Everybody Has a Story. What’s Yours?

Everybody has a story. It's up to you to know when to be a part of it. http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

Your story. My story. Everybody has one. Each of us hopes for a happy ending and, let’s face it, we all could use a little more light in our days. I find this to be especially true after a week that left my heart heavy. Truth be told, I’m feeling… Continue reading

This is no mid-life crisis. This is 43.

If there’s one thing I’ve learned as I perch precariously on the cusp of what I hope is mid-life, it’s that pretty much all rules get tossed out the window once you hit your 40s. Continue reading

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the #fit40s Woman

A few of Erica's favourite things. Check out Diary of a Domestic Diva's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the #fit40s woman. http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or someone else, or dropping hints to your significant other, these are gifts that keep on giving, guaranteed to power you through the holidays and into the new year. Go ahead and shop the 2016 #fit40s Holiday Gift Guide guilt-free! Continue reading

Hairstylist Woes? Not if Fame Can Help It!

I’ve gotten a little bolder (not unicorn bold, but bold enough for me) taking my naturally dark locks several shades lighter. However, that look does not look cool with an inch and a half of roots showing and the blonde looking a little too beachy for a 42-year-old mom in the middle of apple-picking season. Continue reading

#noexcuses: On Exercise, Sleep, Snacking and Eating the Damned Pie

So you fell off the feel-good wagon? Then hop back on because while the ride may not be smooth, it'll be worth it. And as you sort out issues like healthy eating, getting enough sleep, and exercising, I'll be right there with you -- and I'll bring the pie! http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

Welcome to the land of #noexcuses, the place where if you fall, you pick yourself back up, dust yourself off and give it another go. For instance, I just reached for the tea instead of the wine. I also reached for the pie but that’s not the point. Continue reading

Don’t Sweat It: Coconut Oil is the New Deodorant

Don't sweat it! Blogger, Erica, is convinced that once you try coconut oil as your new deoderant, you'll never go back! http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

The Secret is out. Literally. So is the Mitchum, Lady Speed Stick, Degree, Drysol (which could dissolve acid, I’m convinced) and even Dove. And Coconut Oil, you guys, is IN. This stuff is the shizz. Just ask Google. Continue reading

Getting Older is Tiring Business

Getting older is tiring business. Time to wise up. http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com

As I read through what I’ve just written, I’m shaking my head, wondering How did this happen? I thought with age came wisdom yet I’m sabotaging all the positive things in my life with this very bad habit. Continue reading

Suck it, Universe!

OK, Universe. I give up. You win. You and your wily ways. The way you sneak right in there and turn everything upside down. I could throw a boatload of expletives in here to really drive the point home, but the bottom line is that we are well past the… Continue reading