How to make it a “Netflix and bone-chilling” Halloween

How to make it a Netflix and bone-chilling Halloween.

So whether your version of “Netflix and bone-chilling”, includes a screening of “Super Monsters” with your wee ones or a marathon session of “Stranger Things”, Season 2, here’s what you’ll need for a spook-tacular TV night. Continue reading

Spread Joy into Your Back-to-School Routine with These 3 Backpack Essentials

3 fun ways to #spreadjoy and get your kids totally jazzed to head back-to-school.

That family calendar? The one sent down from the organizing angels above? That is your new best friend. Turn it into your family’s communication hub by assigning a new PaperMate InkJoy gel pen colour to each family member. Continue reading

This one is for the dads {Father’s Day Giveaway–Winner Announced}

Show Dad some love and enter to win this awesome Father's Day prize pack from! @ericablogs

It is remarkable to witness how my husband’s joy of cooking has extended to our children. They appreciate really good food, as evidenced by their requests for lobster and filet mignon for their birthday dinners. (Apologies to future boyfriends and girlfriends.) Continue reading

An Interview with Kathy Smart

Do yourself a favour and pick up a copy of Kathy Smart's Live the Smart Way Cookbook! Over 90 delicious recipes for gluten-free & wheat-free cooking!

I first met Kathy at Blissdom Canada in the fall of 2014 prior to my health epiphany when my focus was less ‘workout-of-the-day’ and more ‘which flavour of Ben & Jerry’s am I going to demolish tonight’? Continue reading

Wrapping up the Holidays with Netflix: Win 6 Months Free! {Giveaway Now Closed}

Win a 6-month subscription to Netflix Canada and channel your inner #NetfliXmas over at

And should you fancy yourself a little less Tom Cruise circa ‘Cocktail’ and a little more Siskel and Ebert, Netflix Canada has got you covered for the holidays and well into the new year! Continue reading

Capture Life’s Moments Like a Boss with OneDay Instant Movie Maker App

OneDay Instant Movie Maker is a free app that is so fun and easy to use. Check out this review at

Are you a gadget guru? I am. A photo fanatic? Oh, yes. An app aficionado? Yup. Then you are going to love this. Ok, listen. I am a huge fan of capturing life’s sweet, funny, quirky moments. I have four kiddos so I know first-hand that time goes by mind-blowingly fast which makes holding… Continue reading

Winner of The Green Door Day Spa Giveaway!

Firstly, I would like to thank all who took the time to enter The Green Door Day Spa Giveaway. Judging by the comments, you ladies all need some quiet, relaxing ‘me’ time. And for many, this momentary escape into zen-like solitude is long overdue! The winner of the $25 gift… Continue reading

Giveaway: Surprise your Valentine with a Gift from The Green Door Day Spa {Giveaway Now Closed}

**Contest now closed** Last fall I shared my wonderful experience of a day of pampering at The Green Door Day Spa, in Aurora. In fact, I am feeling due for a return visit! Well, with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us and Valentine’s Day right around… Continue reading