Author: Sheri

Home Renovations: The corner wall

Over the past few months I have done several renovations around the house. Painting was by far the most time consuming and thorough job I completed, with nearly every space in the house getting a new coat of paint, trim and doors included. Our living room and dining room were all the same colour but as I was painting the boring but neutral beige on the living room wall, I decided the dining room wall would get a different colour. I didn’t go extreme. I used a blue that I already had on hand and it was exactly what...

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Tips for Couples Trying to Conceive

Having a child can be one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life. Whether it’s your first baby or you’re looking to expand your clan, once you’ve decided to have a baby, the last thing you want to do is wait! Getting pregnant isn’t an exact science but you can put some planning behind your baby making to help better your chances: Take a multivitamin: Start the journey well prepared. Taking a prenatal vitamin prior to pregnancy is an essential part of keeping you and your baby healthy.  The NEW FIRST RESPONSE™ Prenatal Multivitamin is a great option....

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Rich and Creamy Apple Crisp Recipe

Dessert isn’t something we do often in this house but it is a sure way to brighten everyone’s spirits. Apple crisp has always been a popular treat here and I thought I would make it even more delicious by adding a cream cheese mixture. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Rich and Creamy Apple Crisp Recipe Ingredients: 6 Granny Smith Apples 1/2 cup sugar or splenda 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 cup apple juice 1/2 block cream cheese 1 tsp vanilla Topping Ingredients: 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup brown...

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Thinking about adopting a cat? Read this first.

Adopting a Cat There are many things that get better with age, and a feline friend is one of them! If you’re thinking about adopting a kitten or know someone who is, ask that they consider a senior cat instead. Sure, kittens are cute, but adult cats have a great deal going for them. Read and share this list of why adopting a senior cat might be right for you! Senior cats are some of the hardest to find homes for — so when you adopt a senior cat you’re literally saving a life! This is a great life lesson...

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Soup Recipe: Cream of Mushroom

A cup of soup is just what you need during a cold spell like the one we’ve been experiencing. It warms the body and the soul, and it’s easy on the budget too! Cream of mushroom soup is one of my comfort foods and with this recipe, it can become yours too. Creamy soups are particularly easy to make with Evaporated Milk. Making them at home rather than purchasing canned soups allows you to control the amount of salt and fat that goes into your recipe, and homemade always tastes better! Soup Recipe: Cream of Mushroom Recipe Type: Soup...

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