Childrens Teachers, Gift Giving And You – Consider This Before You Buy

June is the month where parents begin to think about their childrens teachers. Gift giving has become a common practice. However, before you buy, you should consider a few things. First, most teachers have accumulated an abundance of coffee mugs, candles, creams and nick knacks. Although they … [Read more...]

Summertime In The City – Keeping Your Kids Busy #FACEPAINT #RECIPE

Summertime is nearly upon us. A favourite of pretty much everyone. After all, there's sunshine, longer days and sleeping in. The kids don't have school and you don't have to pack lunches. Personally, I can almost feel the sun and the breeze. Wait, what!? The kids aren't in school? Don't panic, I've … [Read more...]

May Was Vacation Time #pictures #video

If you follow me on Instagram, you may of seen me posting a few vacation pictures. Larry and I took off earlier this month, to a favourite spot of ours, Mexico. Specifically, The Finest Resort in Playa Mujeres. Traveling to Mexico is so relaxing. When your vacation includes the ocean, life is … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

The Year 2017 Has Begun – What Are You Planning?

The year 2017 began by sleeping in until 11:30. It also started off with a runny nose and fits of sneezing . Allergies perhaps? Possibly, I did sleep with the window open as hot flashes are a part of my life at the moment . Who knows what's floating around out there! Of course, it could also be news … [Read more...]