During my daily research, I encountered the blog Family Matters – Practical Parenting. In her blog, author Ronit Baras discusses the effective way animals raise and teach their young, leading by example. The video she included in her blog and which I’ve inserted below, shows a dog patiently going… Continue reading
Here’s another notification I recently received from Change.org. This one is very near and dear to my heart because I live in British Columbia, Canada. This is one of the best salmon fishing areas in the world – or at least it was until overfishing depleted our stocks so drastically.… Continue reading
This spur of the moment meal was such a hit with my family that I decided to post it here.
A couple of nights ago, we had tacos using the following ingredients:
- ground beef (prepared per taco spice package)
- diced peppers
- diced tomatoes
- chopped onions
- grated cheddar… Continue reading
I’ve had my computer for almost two months and was unable to figure out how to search the Windows 8 store for apps.
Previously, I wasn’t looking for anything specific, so I didn’t worry about it too much and proceeded to go about my business.
Today, however, Mark asked if… Continue reading
Each one of our pets has earned a place in this collage of pet antics for the following reasons (clockwise from top left).
Frankie never fails to make himself at home as can be seen in this picture. Usually he lays along… Continue reading
Yet again, I watched the news over the last couple of days and learned about the tragic rape, bullying and suicide of Rehtaeh Parsons in Nova Scotia.
Reviewing free product supplied specifically for the purpose of review can be a tricky process. To be respected and trusted as a reviewer, it is important to be honest in the reviews written – about both the positive and negative. It won’t take long for you to be found out… Continue reading
I’ve been toying with the idea of getting a robot vacuum for quite a while now. I even went so far as to suggest it to Mark as the next gift he gets me, whether it be for my birthday, Christmas, etc.
It’s not because I’m lazy (although I do… Continue reading
I like this.
Just like the VAST majority of women in the world, I am one who is far from the idea of ‘ideal beauty’ promoted and fostered by this same industry. I have always been uncomfortable with the message it sends to our children and through the years tried… Continue reading
I’ve posted in the past about my trick of putting liquid hand soap on stains so they will come out in the wash. This is especially helpful when you don’t have ready access to a laundry as it keeps the stain from completely setting.
I’ve taken this one step further… Continue reading