Once a week, we try to incorporate a vegetarian dish into our meal plan. Our goal is it have two vegetarian meals a week. We are trying to reduce our meat consumption for more balanced meals. Here are some of the benefits for increasing meat free meals in your diet: Save money. Meat adds to your… Continue reading Chickpea curry dinner
After a long day at the office or chasing kids and pets around, you need some time to decompress. As a new mom, I haven’t had the chance to do this very often. Just when I think I can take some much needed me time, my son wakes up or the phone rings or the… Continue reading Me time indulgence.
For many people, moving into a big home with many rooms and a big yard is a life goal. As families grow larger and hobbies accumulate, we collect stuff to make our lives more convenient or more fun. Suddenly your just right space feels too small. In some cities small spaces are the norm. Condos… Continue reading Why go small?
The holiday season is well under way for many families. Ours has been delayed this year since travelled mid November through early December. Now that we are back, we are ready to jump in full throttle! For our family, the Christmas season represents time with family, celebrating our spiritual beliefs and enjoying the mainstream… Continue reading Picking your Christmas tree
I’ve never enjoyed working out. It always seems like another task to try to fit into my busy day. Year after year, my new year resolutions have always included “workout 3 times a week’’ only to find myself doing a lot of sitting through the winter months. My saving grace has been my healthy eating… Continue reading Fitness reboot
Winter has arrived. We got our first dusting of snow last night. Although I am not the biggest fan of winter (no, that’s not accurate, I hate it) I have to admit that the first snowfall does have its appeal. A brisk walk outside and even I can appreciate the crispness in the air. It… Continue reading First Snowfall
As the weather beings to turn colder, we all want the comforting things that keep us warm and cozy nearby. For me, that list of winter warmers and wonders includes increasing my tea consumption. I have always loved the soothing and comforting feeling a hot cup of tea can give you in the winter (or… Continue reading Tea Time!