Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

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Life has been anything but still lately, it seems. Strange how that works out sometimes. Just when I was telling myself that I should revel in the stillness – instead of craving for more excitement, more challenges, more dreams – I end up facing one crazy thing after another. Over the last few weeks, I […]

Homemade Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the outside. That’s what these chocolate chip cookies are like! They are just so yummy-licious. When I first started baking during home economics class in highschool, one of my first projects included making cookies. And, even though I wasn’t quite as pleased with my efforts back then, some of […]

Christmas Decorating {Creativity Weekend}

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Decorating for Christmas doesn’t usually happen in my household until at least the 1st of December. Today, however, became an exception. Since Spotlight had a sale on, we decided to do a quick shop for Christmas decorations. Of course, this put the kids (and the grown-ups?!) in to the holiday mood. So, even though we […]

Of Kisses, Hugs, and Other Home Remedies

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As a child, one of my favourite parts of getting sick was the feeling of being cared for. And no, I’m not just talking about being allowed to miss school. My parents have never really been the ‘showy’, affectionate types. But, I do remember enjoying the warmth of my parents’ arms, as they carried me […]