July is National Picnic Month

It’s Summer and Time for Fun in the Sun For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, July means summer and lots of blue skies and warm days. In Canada and in the United States, July also brings festivities with Canada Day and Independence Day, both of which include many outdoor activities, including picnics, so…

Our Positive Rock Garden

Spread The Love A few years ago, our community had positive rocks introduced… and it quickly became a phenomenon. Many communities had this happen and the concept was called different things, but in our community, Positive Rocks became a big hit. The Idea I have heard that this idea was created by many individuals, but…

Best Blueberry Pie Recipe

It’s Blueberry Season It’s blueberry season again, my kids just went with friends to do some blueberry picking and it reminds me of my first blueberry pie. Want Some Pie? So, here’s a funny story. I have always hated pie. If offered pie, I’d say “no thank you”. I’d tried different pies, apple, pumpkin, blueberry,…

Guilt Free Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream! Most people are always looking for easy, healthy recipes and for ways to use up their bananas. This 2 ingredient ice cream recipe fits the bill and is a hit with the family… not to mention it’s guilt free ice cream… well as far as…

Summer Home School

Summer and school can mix Well, Summer is finally here, the weather is perfect and the kids are out of school…well all except mine! Our kids are attending Summer home school…and no it’s not because they were bad or didn’t grasp things during the school year. Much of it (not all) is for purely selfish reasons…let…

25 Free Summer Activities for Kids

Summer is here! It’s that time of year again and it seems no matter how much a parent intends on planning for it, summer sneaks up on you. I’m a firm believer in kids keeping themselves somewhat occupied but I like to plan activities or have things to assist in their summer fun, because while I…