Tips and Tricks for Fabulous Holiday Hair

tips and ticks for Fabulous Holiday Hair

The holiday season is one of the most joyous and exciting times of the year. There's plenty to celebrate with gatherings, and work parties, and let's not forget those fun festivities with friends or school events. I'm sure your schedule is jam-packed with places you need to be. This of course calls for you to get out your best attire, perhaps paint those nails and the desire to do something with the … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain Soap Company – Sugar Plum

Rocky Mountain Soap Company Sugar Plum review

It was last September when we ventured to through the Canadian rocky mountains, to attend a wedding. If you've never been, this area of Canada is simply amazing - breathtaking, wondrous and grandiose. You simply must put my backyard on your must-travel list. During our travels at this time, we stopped at a tiny resort off the highway. Nestled literally in the rocky mountains were little cabins in the trees, the … [Read more...]

An Introduction to doTerra Essential Oils

doterra essential oils beginner introduction

I've mentioned a few times here on My Organized Chaos about being so stubborn, and 'Essential Oils' is just one fine example where I can look at myself, history and my patterns - and completely shake my head. For years I've followed the buzz about essential oils, with much curiosity. In fact, one of my best friends is very knowledgeable in oils, and we've discussed it at great lengths. She's even given me some … [Read more...]

Tips for Staying Connected Over the Holidays

WINDnation cross canada photo contest WIND mobile

When I was young we always had a houseful of people at Christmastime. Family, extended family, as well as friends - they were all there, each and every year. In recent years though, Christmas is a lot different, as we only have a few family members with us over the holidays. Everyone else is just so far away! According to a recent survey commissioned by WIND Mobile, over 74 per cent of Canadians say it is important to … [Read more...]

Month In Photos: November 2014

November 2014 month in photos myorganizedchaos

November 2014 was insane, as evidenced by the late posting of this month in photos. It was the month when the snow and ice set in, and a general 'blah' fell on Alberta. You can sure tell by my photos for the month, all the greys and whites - just how happy I am to see winter weather. Yet, the sun rises and we need to make the most, just like the photo I took one morning on the way to school. The sun hitting the frost … [Read more...]

Preserving Memories with

Preserving Memories

Last year I featured and here I am raving about them again. You now when a company goes above and beyond your expectations, when you immediately think of them when shopping. You all know that I love my photos and capturing those precious yet chaotic moments of life. Well, I have a couple of photo goals as we move into the new year. Dear Santa, I've been so good in doing my Month in Photos series as … [Read more...]

Get Inspired at the #KraftEdibleGifts Twitter Party!

EdibleGifts Kraft Canada Twitter Party

The best gifts are those from the heart and from the hands - I'm talking about Edible Gifts! With so much money being spent during the holidays, it's nice to bring giving back to the basics and focus some energy on making items for those you appreciate and love. I do spend a lot of time in my kitchen, even beyond the usual family meals prep. I enjoy baking, it's a time to break from the usual chaos of the day and even … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Cookie Balls

Peanut Butter Cookie Balls recipe

Sometimes the best desserts come in tiny bite-sized pieces. Also, the best ones to make are those that are incredibly easy to make. When you have a recipe that includes both = success! I recently made these Peanut Butter Cookie Balls, because - 3 ingredients. You just can't beat that. It did take me a long time to make though, only because I purchased the box of cookies as per the recipe, and hubby ate them. Then, the … [Read more...]

New Monsoon Cordoba Kitchen Collection by Denby

New Monsoon Cordoba Kitchen Collection by Denby

Back when we registered for our wedding, tableware was so boring! Styles sure have changed since then, and for the better. Especially with the New Monsoon Kitchen Collection by Denby! The New Monsoon Cordoba Collection allows for personality, as the pieces allow you to play up what your kitchen pattern says about you. With a variety of different patterns and pieces to select from, turn a drab kitchen into an eclectic … [Read more...]

Holiday Traditions and #bornwithBarbie

bornwithbarbie twitter chat

As the holidays quickly approach, I can't help but to reminisce about my own childhood and holidays of the past. Remembering and cherishing the past while living in the wonder of the present and making many wishes for the future. I recently hosted a #bornwithBarbie twitter chat, where myself and those that attended, shared our traditions and thus, stories surrounding our holidays and ones that we currently have with … [Read more...]

Gwen Stefani Holiday for OPI


More so than other times of the year, I paint my finger nails most during the holidays. It's a time when many dress up the most for all those holiday parties and gatherings, and painted nails is one way to compliment outfits and complete that holiday look. Gwen Stefani Holiday for OPI is a limited-edition 18 shade collection featuring an assortment of rich reds, maroon, burgundy, and forest green hues, … [Read more...]