Geocache containers range in size, shape and color. A carefully chosen container can assist geocache newbies to make a find or can pose a more challenging search for the geoaching veteran.
This article contains an easy Indian chicken recipe reminiscent of food prepared by home cooks in Mumbai.
Geocaching on Vancouver's North Shore provides a wide range of geocaches. You'll find caches of all types and ratings hidden on seaside beaches, forest trails, mountain hikes and on city streets.
Newcomers to geocaching can find themselves confused by the language, the terminology and the nature of the hides. This article will explain the basics to get you started finding caches.
Some people LOVE geocaching. Others don't "get it". This article explains geocaching, for those who don't know, and helps you decide if its a hobby you might want to pursue.
This page reviews the Sizzix Big Shot Universal Cutting and Embossing Machine. It includes a video demonstrating how to use it, a description of accessories and the pros and cons of this tool.
This introduces you to the cat bearding craze. A properly held cat can make a fine fashion accessory. Check out the photos, the videos and learn how you too can can take up cat bearding.
Discover the popular Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver. Tourists or locals on a stay-cation will enjoy the sun, sand, playgrounds, trails, and other amenities. Check out the pictures, videos and links
This page shows you step by step how to make an Asian themed mini album using coffee filters. The tutorial includes a video as well as pictures and text instructions.
Using pictures, text and a video demonstration, this article shows you how to make a romantic themed altered book with a drawer containing romantic items and poetry.
This page contains pictures, videos and descriptions of hand made Christmas or Holiday craft projects for you to make or to use as inspiration for your holiday decorating or gift giving.
This page introduces Donna Eden, an author, trainer, and gifted energy healer. Through her workshops, video tutorials and books, Eden has shown thousands of people how to optimize their health.
This recipe for pumpkin coconut soup can be easily adjusted to make it vegan if you wish. Its tasty, good for you and easy to make. Its a great treat in the fall when pumpkins are available.
This page describes my personal experience with Bullous Pemphigoid, a rare autoimmune skin disease often called the blistering disease. Symptoms include painful, itchy blisters that become infected.
This pages lists and describes an array of art and craft techniques that begin with the letter E. Read, view pictures, watch a video demonstration, visit related links on the web and vote in a poll.
This page discusses mixed media art techniques that begin with the alphabet letter D. Pictures and links are included.
This page discusses art techniques that begin with the letter C, including crackle, crochet, collage and many more. There are photos, descriptions, videos and links to other mixed media techniques.
This page discusses mixed media art technique beginning with the letter B. You will find photos, descriptions, a video demonstration, links to additional techniques and a poll.
This page contains descriptions and pictures of mixed media art techniques beginning with the letter A. There are also links and video demonstrations, as well as a poll.
Cataract Surgery can do wonders for your vision. For most people, the procedure is easy and effective. But be aware that there can be exceptions. This is the story of my personal recovery.
This pages displays a number of cards and other adult craft projects to make for St. Patrick's Day. Video tutorials and information about tools and supplies are included.
In recognition of International Women's Day held annually on March 8, this page honors the women who have influenced us personally. Its nostalgic, humorous, sentimental and thought provoking.
You will learn the significance of Pancake Day, also known as Fat Tuesday. Plus, you will find two pancake recipes, some Pancake Day links on the web and a humorous video about Pancake Day.
This page includes a list of fun, different, interesting and romantic things you can do to celebrate Valentine's Day in Vancouver. Why limit yourself to dinner, wine and flowers?
You will find gift suggestions for the scrapbooker or paper artist on your list. You will find a list of always-handy stocking stuffer gifts, as well as suggestions for higher priced gifts.
This page offers 5 ideas for rubber stamped Christmas or holiday cards using basic rubber stamping as well as more advanced stamping techniques. Photos, links and video demonstrations are included.
This hand made, holiday food gift entails a large, festively decorated coffee tin filled with your own special mix for gingerbread pancakes.
This page suggests stocking stuffer golf gifts for under ten dollars and for under twenty dollars. You will find suggestions for men golfers, women golfers, children golfers and also some gag gifts.
If you are nostalgic about the old fashioned holiday candy, this page offers a recipe to make your own, a video demonstration showing an edible food gift and a shopping link for retro candy.
What top ten horror writers would you dare to invite to your Halloween party? This page gives my top ten suggested authors.
Looking for some Halloween clipart or graphics? You'll find a collection of links to clip art resources, as well as some suggestions on using image editing software to modify your graphic images.
This page acknowledges the wit, fun and humanity evidenced by Steven Cojokaru, aka Cojo, fashionista and former fashion critic for Entertainment Tonight and The Today Show.
If you are troubled by acne, you might want to try these suggested home remedies, plus you can test your knowledge with a quiz and watch a video demonstrating a home remedy for this skin condition.
This page contains two tried and tested recipes for fruit cake or Christmas cake. One is for a light fruit cake; the other is for a richer, dark cake. There is also a video demonstration.
Many common household plants are toxic to cats if ingested. This page contains a partial list of poisonous houseplants, as well as symptoms of poisoning in cats and other animals.
You will see a sweet 16 book or scrapbook complete with pictures, a video demonstration of all layouts and suggestions for other ways of assembling the book. Some masculine ideas are included.
This page discusses hiring a live-in or live-out nanny in Canada and explains the role of a nanny service. It also discusses recruitment and offers tips for finding the right nanny for your family.
Why not make your own garden journal? This page gives you some suggestions for content and construction, as well as providing a video demonstration and links to online resources.
This page is my personal cookbook, my collection of recipes that are usually modified to suit my personal taste. Try them at your own risk. I guarantee nothing. :-)
You will read some tips for green scrapbooking practices. See how to utilize recycled items to make environmentally friendly embellishments, mini albums, and even home decorations.
You will read about the annual Tulip Festival held in Skagit Valley, WA. Enjoy the photos, video, valley map, links to local resources, and lots of hints and tips to make your visit a perfect one.
This page describes the bookwork and other steps that a Canadian family must take in order to hire a nanny or other caregiver. The information is provided by a CGA.
A CGA explains the tax credits available to new parents in Canada, as stipulated by the Income Tax Act. You will find explanations of deductions and links to appropriate forms on the CRA Web Site.
You will find information about Easter clipart and graphics, examples of clipart used in projects, instructions for turning clipart into wallpaper, links to tons of Easter Clipart and a video demo.
How to do pushups even if you are weak, bored, lazy, unmotivated, ambivalent, antagonistic -- and if you have a good sense of humour.
Sciatica refers to a cluster of symptoms that may include pain in the lower back and lower extremities. There are various treatment methods to try, but success depends upon your personal condition.
This page contains links to St. Patrick's Day Clipart, Graphics and Wallpaper Images. You will also find some suggestions for modifying and personalizing your graphics using image editing software.
You will find Information on American flag clipart and other patriotic American images here. There are links to clip art sites, tips for using the clipart, tips for photo editing and a flag quote.
This article includes a list of the arts and crafts stores located in Metro Vancouver. This includes Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Langley, Pitt Meadows and other locations.
Magnetic energy may or may not be a viable energy source. The topic is controversial, but there are those who argue that it has potential as a source of alternative energy.
This page has instructions for making four romantic or sweet Valentines Day gifts for someone special. Video tutorials are included for two. You will also find several photos of Valentine projects.
This page contains links to sites providing Chinese clipart, as well as tips and suggestions for using it and for editing it to suit your projects. You will also find a video demonstration and a poll.
The fitness craze of hooping is both fun, easy to learn and good for most budgets. This page explains this type of exercise and answers some frequently asked questions about the benefits of hooping.
Leftover turkey makes great meals and lunches. This page contains three healthy recipes that use up the leftover turkey meat while providing excellent taste and nutrition.
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of influenza or the flu.
How much to do you know about New Years? Try this fun quiz and find out how knowledgeable you really are.
This page offers three recipes for shortbread cookies. One is a simple shortbread cookie; the other is the traditional Scottish shortbread bar, and the third is a recipe for zesty lemon shortbread.
This page contains six tried and true recipes for chicken prepared in the slow cooker or crockpot. One recipe is a video demonstration.
This page contains three recipes for Christmas cookies. Before you start your holiday baking, be sure to check out these out. One is fast to make. Two take a little extra work but are well worth it.
This page contains links to sites offering free or commercial New Years Clipart and New Years Graphics. Suggestions for use and information about altering with Adobe Photoshop Elements is included.
This page contains links to clipart for Christmas or the winter holidays. It also contains suggestions for using the clip art and for modifying it in image editing software.
Make this photo cube as an ornament for Christmas or the winter holiday. This adult craft project will appeal to scrapbookers and paper crafters. Instructions and video demonstration are shown.
Turn recycled, revamped greeting cards into beautiful, economical hand-crafted cards for Christmas or for the Winter Holidays. This page shows step by step directions.
This page gives pictures and instructions for several diy craft projects suitable for older kids or adults. Two video demonstrations are included as well as information about supplies and tutorials.
Anyone interested in some ideas for making their own advent calendar or countdown calendar will find several suggestions on this page, along with video tutorials and photographs.
This article gives an profile of Dean Shainin, an Internet marketer who succeeds at writing articles and sells ebooks explaining how he does it.
This article uses both step by step instructions, as well as a video demonstration, to show you how to do the beautiful paper craft known as iris folding. Pictures are included.
Want to make a few Halloween cards for the special people in your life? This article shows a few examplesw and includes instructions for handmade greeting cards for All Hallows Eve.
This page demonstrates five editing tips to enhance a digital photo. You will see how to take off pounds, whiten teeth, remove unwanted blemishes, add text and do spot coloring for dramatic effects.
This page introduces the paper craft known as parchment craft. You will find information, tools, links and video demonstrations showing Permanago parchment products.
This page shows you how to make an interactive scrapbook embellishment called a shaker box. It's a box that is embedded in your page, but contains small beads or other items that can be shaken.
Scrapbook beginners will see how to make a scrapbook, including video tutorials demonstrating the equipment needed as well as showing how to assemble a simple scrapbook layout. Photos included.
This page gives you step by step instructions for making a card for a new baby. You will find detailed instructions, a video demonstration and a supply list.
Eckhart Tolle's book called A New Earth impacted and influenced a huge number of people. This article discusses the Tolle's book and invites comments from readers.
Losing weight quickly is something many of us can only dream of. All too often, quick weight loss diets are dangerous. However, an alternative therapy called tapping can help take the pounds off.
This page contains recipes for several types of waffles that you can make at home: basic, light, savory, sweet , dessert waffles and a recipe for pizzelles, a European specialty dessert waffle.
You will find links to sites offering Valentine graphics, images and clipart, tips for ways to use the images and illustrations, photos, a video and a recommendation for image editing software.
This page provides the Order of the Burns Night Supper, as well as the the Selkirk Grace, the address to the haggis, the closing, and even a recipe for making your own haggis.
This page offers an overview of the Amazon Kindle Electronic Book Reader, giving the pros and cons of the device.
This article contains suggestions, recipes and decorating tips for making Halloween cakes that will please, surprise and maybe gross out your party guests and family.
This page contains tips and hints for using Thanksgiving clip art, as well as links to places where it's available, sometimes for purchase, sometimes for free.
This article contains three recipes for German Chocolate Cake. You will find a traditional recipe, a recipe for dietetic German Chocolate Cake and a recipe for a German White Chocolate Cake.
You will find three recipes for zucchini bread. One recipe is a quickbread; one is a yeast bread and the third is for an easy savory zucchini bread. There is also a video demo and links on the web.
This page contains three recipes for pumpkin bread. Two are yeast breads made in the bread machine and the other is a quick bread recipe that is baked in the oven.
This page contains three recipes for peanut butter fudge. There is an easy microwave recipe and two stove top recipes, two with chocolate. You will also find links to other fudge recipes on the web.
This page contains three recipes for making donuts at home. You will find one recipe for yeast donuts, one recipe for cake donuts, and a specialty pumpkin donut recipe that is great for Halloween.
This page gives you detailed instructions in the fine art of making French croissants from scratch. This yeast bread is neither fast nor easy but it is a delicious treat you can serve with pride.
This page contains three recipes for French Bread: Baguettes, Brioche and a No Knead French Bread. You will also find the history of French Bread and some celebrity quotes about bread.
This page contains three recipes for banana bread. One is a quick bread. One is a yeast bread recipe for the oven. The last is a sweet, yeast bread recipe for the bread machine.
Doing business on the golf course is a popular way to network and build relationships. This article explains the business golf etiquette that goes along with the game.
This page introduces altered art, a trendy art form that involves altering a book or other object to create an artful shape or sculpture. You will find several projects with pictures and videos.