Looking for warm and hearty soup recipes? We’ve collected some of our favourites, including delicious recipes for the Instant Pot or slow cooker.

58 Warm & Hearty Soup Recipes {National Soup Month}

As I write this, it’s -30 degrees Celsius and snowing like there’s no tomorrow. Mr Anderson recently had to shovel to get his car not only out of the driveway, but back in again. Friends are posting photos on Facebook showing hair, clothing and beards totally white from snow. What…

Simple Tips for Healthy Eating @ GagenGirls.com

Simple Tips for Healthy Eating

Please note that we are not health professionals. Please read our disclaimers page for more information. Confession: I’m a crappy eater. I like junk food, I indulge in convenience, and I’m set in some bad habits. However, as you may have read, one of my New Year’s Resolutions was to…

New Years Resolutions and Words of the Year can be very powerful if done properly. We’re sharing our resolutions so you can be part of our journey and use our goals as inspiration for your own!

Our New Year’s Resolutions & Word of the Year

Sam’s Resolutions Confession time: I never believed in New Year’s Resolutions. I mean, if you want to change, why not just change? Why wait until an arbitrarily assigned date? And most people don’t stick with their resolutions – there are all those jokes about people who get a gym membership…

Holiday Giveaway: Tickle Me Elmo

Word has it that a Tickle Me Elmo is at the top of Walter’s Christmas wish list. Don’t worry – we’ve already made sure to tell Santa! But because he loves it so much, we decided to get one to share with one of you lucky readers too. So we…

16 Baby Shower Themes and Ideas

It’s getting real around here, folks. Only 3 months left to go until my daughter becomes a mom for the first time and I become a Meemaw. So, pretty much everything around here is focused on the baby. Now, I’m not throwing the baby shower. No, it’s not because of…

Blow Raspberries at Your Baby!

The photographer was SO frustrated by Sam blowing raspberries in this photo. He wanted me to “do something to make her stop”. My response, “You don’t know much about babies do you?”. Finally, I told him I thought it was cute and to just take the picture. In fact, I…

Summer Cash Giveaway

Ahhhhh, summertime and the living is easy. But, summer isn’t just about relaxing, it’s about slowing down and spending some well needed time taking a break and being with family and friends. And what could make that even better but some PayPal cash? That’s right, I have teamed up with…

So excited to finally share the news! Little Anderson on their way Fall 2017!

My First Trimester (Weeks 1-13)

It’s true what they say – the first trimester is rough. From being exhausted, to colds that you can’t treat with medicine, to morning sickness kicking in strong…it’s already been a ride and a half. All of those hurdles make it difficult to enjoy being pregnant, which is why I’ve…

First time being pregnant? Here’s what to expect at your 12-week ultrasound.

What to Expect at Your 12-Week Ultrasound

You’ve probably peed on a stick. You’ve probably had the blood test to confirm.  It’s official! Now what? Your 12-Week Ultrasound If your health practitioner has no concerns and believes you are “low risk”, likely the first ‘big’ pregnancy thing you’ll get to experience is an ultrasound at or around the…

The beautiful necklace to represent our new family of three!

Letter to Baby #1 (12 weeks)

Dearest Little One, You’re really in there! I saw you today, wiggling around and sucking your thumb. It’s almost starting to set in – you’re my baby. You’re inside me, growing and moving and so very much alive. When I saw your sweet little body and that strong heart of…

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