Well friends, we are three weeks from Christmas. It’s hard to believe that we’re already listening to carols, buying gifts and wrapping paper and our ovens seem to be constantly churning out some of our family favourites.
Last week, my mother came to Calgary to teach me how to make her Christmas Cakes. She [...]
Many or most of you know that my passion is family. I grew up in a great family and we lived in a wonderful home. Our home was one that was created and specifically designed to grow strong family. With that goal in mind, my parents worked tirelessly to make sure our needs (physical, emotional [...]
How many times have those of you, who have their mums present in their worlds, called up or dropped around to ask 101 questions of how to fix something, cook something or make something?
For me, living in a different city, the phone calls are often. They could range from how to make that particular gravy she [...]
I work in the children’s product industry. I can pretty much tell you about anything from the hottest stroller on the market to children’s organic bedroom decor to toilet training necessities to the best books to add to your child’s collection!
One thing that I am always excited to discover is the new quirky toys and art supplies [...]
Thought of the week…
Spring has sprung in Australia and I am determined to jump on the ‘home grown veg’ band wagon!
Something wonderful that I have noticed from living in Melbourne, is that over the last few years, the humble veggie patch has not only made a serious comeback, it has become part of so many friends regular food [...]
Thought of the week…
We all know it’s something we need to do…take an hour out of your week to go through your fridge or pantry, throw out anything long expired, rediscover delicious purchases and figure out what needs restocking. With Foodie Fortnight hitting our pages soon you will be inspired to use those fancy herbs that have [...]
Well friends tomorrow on RealLife Radio we have a VERY SPECIAL GUEST. The De Cluttering master who we all feel head over heels during the ‘Clean Sweep’ episodes. These days, our favorite organizer can be seen regularly on ‘Oprah‘ dishing out advice on bringing order and function into our lives. Yes, you’ve probably guessed, our special guest [...]
With our children heading back to school, returning to the routine of drop-offs, pick-ups, packed lunches and homework is a daily challenge.
To help with the balancing act, we’ve put together a weekly planner for you to download, print out and stick on the fridge. We’re hoping it will help you to stay organised and keep [...]
After receiving so many emails from people about the last article ‘Lonely World’ I decided I needed to do a part two. Can I say that I would love it if you would convert your emails into comments on the blog itself. Although I do enjoy the emails I can tell you that many people [...]
Hey everyone today is a super quick blog and it’s simply to say Happy Valentine’s Day to all. I know those of you in the Northern Hemisphere aren’t there yet but others are so why not start celebrating early.
I thought I would share a few essential ingredients to create an amazing day/night with your husband, [...]