Inside/Out: Making Your House Like Brand New

Do you look at your home and feel uninspired? While sometimes, the answer is obvious that some organization is needed, and a little bit of moving things around can reinvigorate a space sometimes when you want to make your house look completely different to what it is, this can be a mammoth task. When you … Continue reading Inside/Out: Making Your House Like Brand New

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Freezer Meals and How to Cook for a Truck Driver

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Hi everyone! I know, I know, it's been a long, long time since I last posted. Things have changed drastically around here. We made a huge life change and moved from the small holiday town of Halfmoon Bay in British Columbia, to chilly Edmonton in Alberta! Why, do you ask? Mainly family - our children … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Freezer Meals and How to Cook for a Truck Driver

A Little Bit More Organization and a Fridge Clean Out

I know I've said it before, but organizing never really ends, does it? Just when I think I have it all figured out ... I never really do. I was doing a bit of a mini spring clean in my kitchen last weekend and saw a few things I could improve upon. The cupboard under … Continue reading A Little Bit More Organization and a Fridge Clean Out

August in Our Garden

tomatoes

Hello home-grown vegetable lovers. We finally finished all the beans and peas and pulled up the plants along with the potatoes which are now drying out in our shed. Our garden started to look a little sad and empty It's sad to think that summer's almost over, but, at the same time, I love the … Continue reading August in Our Garden

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Hi all. It's been a busy weekend! After almost two years on worker's compensation, hubby has been cleared to go back to work! Yay! It's been that long since I made lunches, and this weekend I decided to keep it simple until I could come up with more, er, creative but not too time-consuming, ideas. … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Small Space Solutions – a Place for Books and a Cozy New Living Room

Hi Guys, I know I keep saying this, but we live in a really small cottage - 650 sq. feet - and I think I'm slowly getting the hang of this small space living. One of the rooms that we hadn't really tackled since moving in, was hubby's man cave. A lot of stuff was … Continue reading Small Space Solutions – a Place for Books and a Cozy New Living Room

The Craft of Keeping House

Clean House

Like many of you, I suspect, I grew up resenting cleaning. There wasn't much explanation on keeping house at home - my mother believed that it was quicker if she just did it herself. And she was probably right. But that didn't teach me anything. When I moved out on my own, I struggled to … Continue reading The Craft of Keeping House