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4 Reasons to Hire a Pro

  Everyone wants to get the best value for their dollar, and everyone loves a deal. But there is a big difference between discount shoes...

Ford Canada – So You Think You Can Park #FordEdge

https://www.facebook.com/AndrewWBradley.ca/videos/10153620395560090/ On Saturday November 7th, I got to test my parking skills with the 2015 Ford Edge at the Canadian Space and Aviation Museum. I'll...

Drive in Luxury and Comfort in the 2016 Lincoln MKC – A Review #LincolnMKC

Prior to test-driving the 2016 Lincoln MKC thoughts of Lincoln conjured up images of their classic town cars; solidly built luxury cars that have...

Quick and Easy Cleaning with The Libman Company – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/16

With the kids at home during the summer months, cleaning is the LAST thing I want to do! We go outside and we dredge...

3 Essentials for Summer Outdoor Adventures!

Summer is here! Here's a list of 3 essentials for healthy summer outdoor adventures:1. A glass or stainless steel water bottle.  A re-usable water...

Burts Bees Tinted Lip Balm Review

Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm REVIEW “A Hint of Color that Cares for your Lips”Shade: Honeysuckle Cost: $7.99 Size: 4.25gBurt's Bees has rocketed from a small company...

Adventures in Vegetable Gardening

It’s that time of year again when my daughter and I plan out our vegetable garden. It seems that each year we expand the...

5 Tips To Spring Clean The Smart Way

Is it Spring?  Really?  I think I must be dreaming!  This winter seemed to be one of the longest I can remember but the...

Make Your Garden a Safe Haven for Children

We all have fond memories of playing outdoors as children. For little ones, a garden is a place where your imagination can roam free; the washing...

My Family’s Fall Clean-Up with Seventh Generation Disinfecting Cleaners – #Review and #Giveaway~ CAN 11/23

Now that autumn is in full swing, this signals the start of my family's Big Fall Clean-Up around my home. We do a huge...

A 3 day Master Bathroom Refresh with Tips from the Pros #DIYwithBen

 My husband and I had our house built 21 years ago within 3 months and at the same time that we were planning our...

Petroleum: A Part of Our Daily Lives in More Ways Than You Know!

This post was brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers via sheblogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author...

Postedad.ca: A Rewarding Classified Ad Website

If there is something I know a lot about it’s classified advertising. I started my advertising career working in the call centre of a...

Boring Wood – How I Antiqued my Fireplace Mantle

This past winter was long and cold, and as I anxiously waited for the days where I could work on my garden I couldn’t help...

Cruising with the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel~ Review

A few months ago I had the privilege of test driving a fuel efficient compact car. The test drive came at a time when...

Tips for Choosing the Right Curtains

I get a lot of questions on my blog and from my clients about window treatments. Curtains and blinds can give a room that...

Keeping Safe While Driving During Deer Season

Keeping Safe While Driving During Deer SeasonThis time of year all across Eastern Ontario, a significant number of deer can be found on the...

DIY No-Sew Roman Blind

Do you have a window that needs a little love? I've got a fantastic no-sew roman blind DIY that is easy peasy and looks fab!...

Green Christmas Shopping with the Ford C-MAX Energi

I’ll admit that prior to being offered to test drive the Ford C-MAX Energi for a week, I had never heard of the car,...

Interior Decorating Styles 101 Part 2- Contemporary Decor

While it is common for contemporary interiors to include modern style decor features, there are key differences between the two.  The first and most...

Interior Decorating Styles 101 Part 1- Traditional Decor

Ever find yourself struggling to decide exactly which style of decor best describes your tastes? In my four-part Interior Decorating 101 series we will...

Hanging Frames on a Wall

We built our house 20 years ago this past May at the same time as we were planning our wedding. Organizing both of them...

Pretty in Pink Polka Dot Glam

Well, I'm happy to let you know that our little guy is officially out of his crib and doing pretty well bunking in with...

How to Make a Liner for your Kitchen Container the Origami Style

Does your kitchen bin look filthy with food sticking to the bottom? To help, you can get two types of paper liner bags for...

Why You Should Know if There’s Mold in Your Home

This article is brought to you by Mold Busters.You’ve likely seen or at least heard of mold—it grew on the loaf of bread you...

Saving The Environment And Your Wallet With Electric Scooters

As we become more aware of our individual role in preserving the planet for future generations, we start looking for technologies that allow us...

When My New House Became My Home

 Big Man and I made the mother of all purchases this past December - we bought our first house.With an active 3-year old and...

The Important Role of Decor in Nurseries & Kids Rooms – Tips

 I have many times walked into a child’s room and wanted to just sit there and soak up the wonderful energy.  The feeling of...

Staining Your Deck

We had our deck built 3 years ago and started to notice this year that the wood is changing to a greyish colour. Rain,...

The Perfect Paint Colour ~ Tips

Choosing paint colours for your walls can be daunting. It's hard to tell from a 1" paint chit what the entire wall is going...

Tip Toe Through the Tulips – Styling 101

Tulips are one of my favourite flowers to use in my home. Not only are they beautiful, inexpensive, come in tons of colours, but...

Teaching Kids to Pitch In Around the House

These are common comments heard when someone brings up young children helping around the house. And yet, the same people who make these comments...

Window Treatments Explained- Common Issues and How to Solve Them

Windows are the eyes of your home. Just like a good mascara they make all the difference in the appearance and freshness of your...

Operation: Playroom Organization!

Does your playroom look like this?That isn't my playroom but we've all been there. This is one side of mine though...total randomness.Mr. Fix-it and...

Bamboo Dishes for Kids: White-o-Coccoli Wowed Us! Review and Giveaway

When I told the kids that we get to bury our new dishes in the ground when we're done with them, it caused quite a stir!  They...

Update Your Furniture With These DIY Refinishing Tips

Spring is around the corner and this makes people do some crazy things like throw away their old furniture to make room for new...

Nursery Decor Tips For Safety, Development, and Style – Part 3

Nursery Decor Tips For Safety, Development, and Style - Part 3 The final instalment in my Nursery Decor Tips For Safety, Development, and Style, is...

Which Countertop to Choose

I'm sure we all have memories of laminate countertops in our parent's or grandparent's kitchens. I know my parents have had various shades of...

Nursery Decor Tips For Safety, Development, and Style – Part 2

Decorating your baby's nursery to provide the best possible atmosphere for development is a lot simpler than you would think. There is no need...

Nursery Decor Tips For Safety, Development, and Style

Decorating for your little beans' arrival is an incredibly fun and exciting project. It's easy to get carried away in all the glee and...

Time and Sanity Saving Tips in the Kitchen

With busy households, it’s hard to find time to cook at home and eat right. Here are some time-saving tips and hacks to use...

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