When I grew up in the 70’s in England we all had school uniforms, it was different where ever you went to school, and as I moved often for my Dad’s job, it would change with each new school. The one constant was that no matter where we were I knew that when school started I had a uniform, one last thing to stress about as I entered another new school. This blog is how a “school uniform” can make mornings easier for your family. Continue reading
For those of you who have never heard of Minimalism, the definition is: a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity. That doesn’t mean you have to lead a sparse existence devoid of colour or enjoyment, but you can learn how to embrace minimalism in a positive way.
How many of us are still using our old wooden cutting boards for all our chopping needs? I know I was for a long time. Wooden cutting boards are great for cutting breads, cakes, and pastries, but for all your other needs, lets take a fresh new look at space saving cutting boards.
For most of us, asking for what we want can be hard, even harder when it involves asking other people to help make that change happen. We all have some apprehension about hurting other people’s feelings or having someone take offence at your request. So how to effectively reclaim your office space, or any space in your home can be different for everyone. Here is how I did it.
Now that summer is almost here, yard sales are already in full swing. However, are you making the most out of yours? If you want to have a successful sale that makes money, and leaves you with only a few unsold items, then these 7 tips for a successful yard sale, could help you. Continue reading
Finally, we have lovely summer weather here in Southern Ontario, and our thoughts turn to all that beautiful fresh produce that is appearing in our farmer’s market’s. Some of us have even planted some in our own backyards.
We spend time and money to pick beautiful fresh fruit, only to have it turn really quickly because we haven’t found a good way to store it successfully.