Southern Italian Turkey Pasta Puttanesca {w/Video}

I didn't grow up having traditional "Sunday dinners", however, my husband's family did. When we were first married and when our children were little, we ALWAYS went to my in-laws for a big dinner every weekend. As the years went by and my in-laws became older, the dinners were held more and more often at our home.  Even now, with our grown children scattered across the country, it is a tradition my hubby and I continue each week. And, both of our kids, even though they live alone, almost … [Read more...]

Video Room Tour (& Amenities) Holiday Inn Express, Bedford, N.S. {Part 2 of 2}

Disclosure - We received a complimentary stay with IHG®, however, all opinions expressed are honest and my own. I recently went on a fun little road trip to Halifax with my sisters. In an earlier post, Room Tour ~ Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Bedford, N.S. {Part 1 of 2}, I gave you details of our room, as well as, a brief overview of the hotel Today, I thought it would be fun to share with you a video I took of our room and to also go into a little more detail on the amenities offered … [Read more...]

Canadian Tire #YouGotThis Contest & Twitter Party

Do have a great tip or trick to share related to the home, outdoors, sports/recreation, tools/hardware or automobiles?  Are your friends and family always saying #YouGotThis? If so, then I have the perfect contest for you! Canadian Tire wants to hear all about it! Right now, until October 6th, you can upload your best video or photo showing how you do an everyday job, something that you do well, for a chance to win. To give you a bit of an idea, have a look at this "outdoors" category … [Read more...]

Please Share Video & Help President’s Choice Children’s Charity

PRESIDENT’S CHOICE CHILDREN’S CHARITY CELEBRATES SILVER ANNIVERSARY, MARKS $100 MILLION IN GRANTS  President's Choice Children's Charity (PCCC), one of the largest corporate charities in Canada, is celebrating its 25th anniversary and the achievement of having granted $100 million helping more than 1.8 million children since 1989. PCCC provides grants to families whose children have physical or developmental disabilities, and to nutrition programs that fight childhood hunger. To mark … [Read more...]

The Happiest Elephant in the World!

This little elephant is so adorable; if you have yet to see this video take a couple minutes to watch, it is super sweet!   As one of my readers said, "No matter what kind of child, they all love to play and splash in the water!" … [Read more...]

The official 2013 Earth Hour video is unveiled {Living Green}

Earth Hour 2013, 8:30 PM Saturday 23 March Earth Hour has grown from a one-city initiative in 2007 to the world's largest campaign for the planet, uniting hundreds of millions of people across 7001 cities and towns in 152 countries and territories. The official 2013 video features the track "Without You" by David Guetta and Usher, providing an upbeat soundtrack to match the celebration of this year's event across the world. Earth Hour's mission is to unite people to protect the … [Read more...]

I am Canadian…

I feel extremely fortunate and very proud to say "I am Canadian"!! Check out these two uniquely Canadian videos; the first is brand new and is the brainchild of Jodi at Rants Reviews and her 13 year old's a "must see".  And the second, well it's a classic that I like to watch each Canada Day!! … [Read more...]

This A – Z Challenge post is brought to you by the letter… “D”

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Incredible on so many levels!

I just finished watching this and I had to share...I still have tears in my eyes and goosebumps!! Perhaps many of you have already watched this,  for those of you who haven't,  you must watch.  It is incredible...on so many levels! … [Read more...]

~Living Green ~ Canada Water Week invites you to “Discover Your Water Footprint”

Did you know that the average Canadian consumes nearly 6,400 litres of water every day? Much of that water – over 90% – is embedded in the food you eat, the clothes you wear and the products you use every day! … [Read more...]

A Little Christmas Humour

This was just sent to me and I had to share, it's very cute!  I hope you have a wonderful Christmas filled with lots of love and happy memories, Monica … [Read more...]