Easy Chicken Parm Bites
Recipes

Easy Chicken Parm Bites

Last week I started on my new fitness/health journey. I’ve cut out sweets and am watching my calorie and carb intake. I work out twice a day and run on the treadmill once a day, and so far I’m down 8lbs. It’s been a real eye opening experience because I love food. I mean, I…

Kids Summer Safety Tips
Kids | Kids safety

Kids Summer Safety Tips

The kids have been home for 5 months straight now and I’m sure we’re all going crazy. I know, I could use a good break right about now, but it isn’t an option for most of us so we just truck along. I for one know some days are better than others and know where…

5 Simple Steps to Disciplining Teenagers
Teens | Tips

5 Simple Steps to Disciplining Teenagers

Teenagers need discipline and boundaries to help them make wise choices as they mature. This is a process over the years and takes effort and commitment. I have three teenagers right now and let me tell you – it’s something else. I wasn’t fully prepared for. I remember being a teenager like it was yesterday,…

Pizza Quesadillas
Recipes

Pizza Quesadillas

With summer in full swing no one wants to spend hours in the kitchen making meals. The oven makes homes hotter, and it’s just so time consuming so I’ve been looking for alternative recipes to make that take less time, and don’t make the house a sauna. This Pizza Quesadillas recipe is great for a…

How To Keep The House Cool In The Summer
How-To

How To Keep The House Cool In The Summer

Keeping cool is the first thing on everyone’s mind as the temperatures begin to rise. There are a number of ways to keep you and your home cool during the hottest part of the year. When the Summer temperatures begin to hit triple digits it’s time to seal the house and turn on the air…

DIY Mermaid of the Sea Candle Holders
Crafts | DIY Feature

DIY Mermaid of the Sea Candle Holders

Moms and dads gather your little mermaids and little mermen‚Ķ this adorable craft is so much fun to make and SUPER easy. We all love an easy DIY right? There is just something so magical and amazing with mermaids even though they are a very popular mythical creature still today! Mermaids have been in the…

DIY Magical Fairy Garden
DIY

DIY Magical Fairy Garden

Our house had 5 bedrooms when we moved in and we recently built two more, that are removable for the older two girls in the basement. If they were to become permanent fixtures, we would probably end up getting something like brick veneer panels to make them look more appealing. So, after we built those…

Strawberry Pretzel Trifle
Recipes

Strawberry Pretzel Trifle

Wow, did the summer certainly come in fast and hot! There is no better way around our house than relaxing with an extremely light and healthy Strawberry Pretzel Trifle. This twist on a very popular classic has my kids asking for seconds while still eating their firsts. Now that’s a winner all around. These delightful…

Does Fasting Create A Healthy Digestive System?
Weight Loss

Does Fasting Create A Healthy Digestive System?

We’ve all heard the grim news: Canadians (and Americans) now more than ever before are obese, according to the CDC. Most doctors’ offices reflect this reality, as it’s been estimated that 70% of all doctor visits are lifestyle related. According to many health and wellness professionals, many of our physical ailments have to do with…

Strawberry and Peach Sorbet
Recipes

Strawberry and Peach Sorbet

Spring is in full effect here in Ontario. I swear, everyday I hear more and more birds chirping and animals wandering around, but where is the warmer weather? — it just isn’t as consistent as it should be at this point. It’s been really cold on and off the last two weeks and I’m crossing…

Keeping Baby Cool in The Summer
Parenting

Keeping Baby Cool in The Summer

Baby needs extra care during hot weather, as she is unable to regulate her own body temperature. It is important that baby is kept cool during summer to avoid overheating. Baby may become cranky and restless, or look clammy and flushed if feeling overly hot. It is vital to keep baby cool for her safety…

The Best Animal Manures to Use in a Garden
Gardening

The Best Animal Manures to Use in a Garden

Animal manures can aid in enriching the soil in your garden. Using animal manures instead of chemical fertilizers can be better for your plants and soil. Organic fertilizers such as animal manures contain more organic matter than their chemical counterparts. This organic matter builds and feeds the soil while also nourishing the plants. What are…