Creative ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Do you need a spark of creativity to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day?    Need some date ideas? Wondering how to include your kids and maybe make some new traditions?  How about ideas to reach out to friends and neighbors?   Are you interested in a few communication/marriage tips from an older woman?  Keep reading […]

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What exercise is best for me? Quiz

Exercise doesn’t have to be something we endure. When we choose the activity…we can like exercise! Start thinking about a fun activity that gets your body moving. My favorite is walking. I also like bicycling, hiking, canoeing and kayaking. My friend has discovered water aerobics and loves it. Another friend walks on the treadmill while […]

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Non-food reward ideas!

  We have been rewarding ourselves with food for way too long! For most of our lives food has been part of all our celebrations. It’s cheap, easy and delicious.  But that’s gonna change today! We’ve used food rewards for such a long time that we can only think of a few rewards that aren’t […]

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How God gave me an attitude adjustment!

Do you need an attitude adjustment? I did! Three little girls from Uganda helped me realize that. Our Church hosted the African Children’s Choir from Uganda. We had three beautiful little girls and their fun choir leader stay with us. I learned so much from our time together. Especially when a 2-day visit turned into […]

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Life still crazy? Take the summer challenge!

How’s your crazy life? It’s June and most schools are getting out soon. Church programs are winding down. The weather is warm, the days are longer and the summer is just around the corner! Do you still feel stressed, grumpy and like life is too busy? Me too! I recently read a great blog post […]

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Happy 2nd Anniversary!

My life is crazy! But crazy in a good way! This last weekend we celebrated my daughter Katie’s graduation from University with family and friends. Don and I also celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary! How time really does fly! We spent the whole weekend at the Elliott Lake House! I reviewed the stats. from last […]

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Happy Spring

I love spring!  It’s my favourite time of the year! Our snow finally disappears and everything comes to life. I took some pictures when we were at the cottage this weekend. I am always excited when I see tiny shoots breaking through. I am reminded of a verse my Mom quotes this time of year. […]

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THE BEST EVER 21 NON-FOOD REWARDS

Do you reward yourself with food? I’ve been choosing a little edible treat for years. It’s a habit that goes way back. Back to when I was 3 and my Mom bought me a treat at the grocery store for good behaviour. I’ve been rewarding hard work and good behaviour with a little indulgence for […]

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DISCOVER THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THAT IS BEST FOR YOU

Does exercise have to be hard,make you all sweaty, cost money and take hours of time? NO! FIND THE FUN! Find an activity you like to do, girlfriend! Then do it!  High School Gym Class turned me off of exercise. I thought exercise was running a 5 K, playing European Hand Ball or climbing that […]

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