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The Kettle Conundrum


Why a stove top kettle when electric ones are so much faster and cheaper?


This question had first been posed to me a few months ago, and when I took a moment to polish the kettle which had become a target for all the splatters that my well-used stove-top collects over time, I found myself revisiting the question.

Life has this way of packing every moment of each day full of things that we seem to have no choice but to do. Chores, responsibilities, work… they pile up and pile up, leaving us feeling like we’ve run out of time; that one resource that we never seem to have enough of. We spend our time, and often we feel as though we really have no choice in the manner of our spending. Our day starts and we allot two minutes to the brushing of teeth, ten minutes to the eating of breakfast, five minutes to staring aimlessly into our closet and fifteen minutes to a shower. We slice up, and block out our days into little segments, and when it’s all said and done we bemoan the way in which we were forced to chop it up and utilize the meager little slivers we are left with after the main responsibilities are taken care of Continue reading The Kettle Conundrum

My New Kindle Cover! (by Tuff-Luv)

By new I actually mean “I got this cover for my kindle several month ago but never got around to taking the pictures until today”.

The good news is that it still looks absolutely fabulous despite the extreme amount of use it has gotten.

It’s one of the ‘Eco-nique’ Hemp cases by Tuff-Luv. This one of course is for the Kindle Keyboard but they have a selection of gorgeous cases for all the kindles as well as for tablets, phones, passports and more.

Their selection of lovely products can be found on Amazon.ca or Amazon.com.

The hemp material is lovely to hold, you don’t have to worry about fingerprints or sweaty palms from leather. It’s eco-friendly (always a plus in my books) and also happens to be vegan and cruelty-free so there was no harm done in the making of this cover.  

It has a spot to hold a pen, small notebook or papers and cards. It snaps closed nice and easy and it was the simplest thing in the world to get going.

At the top of the kindle you’ll see a small Velcro tab; all I needed to do was open that tab and slide my kindle in from the top. With the tab back in place this ereader is snug as a bug in a rug. It doesn’t shift at all, all the buttons are easy to use still and you can charge it without ever having to take it out of the case. In fact, since I got this cover, I’ve never removed it.

It definitely gets a recommendation from me!


Once again all the Tuff-Luv cases can be found on Amazon.ca and Amazon.com (colors and styles all vary quite a bit). Mine came from Amazon.ca.

See you soon!

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