Checking Facts Before Sharing on Social Media

When it comes to sharing on Social Media, there are some things that just need to be checked first. In the past few years, I have seen the same stories shared over and over again. These days, no one seems to be checking facts before sharing on Social Media. They just share because of the headlines that are usually click-bait titles. Checking Facts Before Sharing on Social Media Missing People We all want to help in the finding of missing people. No one wants to see other parents go through … Continue reading

Weekly Goal Planner Printable – Plan Your Week

It’s almost 2019, new year, new beginnings. This year instead of trying to stick to a New Year resolution, why not make weekly or monthly goals. Never mind the resolutions, very few can keep them. When resolutions are made, people tend to stress over the challenge of keeping that resolution or being a failure. When we set goals, there is less to stress over and more focus on manageable outcomes. I have created a weekly goal planner to help get you started. Weekly Goal Planner Printable to Plan Your Week This … Continue reading

Apartment Building Living – 5 Things Not to Do

Apartment Living

Apartment building living has some advantages and disadvantages. It is what many people call home. When you live in a building, there is no shovelling snow or watering the grass. We have rules to follow, just like the Landlord. When you have neighbours attached at almost every wall, respect is required. Apartment Building Living – 5 Things Not to Do Loud Music/TV’s Everyone likes to listen to music, some like it loud and some don’t. Same goes for watching TV. We play music and watch TV but we don’t have it loud … Continue reading

What Bullying Is Not – Know the Difference

My daughter has come home frustrated or upset with some situation that happened to her at school. Not every situation can be defined as bullying. We talk about those so that she knows what bullying is not. I want her to know that we can’t always say we are being bullied. School has just begun for another year and we need to have discussions with our kids on Bullying and what Bullying is not. We need to stop it before it even begins. What Bullying is not? Bullying can take … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Apple Compote

Quick and Easy Apple Compote

There are many weekends when our breakfast is either pancakes or waffles. Something quick and easy that everyone enjoys. When I have either of these items, I like to have more than just syrup on them. I had a bag of apples so I decided that a quick and easy apple compote that would be perfect to add on top. Quick and Easy Apple Compote I washed a couple of apples and pulled out my apple cutter. My husband peeled and diced the apples once I cut the apples up. … Continue reading

Choosing Unique or Unusual Backgrounds for Photos

choosing unique or unusual bakgrounds

When you take photos or do photoshoots, it’s important not to overlook the background. It’s amazing what a difference a background can make on the appearance of your image – whether it’s a portrait or a still image. The background can diminish or bring forward important features you want to highlight in an image. Here are some suggestion when choosing unique or unusual backgrounds. Choosing Unique or Unusual Backgrounds Keep It Simple Don’t overthink it and end up with a busy background in an effort to be unique. Most of the … Continue reading