How to Safely and Quickly Get Through the Border

Traveling from one country to another can be a lot of fun, however, everyone needs to worry about clearing customs at the borders.  This can be a time-consuming process for many, but if a person is prepared they will find themselves walking through in no time at all. Recently I flew and drove across withContinue Reading …

Effects of Parental Divorce on Young Adults

You may feel because your children are grown ups and making major life decisions, a parental divorce will hurt less. It doesn’t. Divorce is a tough situation for children regardless of their age. It can be just as draining and heartbreaking for young adults; the older they are, the bigger will be the shock becauseContinue Reading …

4 Tips for Saving Money While Moving

One of the things in life that may cause you a great deal of stress is moving. However, life is full of changes and may have you facing the need to relocate sooner than you think. You will want to do all you can to avoid overpaying for any move, and this means finding practicalContinue 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 …

Traveling with Mom and Dad: Tips for Traveling with Elderly Parents

Going on trips with mom and dad never gets old. From the time you were young the back yelling, “are we there yet”, up until now, the experiences you have together as a family were rewarding ones. However, now that your parents are older, there are some challenges that you want to be prepared forContinue Reading …

Different Ways to Use WD-40 Around the House

Growing up as soon as something was rusty or started to make a noise, dad would bring out the WD-40 and fix the problem. It was one of those things we always had but I never really understood. Then as I grew up I started to realize how handy it was to have on hand.Continue Reading …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Family Road Trip

Family road trips can be a lot of fun if you and your children are fully prepared.  There is nothing worse than a child having a meltdown in the back seat, because they are hungry and you ran out of snacks.  Getting lost is another issue that can turn a fabulous road trip into aContinue Reading …

5 Ways to Save Money on Spring Travel

Now is the time to make spring vacation plans – and the good news is: there are some simple tips that can add up to significant savings. Take a look at this helpful guideline for maximizing your dollars from Expedia.ca, the leading full-service online travel provider: 1. Check for all-in pricing: Hidden fees and taxesContinue Reading …