Ultimate Ladies Day Out in Chilliwack

The Fraser Valley Women’s Expo offers a fantastic day out with girlfriends, Mothers and Daughters to relax, get pampered, and have fun. Highlights of the event include great shopping at over 200 exhibits, free samples, exciting entertainment, free makeovers, fashion shows, informative workshops, cooking theatre demos, food and wine sampling, career and business resources, decorating and travel ideas, entertainment, health and wellness advice, fantastic prizes, and much more. It’s truly the ultimate girl’s day out.

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Meanwhile in entertainment news

I rarely watch the entertainment news or read the tabloids except for when I’m standing in a grocery store line up, which is almost never now that I can have my groceries delivered.
The other day I was pinned on the couch by a sick sleeping child who I did not want to disturb so I indulged and watched a little ET Canada and Entertainment Tonight.
Now I get that they have a job to speculate and sensationalize but oh my gawd people this shit is ridiculous and has to stop!

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Be my Valentine- a local gift guide

I’m not a huge fan of the Hallmark holiday that has us seeing pink and red for weeks in end in our local shops but there are some super cute gems that are handmade locally if you’re in the market for a swoon worthy card or gift.
I shopped Instagram and found these gorgeous hand crafted beauties that range from sweet and sassy to downright naughty.
Want to win over your valentine with a card you won’t find at the grocery store? Here are a few of my favorites:

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#LocallyObsessed Is the perfect subscription for the lover of local (plus a giveaway)

If you or someone you know is a lover of local this subscription would make the perfect gift that keeps on giving year round. It’s supporting local small businesses and is full of high quality products that anyone would be thrilled to get.
The best part about Locally Obsessed is that it’s fully customizable and while my bag is super girly and pretty there are options for the guys in your life as well.

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The party

This past weekend I attended a party that now I’m kind of wishing I hadn’t.
I was invited over a month ago and at the time even though I was super hesitant about saying yes, the person doing the inviting was important to me so I did say yes. As the date drew nearer I was having second thoughts but he said he wanted me to be there so I wrangled a friend into going with me and I showed up

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I have a huge secret to share

If you’re single you’re viewed as being flawed or damaged in someway. You get the constant, “Oh, you’re still single.” accompanied by the pity smile every time you head to an event solo. Maybe you come from a family who can’t deal with your single-ness and every family gathering turns into a discussion about how you aren’t getting any younger and you need to find a good man before you loose your looks and no one wants you anymore.

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Catching feelings while battling the demons

I have many issues, I don’t trust easily and it can take me months before I’ll let my guard down even a little. Like pretty much anyone else in the world who has ever been on a date I’ve been hurt, I’ve been used and I’ve been let down.

I apparently have a “type”. Not that I’m saying all men are the same but the ones I meet kind of are.

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