Music And Mood

  Music is incredibly powerful, and probably something that a lot of us take for granted. You turn to music when you’re happy, or when you...

A Chocolate Strawberry Truffles #Recipe That Someone As Clueless As Me Can Manage

Prep Time: 30min. Total Time: 3hr. 30min. Servings: 22 servings, 3 truffles each Ingredients 8 oz of Semi-Sweet Chocolate 3 oz ofStrawberry Flavor Gelatin 8 oz of COOL...

Bring Organic Products into Your Home #HowTo

Everyone can benefit from learning about how to bring organic products into their home. Organic products can be healthier than almost all non-organic products,...

Giving Your Windows The Love They Need

When you are planning your renovations or redecoration, windows often go neglected. We spend more time focusing on feature walls and interior details, making the...

15 Totally Tasty No-Bake Protein Bites #Recipe

I am irresistibly drawn to any tasty goodies that have the words "no-bake" in the description and I found this fabulous selection on BeamingBaker.com. Demeter, the...

What is causing that blockage in your drains?

You probably do not realise just how important the drains in your home are, until you have a problem with them. They are just...

How To Plan A Change Up Of Your Homes Interior

Your home's interior is one of those things you like to change up every now and again. Perhaps making it a room a more...

In The Garden

Have Fun In The Water In Your Own Backyard #Howto

Our kids, like most others, love to play in the water and I generally have a problem most nights getting them out of the...

Eight Ideas For Fabulous Backyard Parties – A Guest Post

Summer is coming – which means the blazing, oppressive heat will soon drive us all off our patios, where we are trying to enjoy...

A Buffet For The Birds #HowTo

When we decide to feed the birds in our gardens, we usually think of bird feeders and hanging treats. These are excellent of course,...

Moving to a House with a Pool? How You Can You Keep Your Kids Safe

Moving into a new house with a pool will definitely be a hit with the kids, especially as the summer starts to arrive. But...

Planting A Kids Vegetable Garden

Our little ones are curious by nature, and it is wonderful to watch them learn something new...

10 Essential BBQ accessories That Will Help You Cook Edible Food

14-Piece Deluxe Stainless-Steel Grill Set The Cuisinart 14-Piece Deluxe Grill Set includes all the tools to grill delicious BBQ and look good while doing it....

Travel

Vancouver Aquarium #BeautifulBritishColumbia

It is easy to overlook the great places to go in Vancouver when you live here, and it has been some years since we...

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Homeschool

Summer Learning to stop the Brain Drain

Summertime can lead to a lull in learning - here are awesome resources to stave off summer brain drain Beginning Architecture Mini Frank Lloyd Wrights...

Library Science 101 #Inforgraphic

Many thanks to the  USC’s Online Master of Library Management Program for permission to share their excellent infographic

Life Long Learning Opportunities We Can All Benefit From

As our world and our society evolve, we need to continue along a path of lifelong learning. Not only does this allow us to...

How To Nurture Education While You Are Travelling

There are many different reasons to travel, and whether you want to unwind and forget about your everyday troubles or you want to experience...

DK FindOut – A Learning Resource From @DKCanada

Everyone who reads my blogs with any regularity knows how much I really like Dorling Kindersley books. The reference books are always so well...

#Backtoschool Food Safety tips for packing school lunches

Food Safety tips for packing school lunches  Packing a school lunch is something a lot of parents do on a daily basis. They put effort...

REVIEWS

Socks For The Discerning Gentleman From Southern Scholar #Review

For some men, the phrase "dress socks" evokes the mental image of their single pair of some black cotton socks which are pulled out of...

Beautiful Personalised Cross-Stitch – The Perfect Gift #Review

We were lucky enough to be sent this beautiful cross stitch picture by J & M Creations. Who Are J & M Creations? The J &...

The Kinivo LS210 Laptop Speaker #Review

What is the Kinivo LS210? Taken from the Kinivo website: "The Kinivo LS210 notebook soundbar clips on to any laptop or netbook to deliver enhance sound...

Safari Tales – The Literacy App You’ll Love #Review

What is "Safari Tales?" Paraphrased from the Safari Tales press release SAFARI TALES™ is an enchanting animal adventure game which encourages exploration in reading and vocabulary skills...

Twozies – Because Everything’s Better Two-Gether!

Twozies are the cutest little babies but they need your help. Each of these adorable figures comes with its very own pet friend but...

Parenting

The Realities Of Divorce: What NOT To Do If Your Child Chooses The Other Parent

Divorce is one of the most difficult situations you'll ever have to face. When children are involved, however, an already complicated experience...

Should Your Child Ever Have a Cell Phone?

There's no doubt about it: we are living in a digital world. As adults, we struggle with phone addiction just as much...

Keeping Kids Safe Around Dogs

Dogs are known around the world as faithful companions, and man's best friend. However, sometimes that friendship...

Should You Be Worried About Your Child’s Thumb Sucking?

Many parents grow concerned about their children's thumb-sucking habits. Even though approximately 95% of babies suck their...

Get Your Big Kids Organized & Tidy #HowTo

If your teenager or an older child lives at home then, like us, you may find the best thing to do about their room...

#Backtoschool Driver Safety Tips to Discuss with your Teen

School is about to start again, and that means many teenagers will be on the road. If your teen is one of them, go...
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Books etc.

Firearms : An Illustrated History @DKCanada #Review

Firearms: An Illustrated History is a beautifully produced book that is guaranteed to provide many an hour of entertaining reading and browsing. Whether the reader...

“Dr. Brainchild & Radar: A Popcorn Discovery” : Book Review & Author Interview

Homeschooling kids can be fun but it can also be frustrating, especially when teacher mom is a...

The Tea Book – A @DKCanada Book Review & Interview with author Linda Gaylard

Many people consider themselves connoisseurs of coffee, especially out here on the West coast where coffee shops double as offices, social hubs and safe...

National Geographic Kids Cook Book

A year-round FUN food adventure This is much more than a basic children's cookbook. There are roughly 50 simple recipes in the 160 pages, but...

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Today we made soaps, and I hardly had time to take some photos before Evey & Gabriel were begging for a bath so that...