Solving the Stinky Dishcloth Problem

I have the misfortune to live in an extremely humid area of the country. We’re right on the coast, and get a lot of rain. While we’re lucky to have a dishwasher, there’s always those few things that need hand washing (big pots), wiping (counter tops), or scrubbing (children’s highchairs). In the past we always […]

A Christmas Gardening Tip

It’s a strange time to be thinking about gardening: the ground is frozen, the plants are dormant, and snowdrifts are covering the garden beds. But here’s a handy gardening tip that may be useful now. What’s the biggest pest in your garden? In mine it’s the neighbourhood cats. I’m a cat fan, but not when […]

Easy Christmas Decorations

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When my husband and I moved into our first home together and Christmas rolled around, we couldn’t help but notice that things seemed a little bare. It definitely wasn’t the festive atmosphere we were hoping for. The solution? Get creative! Here are some fun ways to decorate that won’t break the bank… The Christmas Tree […]

Welcoming Fall

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I wanted to start this post off by saying how fall is my favourite season. I think it is, but what I really enjoy is the changing of the seasons. The first snow fall. The first signs of spring and thawing ground. The first sticky warm night of summer. And, now, the crisp air and […]