Divorce And Children – How To Help

Apparently, 43% of children in America, are growing up with divorced parents. That's a staggering number. However, that doesn't mean a child will suffer throughout their life because of it. In fact, the majority of children, will turn out just fine. It's a small minority that suffer serious … [Read more...]

Teens VS Parents – Can You Understand One Another? @Netflix_CA #streamteam #spon

Teens vs parents, that's exactly how it feels when you're trying to raise one. It's a battle where neither party really knows what's going on in the others mind. Trying to start a conversation can be awkward at best. You can simply see your teenager stiffen up when you start talking to them. Teens … [Read more...]

Best Thai Food In Calgary @JackiesThai #spon

For the most part, my life has literally been meat and potatoes. It's only been a dozen years since I started eating international cuisine. Those experiences came from travel, spilling over into every day eating. For example, my fish dishes were limited to fish and chips. I'd never eaten sea bass, … [Read more...]

Married For 35 Years! What’s My Secret?

I've been married for a long time. In fact, it's been thirty five years. Yet, somehow, it doesn't seem all that long. If it wasn't for my fully grown children and the mirrors in my home, I could fool myself into believing it's only been five. So, what's my secret? First and foremost, he's my best … [Read more...]

It’s Breakfast Time – Yes, It’s Still Important

We all know that breakfast is important. In fact, we find ourselves discussing the issue with our children. Sometimes, going out of our way to make it more interesting and appetizing for them. We've even created breakfast on the go, for those of us in a hurry. However, up until five or six … [Read more...]

When I Was Twenty – My Younger Days

A couple of weeks ago, a reader of mine, posted some old pictures of themselves. You know, those crazy ones that show you in funky clothes, with a funkier hairdo. It got me to thinking about my younger days. Specifically, the year I got married. I was twenty, and the year was 1982. My … [Read more...]

Cranberry Balsamic Pork Loin

On the menu this week, cranberry balsamic pork loin. Actually, it was on the menu last week. Regardless, it's delicious, and deserves to be shared. Since there are only so many proteins, and I tend to pick the same ones, I need to find different ways to serve them up. For example, I published my … [Read more...]

Easter Goodies From #Kellogg’s #Giveaway #spon

Easter is upon us, and that means Easter goodies. However, that doesn't have to be a basket brimming with chocolate. Just like Easter dinner, there are tons of options available. One option, is Kellogg's mini rice krispie squares. They're just the perfect size to fit inside those plastic eggs. … [Read more...]

Blogging About Me – What You Most Likely Don’t Know

I've been blogging now for going on six years, which is kind of hard to believe. Frankly, it doesn't seem that long ago that I sat in an Italian restaurant in Mexico, asking my family what they thought about the idea of me, blogging. Imagine deer in headlights. There's nothing quite like a captive … [Read more...]

Pepperoni Pizza Spaghetti Squash #recipe

There is nothing I love more than warm weather and sunshine. Unless, of course, it's pizza and pasta! Seriously, who just doesn't want to devour it all the time? If I could, it would be on the menu more than once a week. After tasting my pepperoni pizza spaghetti squash, I think I may just of … [Read more...]

Surprise, It’s Suprizamals! #Review #Giveaway

As you all know, I'm an empty nester. Therefore, I'm not current with all the new toys. However, I do have an awesome granddaughter who lets me in on one or two of them. Especially around birthdays and Christmas! As well, I occasionally find myself on the receiving end of some fantastic new … [Read more...]

Ground Chicken Chili #Recipe

Calgary has been experiencing some beautiful weather this month. The snow has melted and spring is in the air. It makes you think about summer, bbq's and outdoor fun. However, springtime also makes me think of cooking. Although we do a lot of bbq'ing, I like to keep some freezer meals on hand. No … [Read more...]