Pandemic Back to School Fear

Pandemic Back to School Fear

This year students and parents alike have a new type of first day jitters. It's not just the new school year or new school but the added concerns of COVID-19. This year's back-to-school supplies is not only the new stationery and snacks, but also hand sanitizers, wipes, and masks. And don't forget, the dos and [...]

Fresh Veggie Wraps -You won’t Miss Meat

Fresh Veggie Wraps -You won’t Miss Meat

Our family enjoys a meatless meal at least once a week. Sticking with the summer light meal menu, here’s another family favourite. It’s also a winning appetizer to wow your guests. And don’t forget to pair it with the super simple peanut sauce. And for all the students leaving for your dorm life soon, no [...]

Disposable Masks the New Environmental Threat

Disposable Masks the New Environmental Threat

Is it just me or have you also noticed a new type of litter? This eyesore is on sidewalks, nature trails, parking lots and beaches. Not only is it carelessly tossed away, but it poses a serious safety issue and harms our environment. It’s a blue tumbleweed, a.k.a. the disposable mask. Single-use masks may look [...]

Cream Cheese Cookies a.k.a. Cay-ookies

Cream Cheese Cookies a.k.a. Cay-ookies

Here’s another fam fav. Everyone in my family loves these, so much so that they have a unique connection with the cookies. My husband is a meat and potatoes guy, so he calls these his weakness. He's not a cake or cookies person, period. My son calls it the devil's spawn, because he's an athlete [...]

Buyers Beware of Fake Five Star Reviews

Buyers Beware of Fake Five Star Reviews

With COVID-19's lockdown, many of us have either explored or expanded our online shopping experience. Most of us don't read reviews or compare products reviews, because who has that time right!  I'm a shopper who looks at reviews and specs before purchasing a new product. I often visit three to five sites searching for consistencies [...]

Any Day can be Taco Tuesday -Starting with this Recipe Today!

Any Day can be Taco Tuesday -Starting with this Recipe Today!

Yesss! Bring on the tacos today!! Not only on Taco-Tuesday.  In my home, fish tacos are a great weekend treat. I lay everything out on the table and have everyone style their tacos the way they like. Another bonus of this recipe, it's light and doesn't leave you feeling heavy. And if you ever stuck [...]

5 Fun and Free Virtual Summer Camps

5 Fun and Free Virtual Summer Camps

My daughter couldn't wait to head to camp this year until I broke the news that there was no camp due to the pandemic. The news disappointed her. I'm just glad she didn't direct her anger towards me but to the coronavirus crisis instead. Phew! Since March of this year, the global concern has been [...]