Raincoast Books – The Origami Garden!

I have always been intrigued with origami and over my life have even known how to make a few items! The only one I can always remember is the “Nit Picker” or the “Fortune Teller” as it seems most people call it! I have a lot of fun over the years creating that one and […]

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What’s Your Potion?

If you love juicing and you love “potions” for good health and for all manner of other reasons, then this is the book for you. “What’s Your Potion” by Morwyn has a collection of recipes and information to help you create any “Liquid Refreshment to Nourish Body, Mind and Spirit.” I’ve always enjoyed fresh juices […]

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Raincoast Books – The Bone Broth Secret

If you’ve read a few of my posts you’ve probably come to the conclusion that I like my foods to be good for me and my family. I don’t go to the extreme of no-sugar-shall-ever-pass-my-lips and I haven’t had to go gluten-free for one reason or another, but I still shy away from sugar-free products […]

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Gardening for Kids! ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of the summer activities that I always look forward to in spring is gardening! I grew up working alongside my parents in the garden and although I didn’t necessarily enjoy it very much as a kid, it must’ve “grown on me” somehow because now, when spring arrives each year, I’m thrilled about having my […]

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Schiffer Books – Your Little Guide to Mastering your Sewing Machine! ~Giveaway

I received a sewing machine as a gift a number of years ago. I’ve really appreciated it over the years. I sewed a rag quilt for my son and a mini one for my daughters for their dolls. I’ve made cloth wipes for using along with my cloth diapers. I’ve done plenty of repairs on different […]

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Made By Hands

When you think of items that are made with your hands usually crafty things are the first that come to mind – and rightly so because there are LOADS of great craft ideas out there! Especially if you take a peek at DK Canada’s Made By Hand Boutique. It is overflowing with fabulous handmade inspiration! […]

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Simple, Beautiful Artwork!

Art has recently become a passion in our home – the second time for me, the first time for our kids! I remember truly enjoying doing a variety of art projects as a kid, but through college and then getting married and having young kids, well, let’s just say it’s been a while since I’ve […]

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Voice Lessons To Go!

I have been singing since I was knee high to a grasshopper! We attend our “church” meetings twice a week and always sing – so I’ve loved singing since I could open my mouth and wail along! Oh wait, perhaps a baby crying doesn’t count as singing? Just the same, I’m always amazed at how […]

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Rust-Oleum NeverWet scares off liquids! ~Giveaway!

There are times when a person just wants things to stay clean and dry! And when you have kids, those times seem to occur more often than not! One place that is a constant headache for me is our dining room chairs. We purchased the table awhile after we got married from a family who had […]

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A Year of Cozy! ~Giveaway!

There are some books that are….well….books. And then there are books that are BEAUTIFUL! (Please don’t tell anyone that it took me three tries to spell beautiful! What’s up with that!?!) The Year of Cozy by Adrianna Adarme is one of these super gorgeous books that you don’t want to give up but that you just […]

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