March 23, 2021
Welcome to Spring!
What a pleasant relief from our February temperatures as we all spring into March with dreams of May flowers and outdoor summer fun with our families. Have you made your spring cleaning list yet? I always enjoy decluttering, dusting, and...
March 9, 2021
Stories impart wisdom. And stories get passed on. Will yours?
When I was a kid, my grandpa was a maintenance man. In his shop he had a bunch of neat stuff, and I remember one day playing with some beer bottles. “Which one holds the most water Jay?” My grandpa...
February 23, 2021
Is friction burning up your money unnecessarily?
In Saskatchewan, while we have few options for downhill skiing (and no good options if you’re from the mountains!), we are blessed with an abundance of cross country ski trails. A couple of places Keri and I like to go...
February 9, 2021
What Does Family Day Mean to You?
For many it means a very welcome day off from work or school during a traditionally chilly time of the year. It’s spending quality time with our families with gratitude in our hearts. The turkey has worn off and Christmas...
January 12, 2021
Are you Focused on what Matters Most?
Thursday, January 4, 2018. Our flight arrived back in Saskatoon from Pittsburgh after seeing our business coach. We landed at 10:06pm and Tim and I drove straight to Springside, SK where our kids were staying with family. We arrived after...
December 22, 2020
A Little Lesson in Wellness
2020 has been a big year, to say the least! In my family, there were a few milestone birthdays. One notable day was my grandma’s 90th birthday in February. My grandma is extra special. She is without a doubt, the...
December 8, 2020
Have you stress tested your money?
For years, my three daughters have been begging my wife and me to get a dog. With three busy girls all in different activities, we never felt that we had enough margin in our lives to bring a new member...
November 24, 2020
My Plumbing Pandemic
2020 has been a fascinating year. Some can’t wait for it to end, while others have embraced these challenging times to forever change the trajectory of their lives in a positive way. Our family has been very fortunate through covid,...
November 10, 2020
Is it time to see if you are in control of your course?
I love fall, the fresh cool air in the mornings always makes me feel alive, and so much happens as the kids go back to school and activities restart. Although it is different this year, it is no exception and...
November 3, 2020
The Good ‘Ole Days…
I always hated when my parents (and grandparents!) talked about “the good ole days.” Let's take a step back in time to the year 1950 and remember what things cost at that time: Gallon of Milk: $0.82 Gallon of Gas:...