Simple and Cute Halloween Pet Costumes

Chewie Halloween Pet Costume

Who says that kids get all the fun playing dress up on Halloween? Halloween pet costumes have become more and more popular and it’s easy to see why: cute can’t even begin to describe how some of these animals look once in costume. Now, it’s not always easy to get your pet into a costume, […]

Lovely Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

boxes which say love

Love, hugs and kisses, cupid, dates, and sweethearts: all words to describe February 14th, Valentine’s Day. Last year, TBL shared some creative, yummy Valentine treats with you. This year, we’ve come up with some neat Valentine’s Day gift ideas – candies and chocolates optional! Crocheting has become a recent hobby in my family. It’s pretty easy […]

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

With Christmas just behind us and Valentine’s Day approaching, I think about the times throughout the year when I have surprised loved ones with random gifts. There’s just something about it that I love. I love the surprise and the joy that it brings to the receiver. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy giving gifts […]

Easter Treats

Bird's Nest Sugar Cookies

Spring brings a feeling of renewal as the weather gets warmer, the flowers start to bloom, and the trees start to bud. Everything is coming to life and there is a sense of joy in the air. With the turn of spring, Easter celebrations arrive. Whether you enjoy spending the holiday searching for eggs with […]

For the Love of Food

hot chocolate

February – the month when St. Valentine’s Day is celebrated. Whether in a romantic relationship or enjoying the single life, it’s easy to notice when February 14th rolls around. Stores are filled with pink and red hearts, stuffed animals and trinkets are put on display, and who can forget the copious amount of Valentine’s chocolate […]

Christmas Decorating Ideas: Porches

silverornaments

There’s a certain joy that fill our spirits when December first comes around. Christmas is just around the corner, and it’s evident all around. Excitement builds as a first snow falls, and though there is a chill in the air, there’s a warm glow surrounding the season. Christmas carols are heard around town and coffee […]

Saying GoodBye to a Pet

German shephard dog laying

Pets can be a wonderful addition to a family but saying good-bye to a a pet is one of the hardest things to do. Pets easily become a member of the family, and it can be hard to imagine what life will be like without them. Sometimes it happens naturally, and sometimes you will have to make […]

Children’s Travel Journal

Top view young girl writing in diary

Encouraging your children to keep a journal provides a lot of benefits to them. It allows them to explore their feelings and dreams, and records memories and secrets. When a child knows no one will be reading it, they can write about whatever they like and be as creative as they want with it. Over […]

Kids Safety: Halloween

Happy Halloween party with children trick or treating

October 31st is a day many children look forward to and will remember well into their adult years. With costumes, candy and fun, Halloween is an exciting time for kids, but it is important to keep your child safe as they go around the neighbourhood trick-or-treating. Don’t compromise your kids safety on Halloween. Check out our […]

My Halloween Memories

Halloween scared kid girl on dark moon sky

One of my first Halloween memories was when I was very young, probably about 5 years old or so. I know I was quite the wimpy trick-or-treater. When I was young, I always wanted my dad to come right up to the door with me because I knew that if anything would happen, he would […]