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Valentine’s Day Lip Love DIY

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This lip balm has now become a staple in our home because of it’s simplicity and endless flavor possibilities. Kiss your way to happiness with this simple, luscious recipe! What you will need: -Empty cosmetic/lotion jars -Vaseline -Drink flavoring (Chrystal Light, Koolaide, etc) -Pot for melting OR microwaveable bowl -Spoon -Paper towels How to:  -Start off with about 3 tablespoons of Vaseline in a pot OR microwaveable bowl and melt … Read More →

Willow Smith: Baring It All At 14!

Willow

Seems Willow Smith has been the focus of a lot of controversy in her 14 year old lifespan. We all remember the photos posted of her in bed with her 20 year old half naked friend, and now she’s done it again! The internet went crazy two days ago when she posted a photo of her wearing this Jean Paul Gaultier shirt on her Instagram page: Sure, she’s 14 and this photo does … Read More →

The Best Family Winter Activities in Ontario

Ontario Winter

Skating We couldn’t call ourselves proudly Canadian if we didn’t celebrate the possibility that a sheet of ice can bring to an otherwise dreary winter day. Whether you’re up for a rousing round of hockey before hunkering down around a bonfire, or just want to zip around the rink for a leisurely skate, there are plenty of places to do this, sometimes in your own backyard. But some rinks are … Read More →

#ReadMore in 2015 with Kobo *Giveaway*

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Was reading more books on your To-Do list for 2015?  Kobo can make it easier for you to do with the Kobo app that is FREE to download!  You can now take your books with you wherever you go and not take up too much space! I don’t exactly have room for paperbacks in my diaper bag these days Head on over to the app store to download it today! … Read More →

OCD is Not a Joke

OCD

If you are OCD and you know it wash your hands. I have CDO – It’s like OCD but the letters are in the correct order as the should be. Or my favorite – I have OCD but I only clean when I’m in the mood because I’m also bipolar. People write these things and, worse yet, other people think they are funny. They share them around Facebook and Pinterest … Read More →

Easy Kid-Friendly Mini Spaghetti Pies

Spaghetti Pie

Does your family have that one recipe that they always end up turning to in a dinner crunch, or when you just can’t think of what the heck to make for dinner?  For our family, that is our spaghetti sauce (why I haven’t written a better post for this yet, I’m not sure… but be sure to keep your eyes peeled for it, it’s coming!).  When DJ and I first started … Read More →

Healing The “Holiday Hangover”

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Okay, so the parties are over, the presents have been unwrapped, the tree has been dismantled and all of those delicious chocolates have mysteriously disappeared. These are all signs that the holiday season has come to a close, but now what? Are you and your family stuck in a funk of still wanting to watch holiday specials or listen to holiday music to keep the spirit of the Christmas and … Read More →

Show them you care on Valentines day on a budget or off.

V-Day

February 14th!! It’s not a bad word people, say it, “Valentines” and it takes so very little effort to impress the person in your life. Time and time again I’ve heard so many stories at work from the females where their husband/boyfriend did absolutely nothing for them. Women like to be wooed, and treated with that same rush of emotion you had when you realized you wanted to be together … Read More →

15 Ways to Stay Active Indoors and Out This Winter

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 Baby it’s cold outside! On days like today when the temperature is dipping below -20 with the wind chill it is smart to stay inside and keep warm, but just because it is winter, is no reason to hibernate completely! When you live where it is cold at least 4 months of the year, you have to embrace winter and get creative to stay active, both indoors and out. Busy … Read More →

When Love Overrides Sexual Identity – Kordale and Kaleb

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When I first came across Kordale n Kaleb’s story it was because of a very viral photo that was shared on a lot of social media platforms. The photo had people shaming, shocked, admiring, and also hating this beautiful couple before they even heard the story behind it. Here’s the photo that was shared among many people both online and off:   The caption reads: Being fathers is getting our … Read More →