Bullet Journal

Bullet Journal

How do you deal with stress? I try to reduce my stress by making lists. The act of writing things down on a piece of paper seems to ease my mind. Keeping numerous lists means they can easily be misplaced or even thrown out and not being able to find a list I’ve created can be pretty […]

Getting Organized At Home: Recipes

Recipe Book

A few years ago when our kids left home to attend university my husband and I began cooking together. I wasn’t sure if I would like sharing ‘my’ kitchen with him, but the more we work together preparing recipes we enjoy, the more I like it. Every weekend, we surround ourselves with the current grocery store flyers, our freezer […]

Tech Tuesday: SnapPower USB Charger

SnapPower USB Charger

Every now and then a new product comes along that is simply brilliant. The SnapPower USB Charger integrates a USB power port into any standard outlet without requiring any rewiring at all! It accomplishes this feat by using what they call Power Prong Technology to automatically achieve a connection to the screws mounted on the […]

All You Need Is Less

All You Need Is Less

I have a lot of stuff: so much stuff that I need a three bedroom home to hold it all. I used to think the stuff we had was because we had children, but I can’t use them as an excuse anymore. The kids moved out and took all of their stuff but there is still a lot […]

Tech Tuesday: The Apple Watch

Apple Watch

Back in September of 2013, I wrote about the smart watch landscape and the prospect of Apple introducing a watch of their own. it was a little more than a year later that Apple announced their watch with much fanfare in one of their signature “one more thing” segments. Apple has scheduled another media event […]

Tech Tuesday: Soba Cable Director

Soba Cable Director

One of the few drawbacks of being into technology and gadgets is that you tend to have cables and wires going every which way that end up looking extremely untidy. Soba Cable Director is one of the most elegant solutions I have yet seen to this persistent problem. The complete system includes tubing that can easily bundle […]

Etsy Round-Up: Locker Accessories

Etsy Round-Up: Locker Decorations

When I first started high school back in grade 9, I was so excited to have my very own locker. It took a while to figure out how to organize it in a way which made sense with all of my notebooks, textbooks, supplies and other stuff. I had the most fun decorating my locker […]

Tech Tuesday: Sen.se Mother

Sense Mother

When it comes to personal technology, it doesn’t get much more personal than Sen.se Mother. Sen.se has created something here that has enormous potential. Through a combination of small sensors (called Cookies) and a  home base, Sen.se is hoping to make, well, sense of your world and the things that matter to you. The Sen.se […]

How To Save Money While Grocery Shopping

Save Money Grocery Shopping

A while back we had a guest post on Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries, and since we’ve instituted our family budget I’ve found the grocery store to be one of the biggest and easiest areas to overspend. Spending money on food can always be justified or so I used to tell myself. […]

Back to School Shopping

Back to School Shopping

Just the mention of back to school shopping might send chills down your back and have you wanting to head for the hills rather than the nearest shopping mall. I know I used to dread this time of year when the pressure was on to get my kids new clothes and a backpack full of […]