Seasonal

Ever since our family came home from our vacation in Cuba last January, we have wanted to go back. Nothing beats our quality time spent together as a family and it is amplified even more when you throw in beautiful, blue water and sunny beaches, especially in the middle of winter. Saving for a winter [...]

Wondering what to dress up your four-legged family member as for Halloween? You aren’t the only one. We decided to go to the source and poll three pet owners of our own to tell us what their favorite pet costumes were for Halloween this year. Lucky for us, we have three close pet owners who [...]

Easy Home-made Apple Pie

With a new apple tree in our yard, we will have a surplus of apples at the end of the season each year. Making pies is an easy way to use them up. Family recipes have a great way of being passed down through generations. With subtle changes made each time, the recipes are cherished [...]

Fall Gardening Tips

This weekend has been beautiful in Edmonton. Actually the end of summer and beginning of fall has been absolute bliss in my books. I spent some time outside with my girls earlier in the garden and I realized that we are now officially in harvest mode. Many of our vegetables have been picked, our fall [...]

“Grandma and Grandpa, tell me a story and snuggle me with your love. When I’m in your arms, the world seems small and we’re blessed by the heavens above.” Laura Spiess I don’t even know where to start. Life gets so busy that I have to admit, I haven’t thought about you in awhile and [...]

End of Summer Gardening

Have you noticed fall starting to creep in? I was playing in the yard yesterday with my daughters and I noticed patches of leaves changing colour and some have even started falling off the trees. Its subtle, but its there. The flowers have stopped blooming and the petals are dropping to the ground. I know, [...]

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