Forever Thankful – A Book Review

forever thankful

1944. War was still going on. Three years and no end could be seen by Dena. She was weary of rationing food, fuel, and clothing. She was tired of men being killed. Every family had a loss, it seemed. Blue stars and flags hung on every home. After three months away from Carl and her […]

The Family Tool Box is a great Parenting Tool


If you been following some of our family’s story you know that my husband has recently been diagnosed with PTSD and that for a couple of months when everything at our house was in chaos we were in survival mode when it came to parenting. I could see the negative impact that this was having […]

Best Scalloped Potatoes Ever!

Scalloped Potatoes

One of my favourite side-dish recipes has always been scalloped potatoes. It’s a comfort food for me and a fall staple, but it all the slicing made it a slower dish to put together. However, since I started using the Pampered Chef Simple Slicer (yes, shameless plug, I know) it really has become so much faster […]

The Family Toolbox Giveaway!


I am really excited to share this opportunity with you! I am a part of the Family Tool Box Blogger Team and I am currently using this great resource with my family! I’ll be posting a full review in just a couple of weeks, but let me tell you that you are going to want […]

In That Room Are Warriors!


When I walked into the room Friday night at the OSISS retreat (Operational Stress Injury Social Support) I had no idea what to expect and I was, in truth, a little nervous. Other than the woman that I drove with I didn’t know anyone. Our family has only just begun to deal with my husbands PTSD (Post […]