KIDS

Pumpkin puree for dogs, pure pumpkin puree

Why pumpkin puree is great for your dog

Improve your pet’s digestion, health, coat, vision, and (reduce) flatulence by adding a bit of pumpkin puree to their diet. Mr. Bentley had to go to the vet a few weeks ago for a problem with his tummy. He was throwing up randomly every afternoon and his stools were liquid. Outside of running a million tests, my veterinarian suggested that we add some pumpkin puree to his diet to see if that made a difference. Amazingly it did! 2 tbsp

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KitKat candy sleigh, candy sleigh, KitKat sleigh

KitKat candy sleigh

Use as stocking stuffers, gift toppers, tree ornaments, or treats for neighbours and friends – these inexpensive KitKat Candy sleighs are easy, adorable, and a sweet treat for anyone. The girls and I hit the Dollarama the other day to get a few Christmas supplies… ornaments to paint, fairy lights, some simple garland and (of course) candy. Does anyone go to the Dollar store and not buy candy? Weirdos. This time, there was a method to my sugar frenzy – I

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LOMI

Have you heard of LOMI?

In February of 2021 I came across a crowdfunding campaign for a product called “LOMI“. I was immediately enthralled – I mean, who doesn’t want a counter-sized appliance that will completely compost all of your food waste into a usable – and earth-friendly – addition to your soil. Unfortunately, the price was too high and the technology too new for me to get in on the action.   I’ve since gone back to the Pela website numerous times in the

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Teacher gift ideas

I know gift cards are all-the-rage as far as teacher gifts go, but if you wanted to make something a little out of the ordinary, I’m sharing a dozen+ teacher gift ideas that will hit the mark.  I might be late for some of you in the Southern US, but school is still in in SW Ontario – but next week marks the end. Which means it’s time to thank those over-burdened teachers for putting up with teaching our little bundles

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Boxing Day deals

Boxing Day deals 2021

Sitting on the couch with a hot cup of coffee/tea and surfing the Boxing Day deals?  I was, but then I decided to compile some of the amazing deals on Amazon that *might make it into my shopping cart today while I take advantage of their Boxing Day pricing. If you are a Mom – and about 80% of you are according to my analytics – then Christmas (while wonderful) is about the family.  Finding the perfect gifts for everyone

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smartphone speaker box

Scrap wood smartphone speaker

Looking for a handmade gift that you can whip out multiples of? This DIY scrap wood smartphone speaker is easy to make, can be painted to match any decor and TOTALLY WORKS! Christmas is on a pretty tight budget for me this year.  Heading back to school has limited the amount of time I can allot to the blog and so my income seems be be more on the outgo end of things. 😂 Fortunately I write a DIY blog,

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