence

Inspired by Art: Blooming Beside the Water, A Paint Nite Creation

“Blooming Beside the Water” was created during a “Paint Nite” session a few years back. I was starting to get back into painting after many years. I love to paint, but painting requires a collection of supplies and space, but most importantly, time. Creating art is considered a luxury and a pricey habit in the… Continue reading Inspired by Art: Blooming Beside the Water, A Paint Nite Creation