The View From Here

There’s something to be said for a perfect ocean view. In the morning, the sun greets you as it makes it grand entrance over the turquoise blues. During the day; the sound of music and laughter floats up to your balcony from the pool below, begging you to hurry up and join in on the […]

Adiós

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0savesSave I am WAY over packed, the house sitter is tucked in safe and sound with her list of instructions for the house, the dog, and the cat.  You get the idea.  I like me some lists.  The family and I and oh SIX extra teenagers are jetting off to grab us some of that […]

Insomnia Sucks. 10 Tricks To Help Fight The Beast.

Insomnia.  The struggle is real. Sometimes just a random occurrence, most often hits when there is a big meeting or a plane to catch the next day!  Why oh why does my body fight sleep when it needs it the most?  After years of battling periodic insomnia, tossing and turning until I’m a puddle of […]

10 Tips To Avoid March Break Meltdowns! ~ Giveaway (arv $150)

Please note the following giveaway is sponsored and open to Canada only. March Break is just around the corner.  Thank goodness!   Sometimes the pressures of school, work, extra curricular activities, grocery shopping, household chores….ug, it just all becomes…too much.  Parents are run to the point exhaustion.  Our kids are over scheduled, over worked and […]

Tracking Family Time Like A Boss With Project Smart Furniture

When was the last time you spent some quality time with your family?  Did you have to think about it?  I can admit that I certainly did.  So when was the last time my entire crew was together?  Perhaps it was dinner on Sunday night.  Oh wait, we all took the dog for a walk […]

Useless Things I Learned Today

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Very few things at the dollar store are actually a dollar.  (and I can still manage to drop $20 in 5 minutes) I will eat yogurt covered pretzels until I feel sick if for no other reason then to hide the evidence. Just because the check out girl can fill my environmentally […]

Putting the Flipp On My Grocery Shop ~ $ 100 VISA GC Giveaway

*Please note the following giveaway is open to Canada only. It’s no secret that when it comes to grocery shopping and meal planning, I am not the most organized person in the world.  Between getting kids everywhere they need to be, keeping on top of work, the pets, our social calendar, just life?  It seems […]

The Ultimate Travelling Packing List!

Very, VERY soon I will be jumping on a plane with my family and a group ….yes a GROUP of excited teenagers.  In total, we will be a party of 10!  I shall go down in history as either the coolest Mama ever, (because what kind of crazy person agrees to travel on one of […]

What Your Wives Are Talking About

Do you want to know why your wife looks so tired?  Why her fuse is so short and why she is kind of “stomp-ey” when you get home from work?  It’s not really that big a mystery. Nope, not rocket science.  And truthfully, it’s not even your fault. It’s just the reality of the crush […]

Little Moments Can Make A Difference

Have you ever had one of those days?  Slept through your alarm.  Couldn’t find anything to wear.  Barely got the kids to school because they refused to even try that nutritious breakfast you threw in front of them.  Tripped over your own feet on the way into the grocery store and dropped the eggs on […]