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Life In General


Creative & Unique Ways to Wrap Gifts

Merry Christmas!  The Big Day is only 11 days away, and the big rush is on.  If you haven't got all your shopping done (like me), you're probably looking for…
Feed The Hungry

Helping Our Northern Neighbours

It's time to send another box of food to our sponsored family in Fort Ware/Kwadacha!  You can read more about why we're sending food to a family here and here…
Book Club

Celebrating Advent, One Day At A Time

Christmas is coming!  And with it comes the hustle and bustle of lists, shopping, baking, planning, cleaning, hosting and traveling.  But there's one thing we plan on doing this year,…
Life In General

Five Great Reasons To Vote

Election Day is coming up in this Monday here in Canada.  We live in THE best country in the world (no disrespect intended to other countries), and we need to…

Family First with Wendy’s!

This post brought to you by Wendy’s. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Welcome To The Zoo. Children in foster care "aren't someone else's responsibility, they are…

Tips For Delivering Meals To New Moms

When we brought each of our babies home from the hospital, my mom stayed with us for a few days.  But she had responsibilities to get back to, and when…