Keto Life

Ketogenic Diet – other benefits than weight loss

When most people hear that my husband and I have started eating a keto diet, we get one of two reactions: they have no idea what we are talking about, don’t understand the science behind it and think we are crazy to eat so much fat  they understand it and have heard about it but […]

Faith Fridays

Faith Fridays – 6 ways to keep your Faith alive during the summer!

Do you find your family’s’ faith fades a little during the summer months? I know my Parish is a little less full during the summer, and I only hope this means another Parish out where the cottages and cabins are is a little more full. Maybe you are busy travelling and so many of us […]

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How to Survive Summer as a Stay At Home Mom

Summer break. Such an exciting time. No schedules, sleeping in, being lazy, relaxing, spending lots and lots of time with your kids enjoying the sunshine. Sure, that’s maybe what the first day or two will look like, but very early on you are bound to hear the dreaded “I’m bored” or the constant bickering of […]

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The Keto Diet – family edition

For the last couple of years you may have noticed that our meal plans have been healthier. Lots of veggies, lighter on the carbs (most of the time) and much leaner cuts meats. Years ago, when money was tight we ate a lot of pasta and beans and rice as fillers, with cheaper cuts of […]

Product Feature

Product Feature – No Pong

Ok, a new little once and a while series that I’m going to be doing, is sharing a great product that I have discovered. I often come across great products, frugal or otherwise, that become a part of my daily life, and maybe you will like them too! First up is an anti odourant! Yes […]

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Frugal Living 101 – Paying for Convenience

Next up in our back to basics series, I am talking about when you should and when you shouldn’t pay for convenience. As a busy mom of 4, I know that my time is valuable. Sometimes paying a little extra for a convenience item or service is worth it, and sometimes it isn’t. All these can […]

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Frugal Living 101 – My #1 Tip!

Ok guys, we are going back to basics! I thought I would revisit some of the main topics I used to always focus on; the tried and true ways that anyone can save money! First up is the number one rule when it comes to saving money and living a frugal life: don’t spend more […]

Faith Fridays

Dynamic Women, Holy Week & What You Can Do to Help

I feel like I often fall short when it comes to posting about significant Catholic Days and celebrations. It’s not that I am shying away from my Faith or fear exposing us as devout Catholics, it’s that we are so busy preparing for such days, that I often don’t have time to sit down and […]

Meal Plan Monday

Meal Plan Monday – March 26th 2018

I cannot believe that it is the last week of March already, and that is is Holy Week. What an emotional and busy week for so many Catholics and Christians all over the world. As we brace for His death on the cross and then celebrate his resurrection, I do not take lightly that I […]

Meal Plan Monday

Meal Plan Monday – March 19 2018

It has been the Monday-est of Mondays around here! I wanted to wake up excited that March break was over and the two oldest were heading back to school. I had set my alarm again and was going to get up and enjoy coffee and breakfast before they woke. I was going to start off […]

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