Category: At Home

Save Money on Cleaning Products, And Save the Environment at the Same Time. Check Out This Alberta Company Making our Homes Safer

Environmentally friendly products are now popular than ever, and for good reason. Check out some info on Green Chemistry, and save money on your cleaning supplies from this local company from right here in Alberta. WHAT IS “GREEN CHEMISTRY”? Traditional solvents are often toxic or are chlorinated. Green solvents, on the other hand, are generally […]

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I Made “Chicken Crack” For Dinner and EVERYBODY Loved It! Must-Try Instant Pot Recipe!

I have done the impossible. I made a dinner for my four kids, and two adults, and there was not one complaint. I even got compliments – from the kids! I don’t think this has ever happened. Between my sister’s kids and mine, there is always something that at least one of them does not care […]

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Track Santa on Christmas Eve with the Kids Online

Christmas Eve is only a couple of days away! Maximize the Christmas magic by using the NORAD Santa tracker! Just login using THIS LINK At the moment, the site is preparing for the very busy night that it’s website is about to see, but they go live on Christmas Eve! Good luck tracking Santa, don’t […]

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The Holidays and Sleep – Tips From a Sleep Expert

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year!  It is also one of the most exhausting times too.  There is so much to do, many places to be, and family and friends to visit.  How do we fit in our little one’s need for naps and a good night’s sleep? A well-rested little one […]

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History of Santa Claus; Where the Tradition Came From, and Why We Shouldn’t Forget

Santa Claus – a household name. But where did it come from? When the dreaded time comes where we have to explain to the kids that Santa is “make believe” – what do we say? Is it really made up? The answer is NO! And the history of where Santa Claus came from is actually […]

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The Ultimate 2017 Gift Guide for Kids – Great Deals on Presents They Will Love

Kids now a days have SO MANY toys. I have heard so many times that we should try to give experiences instead of gifts. Although I think that experiences are so much more valuable for children than things, when it comes down to it, all children want to open something on Christmas. Instead of overloading […]

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Baby/Toddler 2017 Gift Guide – Presents little ones LOVE

OK – it is no secret, I am a huge online shopper. I am also a very last minute lady; a hot mess, if you will. But everything gets done on time. Yes, I only have part of my Christmas shopping done. But I am not worried. If you are like me, you might need […]

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Weaning the Un-Wean-able Baby – Patience and the Right Bottles

My third child was by far the hardest to wean. I breastfed all three of my girls; I have experience in introducing new foods and cow’s milk, replacing nursing time with cuddles, reasonable amounts of crying it out mixed with distractions – you name it. I have done it all. Do you think any of […]

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Top 7 Non-Candy Advent Calendars for this Christmas, and One Really Yummy One!

There are so many more options now a days when it comes to advent calendars. December 1 is less than a week away, but there is still time to get an amazing advent calendar unique to your child’s interests. My oldest is a classic chocolate eater, but the other two are a different story. My […]

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20+ Elf On The Shelf ideas! It’s Almost Time to Break These Guys Out!

The Elf on the Shelf is such a fun family tradition. We just started it last year, after much procrastination, because to be honest, it is tiring for mom to think of new things to do with these elves every single day! But honestly, it is so worth it. The kids think its so much […]

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