Ready for 2021?

2020 has been a year unlike any other in the recent past — a year many are happy to put behind us. Let’s make sure we look upon the new year with renewed hope and aspirations for wonderful things to come. To help with this we’d like to share some other ideas to prepare you for 2021.

Believe in fresh starts. This is so key with the year that we’ve all shared. Choose to have the attitude and make it a reality for yourself by adopting a fresh-start mindset. Everything is new again on January 1.

Believe that your resolutions are a part of your growth process. Start the New Year by having a list of the changes you want to realize in your life. Prioritize the list, and then break each item down into achievable steps. It’s also vital to keep in mind that you don’t have to do them all at once.0

Prepare for the year ahead. Even if you’re not given to creating goals for the New Year, this is a good time to revisit your financial planning for the year to come. This is also a great time to start preparing for the coming tax season. Squaring away as much of your financial burden as you can at the start of the year will give you confidence and peace of mind.

Choose a healthy lifestyle. This isn’t a one-time thing. It's an ongoing process, and a choice we need to make continually. The start of the New Year is an opportune time to evaluate what you’ve been doing well and look at areas where you can make improvements.

Don’t forget about yourself. For most, we’re probably harder on ourselves than we notice. The start of the New Year is a good time to let yourself “off the hook”. None of us are perfect. We all make mistakes. This is the time to forgive yourself.

This is a new year. It will bring with it new challenges as well as new

To you and your family, we wish for health and prosperity in 2021.
Happy New Year!

Simply Delicious

Spend some time together in the kitchen this holiday. Make memories while you make some delicious Christmas snacks. Here's a simple cookie recipe perfect for this time of year.


1 pkg. (250 g) Cream Cheese,
room temperature
3/4 cup butter, room
1 cup white sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2-1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 cup coloured sprinkles

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 1 hr 20 min
Makes 42 cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  • Combine sugar, vanilla, butter and cream cheese in a bowl.

  • Using an electric mixer, blend until smooth.

  • Add flour and baking soda; mix well. Refrigerate 30 min.

To make the cookies:

  • Roll out the dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.

  • Cut into shapes with 3-inch cookie cutters.

  • Place, 2 inches apart, on greased baking sheets.

  • Sprinkle with coloured sugar.

  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

  • Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Health & Wellness

This Christmas season try starting the day with a Spiced Cranberry Smoothie. This smoothie is nutrient dense and is bursting with the flavours of cinnamon and ginger — a perfect winter season smoothie.


    1 large banana
    20 fresh cranberries
    6 strawberries
    400 ml cranberry juice
    0.5 tsp ground cinnamon
    0.5 tsp ground ginger

Add all ingredients to your blender, and blend until smooth. Serve and enjoy!

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