Archives for January 2012

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...]

Post winter storm warm-up with #EqualCanada

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

Living Green – One tip at a time

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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Living Green – One Tip at a Time

Tip # 42 Caulking … [Read more...]

In My Mother’s Kitchen by Trish Magwood

I could easily live with only one television channel, the Food Network, 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...]

Wordless Wednesday – Weedless Wednesday

Today is Weedless Wednesday!! … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – Today is Weedless Wednesday!

  Today is Weedless Wednesday and January 15-21, 2012. is National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW).  This years theme is: “Breaking up is hard to do.” … [Read more...]

Sh*t Mom Bloggers Say

Saw this on My Organized Chaos' Facebook site and again on Mom vs the Boys blog.  I had to share, it's hilarious and I guarantee you'll see yourself...I know I did!!! … [Read more...]

This is a bit of a challenge!!

I've made the move and I'm now officially blogging on WordPress! Ask me in a month and I will probably give you a different answer, but today, I'm not sure if switching was the right thing for me to do. … [Read more...]

I’ve decided to do it, wish me luck!

After months of debating, thinking about it, deciding not to, reconsidering, humming and hawing, worrying...I've finally decided to make the BIG SWITCH from Blogger to WordPress. … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer's disease and dementia in general,  are topics that are near and dear to my heart.  I worked on an Alzheimer's/dementia unit of our regional hospital for several years and have learned first hand of the devastating effect of these conditions on both the patient and his/her family. … [Read more...]