I think it may be safe to say that this year is one in which we could all use a little extra Christmas cheer. It isn’t difficult to figure out why some of us are perhaps feeling rather out of touch with the holiday spirit, but that isn’t to say we shouldn’t try to help … More Here’s how to spread some Christmas cheer this year
I’m going to be a bit of a humbug and admit that I seriously dislike gingerbread in any form. I’ve never liked it and doubt I ever will, and I struggle to comprehend how so many of us can truly enjoy this holiday-oriented treat. Despite my lack of appreciation for gingerbread, I recognize that a … More Here’s how to make the best gingerbread this Christmas
I realize that a lot of us are likely going to read the title of this post and think to ourselves, ‘seriously?’ considering how much of a shit show 2020 has been. It is hard to believe that at the beginning of this year we were mourning the loss of Kobe Bryant and fearing murder … More What are your 2020 highlights?
Working out is a beneficial practice for our minds and bodies. This isn’t new knowledge; we are all aware of the advantages that accompany exercise, but for a lot of us, taking time out of our day to go to a gym is an unfeasible thought. I used to attend a gym back when I … More Here is your 2021 workout routine
Puppies are, put simply, a shit load of work. They’re essentially like a baby in regards to their need to receive attention and love, and they’re also similar to babies in the sense that they require constant supervision and designated feeding times. My family and I got a puppy just over a week ago. He … More The reality of raising a puppy
I would wager that a majority of us have come to the realization that Christmas will look rather different this year compared to past years, thanks to COVID-19. We all celebrate Christmas differently, but this year will be once in which most of us will be celebrating in a similar manner; with far fewer people, … More Cheers to a COVID Christmas
We all know how important it is to drink enough water. As humans, our bodies heavily depend on water and the properties it offers, so it makes sense why water consumption is drilled into us from a young age. While we’re all aware of the importance of drinking water, it turns out that water consumption … More Can water make you happier?
I can’t say I have a favourite breed of dog. I love dogs, regardless of the breed, and I truly believe them to be blessings which we as humans are not deserving of. While I feel bad saying I prefer any dog breed over another, I do have a bit of a bias towards one … More This is why your next dog should be a blue heeler
I would wager that a lot of us have heard of tennis elbow but aren’t necessarily familiar with what it entails, unless of course we have personally experienced the condition. I wasn’t sure of what tennis elbow was until my dad told me I likely have it in my left elbow, and so after doing … More Here is how to treat tennis elbow
Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve made use of a dog leash. Even if you don’t have a dog, leashes can serve a variety of purposes if you’re creative enough with them, depending on what you have in mind. Normally speaking, though, dog leashes are for what the term encompasses; dogs. And, … More Making dog leashes with … apples?
As I mentioned here on my blog a little while ago, our sweet pup Jake was tragically killed back in October. He was a 12-year-old blue heeler and was my best friend, and my family and I miss him and his antics daily. We all still see and hear his presence on the farm from … More Beware of puppy scams
We’ve all been there. We decide we are due for a haircut, end up getting more taken off than we truly anticipated, and are left feeling a little regretful and pondering how to get our hair to grow back in quickly. I’ve read a lot of different information regarding how to give hair growth a … More Here’s how to get your hair to grow faster
Chilli is arguably a classic Winter comfort food staple. You really can’t go wrong with chilli as it pretty well encompasses all of the major food groups, and when served alongside a thick, hearty slice of tasty bread, you simply can’t beat it. I believe a lot of us are hesitant towards taking a crack … More Here’s how to make the best chilli this Winter
I know, I know. This movie certainly isn’t a new release; it actually premiered in 2007, but I haven’t gotten around to watching it until now. Perhaps you could say I’ve been allowing my anticipation to build. Like, really build. Anyways, because I just recently viewed this masterpiece, I wanted to give a review of … More Film review: No Country for Old Men
I’ve been working part-time at a local golf course for just about a year now. I actually started at Fescue’s Edge Golf Club in December, which seems like a rather odd time to begin working at a golf course, but the reason I started in the Winter is because Fescue’s has two indoor golf simulators … More Have you tried indoor golf simulators?
If this isn’t a feel-good story, folks, I really don’t know what is. I was so touched when I read an article from The Good News Network telling the tale of a moving company assisting victims of domestic violence free of charge, I had to share it with all of you. “Since the recent launch … More Helping domestic violence victims with moving trucks
If you haven’t heard of Alexander Dreymon before, don’t stress. I hadn’t heard of this astonishingly handsome lad until I started watching Netflix’s The Last Kingdom, but seeing him play Uhtred in the series and flex some serious acting chops encouraged me to spread some awareness about this guy so more folks are familiar with … More Profile: Alexander Dreymon
Terrorism is, unfortunately, a concept most of us are familiar with. When I say familiar, I’m referring to the ideology that we have an understanding of what terrorism is, as well as the inevitable tragedy that is associated with the concept. We live in a world where acts of terrorism seem to occur from time … More Terrorism deaths have been dropping for five years
Hot chocolate is a beverage most of us can appreciate. It’s delicious, sweet, hearty and warming, and it serves its purpose on a chilly Winters day. I find it somewhat bothersome that majority of us purchase hot chocolate in its powdered form considering it really isn’t all that difficult to make it from scratch. If … More Here’s how to make your own hot chocolate from scratch
It is arguably safe to say that this year, more of us are feeling a bit down than ever before. Cases of mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety are skyrocketing across the globe as a result of the stress and fear induced by COVID-19, and many of us are simply not feeling as happy … More Here are some scientifically proven ways to improve your mood
I would wager that a lot of us are currently tolerating things at our jobs that we aren’t necessarily the biggest fans of. Perhaps your boss is refusing to acknowledge a significant task you have recently achieved; maybe you are deserving of a raise but have yet to receive one; it is possible you are … More Knowing your rights in the workplace
Supporting small businesses and small business owners is something rather near and dear to my heart. I credit my passion for supporting and buying local to my sister; she is a small business owner, and seeing the amount of dedication, time, effort and sacrifice that goes into owning a small business is not something that … More Support local this Christmas
I’ve written a couple of different posts discussing some of the positives that have come from this COVID-19 pandemic. It can be challenging to recognize some of the good happening around us when we are faced with incredulous difficulties, but I believe it to be important as it is a means to keep our spirits … More COVID-19: Here are some of the best and worst behaved companies
My family and I engaged in a rather thought-provoking conversation a couple of nights ago. I say it was thought-provoking as I have thought about the discussion on and off since we had it, and considering it was a few days ago, I think it goes to show the validity of what was said. Over … More Here’s why North American work culture is toxic
Diabetes, much like a lot of other conditions and diseases, is one that that has a lot of prevalence in contemporary society. It seems as though more and more individuals are developing diabetes, yet despite an increase in the occurrence of this condition, there hasn’t been a whole lot of progress in terms of determining … More Has a cure for diabetes been found?
Don’t ask me why, but for whatever reason, I’ve always enjoyed learning and reading about facts pertaining to things I am unfamiliar with. There certainly isn’t anything wrong with learning, and sometimes knowing a thing or two about something rather odd can come in handy, for example, breaking the ice at a work party or … More Bored? Check out these random but interesting facts
I would like to begin this post by making it clear that I am not, in any manner, trying to insinuate that Princess Diana isn’t worth talking about, even so many years after her passing. Because, really, she is worth eternal discussion as she truly was a wonderful woman. What I am meaning when I … More Why are we still talking about Princess Diana?
I will be honest and admit that one of my favourite things about Christmastime are the sweets that accompany the holiday. I have a serious sweet tooth and always have, so it’s no surprise that I take advantage of these goodies before they’re gone. One of my favourite holiday treats is white chocolate peppermint bark. … More Here’s how to make your own white chocolate peppermint bark
Education is a rather integral component of life for many of us in contemporary society. We place a tremendous amount of social value and recognition on the concept of education, and without it, it can be difficult to go about specific things in life, depending on what sort of life you live. Unfortunately, education is … More Praise for progress in educating girls
I would wager that there are a lot of us who are finding that their patience for the pandemic we are in is wearing thin. It is hard to believe that COVID-19 has been in our lives for almost an entire year now, and based on recent projected data, we could find ourselves in lockdown … More Stop being lazy with COVID-19