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Single Use Plastic

So to clarify the issue around single use plastics, the plastic bags that grocery stores used to give shoppers to pack their groceries in are bad for the environment, but if a shopper buys a box of plastic bags to put their household garbage in before tossing it in the bin, that’s not a problem […]

2 Ingredient Biscuits

2 Ingredient Biscuits

As you may already know, I am always trying to bake the perfect biscuit. And the good news is, I think I may have stumbled across a REALLY, REALLY good 2 ingredient biscuits recipe! It all started when I was working in the test kitchen with my kids. We were all making personal pan pizzas. […]

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Life Musings

Happy New Year

Just a simple and quick Happy New Year to you all. Funny thing, when I started as a teacher it was a bit of a shock to me when the students I was teaching had no connection to Expo 86. Expo had been such a huge part of so many lives in the 80s. Now, […]

Getting Outside

Winter Wear for Outdoor Comfort

Choosing the right winter wear for playing or working outside in the winter makes all the difference in how comfortable you will be. I choose to wear wool when I’m working outdoors. In a previous blog post I discussed some of the essentials to pack in the car or truck before you head out on […]

Ramen Bella

Comfort Food at Ramen Bella

Last week on a cold and rainy night, one of my kids said, “Let’s go to Ramen Bella for some ramen. Ramen makes everything better!” Who am I to argue with such pure and beautiful logic? So we headed down past Coquitlam Centre mall, over to Westwood and into Ramen Bella for some simple and […]

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Getting Outside

Winter Driving Prep

Now that winter driving conditions are here, it is important to be prepared before you head out on the highway. On my Homestead on the Hill YouTube channel I discussed this topic. You can see the video – posted below. There are a couple of things I forgot to mention in my winter driving prep […]