My Self Portrait

It’s been a long while since I did a self portrait. Originally, I was going to use a mirror, but ended up choosing a photo to use instead. Have you done a self portrait before? It is a bit odd to stare at your own head shot for a long period of time. But, you… Continue reading My Self Portrait

Craving Sweetness, But Sugar-free

As a mother, I try my very best to be a good example and each less sweets. It’s difficult as I love chocolate. Growing up as a chocoholic was painful as there was no sugar free versions out there. The only sugar substitute that was popular back then was aspartame! Not for me! Stevia To… Continue reading Craving Sweetness, But Sugar-free

Reblog Feature: Money Saving Tips In The Kitchen

A friend of mine once said to know how to save money in the kitchen is key to a comfortable and successful life. I tend to believe her, the kitchen is the center of every household around the world and how you work in the kitchen and spend money in it will determine your household… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Money Saving Tips In The Kitchen

Sunshine Award Nomination By James A. Best -Author

Amidst this chaos of times, this Sunshine Award Nomination came at the right time. Thank you James for this! Here’s the link to his nomination. The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to bloggers who inspire positiveness and creativity in the blogging community. The Rules Are : 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide… Continue reading Sunshine Award Nomination By James A. Best -Author

Happy First Blogversary

Today is my Lifestyle Blog’s first blogversary! I completely forgot about it until I saw the wonderful messages on LinkedIn! Thank you to all my subscribers for the support and love. It means so much to have likeminded folks to exchange comments and thoughts. When I first began this blog, I only planned to use… Continue reading Happy First Blogversary

Netflix Series Review: The Victims’ Game

Photo Courtesy of Sohu Summary Criminal investigation series are very intriguing and fascinating. The constant discoveries of new evidence makes these types of series exciting. This particular story began with a father searching for his missing daughter. This father had Asperger’s, and was a brilliant investigator. However, because of his situation, people around often misunderstood… Continue reading Netflix Series Review: The Victims’ Game

Reblog Feature: 5 Plastic-Free Swaps

So many of us all over the world are trying to figure out the best course of action towards maintaining a zero-waste lifestyle. These unprecedented challenges have created a new approach to how we use what we need and how we discard what we don’t. If you were on a waste-free path prior to the… Continue reading Reblog Feature: 5 Plastic-Free Swaps

Blooming Amidst The Quarantine

Like a ray of sunshine Piercing through the clouds, Bursting with happiness Shining among the blades Of shiny, wild grass. What a joy to see! —Chocoviv These beautiful bushes are blooming in front of my parent’s house. They are attracting neighbours, who love to take photos of them! Follow Chocoviv’s Lifestyle Blog on WordPress.com

Reblog Feature: Gardening For Therapy Part 2

Happy Mother’s day!! One of my reasons for writing a 2 part blog post about gardening was to lead to Mother’s day and emphasize the necessity of us moms do something that gives us pleasure. As moms, most of the time, we put the well being and happiness of our children and everyone else before… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Gardening For Therapy Part 2

Mother’s Day During Lock Down

Mother’s Day was normally a day that many folks would go out to restaurants to have a meal with their family. But not this year…. Covid-19 caused many restaurants to only do take-out or delivery orders over here in our area. Sadly, some restaurants even had to closed permanently. This Mother’s Day, we preordered a… Continue reading Mother’s Day During Lock Down