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DIY Projects

Lest We Forget Memorial Wreath

  It's cold and very wintery already in Northern Alberta - our first 'staying' snow landed on November 1st. Already the stores were being filled with Christmas decorations and reminders...

Beeswax Wraps

One of the things that I felt would help me on the way to a Plastic-Reduced kitchen was Beeswax Wraps! These handy sheets and bags were made with an old,...

A Birthday Party Idea

We are finally on the Cusp of the Golden Age in the world of birthday parties..the kind where only the Nearest and Dearest are invited and Mom throws food at...

Nailed It!! Challenges

Nailed-it Challenge#5: Anti-Valentines

Love, love, love, blah, blah, blah.... It may be a February love fest out in the world, but I think it should be ‘Love-Ones-Self’ all year long!! With that in mind, and while searching for the most appropriate image to send my single friends on Anti-Valentines Day this year, I...

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Lisa’s Challenge#4 Results

Procrastination to deliciousness!! Well first off, sorry that it took me so long to complete this challenge!  I know it was meant to be a nice relaxing challenge, but man I had a mental block for it! If Carla had simply said, make a hot chocolate, I could have pulled...

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Debbie’s Challenge #4 Results

We have experienced extremely cold weather this winter and on a No Buses Running -47C day, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate was just fitting! This challenge started with an “Oh, I got this!” confident with a smug look sort of attitude that lasted right up until the cup was filled….and the...

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NAILED-IT Challenge #4: Blue Monday

Happy New Year! Well, ladies. This is a late challenge, so I am going to keep it very simple. It's mid-winter, post-Christmas, and, in this house at least, hot on the heels of a couple weeks solid of a nasty cold doing its rounds. In fact, in honour of Blue...

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Lisa’s Challenge #3 Results!

Well holy crap, that was a doozy! My purpose in choosing this project was to end up with a gingerbread ‘looking’ house that I was going to be able to enjoy for many years to come and fondly remember the year I created this amazing beauty. We are going to...

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Gardening & Greenery

A Green Thumb Journey

Growing up in a home with a mother who could seemingly grow anything - whether from seed or snipping, was an amazing thing. And her mother had clearly passed down...

Money Saving Tips & Tricks

POINTS SAVVY – Entry #1: AirMiles

Entry #1: AirMiles ‘I am one step away from being rich, all I need now is the money!’   After many years living on a tight budget, sometimes uncomfortably tight,...

Mixed Reviews – Books, Shows, Products & More

Life Hacks

Vinegar: Liquid Gold

Liquid gold: You may call me VINEGAR! When you find an easy, accessible and inexpensive household product that does so much, it’s hard not to sing its praises!  Today, I...

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