Exploring the Beach with an Explorer #FordSummer

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There are only a few more days and we will be leaving on vacation and will be exploring the beach with an Explorer. Thanks to Ford Canada, my family will be able to travel in style. Without the loan of a fleet vehicle, we may not have been able to travel, not having a car. Exploring the Beach Last year we went on day trips to a few locations within a few hours of Toronto. This year we are focusing on the beach and all there is to do in the Georgian … Continue reading

Fall 2017 TV Shows – Daily Viewing Guide

Fall 2017 TV shows

It is time again to look ahead to the new and returning Fall 2017 TV Shows. If you have been waiting for a favourite show to return and possibly find a new show that lasts more than a season. A few shows have changed time slots and you will find them on another day of the week. Fall 2017 TV Shows MONDAY 8 p.m Dancing with the Stars (ABC) The Big Bang Theory until Nov. / Kevin Can Wait starting Oct. 30 (CBS) Lucifer (Fox) The Voice (NBC) Supergirl (The CW) 8:30 … Continue reading

Helpful Tips for Making Lunches Easier for School

There is nothing worse than getting up in the morning and then desperately trying to figure out something you can put in your children’s lunch boxes. If you find yourself bewildered or end up buying a lunch because packing it seems like too much of a bother, take a look at the helpful tips below for making lunches easier. Helpful Tips for Making Lunches Easier Prepare A List Sit down with your kids and come up with a list of lunches they like. Use a pen paper or a grocery … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Stove Top Meals for Picky Eaters

stove top meals

Over the past 6 days, we have only been able to cook with our stove top or small kitchen appliances. When we went grocery shopping, we picked up a variety of items for the week. When you have a picky eater, it is sometimes hard to find quick and easy stove top meals. I found out my oven wasn’t working when I turned the oven on to heat it up for a pizza. After about 20 minutes, I hadn’t heard the beep letting me know the oven was ready. I went … Continue reading

7 Gifts for Girls – 6-8 Year-Olds

Finding gifts for girls can be a bit tricky once they reach a certain age. What is age appropriate, is she going to outgrow them? My daughter’s Birthday is less than a month away. I am trying to find her the perfect gift. She has her favourite toys but she is getting older and is beginning to outgrow some of those ones. It is time to find some toys for her to grow with. I have listened to my daughter tell me over and over what she wants for Christmas … Continue reading

5 Ways to Improve Your Motivation Fast

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Occasionally you need to start a task right away. It’s possible you’ve been procrastinating for days or even weeks, and now you’re facing a deadline. The downfalls of not completing the assignment on time should be enough to motivate you to get moving, right? Nope! Often, even knowing the consequences that exist for not completing a task aren’t enough to push us forward. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take in order to give yourself a boost when your usual routine isn’t working. Keep reading for some of the … Continue reading