Archives for February 2012

Happy Leap Day!!

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Healthy Living – Nine weeks in and doing…?

Like many of you,  my New Year resolution was to be more active, eat healthier and lose a few pounds. How am I doing 9 weeks in...I'm doing OK, better than I was, but still working on it. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ It’s not over yet! ~ {with linky}

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Living Green – One Tip at a Time

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Be the change you want to see. Make bullying stop.

Bullying Canada is the first youth created anti-bullying website in Canada. It was founded in 2006 by Katie Neu and Rob Frenette. How common is bullying? Approximately one in 10 children have bullied others and as many as 25% of children in grades four to six have been bullied. … [Read more...]


Act.  There are so many ways you can Make Death Wait. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Some hungry visitors

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Living Green – One Tip at a Time

Saw this on Facebook on Valentines Day...not really a tip...but very interesting!! … [Read more...]

Remembering the Ocean Ranger Disaster

I just got back from a morning walk, while out I was listening to the CBC Radio show, "The Current", where they were discussing the Ocean Ranger disaster. I can hardly believe it's been that long, but, 30 years ago today, February 15th, all 84 men on board died, when the drilling rig, the Ocean Ranger, sank. … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – Basic principles of physical activity

Like many, many, many people my New Year resolution was to be more active and eat healthier.  How am I doing 6 weeks in...I'm doing OK, but not amazing! Yesterday, I was reading this article by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation (February is Heart Month) and was re-inspired.  I thought I would share it with you and hopefully, if you need motivation, it will help you too! … [Read more...]

About Me

I live in Atlantic Canada, have been married for many years to the most amazing man in the world and together we have two grown children.  I first had the idea to start a blog for "older moms" when I started noticing a lot of blogs were aimed toward moms with young children.   I applaud these and the help, companionship, information and support they provide and I still remember those days well.....well, most days I remember them well!   However, my kids are older and  some of the information I … [Read more...]

Living Green – One tip at a time

Tip # 44 Lights out!   It’s obvious, but turning off lights at night can save you, and the environment, big. A computer left on to run 24 hours a day can increase the electricity bill by $75 to $120 yearly. By putting the computer into standby mode, this amount is reduced to only $15 per year.       … [Read more...]

Update – Blogger to WordPress move

The debate about which blogging platform is better is ongoing.  It's like asking someone if they prefer Pepsi or Coke.  Each has its own strengths and weaknesses; each has its own followers, and the decision as to which camp you belong,  is a personal one. … [Read more...]