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  • No-Fail Banana Bread Recipe – Our EASY Family Recipe
  • 10 Tips for Weight Loss From My Personal Trainer
  • Tips for Parenting a Strong Willed Child
  • Starbucks Copycat Cinnamon Dolce Latte
  • 5 Exercise Tips for Beginners

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How to Use Clay Paint to Refinish Furniture

If you’re like me, you probably have some furniture in your home that you just wish you could afford to replace. As time has gone on, not all of our pieces suit our style anymore and recently I researched different methods to refinish furniture because frankly we don’t have the money to replace everything I…

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Tips for Parenting a Strong Willed Child

Almost 11 years ago I gave birth to my first child, a daughter who entered the world in a dramatic fashion three weeks early via an emergency c-section. That day is etched upon my soul, the nuances of the smells, sounds and experiences are ones I can recall as if I’m instantly there. After weeks…

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Food

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No-Fail Banana Bread Recipe – Our EASY Family Recipe

Our family has some recipes which are no-fails which means that each and every time we make them, they turn out exactly as they’re supposed to. One of these is our banana bread recipe, it’s perfect each and every time I make it which is saying something. Yesterday, my 10 year old daughter exclaimed in…

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Starbucks Copycat Cinnamon Dolce Latte

I am a sucker for a GREAT drink recipe! Hot or cold, if it’s jammed with flavour chances are I will enjoy it. Starbucks coffee choices are some of my favourites but to be honest I am very budget conscious  and we simply don’t allow for me to buy a tasty Starbucks treat often. I’ve…

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Travel

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Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights Set to Begin

Niagara Falls is one of our family’s favourite destinations in Ontario. As a child I can remember standing, staring at the Falls and feeling a sense of awe for the first time. That feeling has always remained, each time I have the opportunity to gaze upon the Falls, I am struck by the beauty this…

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Health

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10 Tips for Weight Loss From My Personal Trainer

If you’re someone who is focusing on weight loss, the many diet programs and exercise choices can feel overwhelming. Today I have the pleasure of sharing an article which my trainer, Tallon Martin head trainer at Headwaters Racquet Club has written for us. Tallon is inspiring! He is a firm believer in quality nutrition and physical…

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5 Exercise Tips for Beginners

As this year as progressed, my health has improved drastically! I’ve lost 46 pounds by focusing upon nutrition and exercising regularly. If you’d have asked me last December and if I felt open enough, I would have told you that I was frightened to begin exercising simply because I didn’t know where to begin. The…

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