labour day blues

Labour Day Blues

For lots of people Labour Day is the last hurrah of summer a time for camping, cottages and a last cold drink by the lake.  For anyone with school aged kids, or who work in education Labour Day is our December 31st.  It is New Year's Eve filled with anticipation, excitement and a special big helping of trepidation and procrastination.  It's that moment when you realize you have a chance to start … [Read More...]


bacon tomato and kale quiche

Bacon Tomato and Kale Quiche

This quiche is like a BLT only better!  The combination of bacon and tomato with kale gives the quiche robust flavour and the added nutrition that kale brings. Easy to make, full of flavour and great for the freezer.  Make a bunch ahead and you have pre-made meals you'll family will love. One … [Read More...]

brown sugar ribs

Brown Sugar BBQ Ribs (Oven Baked)

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Prosciutto Cups with Apples and Horseradish Cheese

This three ingredient appetizer will change the way you throw parties. Perfect for any season these Prosciutto Cups with Apples and Horseradish Cheese are bite sized morsels with a perfect balance of savoury, sweet and crispy.  The short cooking time allows for the apples to remain their crispness … [Read More...]

Peaches and Cream Oatmeal Muffins

Peaches and Cream Oatmeal Muffins

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Road Trips for Cyclists #CAABike

Keeping active is important. During the summer time, my boys and I are always on the go. We love taking advantage of the beautiful weather as often as we can. Our family adventures often lead to road trips! Since the boys are young, this usually includes some preparation. I recently fell in love … [Read More...]

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Airmiles Value Tracker from Totally Money

We all love to travel right? And we all love to try to get the best deals we can when planning our trips don't we? Well, whether we're looking for a romantic weekend getaway or our next family fun vacation, if you've built up airmiles then you want to make sure you get the most bang for your … [Read More...]

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Top Foodie Travel Destinations

Travel + Food = the perfect reason to leave home!  Whether you are someone who is a travel fanatic or resident foodie it is a wonderful way to see a city through your senses.  The sights, sounds, aromas and tastes of a place are what sticks in your mind for long after you've returned … [Read More...]

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Our Day Out With Thomas #DayWithThomas

This weekend our family drove to St. Thomas, ON to experience Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014. With two little train lovers in tow who LOVED the experience last year, I knew it would be a day full of excitement, crowds and fun activities especially a wonderful ride on Thomas … [Read More...]

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labour day blues

Labour Day Blues

For lots of people Labour Day is the last hurrah of summer a time for camping, cottages and a last cold drink by the lake.  For anyone with school aged kids, or who work in education Labour Day is our December 31st.  It is New Year's Eve filled with anticipation, excitement and a special big helping … [Read More...]

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Office Organization Makeover with Walmart #Walmart20th

When you are in your late thirties everything makes you feel old.  Movies, TV, and fashion seem to be repeats of things you saw in your younger years and every morning that first step out of bed is just a bit more challenging than the day before.  But, if you are a store, a popular and constantly … [Read More...]


Take A Load Off with OxiClean™

The smell of clean laundry is one of my happy smells. It reminds me of piles of neatly folded laundry left on my bed and helping my grandmother fold bedsheets. With twin boys I feel like I am never done laundry.  Whether it's playing outside and getting wet or muddy the boys are in a constant state … [Read More...]


Starting your RESPs with Heritage Education Funds

As a mother raising twin boys, my life is often filled with excitement over construction sites, emergency vehicles and loud noises.  My boys love to pretend they are firemen, police officers, teachers, backhoe drivers and crane operators.  They have vivid imaginations and love to recreate complex … [Read More...]

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