7 Signs Spring has Almost Arrived

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. We can all identify the subtle signs of spring - birds chirping, longer days and blooming flowers. The warmer weather signifies a fresh start with more time outdoors, bringing your garden back to life, and of course, spring cleaning! While these telltale signs are positive for the most part, its common to feel unprepared when the new season comes so quickly. Here are a few … [Read more...]

~CLOSED ~ The New “Must Try” PC Insiders Collection w/Meal Recipes & Giveaway

It is mid-March and even though...THIS...happened overnight, I am still hopeful that spring is on the way! The days are getting longer, the temperatures are getting into the "plus" column and the sun is starting to emit some heat...not a lot of heat, mind you, but definitely things are warming up. I have even seen some brave robins flying among the trees in our backyard. I don't know about you, but I am longing for barbecues, beaches and sipping a glass of something cold on the back … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ It’s Springtime at Hallmark {w/Giveaway}

Compared to last years EPIC WINTER, this year, here on the east coast we have escaped relatively unscathed. We've had a few snowstorms, but nothing compared to the snowmageddon of 2015. I have actually been seeing and hearing sounds and signs of spring's arrival. I have noticed a few perennials cautiously poking their heads through the soil and just today I heard a robin singing. (Trust me, they were NOT singing last year!) I am so happy Spring officially arrives in one week. I … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Spring Has Arrived at Hallmark {w/Giveaway}

Even though Spring officially begins in six days, it certainly doesn't look or feel like Spring is even close to happening her in the eastern part of Canada.  This winter we have had close to twelve feet of snow, most of it falling in the last seven weeks!  And cold…we have been smashing records for cold temperatures too.  All in all, it was an epic winter and it is not over yet.  We have a blizzard warning today with up to 40 cm of additional snow in the forecast! I guess there is absolutely … [Read more...]

Food That Makes You Feel As Good As Our Long Awaited Spring! {w/Recipe}

After a VERY LONG winter, spring has officially arrived.  Even though in my neck of the woods,  we had snow and freezing rain yesterday, I am still confident spring will soon be arriving here too! It is time to break out of our long winter rut and try something new. It's time to whip up some food that makes you feel as good as our long awaited spring! PUMP UP YOUR GRAINS Need a change from pasta night?  Try incorporating grains into your meal instead.  As part of a salad or main course, … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Where is Spring? {w/LINKY}

Even though Spring officially begins in two days....where I live,  Mother Nature certainly did not get the memo! The temperature dropped to minus 16 degrees Celsius overnight and this is what it is looking like in my neck of the woods. No sign of Spring here!! Ice fishing on the Kennebecasis River The frozen Saint John River Ferry crossing the frozen Kennebecasis River … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Spring…I’ve Waited a Long, Long Time for You!

Although in my neck of the woods it is not yet feeling like summer, it is finally feeling like spring; I am now somewhat confident summer is not far away!  {Please summer...don't let me down!} … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ They’re back!

Wordless Wednesday ~ For the last two springs we have had a pair of ducks show up on our street, rest for a few days and then fly away; and this year they are back.  I am not sure if they are the same pair of ducks each year, but I like to think they are. … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Comfort!

Wordless Wednesday ~ Even though we are forecast to receive 20 cm of snow overnight, I am taking some comfort in this display at our local supermarket and believing Spring must surely be on the way! … [Read more...]

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Good-bye winter, Hello spring! {w/LINKY}

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