Author Archives: Marya R

Septic care, Giveaway, and Majesta e-z Flush Challenge

For the first 12 years of our marriage, we only had one bathroom. That was fine when it was just the two of us, but after the first, second, third, and fourth child, it became pretty busy and crowded. And so we finally moved to a new house with three bathrooms! Three!  As wonderful as that is, it also comes ... Read More »

The 10 Best Christmas Desserts (great for any holidays!)

The 10 best mouth-watering, show-stopping Christmas Desserts

I know that Christmas is still a ways away (less than 3 months) but it’s always great to have some awesome go-to recipes. From dinner parties to family get-togethers, there’s always a good excuse to try a new dessert recipe! I have scoured the internet looking for mouth-watering, show-stopping treats.  Here are 10 of the best Christmas desserts out there! ... Read More »

Personalized Gifts from Little Monkey Designs – Giveaway

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As we are heading into the Christmas season, it’s never too early to think about what to give your loved ones. What better gift to give, than a personalized wall-hanging? As a Pinterest-inspired blog, we love anything that you can create with your own colours and family info, but sometimes we aren’t quite creative enough to make our own. That’s where Little ... Read More »

Staying Healthy With Water

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  Do you drink enough water? Most of us don’t. Head over to our post at the save.ca community to read more about why water is so essential to our health, and how to increase your water intake. Read More »

(Healthy) Blueberry Donuts with Lemon Glaze

Blueberry Donuts

As you may or may not have heard, we have begun to write articles for the save.ca  community! We, The Pinspired Sisters, are expanding our horizons, and we’re very excited about it! We’re writing about lots of the same things we do here: recipes, crafts, frugal living, and family life. To ensure you don’t miss anything, we’ll be posting links ... Read More »

Back to Basics – Life Lessons from Netflix #streamteam

Back to school. Back to routines.  That’s what fall is about for many families. And while learning our numbers and letters are extremely important, there are some life lessons we need to learn which are just as important.  Love God. Love others. Love our world and care for it. We’ve been talking a lot about being “green” lately, and what ... Read More »

Lego Figure Cape from Duct Tape

Lego Batman Cape

Growing up, I always made clothes for my dolls and Barbies. I loved creating accessories for them, and I imagined that one day I would do the same with my own daughter. Fast forward a number of years to my life today with four busy boys! There are no dolls in our house and not as much crafting as I had ... Read More »

Hungry Kids in Canadian Classrooms #LostEducation

Breakfasts for Better Days

  MISSISSAUGA, ON, August 18, 2014 – With another school year on the horizon, it’s time to shift the focus back to learning – but students can’t flourish and thrive in the classroom if they’re starting their day running on empty. Unfortunately, one in seven Canadian children is at risk of going to school on an empty stomach, having not ... Read More »

Simplified “Meal Planning”

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 With all the hype everywhere about “Back to School” and getting organized, I sometimes get a little annoyed.  There are so many lists and ideas and ways to stay organized (just do a search at www.pinterest.com ), but I don’t have the time for all that effort. If you haven’t noticed yet, this blog is about how to simplify the things you ... Read More »

Capturing Summer Memories #KinderMom

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 Even though people have been complaining about this supposedly “cold” summer, we have absolutely loved it in this house! Fresh air, cool breeze, bright sunshine, and crisp evenings perfect for sleeping! We’ve had a blast this summer.  Lots of trips to the beach, a family picnic, camping with family, visiting family,  a trip to Medieval Times, a trip to Marineland, ... Read More »