Product Review: Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum + A GIVEAWAY!

I am working with Hoover to test and review some of their home products, and I’m sharing my thoughts on them! But as always, all opinions and statements in this post are my own.  Today I’m sharing details on the Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum, and my thoughts on it!  AND I’m giving one away too!  Woot! As far as every day vacuums go, the Hoover REACT™ Upright Vacuum one is my favourite.  I have used several different every day vacuums over the years, but the suction on this one is the best.  This vacuum actually has adjustable suction settings, which I really […]

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Product Review: Hoover’s REACT™ Cordless Vacuum

I am working with Hoover to test and review some of their home products, and I’m sharing my thoughts on them! But as always, all opinions and statements in this post are my own.  Today I’m sharing details on the Hoover’s REACT™ Cordless Stick Vacuum, and my thoughts on it! I vacuum a lot in my home…with 3 kids, a fluffy dog and a cat, I have to.  Honestly, it’s something I do almost daily.  I hate sweeping (it’s my least favourite cleaning chore) so I vacuum almost exclusively.  But dragging out the vacuum to do a quick clean up can […]

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Tips for Deep Cleaning Your Kitchen

Keeping your kitchen clean is easy with just a few simple tasks you can do once a month! The kitchen is the heart of a home.  It’s where we gather to share conversation and meals together, it’s where the party always ends up…it’s one of the hardest working spaces in our homes.  And it is for these reasons that I like to keep my kitchen pretty sparkling on a daily basis.  I’ve shared tips to keep your kitchen clean every day, and today I’m going to share some tips for deep cleaning this space.  These are deep cleaning tasks that […]

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Pail Full of Bran Muffins (made with bran flakes cereal)

This recipe for a Pail Full of Bran Muffins is made with bran flakes cereal.  Keep the batter in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, and bake muffins as you want them. This week is the first full week where the kids are back at school, and we’re all back to routine.  It’s a great week 😉  Admittedly though, it’s been a bit hard getting back to normal after the holiday season…I feel like we’ve been on holiday mode for weeks now.  And I did so much cooking and baking for the holidays, that as soon as Christmas passed […]

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Calgary Renovation Show + A Giveaway!

This post has been sponsored by the Calgary Renovation Show!  Tis the season for renovating and home improvement!  There’s just something about this time of year that inspires people to take on home projects…I know that’s definitely true for us!  We recently finished renovating our basement (hallelujah!!), and now all the fun stuff can happen…we’ll be adding new furniture, installing a barn door, organizing the storage room, adding closet organizers, installing blinds and curtains…and more!  Stay tuned for that reveal, as well as a few of our DIY projects.  And because I like to know what’s new in home renovation, […]

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Kitchen Drawer Organization

Simple and practical tips for your Kitchen Drawer Organization! Ahhh January. What is about this month that makes everyone want to clean and organize?  What ever it is, I love it, and need it.  I know for me, putting away the clutter of the holidays makes me feel good.  It’s like a fresh slate and a new start. With the kitchen being such a main focus of our home, I thought it was a great place to start organizing.  My cupboards and drawers are busting at the seams and are so disorganized…I can barely stand it.  That and the fact […]

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Creamy Tomato Macaroni & Cheese

This Creamy Tomato Macaroni & Cheese can be on your table in under 1 hour! – – – – – – – Welcome to January!  The holidays are over, the tree is down and it’s time again for routines.  And I’m more than ready for it.  I love this time of year.  It feels fresh, the nights are cozy and it’s the perfect time for comfort food.  I actually really enjoy cooking this time of year…there is just something so comforting about hearty and comforting food in cold winter months. Hearty, yummy comfort food.  But it’s got to be quick […]

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