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Heart is Where the Home is Book Review

Barrie author inspires in her book, Heart is Where the Home is Before I met Vanessa Marie Dewsbury I kind of knew her. We had mutual friends, we were both photographers, and for years we were aware of each other, but were never introduced. It wasn’t until I met her in real life that I realized there was a connection. I’m a little intuitive and spiritual. I see and feel things that others can’t, and that can be hard to understand. Once I met VanessaContinue reading

Healthy, Uncategorized

Natural Flu Fighting Soup Recipe

No Flu Shot? No Problem! Try This Natural Flu Fighting Soup. The flu has been nothing short of brutal this winter. Sarah’s family had it for weeks! So did my neighbours, friends, school friends, teachers and pretty much everyone around me. Husband included! I feel like I’m the last one standing this flu season. Just call me Darryl, female survivor of what can be best described as a flu version of the Walking Dead. I believe this natural flu fighting soup is the reason why IContinue reading


The Hungry Whale

Curling up with a good book is a favourite pastime at our homes. One of Sarah’s favourite memories is reading to her first baby girl Ellie when she was just a few months old. Fast forward nine years later and Ellie’s a book lover, usually staying up way past bedtime to wrap up a chapter. Passing that onto six-year old Abby hasn’t been as easy. Maybe that’s because of more hectic schedules and juggling more than one kid. Reading hasn’t come as easy as itContinue reading


Story of the Ring Part 2

We are back with Michael Smiley Fine Jewellery for Part 2 of the Story of the Ring. This time Jeremy tells us about the process of making a custom ring. Jeremy admits, he had done his research. He found some designs he thought his then girlfriend would like and brought those images to Michael. Throughout the conversation, Michael asked a lot of questions about his girlfriend’s interests and hobbies, thinking about how she moves her hands too. Every two weeks Jeremy would come in toContinue reading

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The Chat December 7

  Sarah and Apryl take some much needed time out for themselves at Scandinave Blue Mountain where they soak their stresses away. Taking time for yourself is so important, especially this time of year, but it definitely comes with some Mom Guilt. So, are we putting too much expectations on ourselves? How do you deal with Mom Guilt? Thank you to Scandinave for having us, and be sure to enter their contest online! They’re giving away great prizes every day and giving lots of moneyContinue reading


Total Living Concepts Transforms a Master Ensuite

TKL has teamed up with Total Living Concepts, Barrie’s own design experts, to bring you a series of amazingly drool-worthy home transformations. In this segment, Kim moved the entire bathroom layout so it would be more functional and have a spa-like feel to it. In the before photo, the bathroom vanity was on the opposite wall. The owners liked the double sink, but TLC felt it would be more appropriate to have it on the where it could be featured the minute you open theContinue reading