Do you have abestos in your home? This is the question my son in grade 11 asked me the other day after just going back to school. He's taking carpentry and joininery to get his red seal certificate, something to fall back on after he goes to the fire academy. I looked at my son and said: "No, I don't think so." That's when he came out with a slew of information on … [Read more...] about Do you have asbestos in your home?
There is nothing like building something yourself, especially if it's easy. Lately, I've been looking at many DIY projects I wish to complete or at least give a go at. I came across one DIY project from Better Homes and Gardens that shows you how to make your own DIY Kitchen island, something I've always wanted. Now if you are like me, storage is a must, and having the … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Own DIY Kitchen Island #diyfurniture
One thing I love about my son is his willingness to do crafts with me. I have never been an overly crafty mom. My idea of baking cookies consists of buying dough, and plopping it on a baking sheet and waiting 20 minutes. But lately I've been trying hard because Trace loves crafting, even at the age of nine. So that's what we did today after … [Read more...] about My Son Is Better At Building A Bird House Than I Am
It's hard to believe that Father's Day is just around the corner already. Where has the year gone? And with dad's in mind, being the one important man in our life. He should feel super special every day, especially on Father's Day. This year Philips brings gifts worth giving to help make dad feel just that special. Philips Airfryer - Less Fat & Healthier … [Read more...] about Philips Airfryer For Dad This Father’s Day! #philips #fathersday
Spring is one of the best times of year mainly because it's not cold outside anymore, and it means summer is just around the corner. The sun comes out and the days are longer. The kids bask and enjoy its warmth while playing outside, as the flowers bloom. It's a time where raccoons come to visit us on the back porch, squirrels sit on the deck seeking a small handout, and … [Read more...] about How Do You Store Your Harvest Leftovers?
Granite is the number one selling feature to any home, and for good reason. It is gorgeous to look at, durable, elegant, comes in a variety of patterns and colors and has amazing investment potential for any home buyer or homeowner. But using the right product to help care for your granite is just as important. Granite Gold is a family company whose history and … [Read more...] about How To Take Care Of Granite and Stone Surfaces In Your Home #granitegold #giveaway
Technology never ceases to amaze me. I'm a super tech junkie so when I see the leaps and bounds technology takes to create a better world, faster electronics or apps to make life a bit easier. I have to share it. LG NFC Tag-On technology takes your laundry at home to the next level. By eliminating the need for dry cleaning and providing various and specific wash and dry cycle … [Read more...] about LG #TagOn NFC Takes Your Laundry At Home To The Next Level
The New Year is here, but if you are like me then you already know it's going to be hard to do your goals, at least not without help. For us moms staying organized is important especially when we are running busy households. So here are some tips for you moms stay organized while removing the clutter from your lives. Make a List & Check it Twice! As a mom I find it … [Read more...] about Hey Moms Stay Organized While Removing the Clutter from your life
During the holiday season a million smells invade my home. The smell of Turkey cooking, sweets baking, chocolate covered candies. But some smells aren't so nice, especially as leftovers get thrown out and the boys pile my garbage ten feet high. I end up walking with the bag holding my nose to avoid the rotting from creeping into my nostrils. Ewwwwww! Ham, cheese, meat, … [Read more...] about GLAD OdorShield Keep Things Fresh This Holiday With Febreeze
Being a geek girl I spend hours on end in stores like Best Buy looking over their televisions and computers. My dream is to one day own a very large and beautiful 80 inch LG Smart TV. One because I'm going blind. Two because LG makes the best Smart Televisions around. I have owned every television model from Hitachi to Toshiba and I have to say nothing compares … [Read more...] about LG Gets Smarter #Flipthebird
Celebrating life's messes is one of the many joys of parenting, especially when it revolves around the seasons. Lately it's been chilly outside, which means snow is on the horizon. But before the snow falls, the leaves are bursting outside. A week and a bit ago we got into the full swing of things celebrating Halloween and the Fall season by enjoying some arts and … [Read more...] about Being a Mess Maker is Fun with Green Works!
Did you know that Canadians spend almost 90% of their time indoors, whether it's at work or home? With fall around the corner and nothing but rain the past two week. It's important to my family that we breath fresh smelling air. Living with mold these past several years, I hated keeping the windows shut when winter rolled around as it often breeds not only mold … [Read more...] about Indulge Your Senses with Lampe Berger Paris Fragrance System #Lampeberger
Everyone’s got one: a bare-bones, rectangular bookshelf that is sliced into perfect pieces straight-across, no-frills shelves. And, while these shelves certainly get the organizing job done, they’re often not much to look at. That’s easy to change, though, thanks to pioneering DIY-ers and designers everywhere who have gone out and turned their shelving and storage issues … [Read more...] about 20 Creative Storage and Shelving Ideas
5 of the History's Worst Home Decor Ideas can be found anywhere. Visitors to Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis get the privilege of enjoying 1960s and 1970s decor in all its hideous glory. The electric blue dining room is bad enough, but nothing surpasses the Jungle Room. In addition to covering the floors with green carpet, Elvis also covered the ceiling with the same green … [Read more...] about 5 of History’s Worst Home Decor Ideas and How to Fix Them
I so wish we knew if we were moving or not. I hope we do before summer strikes out. I have so many ideas swirling around in my head on how to spruce up my patio for entertaining. The place we are hopefully moving to has a standard patio slab. You'd be amazed at what you can do with your outdoor space, given the right materials, right products and a little color! Being in … [Read more...] about Get Your Patio Ready for Summer Entertaining