A Touch of Spring & New Pillow Cases

Pillow Case

This has been the whitest winter in a long time.  Just last week we were on the receiving end over 100cm of snow...again.  My back yard houses over 4 feet of snow...throughout the entire yard...with drifts well over 5 or 6 feet. It will be May before we see the grass, let alone a tulip or daffodil. So, I'm bringing spring inside. I figure right now is the perfect time to get my spring cleaning complete.  That way, when the weather does finally … [Read more...]

Sponsored Video: Flavour of Home

This post has been sponsored by Knorr, but all opinions are our own.   When I was seventeen I moved away from home.  Not just down the street, or to the next town. No, that would be too easy.  I was the kind of teen that liked adventure. That liked to take the world by storm, and make a mess of it on my journey. So when I was seventeen, I moved to Alberta.  Almost completely across the country, and far away from my childhood home in … [Read more...]

Crayola Colour Alive! {Giveaway!}

Colour Alive

There is something relaxing about sitting down with a brand new box of crayons and a new colouring book.  I think it takes me back to my childhood, when under the tree or on my birthday, these new treasures would appear.  And though my boys get those same treats on special days.  New crayons, and new colouring books, the world they live in is a lot more vibrant than the one I grew up in, and Crayola has stepped up their game when it comes to the … [Read more...]

Super Simple Slip Stitch Dishcloth – Free Knitting Pattern

Dishcloth 3

For the last two weeks I have been obsessed with knitting dishcloths.  I don't know why, I've never liked them before, but all of a sudden I'm all about the cotton dishcloths! So, here is the Super Simple Slip Stitch Dishcloth pattern that I came up with quickely one night while searching through a stitch dictionary. Supplies You'll Need: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn, about 30grams 5mm Knitting needles Darning needle for weaving in … [Read more...]

Unwrap the Kinder Surprise to Win! {March 16th – 31st!}

Unwrap to win

Everone loves a great contest, and I am Egg-cited to share with you this fantastic new contest from Kinder Surprie! The Unwrap To Win Conest on Kinder's Facebook Page! How does $3000 to do something fun with your family sound?  I know...it sounds amazing, right!  It's a great start to planning a summer vacation, or a little something to put away towards a winter vacation next year.  $3000 to do something fun!  Oh the ideas! Well, right now … [Read more...]

Easter Made Easy at Walmart with Flipp!


In my list of top 10 favorite holidays, Easter comes in a quick second, right behind good ole Christmas.  We get to enjoy a bit of holiday magic known to us as Mr. Hoppity himself, the Easter Bunny as he leaves small spring inspired gifts (and chocolate) for our kids. Just like Santa, the Easter Bunny needs a bit of help when he's building those shopping lists.  Even a little help picking up things here and there.  I mean...there is still a lot … [Read more...]

Cleaning Toilets with Lysol® Click gel™ Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner


It was a job I didn’t do well.  Too young to really be leaving home, but naive enough to think I was ready.  With a signed contract in hand, at just seventeen, I left the safety and security of Nova Scotia and headed off to Alberta.  My job?  Cleaning toilets.   And oh my goodness do I ever wish I was kidding. It was the last thing I should have signed up for.  Sure, it was honest work, but cleaning toilets in a tourist town in the middle of … [Read more...]

Organic Slammers by Kids Gourmet { Review & Giveaway}


The door opens and in swarms two hungry beasts... boots fly in one directions...mittens in the other.  Their backpacks haven't even hit the floor and they're alreay seaching the cupboards for their next snack. I am a mom of two boys.  Two very hungry, yet VERY PICKY boys.  They want their food in front of them faster than I can put together a plate of cut up veggies and fruit, and that's with me getting a head start!  But if I don't have … [Read more...]

Easter Gift Idea: Treehouse Ultimate Collection Cube from @kaboomkids

treehouse cube

Easter is upon us, and aside from Christmas, it is my favorite holiday.  Once again we get to invite a magical character into our home, and our kids get to feel that excitement that goes along with waiting for something special to happen. Our Easter fun includes the traditional Easter Egg Hunt, where the Easter Bunny hides little plastic eggs filled with fun treats (some sweet, some not so sweet) around our home, and each of our boys get a … [Read more...]

Just Another Manic Monday


Despite the title of this post, I actually love Mondays.  I've also been knows to be weird, strange and awkward.  It's ok, normal is boring.  Why do I like Mondays? To me they're like a planning day... a prep day for the rest of the week.  And now that I work completely from home, Mondays are ever so important to me. My Monday morning usually starts at 7:15am.... get the kids off to work and sit down with my day planner and note books.  Start … [Read more...]

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