Give Back

Your chance to win

Hey monkeys, we are all about giving back this month and our advertising partner Skinwise dermatology would like to award one lucky monkey a beautiful gift basket worth over $200. Your chance to WIN! From Oct. 10 -31 you will be entered into a draw for a Skinwise gift basket valued at $190-$240. How? All…

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Thank you for life

Happy Thanks giving everyone. I trust you have all had a wonderful weekend full of family, friends, sleep ins and of course a bonus day off. Perhaps kids returned home from school, parents arrived from out of town, friends made the extra effort to drop by and just say hello. It is a weekend to…

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Who’s your happy spatula?

Life really is a roller coaster. There are some real highs and some real lows, we scream with excitement and are fearful on the falls. This past week was a combination of them all for me and I know I am not alone. Sunday I became an empty nester, Monday, I lost a dear friend…

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Let the Olympic hangover begin

I’m not sure about you but I have enjoyed watching every minute of the Olympics. Winter or Summer, male or female, team or individual, high profile or new sports, it captivates me on so many levels. As a child, I dreamt of being an Olympian and as an adult I am in admiration of the…

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Happy Summer!

Hey, hey we’re the monkeys! Can you believe it has been 6 years of monkeying around and building an amazing community of fun, healthy, positive women?  It is amazing how time flies when you are having fun. This is the first July I have really taken off and enjoyed family and cottage life. I’ve squeezed…

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Why you should make your bed each day.

Life is filled with challenges, questions and celebrations. Sometimes the challenges outweigh the celebrations, sometimes the celebrations outweigh the challenges but in the end we all just want to make a difference and make the world just a little bit better. So how do we get the scale to shift toward celebration and find a…

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Don’t be an Ask Hole

Are you one of those people who want to change something? You ask a lot of questions, you get great answers and then you never act on any of the information you receive. You then find someone else, you ask a lot of questions, get great answers and once again you bury them in your…

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That’s Garbage

Today I rant, but only to make a positive change.  I truly try to stay positive because I do believe there is always a silver lining in every situation. However,  lately there is one thing that really bugs me. Garbage! Yes, garbage that lies in the streets, blows in the wind and clutters up the…

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For your hearts sake.

It’s heart month here in Manitoba. You can expect a friendly neighbor knocking on your door asking if you would like to make a donation to the heart and stroke foundation. I will be one of them and I hope you will consider making a gift. Your contribution goes to research that significantly increases the…

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Snow Angel Challenge

Oh the fun memories of making snow angels as a child. Falling in the soft snow, fanning our legs and arms in an attempt to make the perfect angel and then the art of getting up and away from it without wrecking the pristine outline of the angel. Yes, they are wonderful memories for all…

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