Puppy Love: Meeting Your Great Dane’s Every Want and Need

July 12, 2017

Photo Credit   Chances are if you’ve clicked this post, you either have a Great Dane or are considering getting one. We are a nation of dog lovers and one of the biggest, best pooches is this majestic breed. But, as with any dog, you need to ensure that you can meet the pup’s every want and need in order for him or her to live a long, happy and…


He’s A Good Boy: How To Reward Your Dog

July 10, 2017

Rewards and treats aren’t necessarily just an incentive for your dog to learn new tricks; they are awards for good behavior and a way to show him what a good boy he is. Never forget to show your furry friend how much you love them because you can be certain that they adore you more than you could comprehend. Here are just a few ways to treat them, and to…


The Dangers Of Your Family Dog Having Fleas

June 23, 2017

Owning a family pet is a brilliant way to tie the family together. Siblings might have petty squabbles and arguments, and sometimes you might be annoyed with your child for throwing a house party while you were on a business trip. For the most part, though, everyone in your family, no matter the current fight being had, can bond over the love of their pets. Pets are the glue that…


Making the Most of Your Space in a Busy Family Home

June 14, 2017

When you have children, your home isn’t your own anymore. It becomes a bustling hub of family affairs. Little ones crawling about floors, toddlers falling left, right and center, teens stomping up and down stairs and endless friends coming around for tea and playdates. Besides the numerous people taking up space in your home, kids come with a surprising amount of belongings. Even newborns have an array of toys, clothes…


Hey Moms – It’s Time To Treat Yourself!

May 31, 2017

 Moms everywhere work so hard every single day. Many of us have to juggle full-time work with all the house duties we have. We take care of the kids, we cook, we clean, we dabble with DIY, and still have to find time to wash the dog. The laundry, the tidying, the vacuuming, and the dishes all need to be done. How do we manage it all? We sacrifice ourselves….


Things Your Local Animal Shelter Desperately Needs.

April 25, 2017

There are millions of cats, dogs and small animals that live in shelters across Canada.  A lot of these shelters are always in need of donations to keep helping animals. Next time you are at the pet store, consider purchasing an item or two and dropping it off at your local shelter.  Here is a list of supplies most shelters are always in need of. (Please call your local shelter…


Dog Owners – Be Extra Cautious of These Issues This Summer!

April 20, 2017

Our dogs really are a part of the family- they’re funny, loyal, adorable and as owners, we always want to do what’s best for them. You might feed Fido a good quality food, take him to the vet for regular checkups and make sure he gets enough exercise- but did you know there are lots of additional risks that come along with the summer weather? Here are a few things…


Baking Bliss: Alternate Flours

April 18, 2017

There is an art to baking – and specifically, bread making – that is hard to deny. Working the dough with your fingers, the complex process of heating, cooling, then heating again – it’s time-consuming but somehow more wonderful for it.   If you have perfected your bread recipes and know how to bring a loaf to the perfect finish, there’s plenty more experimentation for you to try. While a…


Pests: They Ter-might Cost You a Fortune

April 11, 2017

Little unwanted visitors in your house are never a nice sight; despite their small stature, they can still make the biggest of us humans shudder (and maybe even scream). But the pesky little pests that we sometimes find on our premises do much more than just look horrible and cause a fright: they can cause serious damage. They can cause serious damage to your furnishings as well as yours and…


Summer Lovin’: Get Your Home Ready For The Warm Season

April 10, 2017

One of the ways that you can cut a lot of stress out of your life is to be proactive about things rather than reactive. That means thinking ahead in term of the families needs and ensuring the home environment is as perfect as possible for them. For example, now is the perfect time to consider what jobs need doing around the home, to ensure it’s ready for the warmer…