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Big Fish Games Fairway Solitaire Blast on a Smartphone Near You

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I am seriously addicted to Big Fish Games. So when they reached out to me to check out their latest release to smartphones and tablets I jumped all over it. WOOHOO More games!! Goodbye my evenings. About Fairway Solitaire Blast It's solitaire as you love it, but with a twist that has made it one of the most celebrated franchises ever: it's … [Read more...]

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father Like Son

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree in this family. … [Read more...]

Homemaker Monday: How to Clean your Home in a Jiffy

How to Clean your Home in a Jiffy

I have a friend who is trying to sell her house. She tries to keep her house ready to show in less than 30 minutes. I have to admit that sounds a little tough. But there are a few tricks that she uses to make sure her house stays ready for a showing anytime. Clean dishes after meals This is a tough one for most people. After the time spent … [Read more...]

Walmart Canada Spring Cleaning Challenge #springinspiration

Walmart Canada Spring Cleaning Challenge Hallway Before

If you have been following my Homemaker Monday series you can see we have spring on the mind. I am pretty sure we are not alone. At this point in time everyone is staring death glares at the snow still on the ground. So when Walmart Canada reached out to me and asked me to accept their Spring Cleaning Challenge I quickly wrote back YES! I needed … [Read more...]

Homemaker Monday: Create an Inviting Backyard

Create an Inviting Backyard

So I am about 24 hours late getting up this weeks Homemaker Monday. So sorry about that, Tobei has been away for 2 months for work and just got home this week-end. Needless to say computer time and my schedule was the furthest thing from my mind. Sometimes we tend to focus on ways to turn the inside of our house into a home. We pick up toys, … [Read more...]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review #CaptainAmerica

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

The Cap is back in the next high-tempo instalment of Marvel's: The Avengers sub-series.  Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, finds himself trying to adjust to living in the present day in Washington, DC.  He soon finds himself called to lead another S.H.I.E.L.D. mission for Directory Fury and is partnered up with returning star … [Read more...]

Ultimate Blog Party 2014


I can not believe it is time again for the Ultimate Blog Party. My first Ultimate Blog Party was in 2010 and I met some amazing friends. Since then I have been back every single year. I can not wait to party with you all again. For those of you who have never been here before let me introduce myself quickly. My name is Nolie and I am 32 … [Read more...]

Homemaker Monday: Easy FREE Ways to Make Your House feel Homey

Easy FREE Ways to Make Your House feel Homey

Turning your house into a home does not require a ton of money, but it does require some thought and just a little bit of effort. I’ve put together a list of things that anyone can do but most people overlook that will transform your ordinary house into something homey and full of warmth. Create the Atmosphere Turn off your overhead … [Read more...]

A Little Girls Birthday Shows What It Means To Be A Military Family

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Just before Christmas a military family arrived in Ottawa to make it home. What a tough time to move in my opinion. Middle of the school year and right before the holidays. Being a military community we welcomed them with open arms. I first met the husband the day he arrived in Ottawa. He had posted in our community group looking for car seats. … [Read more...]


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Little Brother has many obsessions. Numbers, shapes, body parts but the biggest one being letters. His favourite toy is his letter pieces. He is always playing with them. Telling us what letter it is and the sound that it makes.  Today during one of the billion times I changed his diaper since peeing in the potty is not an obsession of … [Read more...]