Posted in March 2012

THRIFTING, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

THRIFTING, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

Now that we’re home from our skiing trip, the weekend is full of hockey.  Last weekend of hockey for the season and then lacrosse starts.  Both the boys are in tournaments and the tournaments are in opposite ends of the city, so my hubbie goes one way and I go the other.  The rink that … Continue reading

Puppies Behind Bars

Puppies Behind Bars

  I usually re-blog recipes – this is such a great story and  I think everyone would benefit from reading it –  especially all you dog lovers – I’ve already seen what dogs can do for the human soul – read for yourself – double click below: Puppies Behind Bars.

Make your own Black Bean Burgers!

Make your own Black Bean Burgers!

These look awesome – I buy frozen black bean burgers from Costco and I like them – I’m going to try these – fresh is always better.  Double click here:   Make your own Black Bean Burgers!.

ROAD TRIP

ROAD TRIP

  My mother-in law has a cabin at East Gate in Manning Park, BC.  We decided to go skiing for five days during our Spring Break.  If you like to ski, this area has great conditions for skiing.   It’s a no frills ski resort, a place that offers beautiful scenery, great downhill skiing, great … Continue reading

Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

Creativity – some people have it! Double click on the “behind the Mask” to see what you can do with some newspaper and a lot of creativity. Behind the Mask.

THE GLASSES

THE GLASSES

About a month ago, my youngest son came home with an interim report card.  It wasn’t bad, but there were a few things that the teacher mentioned that I felt was not like my son.  I didn’t doubt the teacher but I suspected something was going on.   I started to think that maybe  he … Continue reading

WHAT IS NOT ART

WHAT IS NOT ART

A little while back I found a quote on studiolightblue – “Let me ask you something, what is not art?”  Love that quote because it says it all.  You just have to have a love for beauty to admire art and everyone knows that beauty is in the eye of the beholder!  I love art and … Continue reading

ONE POT WONDER

ONE POT WONDER

    Found this recipe in “Style at Home” – a whole section of recipes with a take-out theme except you don’t take out!  I picked the easiest one for tonight’s dinner and the meal was delicious.  Note:  make sure you  have a pot of rice simmering so it’s ready at the same time as … Continue reading

SOME BEACH SOMEWHERE

SOME BEACH SOMEWHERE

“Some beach somewhere, there’s a big umbrella casting shade over an empty chair. Palm trees are growing, warm breezes blowing. I picture myself there, some beach somewhere.”

AN ANGEL IN THE MIDST

AN ANGEL IN THE MIDST

I’ve been power walking with my neighbour for a while now.  We get up at 5:30 am and walk for an hour, sometimes I think our mouths get more exercise than our legs!  We both find 5:30 am the best time for us to get in an hour of exercise.  We work full time, the … Continue reading

CASHING IN ON BROKEN PROMISES

CASHING IN ON BROKEN PROMISES

As I’ve mentioned on this blog several times, our weekends are absolutely crazy.  This weekend was no exception.  The boys are coming to an end of their hockey season and the lacrosse season is just gearing up.  Friday night was the most miserable night, raining, cold and my son had a lacrosse tryout at an … Continue reading

GO GREEN

GO GREEN

If these students can do it we can all do it – come on everyone go green!    Double click on go green below and watch the video – awesome! go green