Our Book Club’s choice for February – “When God Was a Rabbit” by Sarah Winman

This is the book we are reading for February in the book club I belong to.   It's actually my pick.  A sweet friend of mine was reading it this past summer and said she was enjoying it. I had heard a lot of buzz surrounding the book and  I must admit I was intrigued by the title, so, when my turn came a to select a book for the club, this was it. … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Worlds Best Cat Litter – Review and Giveaway

I was recently given the opportunity to review the World's Best Cat Litter and being the proud Mom of two very pampered kitties I jumped at the chance! Over the recent Christmas holidays, we also had a sweet little feline visitor for two weeks.  Yes, that's right, three kitties under the same roof for over two weeks. … [Read more...]

Post winter storm warm-up with #EqualCanada

I guess it's my own fault...but, in my defence, I did not mention sleet or rain!!

Friday, we had one of those, oh so Maritime, messy winter storms.  It wasn't the amount of precipitation that was the problem ...it was the various forms the precipitation took!  … [Read more...]

Living Green – One tip at a time

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Tip # 43  Maintain your vehicle   Keeping your vehicle in top shape will save fuel and help the environment. … [Read more...]

Today, January 27th, is Family Literacy Day!

About Family Literacy Day Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – Do you have a “cold” or the “flu”?

What is significant about October through May?  Well, in North America, it's the time of year when cold and flu season is upon us.  But, what's the difference?  Can you distinguish between the two?   … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Hmmm…. Poltergeist…or unhappy cats??

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Chilly trip to Walmart for the new canister of #EqualCanada

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I had quite a few errands to run this past Saturday, so I decided to get an early start and hopefully beat the crowds.  Let me tell you,  it was not easy to venture outside on this very cold  ( -18C) morning.   … [Read more...]

Living Green – One Tip at a Time

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Tip # 42 Caulking … [Read more...]

In My Mother’s Kitchen by Trish Magwood – Review

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I could easily live with only one television channel, the Food Network, and anyone who knows me even a little can attest to my great love of recipes, cooking, baking and entertaining.   I love talking about these things, as well as comparing recipes and cooking techniques. I'm always surrounded by cookbooks and read them like most people would read a novel! … [Read more...]

Miyako Ceramic Knife – Review

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I was recently given the opportunity to review the Miyako Ceramics' 6 inch chef's knife.  I had it over the Christmas holidays when we did a lot of entertaining so I was able to give it a really good workout! … [Read more...]