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comfort

Brace yourselves...it's mac n' cheese week and you're in for the CHEESIEST treat ever! As devoted Carbdashians and cheese lovers, we have a special place for this ultimate comfort food. All it takes is one spoonful to instantly bring us back to our childhood.
My family and I essentially lived at the Grand River Hospital's ICU the last two weeks. We were there to give comfort to my mom as she fought a valiant but losing battle with cancer. As odd as this may sound, they were two of the most inspiring weeks of our lives.
Everyone struggles. Some struggle more than others, but that doesn't mean we can't support other parents. If someone tells you about their problem, no matter how silly or trivial you think it is compared to your own, or what other people deal with, support them. Lift them up. Say you understand how hard it must be for them, and acknowledge their feelings.
How does one trust in life again after experiencing two tragic losses? This is a question that I've asked myself since losing my son to stillbirth after a healthy 9-month pregnancy, followed just 18-months later by the death of my husband, a soldier serving in Afghanistan. How could I ever trust in anything again?
One recipe that I remember often eating while growing up is meatloaf. Such a cozy meal when paired with mashed potatoes and gravy! Here, I have re-vamped the loaf concept, and created a savoury main dish that I have fed to even the most meat-loving men I know with great success.
Follow along the journey of two off-gridders from rural Ontario as they demonstrate the functioning of a few domestic technologies and reflect on the off-grid lifestyle. In this short video Murray and Nan show you what it's like to live a life you might be struggling to imagine!
It's that time of year again when uncertainty takes precedence over all that is routine, familiar and predictable. No matter