Cocomira Chocolates! ~Giveaway

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Okay, hands up, how many chocoholics do we have? Generally, I find there are more rather than less! Must be because the stuff is so good, right? I’ve always been of the opinion that it […]

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New Year, New You by Raincoast! ~Giveaway!

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I never have, probably likely because I don’t keep them. It’s so easy to say something you want to do but have you ever noticed that it’s a whole pile harder to fall through with it? Especially if it’s something significant? You know, more than “I will not have […]

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DIY – Homemade Peanut Butter!

I bet you never thought making your own peanut butter could be as easy as pressing a button, did you? I didn’t either, back in the day, before I starting making it! We tend to go through a LOT of peanut butter in this house. My husband is a PB fiend and our kids all […]

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Cool Season Gardener!

There’s something about spring that makes some of us get itchy feet. And itchy fingers. Itchy to get in the soil. To plant seeds. To see pretty green shoots coming up. To see the leaves starting to pop out of their buds. Spring! Us folks in wintry Canada love spring! I’ve always been intrigued by […]

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Put Me in the Story! ~ Giveaway

We love it when parcels arrive at our house. But the other day, when Daddy walked in the door with a parcel, I could hardly wait for supper to be over so I could sit down with my littlest (almost three) to read her the new book! It ended up being a full family event […]

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Dreamfarm Gadgets #2! ~ Giveaway!

If you remember back in December, I wrote this post about Dreamfarm.  Remember how excited you were about some of their nifty gadgets? Well, I’m back to tell you about more of them! First we’ll start in the kitchen with the Garject Lite.  If you love garlic as much as we do, you’ll have at […]

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DIY Foaming Hand Soap

I have three kids ages 6 and under. I don’t think there’s a one of them that can do less than a full pump of soap, lotion, or shampoo! Now, I don’t know about you, but I haven’t used a full pump of soap in years, except on occasions where I come in from outside […]

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Best of Travel 2016!

Back when I was young and free, I traveled. Then I worked awhile, then I traveled. I did that a few times. I spent a year in Ukraine, 3 months in Hawaii, 4 weeks traveling through Europe plus a few other stops in between times! I learned a few things. One – I am NOT […]

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The LEAF by Bellabeat

Have you ever been curious to know just how many steps you walk in a day? Especially if you work at a job where you walk a lot? I’ve always been curious, and while you can get pedometer apps for your smartphone, I’m not a fan of carrying my phone around with me all the […]

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I Love Me book! ~ Giveaway!

As a parent, there is a moral dilemma that I haven’t quite figured out yet. Please, if you have the key, the answer, the end-all-be-all, let me know! How do you teach your children to be self confident and to love themselves without becoming arrogant and conceited? I’m a firm believer that we all need […]

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