Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

A few years back I totally cut out most oils. We never deep fry anything as I can not stand the smell and usually use our hot air fryer. The odd baking recipe calls for oil, so I do keep a little on hand. But for the most part, I do all of my cookingContinue Reading …

Enjoy an Entertaining Date Night at Home with Lottoland

Date nights are a lot of fun, but sometimes parents can’t find a sitter or the kids come down with a little cold and well, bye-bye night out on the town.  However, there is now a way that parents can have fun with their own date night at home.  It is as simple as eventuallyContinue Reading …

5 Panty Hose Hacks that will Surprise you

Before we start, I must admit I have not worn panty hose in years. For some reason every time I do, I get a run and stopped buying them. However I do still have a few pairs of the knee highs in my drawer. They are great for the Spring and Fall evenings when youContinue Reading …

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Being a redhead I just can not handle the heat and sun. I spend a lot of the summer hiding under my big umbrella on the deck or looking for a shady spot. I love being outdoors, but not in the sun. I am always looking for ways to keep cool while still enjoying theContinue Reading …

Great Summer Family Vacations on a Budget

Who couldn’t use a vacation? Some time to getaway, unwind and relax while spending time with the family. I know I sure could use a holiday! Vacations can get expensive, especially when you are paying for a hotel room, transportation, entertainment, activities, and food for an entire family.  However, there are many things that youContinue Reading …

Clever Ways to Re-purpose Pringles Cans

If you are a fan of Pringles, it is safe to say you might have a few cans around you saved! The cylindrical canister is perfect for re-purposing! With a little imagination and creativity, you can make a Pringles canister look like something totally different! So if you finish off a can of Pringles, don’t tossContinue Reading …

Get your Lawn Ready for Summer

Canadian winters really do a number on our lawns! I was walking the yard this morning and noticed it was a real mess. Rocks, holes and patchy spots mixed in with mud is making me dread the Spring and all of the needed maintence. Clean up is going to be a long and slow processContinue Reading …

Family Camping Tips for the Wilderness

Family camp outs can be a lot of fun, until someone realizes that they are not prepared for something unexpected.  It is the preparedness that usually makes people over-pack for a camping trip, for fear that they will leave something behind that they may or may not need. Here are 5 family camping tips thatContinue Reading …