Work hard in silence, let your success make the noise

This quote actually popped up in a fortune cookie from an online game my son was playing.  It really resonated with me, so I had to find out where it was from.  It’s from a song by Frank Ocean (no idea).  It really represents doing the right thing because it…

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5 Awesome Apps to Stretch Your Grocery Dollars

Today I saved 37% on the total cost of my groceries. One theme you are going to notice on this blog is PLANNING.  Both the hubs and I plan by nature and it carries over into our family lives, in this case how I grocery shop. Regular readers will know…

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Designed With Love & Friendship

My youngest son is now 3 years old so I have been reflecting on his early days and my pregnancy with him. Likely the last one for our family.   That pregnancy was my fifth and I only have two living children.  I had a daughter who would have been…

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Cakes and Good Memories

My father-in-law is a quiet man.  He doesn’t say much to many, unless its to talk about cars or surprisingly cats.   He has a deep and obvious love for his children and their children.  He is a wonderful father-in-law and I could fill a blog about him and his…

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Family Favourite: Bread dipped in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar

This is a stand by snack and side dish at our house.  Everyone loves it including the 3 year old and the picky eater 10 year old.  It’s fast, simple, and nutritious.  First pour olive oil onto a plate and then pour the balsamic vinegar on top.  If you’re very…

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