The latest from our Heart and Soul
5 Ways to Add Backyard Colour
The warmer weather has us spending more time in our outdoor room, the backyard. Just like with any other room you spend a lot of time in, your backyard deserves a little splash of personality too. Here are 5 ways to add some fun colour.
Realize Your Potential Every Day
One mother strives to work and raise her children on her own. Another pushes herself to live a healthier life by keeping the snack aisle out of her house. Both are following their passion to realize their potential now and every day. American Express Canada wants to see how you realize your potential for a chance to win.
Kids Book Review: Steam Train, Dream Train
Steam Train, Dream TrainChronicle Books/Raincoast Booksage 3-5Written by Sherri Duskey; Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld40 pages
Fish, Family, and Fun at the Hotel Preston
For many, long weekends mean a trip to the cottage. For us they mean hitting the road and exploring a new part of the country. Hotel Preston is a great stop for the family road trip to Nashville.
American Express Canada’s Front of the Line Makes for the Best First Concert Experience
As our kids get older, tickets to see the Wiggles or Raffi are not big on the cool list. Musical tastes evolve and the desire in our kids to see their favourite act on stage is all they dream of. That is the scenario I found myself in recently with my pre-teen daughter. Thanks to American Express Canada’s Front of the Line (FOTL) perk I was able to ensure my daughter’s best first concert experience.
The Best Ways to Plan Your Garden
Many people will be out digging in the dirt this May long weekend, however, I go with my Dad's rule of thumb and wait until after June 1 in Calgary. If you enjoy warming climates than Calgary, or you are willing to risk it, these links will help you out when you are planning your garden.
13 Ethical Online Shops
Whether the recent news of Bangladesh has you reaching for ethical shopping alternatives, or you've always been on the hunt for products that are healthy for ourselves, our society, our planet and it's creatures, this gallery is for you. We've rounded up a list of 13 online shops along with some product picks that are Good for Everything.
DIY Community for Kids
My kids love playing Minecraft ; even our own Junior Style Blogger has expressed a little bit of an obsession with the game. Similar to our love of LEGO, Minecraft has a way of encouraging creativity and community with my kids. While looking for ways to expand on their interest, I stumbled upon a fabulous online DIY community just for kids.
Dessert Recipe: Raw and Vegan Strawberry Coconut ‘Cheese’cake
Unless you are talking about fresh fruit, the term healthy dessert can sometimes feel like an oxymoron. There are recipes, like this Raw and Vegan Strawberry Coconut ‘Cheese’cake, that promise a tasty treat with a few surprise ingredients.
Kids Book Review: The Death of Yorik Mortwell
The Dealth of Yorik MortwellRandom House Canadaage 8-12Written by Stephen Messer; Illustrated by Gris Grimly192 pages