The kids have been out of school for the last two weeks. This means the classic phrase comes out of their mouth every day. “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do.” I became exhausted suggesting the usual list. “Go outside! Read a book! Do your chores! Play with the dog!” I almost had a nervous breakdown … More Parent Tip: How Ice Cream Can Keep You Sane.
I grew up with a minimalist Dad and Mom during my childhood. Although my life is full of more ‘stuff’ these days, the value of simplicity still remains. I don’t live beyond my means and I don’t carry a credit card balance… that’s a skill these days! So how can you start saving money in … More Top 5 Ways to Save Your Money in 2017!
Do you have friends who have a dog they adore? Great! Then you are going to look like a ROCKSTAR when you show up with these homemade doggie treats for their precious canine! Instead of making your entrance with a simple bottle of wine, why don’t you try adding this unique gift? These herbal homemade … More Unique Gift for Dog Lovers! Healthy Herbal Treats of Love!
First of all, Merry Christmas! Second, can someone tell me who the fuck eats fruitcake? I distinctly remember being seven years old on Christmas Eve at my Grandma’s house. I stood there motionless as all the aunts were scrambling around in the kitchen getting the food ready. I watched in horror as the 5 pound … More Gingerbread Muffins and the Evils of Fruitcake.
This piece originally appeared as a guest entry on The Drawing Board and was written by Maddie Laberge, of Wickedstep-mom What the hell does Hygge (pronounced Hue-gah) mean? First, let me ask you 5 quick questions to make sure Hygge is a good fit for you: 1. Are you emotionally burnt out? (You’re on my … More Why Every Woman Needs To Get Her Hygge On!
I just found out that there is a dating site called “Maple Match”. It’s for Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. Wow, did I laugh! Apparently some American citizens can’t type in ‘how to move to Canada’ fast enough! This got me thinking about how lucky I am to be Canadian. … More Maple Syrup Cookies and Being Canadian!