Back to School Preparation Tips


It is that time of year again when summer begins to wind down and we begin to prepare our children for back to school. Not only are we preparing our children, but preparing ourselves for the weeks ahead. Getting reading for back to school isn’t just about buying clothes and supplies but about schedules. During the summer we never followed any schedules unless we had plans for the day. Sleeping in and staying up late occurred often. Well, not for me, I am usually always up early. With only a … Continue reading

Pretty Little Liars -The Mysteries of Rosewood on Netflix

Pretty Little Liars - Netflix

Pretty Little Liars currently on Netflix is a Teen/Young adult drama and book series. The show first aired in June 2008. I had seen it advertised but at the time I was already watching enough shows. I began watching when I was looking for new series to watch on Netflix and became hooked. The show takes place in the quiet town of Rosewood, a town full of secrets, lies and mysteries surrounding 4 teen girls, Hannah, Aria, Spencer and Emily. The story begins when Alison, the queen bee has mysteriously disappeared. The girl’s lives begin … Continue reading

The Empowered Child vs The Entitled Child -Leadership Equals Results

The Empowered Child vs The Entitled Child

The Empowered child vs the Entitled Child. What kind of child do you want to raise? Leadership skills determine the results. Raising children is not an easy part of life, each day is a new learning experience. As parents, we set the examples and must follow through for the outcome you want in your child’s behaviour. If you have an empowered child, they will be independent, have goals and enthusiasm to enjoy life. Entitles children will be dependent on you for every need and want becoming bossy and unhappy at times. … Continue reading

Lime Cream Cheese Crumble Cake

Lime Cream Cheese Crumble Cake

Every once in awhile, I have cravings for desserts that don’t include chocolate. I to make wanted to try something a little bit different from what I would normally make. I decided since I had limes and cream cheese, that’s where I would start. Finally deciding on a Lime Cream Cheese Crumble Cake. Check out more sweet treats I have created in Recipes Lime Cream Cheese Crumble Cake Print Recipe CourseDesserts, Sweet Treats Servings Prep Time 12-18 squares 25 minutes Cook Time Passive Time 35 minutes 1 hour Servings Prep … Continue reading

MasterChef Australia

MasterChef Australua

We all love to watch Gordon Ramsey on MasterChef and if you are from Canada you probably watch MasterChef Canada, however, if you are not watching MasterChef Australia, you are truly missing out on what MasterChef is all about. Last year we began the first few seasons of MasterChef Australia and became hooked. At the beginning of the summer, we picked up where we left and are caught up with the current season. The show is hosted and judged by Restaurateur and chef Gary Mehigan, chef George Calombaris and food critic Matt … Continue reading

Family Tradition – Canadian National Exhibition


Visiting the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) has been a family tradition since I was a little girl and continues today. It has been a tradition for many Canadians since it began in 1879 as The Toronto Industrial Exhibition and is now also known as The Ex. The CNE is open for 18 days beginning August 19 and runs until September 5, 2016. As a young girl, I would go with my father, who would be in the Warrior’s Day Parade on the first Saturday after opening.  He played drums in a … Continue reading