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super hero DIY halloween costume

October 18th, 2014 by

3 Easy to DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Pirate Argh ye matey!  Pirates are super fun costumes for boys or girls and they are easy to put together quickly and with little investment. What You need: Bandana Eye patch Oversized white dress shirt Sash or belt Extras could be: a sword, hook, stuffed parrot, gold jewelry, make-up mustache. What you do: Wrap the …more

how to prepare your outside space for fall

October 16th, 2014 by

How to Prepare your Home and Yard for Fall

Inspect windows, gutters and trim. Wind and debris take their toll on gutters but these systems need to be in good shape to hold strong once the heavy snow comes.  If your gutters need repair – do it now.  It’s also a great time to check your windows, repair trim, caulking and use film insulation …more

Thanksgiving Side Dishes with a Twist Cranberry Sauce

October 12th, 2014 by

Thanksgiving Side Dishes with a Twist

  You’ve got your turkey defrosted and ready to go in the oven, but do you have your side dishes on deck for your Thanksgiving dinner yet? A lot of the time the side dishes come as an afterthought: you stuff your bird with your mom’s bread and onion stuffing, warm up some frozen peas, …more

thanksgiving brussels sprouts

October 11th, 2014 by

Parmesan Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because really, it’s all about hanging out with family and eating really good food.  There aren’t any presents to buy, there aren’t any trees to trim or candy to collect.  Just spend time with loved ones, eat and be thankful.  You know what I’m thankful for?  Brussels Sprouts.  …more

Homemade Baked Brie With Honey

October 9th, 2014 by

Four Ways to Serve Brie When You’re Entertaining

Brie seems to be such a cold weather cheese, doesn’t it? It’s most likely due to the fact that Brie is the most delicious when heated up, it becomes a creamy, rich cheese that is a party favorite. No matter the occasion, brie is always well received by your party guests and there are many …more

turkey Dinner 2

October 6th, 2014 by

Perfect Roast Turkey Recipe

It’s turkey time! If you’ve been in charge of your family’s Thanksgiving turkey before, you know that the actual roasting of the bird is probably the easiest part of preparing a Thanksgiving dinner (other than making the peas). Still, if you’re a turkey newbie, the prospect of somehow ruining the centerpiece of the family meal …more

Health & Wellness
Turkey Dinner 4

October 3rd, 2014 by

5 Ways to make Thanksgiving a little Healthier

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that is all about family.  Family and eating.  Let’s face it, we look forward to Thanksgiving food all year long, at least I do…don’t you?  Pumpkin pie, turkey, gravy, potatoes and loads of butter in it all!  I really believe it’s ok to indulge a little bit in holiday …more

Decorating your Home for Fall

October 1st, 2014 by

Three Quick Tips to Transition Your Home Décor From Summer to Fall

I hate to burst your bubble — even if the weather is warm where you live, summer is over. Which means it’s time to take away the bright floral accent pieces in your house and move into the comforts of fall. I find that changing out some of the décor in my home lets me …more


September 30th, 2014 by

Spicy Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

This is the time of year when we start thinking about warming our bellies with a warm pumpkin soup or the ever-popular pumpkin spice latte, but pumpkin is a really versatile vegetable that can be used in many different ways. Pumpkin is remarkably healthy — full of vitamin A, fibre, beta-carotene, potassium, and other vitamins …more

Sept #3 emergency kit

September 29th, 2014 by

Beyond First Aid: What You Need to Create the Greatest Emergency Kit For Your Family

Most of us have become pretty reliant on the creature comforts of modern life. But what happens if we suddenly lose our Internet, our phone lines, our power, our heat, or our water — all of the things that keep us comfortable in our homes or on the road. Earlier this month unexpected snow fell …more