Five Tips for First Time Driver Prep

The following post has been brought to you by OK Tire It seemed like for many years I spent most of my days in the car. If I was not driving to school activities, play-dates or running family errands, I was taking my children to swimming, track and field or soccer. I often joked howContinue Reading …

LIMEAPPLE – Spring Into Summer Box Sale May 25/26

I received product in exchange for my coverage of this sale. As always, all opinions are my own.   It is amazing how quickly children can and do grow! I just spent a good part of my day cleaning and organizing my 9 year old’s room. She had so many clothes it was very timeContinue Reading …

6 Crucial Pieces of Equipment Every Young Hockey Player needs

So, your kid wants to be a hockey player, huh? Well, it takes more than heart and determination if they want to be serious about playing the game. While they can get away with not having full gear if they’re playing garage hockey, there are some pieces of equipment that are not only essential forContinue Reading …

Girls Develop Lasting Friendships and Skills by Registering for Girl Guides of Canada

Last week, my daughter wanted to have a fire. We often have fires in the yard, roast marshmallows and hot dogs while enjoying some family time. She and I headed out back to collect twigs and get the fire started. I showed her how to stack up the wood and we talked about making fireContinue Reading …

Arm & Hammer Baking Soda is Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday! Giveaway #ChurchandDwight

Somethings in my home have been part of my life forever! I buy certain products because my mom bought them and I grew up seeing them in my home day after day. I’m sure you’re all familiar with that little orange box in your fridge, freezer or baking cupboard. Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda has beenContinue Reading …

Family Camping Tips for the Wilderness

Family camp outs can be a lot of fun, until someone realizes that they are not prepared for something unexpected.  It is the preparedness that usually makes people over-pack for a camping trip, for fear that they will leave something behind that they may or may not need. Here are 5 family camping tips thatContinue Reading …

Back to the Basics: Top Android Apps to Reduce Your Clutter and Replace Your Old Gadgets

Is the clutter in your life getting out of control? You might want to consider a few hints, gadgets and Android apps that can help you organize your world and keep it that way. Here are a few of our favorites. Apps to know about Evernote is a great Android app that can keep yourContinue Reading …

How Your Teens Become Responsible Adults

As many of you already know I have four kids, but three are pretty much independent. My oldest lives on her own and has for a few years. My boys are 16 and 18 and still live at home. They are both at the age where they can handle responsibilities and extra tasks with noContinue Reading …