• Personal Growth


    Are you prowling Google for blogging tips on how to start a blog? If you’re like me, you’re probably overwhelmed with all the free stuff online to help new bloggers.  Should you start a blog? Absolutely but first you need to forget all those Pinterest pins that say that you can start a money-making blog in no time at all.    Blogging takes the proverbial blood, sweat and tears with no guarantee of success but once the spark has been lit, it’s impossible to extinguish. I started my blog when I was forced to quit my job. The odds were 100 to 1 against me as I was clueless about…

  • Vegan Christmas Dinner

    The Ultimate 3-Course Vegan Christmas Dinner

    It’s my favourite time of year again complete with wonderful holiday food, so here’s a Vegan Christmas Dinner, complete with a starter, main meal, and dessert. Christmas is a magical time of year, but it’s not always vegan-friendly. You may wonder, “How can I have a Christmas dinner that is entirely vegan and have it feel special?” I have your answer right here. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Kristen from Navigating the Allergic Life.  She has dealt with food allergies and intolerances her entire life. Planning a Vegan Christmas Dinner A few things to consider when trying to dress up a vegan meal for the…

  • Christmas decorations
    Family,  Family and Parenting


    An arsenal of brilliant Christmas quotes is a powerful tool in the holiday season. They function just like Christmas carols in the stores at Christmas time. Ever found yourself humming or actually singing along to a Christmas song? Well, Christmas quotes invoke the spirit of festive cheer and goodwill in the same way. When placed at random places in the home, they act as beacons of Christmas and transform the atmosphere instantly. I am a sucker for Christmas especially because my birthday is the day before Christmas. As a kid, it was the most magical time for me. Often a birthday party on the day followed by a big family…

  • gift boxes and gift bags
    Family,  Family and Parenting

    Unique and thoughtful gifts for busy moms

    Finding the perfect gift for busy moms is one of the hardest things to do. If you’re like me, it causes massive stress and anxiety even though I start early. Ever wondered why there is such pressure to get your insanely hardworking mom the right gift? Because you want your gift to express your gratitude for all that she’s done for you. But, there is no gift that can do justice to your mom’s love and support over the years. Here are a few ideas to help. This post contains affiliate links which means that I may earn a commission if you use them. I only recommend tools that I…