The Apple Tree! ~Giveaway!

I love finding small companies. I love it even more when they’re Moms who are wanting to stay at home with their kids. I discovered The Apple Tree on Facebook awhile ago and when I got in touch with Jody, she was instantly on board! She has been a delight to work with and it’s […]

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The Complete Root Cellar Book!

I grew up on a farm and my Mom always had a large garden and we enjoyed garden goods all winter long. There’s nothing quite like home grown veggies and potatoes straight from the ground to the table! While my Mom never had a “root cellar”, the house I grew up in was an early […]

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Share Your Hair! ~Giveaway

I have lost family to cancer. I have lost friends and friends’ family to cancer. I have long hair. So often, when we are watching people battle with cancer, we feel that there is so little we can do to help other than standing by, supporting and loving them. About four years ago, I decided […]

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Tea Squared – Tea Snobbery Continues with Glee!

Hey! It’s the tea snob back! Have you missed me in all my snobbishness? No? Didn’t think so. I wouldn’t miss that snobbiness either. ow about tea, have you been enjoying a cuppa tea of late? I sure have, because I’ve had some fresh, new teas to brew up! Let’s take a look at the […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Read Me a Book

Reading to my younger kids is one of my favorite things to do. That said, sometimes other stuff ‘gets in the way’ and I don’t get as much reading time with them as I’d like. Read Me a Book by Barbara Reid has been a sweet and simple little reminder about how reading to our […]

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The Planet Friendly Diet! ~Giveaway

It seems everywhere we turn there’s another diet book out. Some proclaim to help you lose 10 pounds in a week. Others proclaim something different. But in the end, do they help you make better choices? Do they help you change your lifestyle into something better for *you*? To something you will be able to […]

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300 Best Canadian Bread Machine Recipes by Robert Rose Inc

I know bread is getting a lot of bad press lately due to gluten, but I’d have to admit that I’m still pretty fond of it. Especially fresh, not bread, with a bit of butter slathered on it! Mmmmm…I remember coming home from school to fresh hot buns that my Mom had just pulled out […]

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Wipebook – The New Kind of Notepad! ~Giveaway!

I’m a list maker, how about you? There’s nothing I love better than having a list written to pattern my day after. I’m not even opposed to doing something that wasn’t on the list, adding it to the list juuuuuuuust so I can cross it off! Haha! Such satisfaction! Up until now I’ve just used […]

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Mail Order Mystery!

Do you love a good mystery? Or even better – do your kids love a good mystery as well? What about a Top Secret Mail Order Mystery that comes right to your front door? Now we’re talking!! 🙂 This is the kind of activity – and mystery – that our 9 year old son loves, […]

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Nouwee the Second!

If you have been following Andrea’s post, you’ll have read her review on Nouwee back at the beginning of January.  Now, truth be told, I was supposed to review what I got at the same time. However, there was a minor issue with my package being delayed for awhile. Methinks it fell out of a […]

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