Desserts ideas for a healthier you.

Frozen Yogurt

The holidays are over and summertime is right around the corner. Warm, sunny days seem to heighten those cravings for sweet treats – especially if they can help beat the heat. There are ‘no muss, no fuss’ dessert ideas for a healthier you.   Are you trying to lose that holiday weight? Are you trying to …

Using color in outdoor design.

Designing outdoors with color.

We spend so much time working on the way our houses appear on the inside. Of course that is a natural impulse, and a good one, but the outside of our homes are a large part of its first impression, so using color in outdoor design can have a huge impact.   The way we …

House hunting: What you should know before you start.

House hunting.

No one wants to spend their entire life in a rented house. Owning a home is a dream that everybody has. If you’re financially ready and if your credit profile is satisfactory, you’re in good shape to find and buy the right home using any available tools and assistance such as hitting the pavement or surfing …

Erin and Athena are moving on up to a third floor apartment in Calgary.

Athena in their new apartment.

Well, Easter weekend was a huge test for me. Mark and I had to drive from our home in Chilliwack to our daughter’s new apartment in Calgary in tandem with her in her own car. We were driving our truck loaded with the small amount of furniture she was taking.   The drive was a …

My favorite products to prevent and treat allergic reactions and skin sensitivities.

Scented products.

When looking through my blog, it’s pretty apparent that allergic reactions and skin sensitivities are a huge concern in my life – and household. Through trial and error, and ultimately some expense, I have tried numerous products, only to have more products fail than succeed in our household.   Symptoms I experience from my allergies …