Canadian Winter

Depending on where you live in Canada, winter can be pretty snowy and cold.  Winter got off to a late start where we live but it’s quickly making up for lost time.  Last week the kids had three snow days and this week they had one.  Roads have been closed, and the blowing wind has … More Canadian Winter

Homemade Body Scrub

I live in a climate where we can see the blazing hot sun in the summer and mountains of snow in the winter.  Currently, we are buried in snow.  The school buses sometimes don’t run and recently we’ve even had the school closed.  With the winter weather comes another unfortunate side-effect….winter skin.  My body is … More Homemade Body Scrub

Knit Knit Purl

This past year I took up knitting as a hobby.  I needed a hobby that I could pick up when things were quiet and put down when things became busy.  I’m a mother, so quiet and busy can happen within minutes of each other.  One minute the kids have decided to go out and play … More Knit Knit Purl

Fitbit Fail

Once upon a time I was a skinny chick who could eat all she wanted and lounge around all day without gaining a pound.  Then college and partying happened and I put on a few extra pounds. I was still looking pretty good and wasn’t too unhappy with how I looked.  Then I got pregnant, … More Fitbit Fail

Apple Rhubarb Crisp

Today I was rooting through my freezer trying to figure out what to make for dinner when I stumbled on some bags of rhubarb that I had cut up this past summer.  Normally, I would make muffins out of them but I decided instead for a dessert dish.  I originally was just going to make … More Apple Rhubarb Crisp