Back to Basics with Netflix


The start of a new school year always feels like the perfect time to get back to basics and get a new routine going.  It doesn’t matter that I’m no longer a student or a teacher – it still just feels like a perfect time to regroup and get ready for cooler weather and a […]

Share the Love and GuacItForward – National Guacamole Day and a Coupon!


You know how much I like to share the love and do nice things for other people.  Well, so does my favorite guacamole and salsa company Wholly Guacamole! Tomorrow, September 16th, is NATIONAL GUACAMOLE DAY! We want to take our favorite day of the year and make it extra special and we need your help! […]

Tasty Tuesday: Layered MultiGrain Salad Recipe and Giveaway


I know for many of us, picnic season is over (hello to those of you out in western Canada already dealing with SNOW!) but when this recipe was sent to me, I tried it out and just had to share it with you.  This layered multigrain salad is DELICIOUS! I still carry picnics with me when […]

{Summer Fun Fridays} Last Weekend of Summer: 5 Ways to Make the Most of It


Technically, summer doesn’t end for another three weeks but Labour Day weekend has always felt like the last big hurrah to me. If you’re like me, you’ve had a ton of fun and created a lot of summer memories and while it’s always so wonderful to be able to look back on those days fondly, […]

Fun House Bouncer Giveaway (US/CAN)

Fun House Bouncer Giveaway

Sponsored by: – Organized by: Mom to Bed by 8 Please take a moment to read Mom to Bed by 8′s Little Tikes Fun House Bouncer review and see how a boring summer day can be changed in less than 5 minutes! Doesn’t this look like a fun way to spend a day? What […]

Crafts Under $10: Back to School Room Decor


Hello everyone! Once again, I’m participating in a round of Crafty Hangouts with some of my favourite crafty bloggers. Our focus this time is on crafts for under $10 and we are using supplies from Consumer Crafts, so a big shout out to them for these wonderful materials to work with! I’ve got some great […]

Why I Want to Own a Cottage at a Parkbridge Resort


  Imagine waking up in the morning to a view like this. There’s barely a sound, except for the occasional call of a bird or hum of an insect. The air feels fresh and clean and as you step out on your deck with your cup of coffee, you take a deep breath in. You […]

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Family Pass Giveaway


Here’s another giveaway to help you add excitement to your family’s last days of summer! When I told my nephew and his kids that I was taking them to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, they could hardly wait to go. Living near Hamilton, they’ve been a couple of times and each time they go, they […]

Destiny USA Summer Fun Day Pass Giveaway


It feels like summer is just slipping away, doesn’t it? I mean, it’s ALMOST AUGUST!!!! YIKES!  Thankfully, in my area, school doesn’t start until the day after Labour Day so that means there’s over a month left to go.  It’s at this time in the summer that, when my daughter was little,we would sit down […]

Our Parkbridge Resort Family Vacation Continued


  After some lunch out on the deck – is it just me or does food always taste better when you eat it outside? – it was time to explore some more of Melody Bay.  The beach had been calling our names since we got there so time to check it out! There are places […]