Abuse Takes All Forms – This Is Abuse! Know it! #Repost

  There is no need for an introduction to abuse, however, there seems to be a need to explain what it is. Abuse is when a person tries to control the behaviour of another person. This could be physical, psychological or sexual. It's when someone uses their intimate relationship to … [Read more...]

Have You Ever Cheated On Your Significant Other? #StreamTeam #Ad #Partner

Have you ever cheated? Does your other half know? I can't say I've ever cheated, but I sure have thought about it! Sometimes, when my husband is sleeping, I think, it wouldn't hurt. If he doesn't know, he won't be upset. I can pretend it never happened. I know what you're thinking, but … [Read more...]

Will You Be Ready For Retirement? Find Out #RetireReady #Spon @TD_Canada

On February 21st, I'll turn 55 years old. In Alberta, many places offer senior discounts at 55! I'm not ready to be a senior yet. However, I'm getting there. Old age and retirement is only 10 years away. Growing up, we were told, the best way to plan for retirement, was investing in property. … [Read more...]

Poached Pears With Raspberry Sauce – Valentines Day Treat #Recipe #Repost

I have never made poached pears before. Sure, I've watched chefs on t.v. do it but I always hesitated in case I messed it up. You know, the pear goes soggy or tastes yucky cause it's warm. Well, I'm sorry I've never made them before because they couldn't be easier to do! Watching chefs, they make … [Read more...]

Easy Caprese Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms #Recipe

Dinner time can get a little stale. Sometimes you fall into a rut and find yourself cooking the same meals over and over again. I keep an eye out on FB and twitter for recipes that are new to me. If I have something specific in mind, I've scoured Pinterest as well. It's not always easy to find … [Read more...]

Let’s Chat About Home Organization With @Tidy_Living

Are you dedicated to home organization? I've tried many times to become more organized. In fact, I spent an entire year tidying up my basement, one week at a time, one item at a time. That worked great, for awhile. Over time, my basement has reverted back to being upside down. I need to get more … [Read more...]

Valentines Gifts – Plus Free Downloads For Kids

Valentines Day is right around the corner. Although not everyone celebrates the day of love, it's a huge day for the flower industry. Roses top the list, but red carnations, tulips and lilies are also top sellers. Of course, chocolate is a no brainer. Who doesn't love to get a special box of … [Read more...]

Good Times Don’t Have To Be Complicated. Simpler Is Better

Simpler is better This past Christmas was one of the best I can remember. It was the first Christmas for my grandson and the first Christmas with both grandchildren together. You can tell from the picture that they simply adore one another. My granddaughter loves playing, cuddling and feeding … [Read more...]

Quality Jewelry That Won’t Break The Bank @WeLovePearls #Review #Giveaway CAN/US

In April, Larry and I will have been married for 35 years. We got married at the tender age of 20. Back then, marrying young, was not uncommon. The only pieces of quality jewelry I had, were my wedding rings. I didn't grow up with a lot of money, but I did grow up liking quality. I'd rather go with … [Read more...]

Overstuffed Tomatoes With Chicken And Provolone #Recipe

Before moving to Calgary back in 1989, I lived in Winnipeg. My mom always had a garden. After leaving home, so did I. Everything seemed to grow so nicely. I had cucumbers, lettuce, potatoes, peas and of course, tomatoes. They were big and juicy with a ton of flavour. There's nothing quite like … [Read more...]

Delivery Service That Will Open Your Kitchen To More @SkipTheDishes #Review #Giveaway

Last week, I was approached by SkipTheDishes to try out their delivery service. Now, I'd already heard about them, but never tried them. I figured, what's the difference between them and the way I already order takeout? Well, it turns out, there's quite a difference. In fact, SkipTheDishes opens the … [Read more...]

America, Trump, The Islamic Faith. What Have We Become?

Let me begin by saying, I'm am not an expert on the Islamic faith. I am one person who believes in myself as a good, decent individual. I'm also a believer in mankind as fundamentally good, decent people. There is bad in this world. However, evil does not recognize race or religion. Evil … [Read more...]