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Square Foot Gardening Your Family Will Want To Try

Last year was my first time to take a stab at growing an herb and vegetable garden. In Canada the summer days are long but the growing season is short. Which is part of what interested me. It was something I could focus on for a few months, but wasn’t a life-long commitment! Our yard is pretty small so, we…

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5 Spring Cleaning Strategies for people who HATE cleaning

Anyone who knows me may be laughing out loud that I’m writing a post about cleaning. As a busy working mom of two, I typically struggle to find time to do the normal daily tasks required to keep a tidy home. I can make a mean dinner, organize a pantry, or plan a birthday party with the best of them,…

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Super Practical Steps To Planning a Family Vacation

Growing up, family vacations were a priority. We did something nearly every year. Sometimes we went on regional trips, just a few hours away, and other years we did cross-country trips exploring a new city, historical site or adventure spot. Whether near or far, family vacations solidified bonds, created memories, reinforced family identity, and inspired fun! This tradition has continued…

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Launching a Blog – From a Non-Techie Perspective

Are you considering launching a blog? I obviously took the plunge, but I had a false start about a year or so before I actually launched. In my first attempt, I did some research, decided on using WordPress, bought a domain name and paid for a hosting service. In the first couple of days of trying to set up the…

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Setting Up Your Home Office for Maximum Productivity

Did you know that millions of North Americans work from home at least once a week?  I started working remotely seven years ago. Initially it was just a few days here and there, but after a couple of years (and a move to Canada) I became a full time remote worker. Over the years I’ve learned about how to set…

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