Where’d You Get Them Wheels? – Happy Canada Day

In the 1980s, Canada Day was moved to July 1. My children and I celebrated my granddaughter’s 1st Canada Day in a way that only an 8 month old baby can appreciate. We drove to parks, then strolled around, occasionally stopping to swing and slide at a playground, or look at ducks, geese, dogs, frogs, […]

Happy Independence Day 2014

What a beautiful 4th of July day in our nation’s Midwest region as we collectively celebrate freedom hard won. Public commemorations pay tribute to brave men and women who travelled far and wide to protect and defend against tyrany, or the common heroes Stateside, doing their share to support our country. And what better way […]

Freebies Steals and Deals – Grocery Values For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us. This is a “PULIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT”. NO ONE WANTS TO FAIL VALENTINE’S DAY! The pressure to create a positive, lasting, memorable experience for those we love can leave us all feeling confused and dazed. Weeks before this holiday, grocers advertise Valentine’s Day reminders for our mutual convenience, letting everyone know […]

Freebies Steals and Deals – Valentine’s Day Gift DIY Giving Ideas

Thanks to DIY (Do It Yourself) blogger jaskiran kaur, here are a few budget friendly gift giving ideas for Valentine’s Day, a wonderful time to remember the ones we love. Personalize your gift with photos and reminders of how much someone means to you. For example, frame a heartfelt message of how the person makes […]