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There's nothing that makes the smooth transition from summer into fall like a shift in comfort food. And there's no better comfort food, in my opinion, than a beautiful, slow-cooked pork roast served up with a side of squash and steamed vegetables. It's a hearty meal...

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re finally approaching the final stages of our epic living room makeover project! We can hardly believe it! When we say “a long time coming,” we’re not joking. It’s actually been close to a year since the whole thing...

We all know that a good night’s sleep is important to overall health and wellbeing. Of course, most of us don’t realize just how important it is until we’re suddenly deprived of it (like, say, when a new baby shows up). As a health-conscious family, we...

Dinner rolls are a classic at holiday time, and it’s always worth having a fantastic recipe on hand for those special family brunches! This recipe is a classic, but you do need a bit of time commitment. The dough rises overnight (hence the name), so it’s...

It should be plainly obvious by now, but we are in LOVE with fall. Summer is still holding on for dear life here in the GTA, but the leaves are starting to change and we’re starting the gradual shift towards the fall decor here at...

We’re self-improvement junkies. That means we’re always on the lookout for great books, videos, shows, and of course web content to keep us focused and motivated. Of course, with the popularity of motivational content these days, sorting through the mess to find a few gems of...

Fall is the best time of year for a lot of reasons. Of course we know that everything in the food world is focused on pumpkin spice everything right now, and likely will be until after our friends in the USA celebrate Thanksgiving in November....

I taught piano, voice, and guitar lessons for over 20 years. In that time, I learned a lot about what parents expect from a private music teacher, and about what teachers should expect from their students and parents. Now, parents will sometimes contact me just...

For some, January 1 is New Year’s Day. It’s the first day of the new calendar. It’s the first leap into a new season of health, fitness, prosperity, and the myriad other goals we set out for ourselves. It’s an annual ritual now shared around...