DIY Projects For Christmas

When my girls were little, I did a lot of DIY projects. For instance, I made Halloween costumes and Christmas decorations. Who doesn’t remember making paper garland or popcorn strings? DIY projects are a great way to get your kids involved and spread the Christmas spirit. It’s so much fun. Add a few … [Read more...]

Jeans – Wear Them Whenever You Want #giveaway #XmasCountdown2017 @LolaJeansdotca

I’m a jeans kind of gal. Sure, I love dressing up, once in awhile. Mostly though, it’s jeans for me. They’re comfy and wear well. Plus, you can dress them up, or stay casual. I remember when I first entered the work force. There was no such thing as casual Fridays. Going to work meant dress … [Read more...]

Skip The Dishes #XmasCountdown2017 #Giveaway CAN/USA

Previously, I wrote about my experience with Skip The Dishes. It’s a great alternative to ordinary delivery. For example, you can order from restaurants that don’t offer delivery of their own. As well, you can keep track of what’s happening with your order, and where your delivery person is, through … [Read more...]

Soup’s On! 7 Yummy Soups You Can Make

Over the years, I’ve posted a lot of soup recipes. Not surprising, since they’re a favourite of mine, especially with winter on the way. It’s a comfort food that’s both economical and delicious. I prefer to make my own, because I have to watch my salt intake. However, that doesn’t mean I don’t use … [Read more...]

Fourth Annual Countdown To Christmas Event #XmasCountdown2017 #Giveaway Announcement

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Christmas Holidays are around the corner and the frenzy has begun. You know what I mean. First shopping, then wrapping. Followed by baking and dinner planning. Not to mention the parties! While it’s a lot of fun, it’s also tiring. Personally, I love … [Read more...]

Seafood Dinner @TangoBistro #NotSpon #yyc #yyceats

Listen up, if you live in Calgary and love seafood, you just got lucky. Right now, you can get a lobster dinner for $25 per person at Tango Bistro. If you’re visiting Calgary, you simply have to stop in and have a bite. They are located on MacLeod Trail, next door to Smugglers. It’s a meal … [Read more...]

Halloween Is Better With Grandkids

Halloween is not my favourite day. I don’t decorate the house, or carve a pile of pumpkins. However, I love pumpkin pie, but that’s beside the point. Pumpkins Courtesy of my Youngest Daughter Some people like to put up spider webs, creepy crawlies, ghosts and ghouls. They decorate their yards … [Read more...]

Meatloaf Made My Way #Recipe

Everyone has a meatloaf recipe that they enjoy. Personally, I never thought I'd switch out my recipe for another one. A few weeks ago, however, I found myself returning home from the grocery store with a large amount of lean ground beef that I'd bought at one heck of a deal. Most of it, I turned … [Read more...]

Halloween – Should Big Kids Trick Or Tweet?

Recently, a small town in Canada, Bathurst, has suggested that 16 is too old for trick-or-treating at halloween, and wants to establish an 8pm curfew. Also, they want to create a $200 fine for anyone caught breaking the rule. Although not yet finalized, they expect it to be, before the end of … [Read more...]

3 Tips To Running Your Company From A Remote Location

Running a business can be tough work, not to mention costly at times. Leasing or owning an office building can be a great expense, not to mention paying all of the utility bills and maintenance costs. With the advancement in technology, many companies are opting to allowing their employees to work … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Cheese Soup #Recipe

Cold, winter days, call for warm and comforting soups. If you're like me, a big bowl of soup, combined with a sandwich, takes care of dinner. They're simple to make and taste a whole lot better than the cans. Plus, you can control the seasonings. Many canned soups are over the top with salt. … [Read more...]

Ham And Black Bean Soup #recipe

One of the things I enjoy during the winter, is a hearty bowl of soup. Especially, a homemade one like my ham and black bean. There's something very comforting about the smells and taste of a piping hot bowl. It's also a great way to use up leftovers from a large family meal. This particular … [Read more...]