Fall is our absolute favourite time of the year. As teachers with kids, it's almost like it's our own new year. New clothes, a new plan of attack at work. And, let's not forget, it's the prelude to the amazing food and holiday celebrations that come...

Honesty Alert: I’ve never been a fan of lentils. In fact, I’m not a huge fan of beans in general. That is, until I was gifted this recipe by my mother’s friend a few months ago. Now I’m hooked...

When you're running a household and loving the process of beautiful living, it's inevitable you'll start looking online for ideas and inspiration. While there's no shortage of helpful DIYs and tutorials out there, there's just something special about finding a blogger whose aesthetic and vibe feel...

Chili is a perennial favourite, and an easy go-to for dinners and lunches when you're short on time. Of course, the purists in the crowd will know that, like any good stew, a perfect chili takes hours to make. It needs time to simmer so...

When it comes to home maintenance, we know not everyone is Bob Villa. Heck, most people aren’t even Tim Allen. But that’s no reason to be caught with a squeaky hinge, a leaky faucet, or a loose deck board. Basic home maintenance skills are, in our...

Every week we try to get my daughter focused on a new “value” that will help to engender respect and courtesy, and make her the kind of person other people want to be around. It's probably something we could all use a little work on...

A while back, Buzzfeed ran up one of its longer but curiously more profound lists entitled "37 Things You'll Regret When You're Old." Although littered with GIFs (as Buzzfeed tends to do), the actual list is worthy enough of attention. In fact, we're posting the list...

When our DD was three years old, she was into Tinker Bell. Like, in a BIG way. Well, truthfully she was into all things fairy. Her favourite blanket was a quilt featuring fabric prints of the The Flower Fairies of Cecily Mary Barker. And her absolute...

For foodies, coming up with a quick and easy dessert shouldn't be a problem. After all, you really only need to pop open a box of Girl Guide cookies and voila! Of course, when you have company, you need to come up with something a little...