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lara skripitsky
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I'm a mother, pop culture junkie and slightly nerdy digital marketer. Currently I work at Johnson & Johnson.
Interests: music, marketing, web 2.0, tv, movies, technology, soccer, books, pop culture, networking, entertainment, home renovation, social and new media
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Tearing down the house - literally. And realizing that life doesn't live within those 4 walls. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Skripper Time
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I was talking to someone at work today about exercise and trying to stay fit and the conversation turned to running and they said "oh, well...you're a runner". To which I instantly said "oh, no... I'm not". To me a... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Skripper Time
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Where did a year of maternity leave go? Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2012 at Skripper Time
Thanks Genny!
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So long, sweet house Yesterday I went down to my old house and cleared out the few remaining things that I had left. A few weeks ago, I sold my house (while on a girls trip to Vegas - in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Skripper Time
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Yesterday we had motivational coach Susan Zelikovitz come in a help us set some personal goals for 2012. The theme was "The Best Year of Your Life" and the jist was that rather than setting resolutions, you should set goals.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Skripper Time
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Check out January 2012's TV schedule for the new, old and changed TV shows - Alcatraz, here I come! Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2012 at Skripper Time
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What every new mother should know for the first 6 weeks of babyland! Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at Skripper Time
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Hello lovelies! Get your PVR's ready! It's that time of year again - Fall TV premieres. Oh, the joy. Yes, I've made your life easier by compiling the fall premiere schedule - this year, a special treat from TVGUIDE.com in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2011 at Skripper Time
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Colin Firth, we have a problem. I've just returned from Hugh Jackman's one man show at The Princess of Wales Theatre, and I think he has just ousted you from my #1 slot in my Fave Five. Honestly, I can't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at Skripper Time
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This is the scene on any of a given number of streets near my house. It's par for the course any month to see at least one old house (usually 2 or 3) per street being torn down to put... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2011 at Skripper Time
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Ok, so it has been months since I last sat down at my computer to make a blog entry. I've had a million different topics fly through my head, but since the arrival of Baby A, there doesn't always seem... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2011 at Skripper Time
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This morning, at 4am, I was awoken with a spectacular cramp in my calf that sent me sitting straight up in bed, while yelling "Ow ow ow ow" along with some other choice words. After the drama had passed, I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2011 at Skripper Time
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For those who read this blog regularly - you know that I am a huge fan of the TV show Friday Night Lights. Despite never really gaining a broad fan base - I truly believe that FNL is one of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at Skripper Time
Clearly!
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That's the little skripperette - due Mid Feb. At least she better be a girl, or I have a lot of retail returns to do! :)
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About a year ago, I wrote a post called "(Not Resolutions) Merely Strong Suggestions for 2010" where I mapped out what I wanted to acheive over the year. So a year later, I'm taking a look to see how I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2011 at Skripper Time
Tonight, courtesy of my friends at eOne, I got a sneak peek at "Barney's Version" the movie based on the book of the same name by Mordecai Richler. The book chronicles about 40 years of the life of Barney Panofsky... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at Skripper Time
Michael Buble, Michael Buble concert, Michael Buble and Sam, This is Michael Buble Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2010 at Skripper Time
I admit to not having seen Elf. And the fact that most people consider me a holiday outcast for that reason. I shall rectify Dec 20th!
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How could I forget? What else would I be watching at 1am?
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Ho Ho Ho - MERRRRY CHRISTMAS! I'm a big fan of holiday specials, both old and new, and have pulled together this list to help you plan your PVR recording. All times (to the best of my knowledge) are EST,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2010 at Skripper Time
A big thanks to www.spoilertv.com for the list. Get the PVRs ready! You can also view it by date. - $#*! My Dad Says Season 1 - 23 September - 30 Rock Season 5 - 23 September - 90210 Season... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at Skripper Time
A generous thanks to www.spoilertv.com for the list! Get your PVRs ready people! You can also view it alphabetically. 7th September - Sons of Anarchy Season 3 8th September - Hellcats Season 1 - Terriers Season 1 9th September -... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2010 at Skripper Time
I stumbled across this lovely artist through a Facebook link - and after watching I thought sharing was in order. Having learned over the years exactly what it is to be alone, and how to be comfortable with it, I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2010 at Skripper Time