It’s amazing to me how often I awake in the morning to the same view in Chilliwack, but it never looks the same twice. There’s always something new, different or surprising to take notice of. The Broad View of Our World One morning I went onto our deck to see a glorious sunrise with the
When I look at the differences between Mark and I and the result of our fairly isolated childhoods, and the active, happy and social childhoods of Erin and Stu thanks to their being in a great daycare, it is understandable why I don’t feel guilty that my kids spent their early years in daycare.
Over the past three months I’ve been doing some experimentation with our way of managing the household, meals and finances – with great success. We are now able to eat well and green while reducing cost and food waste and housework! I examined our situation and came up with a list of changes that could
Simply because of their reputation of being a little bundle of love, English Bulldogs are frequently used as mascots for schools, pubs, sports teams, and the U.S Marine Corps. As a result, they are easy to recognize and it’s worth learning about English Bulldogs as pets. They tend to be one of the pricier purebred
Today is National Dog Day? What an opportunity to show off our beloved four-legged friends! Although I’ve featured all of our pets, whether individually or in groups, in posts on this blog, I can’t resist this opportunity. In honor of National Dog Day, here are some of our favorite memories of our lovely dogs over
This morning I awoke to a huge craving for hard-boiled eggs. I’m not one who eats a lot of eggs, but I do love an egg salad sandwich once in a while. While setting the timer, I realized my wonderful ‘perfect hard-boiled egg’ method should be shared. This is another one of those tips I’ve
There is plenty of information these days about the dangers of using plastic bags. Are reusable bags the answer to a plastic epidemic? Maybe you’ve responded by recycling most of your bags, reusing them, and finding creative ways to put the bags to use around your home and community. Today, these efforts need to be taken