How to beat the boredom blues with tweens for the summer

Simple ideas to keep the kids from being bored this summer with an easy DIY project. … More How to beat the boredom blues with tweens for the summer

Elf on the Shelf

It’s almost that time of year. You know, besides getting the decorations up, the lists made, the cookies baked and the mingling mingled! It’s time for Snowflake to make her return. Who is Snowflake, you ask? Our Elf on the Shelf. Yes, I know, some of you are rolling your eyes. I know that some … More Elf on the Shelf

Music Monday: Just like fire

I’ve always liked P!nk. She stood out, spoke up and always brought an energy to her songs that I love. From her debut album Can’t Take Me Home (featuring my favourite song Most Girls) to The Truth About Love, this girl can sing. There is no doubt about that. I was lucky to see her … More Music Monday: Just like fire

These thumbs are not green!

Growing up, my mom used to have plants all over the house. She could revive a dying plant, sprout a new one from a single leave…she was definitely born with two green thumbs. I wasn’t. When my husband and I bought our house, I had grandiose dreams of building a vegetable garden, enjoying fresh tomatoes … More These thumbs are not green!

Not sew crafty!

I would consider myself to be a crafty kind of girl. I’ve done all sorts of things like painting, needlepoint, floral arranging and scrapbooking, just to name a few.   But I don’t sew.   I remember getting an assignment in grade 7 home economics to buy a pattern and sew an article of clothing. … More Not sew crafty!