Summer Fun in British Columbia

10 Must Do Activities in British Columbia This Summer

    The day has finally come, a day of hope and excitement.  June 15th, 2021 marks the start of British Columbia’s step 2 restart plan. Ahhhhh (Do you hear that?), that is the sound of relief and excitement for what is to come. That…

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10 books about residential schools

10 Books About Residential Schools For Kids Thru Adults

  Residential schools whether we like it or not are part of our Canadian history.  I am thankful that it is history but was surprised to know that the last residential school only closed in Canada in 1996. It is a difficult topic to discuss…

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Parental Burnout

Caregivers are Superheros

  When you became a caregiver, whether it was for your children or others did you realize just how much it was going to take out of you?  I knew it was going be a lot of work, but I was not really prepared for…

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Spring 2021 Book Reviews

Spring 2021 Book Reviews

When you read a book do you enjoy reading e-books or listening to audio books or good old fashioned hard cover/paperbacks?  I am the latter.  I am on electronics enough as it is each day, that having a book in my hand is how I…

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Fresh Salsa

Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we like to prepare a large bowl of fresh salsa (Pico de Gallo).  In our house we are big fans of fresh salsa over cooked salsa. There is nothing like the taste of all those amazing flavors together! One…

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what moms really want for mothers day

What Mom’s Really Want For Mothers Day

Here we go again….. another year, another Mothers Day… same pandemic, same restrictions….  Its enough to make a mom want to cry! I mean come on, in many cases we have had to be confined to our household bubble more days than not. We have…

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Step Up For Families

Step Up For Families 2021

Ronal McDonald House Step Up for Families If you are a parent, you know how vital children’s hospitals are in treating our little ones and making sure they receive the best care possible. But, what if you aren’t fortunate enough to live close enough to…

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Instilling Good Money Habits in Kids

Instilling Good Money Habits in Kids

  If we want to give our kids the best chance in the future, teaching them good money habits needs to be on the list.  Kids learn by example, but they also learn by inclusion and letting them make their own choices and mistakes.  …

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Saving Money and the Environment

10 Ways to Save Money and Help the Environment Too

Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day.  A Day to remind ourselves that there is only one planet Earth and we need to take care of her. There are lots of ways we can all help be apart of the earth day movement…

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Saving Money: Produce

Getting The Most Life Out Of Your Produce

  With the prices of produce these days, most people can not afford to have produce go to waste.  It is so easy for produce to spoil with our busy lifestyles. Many of the items we purchase in the grocery store are already weeks old…

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