Lessons from the great depression

Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without

Lessons that were learnt from the 1929-1933 Great Depression in Canada were instilled in many of us who are Baby Boomers and Generation X’ers, as children. Those same lessons have been gradually lost over the last 30 years.  We now live in a very “disposable…

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Browser extensions that save you money

6 Browser Extensions That Will Save You Money (&Time)

I know I am looking at all possible ways to save money these days. With the holidays coming up, being able to save money and get cashback on purchases I was already going to make, is a win-win.  Saving me time and money by finding…

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peace

Giving Tuesday – Peace Collective

Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Giving Tuesday was born and incubated at the 92nd Street Y and its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City. Giving Tuesday is…

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paws of fury

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Movie & Giveaway

      PAWS OF FURY: THE LEGEND OF HANK ONLY IN THEATRES JULY 15, 2022   SYNOPSIS: A hard-on-his-luck hound Hank (Michael Cera) finds himself in a town full of cats who need a hero to defend them from a ruthless villain’s (Ricky Gervais)…

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Hello Google

Hey Google, Thank you for Making my Life Easier

My life is pretty hectic and anything that I can do to make my life even a little bit easier, is a welcome thing.  Several years ago we discovered Google Home assistant. We started off with a few Google Nest mini devices and expanded to…

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Do it yourself and save money

Easy DIY = Saving Money

Do you find yourself spending a lot of money on items for their convenience.  There are lots of items that are cheaper to make at home but some items are just might not be worth the time it takes to make them yourself.  There are…

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Growth Delay in Children

Growth Delay in Children

  My son has always been small. When he was born he was in the 3rd percentile and he has maintained that as he has gotten older.  It is not to the point that his size difference to others his age is very noticeable and…

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Save Money

Dollarstore Finds That Will Save You Money

Do you remember what life was  like before dollar stores?  Now they seem to be a staple in the community.  It is the go-to place for many items.  But sometimes items at the dollarstore are not great deals, especially when it comes to brand named…

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May name is not mom

My Name Is Not MOM!

Mom! Mum! Mommy! Mummy! If you follow Tiffany Jenkins (Juggling the Jenkins), Meredith Masony (That’s inappropriate) and Dena Blizzard (One Funny Mother), you will already be familiar with the comedic attributes they bring to fellow parents about motherhood/parenthood.  A much needed perspective for many of…

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The Family Friendly 2022 Genesis GV70 Sport Plus

I had the opportunity to test out the 2022 Genesis GV70 3.5T Sport Plus.  It has been named MotorTrend’s 2022 SUV of the Year®.  The vehicle comes with 24/7 Enhanced roadside assistance and 3 years *36,000 miles of complimentary maintenance, valet service and 3 years…

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