I’m a gigantic bookworm and my love of books has followed me through my entire life. So it’s no surprise that I’m a huge fan of the 50 Books a Year challenge and have succeeded more often than not over the last 15 years. Here’s some of my favourites of 2018 so far and what I’m reading next.Read More
I don't usually make it a point to do blog posts inspired by National 'Days' as I think there are too many of them already, but I only just heard of International Self-Care Day the day AFTER it was over! Maybe it's just not that big in Canada? Regardless, I spent some time thinking about it, and here goes!Read More
Oh my, it's been awhile since my last blog post, hasn't it? I think this is actually the longest I've gone between posts on Darling Magpie since its inception! Why? Oh, mix in holiday events with end-of-year projects at work, some personal issues and a good heap of seasonal affective disorder? Add this all up and you end up with a mopey, mopey me.
So to counter that, today's post is going to highlight a few of the things that help me get through the holidays in one piece!Read More
It's the long weekend here in Canada and instead of soaking up the rays or lounging on a deck, I've worked every single day. But at least it's given me a lot of time to browse for some fun summer favourites. It is a bit hard to watch people headed to the beach or a concert however. Therefore, many of these products will be a little summer-inspired to keep my mind outside instead of indoors ;)