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Big Shiny Church {Guest Post}

I’m a Christian. Let’s be honest, it’s no easy thing to speak freely and say what is on my mind. Especially in our ever changing libertarian culture. I don’t claim…

Visiting Cannington

We grew up in Cannington, so when our far-flung family members were in town, we decided to visit our home town. We enjoyed a picnic by the river, toured the…

Orillia Comic Con 2017!

While Mom was away, Dad took the kids to a Comic Con! They had a great time meeting celebrities and checking out all of the great collectibles. https://youtu.be/64XSgrbwNRU

Trip to Fort Hope {Part Three}

"The only way to serve God is to serve other people."  My recent trip to Fort Hope made me realize in a new way that the reward in serving goes…

Trip to Fort Hope {Part Two}

Here's a look at some of the lighter moments of our trip to Fort Hope in 2017!  From sand hill rolling to filleting fish, we had a blast and shared…

Trip to Fort Hope {Part One}

Here's a look at the first few days of my trip north to Geraldton and Fort Hope! We flew into Thunder Bay from Toronto, and then drove to Geraldton, taking…

A Walk In The Woods

This is a quick video of our walk in the forest today, set to the song "Worth" by Fresh Life Church.  You can find their music at Open.Church or on…

SampleSource.ca Unboxing!

Interested in getting free samples of products you know you'll use from great companies?  Check out SampleSource.ca (SampleSource.com)! I've been signed up with Sample Source for at least a year…

When No Doesn’t Really Mean No

We teach our sons about respect and how to respond graciously when someone tells them "no", and we teach our daughters that they have the right to say "no" and…