Do you take an OMEGA-3?

As we get older, many people see the value in living a healthier life.  Whether that means cutting out bad habits (or starting new, better ones!), staying away from certain foods, or starting to make sure they get all the nutrients their body needs. We all know that a diet rich in Omega-3’s has many […]

Teach Your Kids the Importance of Money

Growing up I don’t remember if I received a weekly or monthly allowance, and I don’t remember how my parents taught me to manage money.  But I do remember once I got my first part-time job and my first bi-weekly paycheck, I knew what to do with it. Part of every paycheck I received went into […]

Who wore it better? #Movember #TeamThomas

Happy Movember everyone. It’s Trevor here (Jody’s husband) to give you a little update on my Movember journey. Many of you have been watching Movembers grow and grow this month. While there are many debates about how good some of the stashes are looking, the main point to remember is why we are growing these […]

7 Ways to Make Family Dinner Successful

It is interesting to me which memories stand out from our childhood. I remember waiting for my dad to come home from work so that we could sit down for dinner together as a family. Since the majority of my extra-curricular activities took place during the school day (music lessons) or during the summer months […]

If Thomas the Tank Engine Can Grow a Mo, I can too #Movember #Giveaway

  *Post written by my husband, Trevor. The man who has never grown a mustache because it’s not in his blood, but is willing to try for a good cause. Cheers to him and Team Thomas this Movember.    Attention ladies….the month of November is one to celebrate a time of year when your men will look considerably better. […]

A trip down memory lane

Time for a trip down memory lane.  When I was much younger I had a thing for country music (to be completely honest it was more like a thing for Paul Brandt).  Yes, Paul Brandt was the reason I loved country music.  I was in his number 1 fan.  I was in his fan club and […]

Preparing a Halloween perfect for the littlest guests. #HalloweenHaul2015 #ThriftorTreat

It is that time of year again were many people go into their storage rooms and start to pull out their ghosts, witches and other Halloween Decor.  As parents of young children, we enjoy going door-to-door to see how people have truly gotten into the spirit and dressed up their homes to welcome children arriving […]

October is Children’s Vision Month — enter these great contests!

As any parents, we know our children best. From favorite foods to best friends, we like to have a handle on everything that goes on in our children’s lives, which includes their health. While indicators like fevers or a rash are easy to spot, vision problems are much harder to identify and can take a […]

The Hype is real – Cavalia’s Odysseo is a must see.

It is not often that I will leave a performance or a play and have very little to say, but Cavalia’s Odysseo did that tonight.  The performance was one the best I have seen.   > > > Enter to win a pair of tickets < < < For my local friends, you may have noticed the […]

Kid-O-Bunk ~ 3 in 1 mobile sleep solution for kids on the go!

Whether it be camping, sleepovers, or sister slumber party nights, everyone needs a place to sleep and being able to sleep comfortably is always a bonus.  The Kid-O-Bunk is a genius solution for any home [or tent 😉 ]. The Kid-O-Bunk is a simple cot design that is a 3 in 1 mobile sleep solution. Where fun meets […]