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A Simple Energy Use Audit (+ #saveONenergy Spring Coupon Event)

The time is now to make a difference and make sure the future will be a good one. Do what you can to reduce energy use. While you are honouring Earth Hour and celebrating Earth Day this spring, make plans to do an energy audit of your home to see what you can do to… Read More »

Steak and Eggs for Dinner – We #LoveCDNBeef

Confession: I used to never like steak. I ate ground beef and the occasional beef roast but I never liked steak. Turns out, it matters how it’s cooked. I’ve taught myself most of my cooking skills beyond the basics. I watch cooking shows and look at cookbooks and just experiment. I prefer to cook without… Read More »

G. Marquis Premium Wines from Niagara-on-the-Lake

I am a wine lover, somewhere between a novice and connoisseur.  A friend gave me a two day wine course where I learned more about wine and pairing. The more I drink it the better I like it. I would like to pay more attention to pairing. Right now it’s a matter of expense dryness… Read More »

Summer Camp at Pioneer Camps #pioneercamp

Summer camp is the perfect way to teach your children the importance of getting outdoors and making new friendships. It’s a great experience for all children although some are ready earlier than others. There are pioneer camps in Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia (Pacific). There are a bunch of different types of camps your… Read More »

I’m Proud to Be Canadian, How About You? #TGCBB

I’m happy to be participating again in The Great Canadian Blog Bash(TGCBB), a celebration of Canadian Bloggers and All Things Canadian. About Me So first to introduce me. My name is Kathleen and I live in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. I’m a SAHM to three children: Girl 6 years old Girl 5 years old Boy 1… Read More »

Zellers is Looking For Your Memories (Sponsored Video)

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) As mentioned previously, Zellers is closing it’s doors and I am sad to see it go. My family shopped there all the time. I got my back to school shopping done there, I bought new clothes there, we bought gifts for others there, and when I had kids, we bought baby stuff… Read More »

Getting My Income Taxes Done at H&R Block Canada #incometax #tax

Does the thought of doing your income taxes fill you with dread? It does for many Canadians. Figuring out what slips you need, what information goes in what spot and if you might be missing something important are very stressful. Why fret and sweat, trying to figure out your taxes when you can have qualified… Read More »

Click for Babies: Knit Baby Hats for Shaken Baby Syndrome + Period of P.U.R.P.L.E. Crying

Babies Cry. We’ve figured out that much so far. Sometimes they seem to cry for no reason, as if  something is bothering them, but you can’t figure out what.  Now I’ll be honest and say that I’ve been blessed with babies who don’t cry for long periods of time for seemingly no reason. When the… Read More »

(Ontario) Guest Post: 5 Things to Do in Toronto Before You Die

photo by Oceanik via PhotoRee If you’re visiting Toronto and you fear that your life is likely to end soon, you need to make sure you go out with a bang. Visiting Toronto’s Textile Museum of Canada – as well-regarded as it is – is not the way you want to go out. Instead, you… Read More »

(Windsor) INFO/GIVEAWAY: The Wiggles! Big Birthday! is at the WFCU Centre!

I’ve decided to host more local content on this blog. Local for me is Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Anything I post local to Ontario will start with (Ontario) in the title. If it’s Windsor/Essex County Specific, it will start with (Windsor.) That way my readers who aren’t local can skip it. Don’t worry, there will still… Read More »