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No Work Zone (Wordless Wednesday)

no work zone retirement sign

The sign outside my father in laws house when we showed up for his retirement party. An InLinkz Link-up … [Read more...]

How To Organize A Small Bathroom

How To Organize A Small Bathroom

The bathroom stores the most variety of things, yet, it is the smallest room in the house. Check out these creative ideas to organize and cut clutter in your bathroom. Adding a shelf above the door is a great solution for storing extra toiletries. Shoe organizers on the back of the door make for additional storage. The little shoe … [Read more...]

You Can Dress Us Up But You Can’t Take Us Out

You can dress us up but you can't take us out

Sure this is supposed to be a Wordless Wednesday post but it needs the back story to appreciate the photos. Let's go back into time, way back, back to 2004. I was a young girl getting married for the first time, worried about how photos would look to my grandkids one day. I had a rule, no pictures of me smoking or drinking. My dad walked up with … [Read more...]

3 Tips To Set Up Your Teens Facebook Account

3 Tips To Set Up Your Teens Facebook Account

School is out, and your teens will want to stay connected with their friends over summer. Whether it’s a fun photo from a day at the beach, or checking in at their favourite store, before hitting the share button it is important to make sure your teenage kids are sharing their information in a way that protects their online identity. Facebook … [Read more...]

8 Tips to a Better Nights Sleep

8 Tips to a Better Nights Sleep

If you are reading this article then you like me have probably developed some horrible sleep patterns that are causing some very long nights of lost sleep. Not getting enough sleep can cause loss of concentration, high blood pressure, weight gain and may even cause stroke. Getting those much needed hours of sleep in are very important to your … [Read more...]

Top 5 Favourite Movies

Top 5 Favourite Movies

I am totally digging an old post out of the drafts folder to participate in Thursday Favourite Things Blog Hop. We all have our favourite movies and I have decided to share my top 5 favourite movies today. Sweet Home Alabama - I have worn this out on multiple DVD's. Surprisingly my BluRay copy is still alive. Tobei wraps me in a warm blanket … [Read more...]

Sunset After The Storm

Sunset after the storm

When we went camping for Canada Day we got a storm but things cleared up in the evening. My friend and I decided to ditch the husbands and kids and go for a walk with our cameras. This is one of my favourite pictures from that walk. An InLinkz Link-up … [Read more...]

6 Important Money Lessons to Teach Your Kids

6 Important Money Lessons to Teach Your Kids

Do you want to teach your kids about money? Sometimes it takes an actual “money” lesson to stress the way money really works. Helping your kids succeed financially in life, starts by teaching kids about money early. Here are six important money lessons you may want to start teaching your children today. #1. Purchasing Items If a child … [Read more...]

S’mores

Smores

For Canada Day we decided to get out of the city and rented a cottage with some friends. Review coming later on that. However with this trip came my kids first introduction to S'mores. We got a S'mores kit, lit the fire and loaded up on yummy gooey goodness. … [Read more...]

Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada Day

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