2017 Highlights

Looking back the last few years have been pretty epic for me , from getting engaged in 2015 to our wedding in 2016 and welcoming Baby B in 2017.  Every January I love going through my phone and reminiscing on the past year. Here are some of the highlights and fun memories of 2017, both personally and professionally.

– Choosing a word of the year for the first time. My word/motto was no excuses!
– Embracing and continuing my journey of healthy clean eating, exercise and losing weight/inches.
– Attending Podcamp

– Confirming our venue and partnership with the Prince George Hotel for BlogJam 2017.
– Participating in my first Instagram loop with the wonderful ladies of ECM Media and seeing the true power of engagement and working in partnerships.
– Local staycation with the hubby for Valentine’s Day ( Halifax Seaport Market, 2 Crows Brewing, Atlantica Hotel, Rockbottom Brewery and Your Father’s Moustache)


– Finding out we were pregnant
– San Diego for my 1st Social Media Marketing World Conference
– ECM Media workshop

Savour Food & Wine Show
– Amazing new professional pictures with the talented Michelle Doucette


– Local getaway with the hubby to Oceanstone Resort and Rhubard restaurant
– Logo and idea of Eat Drink & Be You was created
– 2nd professional picture shoot with the BlogJam team
– Bconnected conference in Toronto with the BlogJam ladies

-Frolicking around the city for one of my favorite events Open City
– Long weekend home in Cheticamp for fresh Lobster & Crab fix
TIANS AGM at Digby Pines
-Attended the 1st  WordCamp conference in Halifax.

– ECM Event at Oceanstone Resort
– A special cousin’s prom
Switch Dartmouth
– Baby Gender Reveal
– Special friend’s bachelorette at Avondale Sky
Privateer Days Festival in Liverpool
– Brunch at White Point Resort


– Canada Day at the Seaport Market
Rib Fest
– Exploring at Fishermans’s Wharf in Eastern Passage
– Exploring in the Valley (Hall’s Harbour and Breweries)
– Anniversary celebration weekend in Tatamagouche

– Baby shower
– Weekend at the family cottage
– Maternity shoot with Genevieve Campbell Photography

– Family reunion in Cape Breton
– Finally visiting Glenora Distillery
– Celebrating 3 years as an entrepreneur KA Social Media Consulting
– Amazon associates event with National PR
– Finishing Baby B’s nursery

– Baby B arrives!
– Baby B’s first Thanksgiving
– City Harvest- First family trip to see the Pumpkin People
– Baby B’s First Halloween

BlogJam Atlantic
– First Hotel stay for Baby B
– First trip to Liverpool for Baby B
– First trip to CB for Baby B
– My 35th Birthday

– Christmas gatherings & Events
– First Baby & Mommy movie date
– First Christmas tree
– First trip to see Santa
– Baby’s 1st Christmas

Wow  writing all of these down made me realize what an amazing year I had! So many fun events and memories! I don’t think 2018 can top it but I sure will try!

Now that my 2017 highlights are out! January Goals and overall 2018 goals are coming to the blog soon.

Until then,


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