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

Pick Your Own Berries – Where to Pick Berries near Toronto

Pick Your Own Berries

As a young girl, I remember going berry and apple picking. There were many farms that you would pass by that would say Pick your own Berries. We would get excited when we would stop at one on an outing. I want my daughter to enjoy this experience as much as I did. Whether you are looking for a fun adventure or are looking to do some canning, there is a farm near you that will provide you with an abundance. Pick Your Own Berries Downey’s Farm Market – Brampton Season: Strawberry … Continue reading

Great Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

Organize Your Kitchen

Small kitchens can present you with many obstacles for several different reasons. Combining small appliances with cramped counter spaces often means you are left with little to no storage solutions. This becomes even more difficult if you are renting your home as you can’t make any major changes. Things can start to look rather dim when looking to organize your kitchen Thankfully though, with a little hard work and creativity, you can turn your little kitchen into a stylishly organized space with several different storage solutions. There are several ways to … Continue reading

Easy Hacks That Will Help Build New Habits

Build New Habits

Creating new habits isn’t easy. Here are a few easy hacks that will help you build new habits. Use them until you’ve incorporated the new habit and don’t need them anymore. Easy Hacks That Will Help Build New Habits Add it to your Calendar Sometimes we forget to do that new thing we were trying. Maybe we forget that we’re supposed to for breakfast instead of a stack of waffles, or that we need to get that daily walk in. Schedule your new habits or make them part of your … Continue reading